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JBS USA Overnight Truck Shop Mechanic in Natchitoches, Louisiana

OVERNIGHT TRUCK SHOP MECHANIC

Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 50,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, at the JBS USA corporate office.

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi -glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

Purpose:

The Truc k Shop M echanic is responsible for properly maintaining the condition of our trucks and keeping them in operation.

Responsibilities:

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.

  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.

  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.

  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

  • Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.

  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.

  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.

  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.

  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.

  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Must have own tools

    • Class “A” CDL required or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hire

      *Good mechanical and electrical troubleshooting abilities

    *High school diploma or GED preferred

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Prefer a minimum of 1 to 2 years diesel mechanic experience

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the team member will be exposed to both an office environment and the production environment of wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. T he noise level in the truck shop is usually loud.

    Applicant must also be able to do the following:

    • Standing 90% of the time and Sitting is 10%

    • Workable use of both hands and able to grasp.

    • Good eye sight (with or without corrective lens).

    • Able to perform repetitive task.

    • Able to walk, stand, reach, bend, climb, push, pull, and stoup.

    • Able to lift up to 7 0 lbs. in weight.

    EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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