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Job Summary

This individual will maintain our level of commitment to safety and customer service by the maintenance and repair of the Fun Bus fleet of vehicles and company-owned equipment. Repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment will be done in accordance with factory, industry, and Department of Transportation (DOT) standards. He/she will run diagnostics on vehicles and work closely with other team members to meet company goals. It is imperative that a safe and organized work space is maintained. Perform other duties and tasks as needed. 

Qualifications & Skills

  • 5+ years' experience as a diesel mechanic

  • ASE Diesel Certification highly desired

  • Valid Ohio CDL license a BIG plus!

  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test

  • Available to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as needed

  • Possess manual dexterity

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to diagnose and repair various types of vehicles and equipment

  • Average reading, writing and verbal communication skills

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Ability to stoop, bend, kneel, twist, etc

  • Ability to lift 100+ lbs

  • Basic knowledge of plumbing, carpentry and electrical

  • Ability to communicate through text, phone, email and in writing

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Perform minor and major repairs on vehicles, systems, and equipment

  • Perform regular diagnostic tests on vehicles using company-provided tools and software

  • Complies with factory, industry, and DOT vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety and combustion control standards, as well as emissions

  • Use company-provided supplies in a manner that is conservative and cost effective

  • Conduct regular preventative maintenance on all vehicles, equipment, and tools including: inspection, tire rotation, oil changes, braking devices, electrical systems, etc. per DOT requirements

  • Maintain vehicle records per company policy by recording service and repairs both manually and electronically

  • Maintain parts inventory and cleanliness in the shop

  • Collaborate with repair team to diagnose problems with vehicles, equipment, and tools and plan for appropriate repairs

  • Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative safety measures to vehicle and equipment users

  • Recycle when possible/practical

  • Accept other duties as needed, such as repair hydraulic systems, painting vehicles, body repair as qualified, etc

  • Teach drivers to manage and solve issues with their vehicles through telephone, face-to-face interaction as well as scheduled in-service

  • Be available via phone, text, or in-person to troubleshoot maintenance emergencies including after hours to assist in maintaining driver and passenger safety

  • Contains costs by utilizing existing warranties, evaluating service, parts, and repair options

  • Participate in training exercises such as fire safety, wheelchair securement, child safety seat installation, and fork lift use and monthly safety module

  • Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives, adjusting controls and systems

  • Review daily maintenance reports and act to correct any deficiencies

  • Participate in preparation and execution of annual DOT inspections

  • Back up Fleet Image Crew

  • Regularly review organizational communications via text and email

  • Lead by example

  • Declare any vehicle out of service that poses a safety hazard

  • Utilize the uniform benefit at a 50% minimum rate

  • Take care to protect all company tools, equipment, and property from damage, theft, or misuse

  • Utilize all PPE per policy and OSHA guideline

  • Perform other duties as assigned to achieve team goals

  • Correct or report any known safety hazards

  • Modify work schedule to accommodate seasonal changes in demand

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