MidAmerican Energy Company Garage Mechanic in Sioux City, Iowa

Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled tasks in connection with the maintenance of vehicles and other equipment. May perform body and fender work on vehicles and equipment.

Typical Duties

  • Performs all work in a safe manner. Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures. Performs all work that they are qualified and trained to do in a manner to protect themselves, their fellow employees and the public from injury.

  • Diagnoses, maintains, and repairs all motorized and non-motorized equipment and components.

  • Diagnoses, dismantles, inspects, overhauls (minor or major) mechanical or hydraulic systems on booms, derricks, diggers, bucket trucks, cranes, etc. Makes repairs to pumps, cylinders, valves, pulleys, levers and controls, lines, hoses, cables, drive assemblies, and hydraulic winches.

  • Maintains and repairs motorized and non-motorized special equipment such as small engines, portable and stationary generators, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electric tools, winches and gear boxes, and add-on components such as spot lights, rotary lights, etc.

  • Performs housekeeping tasks.

  • Drives vehicles and equipment to and from designated locations as necessary in performance of regular duties, including maintenance service calls; operates associated devices. Picks up and delivers vehicles, equipment, parts, and supplies associated with garage work.

  • Diagnoses and repairs vehicles and equipment in the field.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on all equipment and components.

  • Keeps records of labor and parts and vehicle data as prescribed.

  • Lays out and fabricates steel, sheet metal, aluminum, and fiberglass by welding, mechanical, and chemical means.

  • Sands and masks body , paints vehicles and equipment.

  • Leads, trains and instructs employees in their work.

  • This position requires an individual to be a journeyman garage mechanic, which requires at least four years of work experience as a garage mechanic.

  • The successful candidate must have a CDL class A driver's permit (evidenced by passing the applicable State written test), and must pass the driving test within the first 30 days of employment.

  • Must be experienced with preventative maintenance techniques and simple to complex repairs on diesel trucks, industrial equipment and automobiles.

  • Experience and/or knowledge of hydraulics systems preferred.

  • Pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen is required.

  • All candidates must be able to pass pre-employment journeyman written and hands on exams.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

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

Job: *Maintenance/Mechanic

Organization: *Electric Delivery

Title: Garage Mechanic

Location: IA-Sioux City

Requisition ID: 1800893