Fleet Vehicle Maintenance Mechanic

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • Knoxville, TN, USA
  • 11/23/2021
Full time Diesel Mechanic Diesel Technician Installation-Maint-Repair Skilled Labor Transportation

Job Description

Imagine turning wrenches on a well-maintained, first-class private fleet while earning great pay (paid weekly) and comprehensive benefits. 

We are looking for a Fleet Maintenance Mechanic to join our 2nd shift team in Strawberry Plains, TN 

Schedule is 3:00pm-11:30pm, Monday through Friday with occasional weekend work. 

As a member of the team, you can expect: 

  • Competitive pay - $900-$1000/week 
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off. 
  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards your 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 relevant mechanical experience relative to automotive, heavy truck, or heavy equipment. 
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication, cutting and welding preferred. 
  • Possess own tools. 
  • High level knowledge of shop diagnostic computer programs. 
  • High competence on all truck/trailer systems.  

Essential Functions: 

  • 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.