Matheson Postal Class 8 Diesel Mechanic in Commerce City, Colorado

Matheson, Inc. is looking for an experienced Diesel Mechanic in ourDenver, Co shop to help us as we expand to new heights and support ourgrowing Service and Repair operations. Mechanics that are highly motivatedand career minded are invited to come grow with us!Position Overview:Diesel Mechanics play a key role in ensuring the day-to-day preventativemaintenance and repair on tractors and trailers are successfully performed.This is a position requiring the ability to perform a heavy volume of repairson a day-to-day basis.The primary function of a Diesel Mechanic is to inspect, repair andmaintain, in a safe, efficient, timely, cost-effective and practicalmanner, the equipment the Company uses to transport and handle goods.What is the Matheson Inc. Advantage?We manage a fleet of over 2,700 tractors, trailers and aircraft groundsupport equipment, as well as maintenance facilities across the UnitedStates. We have been an industry leader for over 40 years. Our fleet iscomprised of diverse equipment including our new fleet of Kenworth T660 andT800 tractors so you will have a working balance of today s technologyas well as mature model s and work with some of the most experiencedmechanics in the nation.Matheson Inc. Benefit s At a Glance:Complete Medical/Dental/Vision CoveragePrescription Drug PlanHealth and Wellness DiscountsEmployee Assistance ProgramCellular phone discounts with some of the nation s leading providers-Verizon, AT&T and more!Flexible Spending Account Programs - Health Care and Dependent CareEmployee 401(k) Retirement Savings PlanPaid Vacation ProgramCompany-Paid and Optional Life Insurance ProgramsShort-Term and Long Term Disability ProgramsImmediate Medical/Life/Prescription/Dental & Vision coverage availableDirect DepositResponsibilities:Diagnoses mechanical failures and repair tractor and trailer componentsaccording to manufacturer specificationsPerform annual vehicle inspections, perform preventative maintenance basedon pre-defined schedulesPerform brake jobs to include air brake overhauls, measure brake liningthickness, drums, S Cams replacement, bushings, slack adjusters, andreplace relay valves and air tanksDiagnose, isolate and repair lighting system to include shorts and opencircuits, cab repairs, king pin replacements, steering problem diagnosis/ repair, drive train component diagnosis and replacement, suspensiondiagnosis and repairMust be able to make adjustments to lift gate platform and its controlsCheck vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipmentis in reliable working orderReport vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to thevehicles with proper inspectionsUnderstand theory of operations and is capable of disassembling, assemblingand troubleshooting all assigned products and systemsUse good judgment in managing time, providing timely effective communicationwith management and , co-workers, other technicians/mechanics and driversPerform starting and charging system diagnosis and repairs, cooling systemdiagnosis and repairs, routine electrical diagnosis and repairs, includingthe comprehension of common fault codesPerforms safety inspections on equipment and prepare safety documents requiredby DOT, company and any other Federal, State or Local regulationsInterprets repair orders and technical manualsPossess ability to connect to truck with a laptop and use OEM diagnosticsoftwareQualifications/Competencies:3 years industry experienceMust possess own tools and storageBrake Mechanic certificate a plusTool Mastery safe operation of all Shop tools and personal protectiveequipmentExcellent decision making and problem solving skillsProficiency in the use of diagnostic repair manuals, diagrams and schematicsused to diagnose electronically controlled fuel systemsExperience with the following diagnostic software: Cummins Insite,Caterpillar ET, and Eaton Roadranger, Bendex ACOM, and HaldexExperience in all aspects of trailer suspension, brakes and roll up doorsrequired