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Garage Mechanic in Dubuque, IA at Prairie Farms Dairy

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Core Requirements:

  • Must have C.F.C. Refrigeration Type II Certification
  • Must possess CDL, Class A
  • Welding - Must be able to arc weld and solder
  • Electrical - Must possess basic skills in reading wiring diagrams and trouble shooting electrical problems associated with diesel engines and refrigeration units
  • Refrigeration - Must have extensive experience in diesel refrigeration repair
  • Diesel Repair - Must possess good working knowledge of diesel engine repair and overhaul
  • Equipment - Successful candidate must supply own hand tools
  • Hours - Must be able to work night shifts, holidays and weekends.  Will be required to be on-call during off hours.

We offer a competitive wage, insurance, pension, 401K, vacation, sick days, personal days and paid holidays. 

Job Requirements

The Garage Diesel Mechanic will be responsible for the servicing and repair of diesel tractors, trailers and refrigeration units.  Will be required to do a full line of service work on the above mentioned equipment.  In addition, will be required to trouble shoot problems as reported.  Will be required to do state approved inspections of equipment.  May be required to overhaul diesel engines.

Garage Mechanics will have to know how to driver tractor-trailer units and trucks in order to test drive and ensure repair work is correct.

Must be able to follow both written and verbal instructions and follow blueprint, wiring diagrams and service manuals.  Most possess good communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to complete written work reports.  Must be able to work well independently and with others.

Must be able to work in both very hot (more than 100 degrees) and very cold (20 degrees below zero) and in a very wet and humid environment for extended periods of time.  Must be able to bend, crawl, climb, squat, and work on items both above the head and at ground level during repair and maintenance operations.  Must keep work area safe and clean and work in a safe and efficient manner.



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