Fleet Maintenance Mechanic

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • Knoxville, TN, USA
  • 04/13/2021
Full time CDL Driver Diesel Mechanic Diesel Technician Mechanic Welding

Job Description

Are you a skilled mechanic? Experience a more stable career with consistent hours, steady paycheck (paid weekly) and a unique first-class, private fleet owned by an essential manufacturer.

We are looking for a Fleet Maintenance Mechanic to join our 2nd shift Strawberry Plains, TN team. This is a critical role responsible for performing preventive maintenance service on company fleet to minimize down time and make modifications to company fleet as directed by management and according to company and manufacturers’ specifications and guidelines to meet employer’s needs.

Hours are 3:00pm-11:30pm but need to be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift as needed.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay: $900-$1,000/week
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards healthcare savings account
  • 3% guaranteed contribution to your 401(k) account
  • Variety – Work on different trucks every day, and never have a dull moment!
  • Advancement opportunities – We are always looking for key players motivated to move up into higher level roles

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant mechanical experience.
  • Own tools.
  • High level knowledge of shop diagnostic computer programs.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication, cutting and welding preferred.
  • Valid CDL driver license a plus, but not necessary.
  • Engine/transmission rebuilds a plus, but not necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform scheduled service on all vehicles.
  • Perform inspections.
  • Perform major repairs to equipment, including engine, rear end, clutch, brake overhauls, transmission, and hydraulic system overhauls.
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment, including but not limited to cutting, welding, changing tires, and replacing lights.
  • Perform electrical system repairs on vehicles.
  • Maintain clean and organized work area.
  • Maintain records of repairs and enter into SAP system for tracking.

About the Company:  Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.