Fleet Mechanic II Openings! Henderson, CO

compensation: Excellent Pay!
employment type: full-time
job title: Fleet Mechanic II

The Opportunity
Apex Transportation is hiring Trailer Techs and Diesel Techs in Henderson, CO to perform servicing and repairs, both scheduled and unscheduled, on our company owned tractors, trailers, and other power driven equipment.

Fleet Mechanic II Openings
• Starting Pay: $18.00 - $30.00 based on experience
• Schedule: 2nd, 3rd and weekend day shifts available

Our fleet size is 54 power units with Peterbilts, Kenworths and Freightliners and over 250 trailers with most being Flatbeds. Yet what makes us stand out from the transport “crowd” is our staff of approximately 56 employees.

Why Apex Transportation
If you are looking for a position in a company that is a leader in Colorado flatbed trucking and specialty transportation services, that has great benefits, and is simply a good place to work - then join the Apex team.
$2,500 Sign on Bonus
• We pay 90% of your Benefits and 75% of any dependents for Health, Dental and Vision
• Supplemental Benefits like AFLAC, Legal Shield offered
• 401K with 3% company matching after time
• Six Paid Holidays for major Holidays

For additional details call us at 833-395-1247 or fill out the short form below and have us contact you.

The Job
Fleet Mechanic II: This is the full journeyman level class within the Fleet Mechanic series. This class is distinguished from the Fleet Mechanic I by the assignment of the full range of duties assigned and the ability to work in the absence of supervision on an on-call basis.

Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

• Inspect automobiles, trucks, and related equipment to locate and determine the extent of necessary overhaul or repair.
• Perform general overhaul and repair work on gasoline, diesel, and propane powered engines such as automobiles, trucks, tractors, trailers, Generals and equipment, and other automotive and mechanical equipment at off-site locations and at the shop.
• Inspect, adjust, and replace necessary units and related parts including valves, hoses, belts, and alternators.
• Repair cooling, fuel, electrical, and exhaust systems; tune engines using standard testing equipment.
• Diagnose, repair, and maintain hydraulic systems.
• Perform preventive maintenance work on vehicles, including lubrication and oil changes.
• Fabricate and weld to repair equipment as necessary.
• Perform vehicle body work and collision repair.
• Operate vehicles and equipment to aid in diagnostics; pick up and deliver vehicles and parts.
• Install emergency equipment for vehicles; perform repair work on other company equipment and systems as necessary.
• Clean and maintain the shop area and equipment.
• Inventory, order and control tools, supplies and materials for garage; research, compare, and locate parts, equipment, and vehicles.
• Maintain records on all maintenance and repair work performed; track recalls, smog inspection dates, and warranties for all vehicles.
• Perform related duties as required.

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.
• Two years of responsible vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair experience in a Class 8 Semi Truck and Trailers shop.
• Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
• Possession of a valid driver's license.

Knowledge of:
• Methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair. Various mechanical systems of gasoline and diesel engines.
• Various electrical systems of gasoline and diesel engines.
• Standard practices, equipment, and tools of the Class 8 and equipment mechanical trade. Principles and practices of gasoline and diesel engine repair and maintenance.
• Methods and techniques of welding and fabrication. Operating and repair characteristics of hydraulic systems.
• Basic principles of record keeping.
• Shop mathematics.
• Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures.

Ability to:
• Perform a variety of duties in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing vehicles, equipment and components.
• Inspect automotive, class 8 equipment to locate mechanical defects, to diagnose mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic problems and to determine corrective procedures.
• Perform a variety of welding work.
• Estimate time and materials needed for work.
• Maintain a variety of shop and repair records and logs. Use various hand and power-driven shop tools.
• Prepare and maintain clear and accurate reports. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

For specific application questions, please call 833-395-1247, or fill out our short form, and we will be in touch shortly.

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