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DST Mech Trainee Class 1 (24940BR)

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Location: Russellville, Arkansas, South United States, USA
Company: Tyson Foods
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Open Til: 27-Feb-12
Industry Sector: Food/Processing
Industry Type: Biotechnology
Career Type: Maintenance
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: TBD

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Job Description:
Summary: Perform all mechanical duties (including preventive maintenance, major overhauls) on trucks, forklifts, trailers, and support vehicles; Maintain and repair all fleet assets; Works with a high degree of independence; Performs duties using his/her own full set of tools; Complete related paperwork and all other duties as assigned; Diagnose failures of vehicles and disassemble, repair and reassemble parts as necessary; Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles; Maintain vehicle records as required. Maintain and repair fleet equipment; Fill out all necessary documents; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, other departments, and drivers; Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service; Frequent bending, squatting, kneeling, standing and reaching above shoulders; Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 70 pounds; Must be able to work in extreme cold or heat; Must be able to climb in and out of truck or other equipment on a continual basis; Must have required tool list; Comply with OSHA Safety and Health rules; Learn to diagnose failures of vehicles and disassemble, repair and reassemble parts as necessary; Maintain vehicle records as required; Maintain and repair fleet equipment; have a strong desire to pursue a career as a Diesel Mechanic; Must be able to move tractor, trailer, or any other equipment from yard to shop; Must check in and out, and fill out Work Orders at the end of each job; Must be able to coordinate write ups on equipment for repairs; Communicate with supervisors and company drivers and follow instructions; Must accept other duties assigned by supervisor; Must pursue ASE Certifications.; Premium pay for ASE Testing Certifications in the "T" series.


Education Required: None

Experience required: Previous experience in shop environment or heavy equipment experience preferred.

Communication skills: Must have good communications skills; Able to communicate with Drivers and office personal; Able to communicate problems as well as safety hazards, both verbally and in writing.

Position-Specific Requirement: Required Tool List - Must have own hand tools. Please specify that you have Tools on Resume!
Required Tools include but not limited to:
Standard Wrench set ¼" to 1 ¼"
Metric Wrench set 8 mm to 22 mm
Standard ¼ drive socket and ratchet set ¼" - ½"
Standard 3/8 drive socket and ratchet set 3/8th - 15/16th
Stand ½ drive socket and ratchet set ½ - 1 ¼
Metric ¼ drive socket and ratchet set 8 mm - 13mm
Metci 3/8 drive socket and ratchet set 10 mm - 19 mm
Metric ½ drive socket and ratchet set 13mm - 24mm
Complete set of Phillips and standard screwdrivers up to #3 on both.
Set of pry bars with at least a 20 inch bar.
12 volt test light, we supply a shop volt/ohm meter.
Small and large pliers, needle nose, wire crimping pliers and vise grips pliers
3/8 air ratchet
½ air impact