American Electric Power Fleet Technician B - A in Mansfield, Louisiana

Title Fleet Technician B - A

Auto req ID 16135BR

Location Mansfield, LA

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Installation, Maintenance and Repair

Relocation No

Job Description * *This position is posted as a range : _Salary and title will be based on the experience and qualifications of the individual selected. **_

Perform maintenance on cars, light duty trucks, medium duty trucks and other Company equipment. Also install air, oil and fuel filter elements during preventative maintenance. Maintain change, repair, rotate, remove, balance, install tires and wheels as well as tire chains. Perform visual inspection while servicing equipment looking for abnormal conditions in operation of equipment and report any unsafe, irregularities and abnormal conditions to the proper supervision. Perform electrical system component testing to include alternators, starters batteries, battery cables, light bulbs, and simple electrical circuits. Service vehicle cooling system and related components. Be able to perform ph balance test and record data in maintenance tracking software. Service, repair or replace struts, shock absorbers, wiper motor, belts, seals, exhaust system and u joints/ drive shaft components. Perform minor repairs to vehicle chassis, body and mounted equipment such as mirrors. Perform repairs to include inspection, removal, installation of latches, doors, windows, trim and handles. Perform inspections or service on brake systems that include repair or replacement of components. Assist with the servicing of heavy mining equipment. Operate automotive test equipment for example, digital volt ohm meters, diagnostic scan tools, hydraulic pressure and flow meters. Follow DHLC's driving instruction for transporting vehicles, equipment, parts and tools as required. Perform duties in accordance with the Company’s safety rules, regulations and practices and report unsafe conditions and practices. Maintain tools, equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition. Maintain records and submit reports as required.

Minimum Requirements

Education: High school graduate or GED required. Experience: At least 2 years of strong automotive mechanical diagnosis with hydraulic and diesel repair experience. Graduation from an automotive trade school with diesel engine experience is highly desirable. Licenses/Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license. Must obtain Class A CDL within 6 month of entry date into the Fleet Technician B classification or vacate the job classification. Must obtain Fluid Power Society Certification and two (2) applicable ASE certifications within 24 months of entry date or vacate the current job classification. Other Requirements: Successful completion of the Tuff Tech pre-employment placement test is required for this position. Must qualify through demonstration, examination and/or performance appraisal as determined by the Company. Must exhibit competency and aptitude in the fundamentals and mechanics of vehicle maintenance and repairs. Must become familiar with and have the ability to operate the computer systems utilized by the Fleet Services organization. Must acquire within such time frame as determined by the company, the qualifications necessary to perform the duties of the Fleet Technician A, or vacate the current job classification. For Fleet Techs that support Transmission, travel of 80% ? 100% may be required. Shift work may be required Physical Demands: 1. Work at heights ? climbing ladders and on/in large trucks and equipment 2. Frequent use of hand tools including various heavy equipment for repairs, ability to grasp, push, pull 3. Ability to lift up to 100 pounds, working in awkward positions, working overhead 4. Frequent walking, standing on concrete and occasionally in rough terrain 5. Ability to operate trucks and heavy equipment

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