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Diesel Mechanic

Company: Curtis Lumber Co Inc
Location: Ballston Spa
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Build Your Career with Curtis Lumber!Founded in 1890, Curtis Lumber is a family owned and operated building materials retailer, one of 100 largest and fastest-growing in the nation. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and excellent benefits coupled with ideal business hours allowing for a healthy work life balance. We recognize our employees hard work and dedication are the driving force of our success, and we continually look for ways to reward them.Our Ballston Spa location is looking to find experienced hard working individuals to join our team of Diesel Mechanics.Responsible for the thorough and efficient repair/maintenance of company trucks, tractor trailers, fork lifts, automobiles, and other heavy equipment to support the operational needs and operational efficiency expectations of the company.Full time 40+ hours per week - Start time 6:30amDiscretionary profit share after one year of employmentSix paid holidays and PTO ImmediatelyPrimary duties of this role consist of ensuring vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers.Consistently using the tools and technologies provided at Curtis Lumber to properly log, research, and complete repairs. This includes performing basic vehicle diagnostics.Conducting Preventative Maintenance repairs to perform minor repairs such as, install mounted tires, replace or rotate tires and complete vehicle component lubrication and replacement, some electrical system repairs, cooling system maintenance on gas and diesel engine vehicles. -Continuously developing your skills in partnership with your manager utilizing Curtis's available technician training and hands on mentoringOther projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor.Discusses the nature and extent of repairs with management to define a repair plan.May be responsible to keep supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; and/or verifying receipt.Responsible for daily housekeeping to maintain a clean and safe work environment.Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publicationsMay need to lift up to 50lbs at timesQualifications:Mechanical Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in the area of diesel repair and service for heavy truck, light truck, automotive, small engine and forklift. Welding and fabricating experience preferred. Specialized training in the repair and replacement of vehicle components preferred. Proficiency in the use of shop tools requiredMechanical Aptitude: Strong mechanical aptitude in mechanical and electrical diagnosis; diesel, gas, LP, and electric engines; carburetors, starters, fuel systems; hydraulic/air brake systemsEducation: High School diploma or equivalent required. Formal training including community colleges, trade or vocational schools preferred.At Curtis Lumber we embrace a culture of accountability and safety. Join us, and you'll quickly see everything that sets us apart is also what brings us together.If you are ready to Build your Career, apply now to connect with our Recruitment team today!PERKS FOR OUR PEOPLE!Comprehensive Benefit Package - Medical, Dental, Vision --- Competitive Wages --- 401k with Company Match --- Ideal Retail Hours --- Paid Holidays & PTO --- Bereavement Pay --- Profit Sharing --- 529 College Savings --- Employee Assistance Program --- Tuition Reimbursement --- Boot Reimbursement --- Employee Discount --- Community Events --- Employee Referral ProgramEmail us: employment@curtislumber.comFacebook: @curtislumbercareersYouTube: @curtislumbercareers

Keywords: Curtis Lumber Co Inc, Schenectady , Diesel Mechanic, Engineering , Ballston Spa, New York

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