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Mechanic Helper

Location : Riverside
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Start Date : 07/06/2020
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Job Title:Mechanic Helper

Department: Maintenance

FLSA Status: Non- Exempt

Essential Responsibilities
The mechanic helper repairs and overhauls buses, coaches, trolleys, trams, railway cars and other automotive vehicles

Specific Responsibilities

  • Plans work procedure

  • Raises vehicle, with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle

  • Removes unit such as engine, transmission, or differential, brakes valves and front and rear suspension

  • Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear

  • Repairs or replaces parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings

  • Overhauls or replaces, blowers, generators, starters, alternators and A/C components

  • Rewires lights, and instrument panel, trouble shooting

  • Relines and adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solders leaks in radiator

  • Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out or filling in dents and welding broken parts

  • Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, windshield wipers, and windshields

  • Additional cross-functional duties as required

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of computer software associated with specific diesel engines

  • Strong electrical knowledge a plus

  • Must know hand powered and manual tools

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision while working in a team-oriented environment

  • Automotive/Diesel training / certification a PLUS!

  • Ability to work under pressure under strict deadlines

  • Communication both verbal and written

  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy

Must be able to:

  • Carry, pull and push up to 50 pounds of dead weight

  • Climb up and down a ladder, Sit, stand stoop, kneel, squat, crouch and or crawl

  • Twist or turn in confined spaces


Work Environment


·        Mechanic & Repair Shop


Protech Staffing Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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