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  • Darling Ingredients
  • Butler, KY 41006
  • Full-Time

Job Summary

The Mechanic 1 is responsible for keeping all vehicles in the fleet roadworthy and ready for service when needed.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Performs all preventive maintenance and repair work necessary on fleet trucks/ trailers/ forklifts and other company equipment.Responsible for general day-to-day operation of vehicle maintenance and repair of all company trucks/trailers/forklifts and other company equipment. Maintains clean environment.
  • May be required to answer roadside calls for disabled vehicles.
  • Interprets repair manuals and work orders as to properly repair the equipment.
  • Responsible for being familiar with and observing all company safety rules and regulations; recognizes that safety is top company priority; attends regularly scheduled safety meetings.
  • Required to use all safety equipment as assigned.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Vocational training OR one year of related work experience required
  • Ability to service and diagnose brakes.
  • Ability to service and diagnose diesel trucks, (tractor/trailers) and power-train mechanics.
  • Basic use of hand-tools required.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Vocational training preferred.
  • Detail oriented; highly organized.
  • CDL preferred, not required
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-starter; self-motivated.
  • Good math and computer skills.
  • Work Environment

    Job functions will be carried out in a rendering facility which requires tolerance for wet and/or slippery floors and high heat and cold temperatures.

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