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Road Mechanic

Homestead Materials Handling Company
Job Description
Effective immediately, applications are being taken and considered for Mechanic with Jefferds Corporation, T/A Homestead Materials Handling Company, Verona VA location for the following areas: Culpeper, Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, Appomattox and Grottoes.
 
Essential Functions/Job Requirements
Reliable person who is qualified as an equipment mechanic with thorough knowledge, skills and abilities to service, trouble shoot, repair and rebuild all types of industrial equipment and forktrucks, electric trucks as well as internal combustion; to exercise technical independence in determining work methods and procedures receiving assignments verbally or through written instructions without direct supervision, and to independently perform PM's, test and adjustments on hydraulic systems; must be trained in basic welding; furnish own hand tools necessary for the position including personal safety gear such as safety toe shoes, OSHA approved safety prescription glasses, if applicable.  This is a safety sensitive position and requires a urine drug screen.
 
Prerequisites/Skills Required
  1. Must pass a urine drug screen.
  2. Must have experience working as an equipment mechanic.
  3. Ability to service, trouble shoot, repair, and rebuild all types of industrial equipment and forktrucks, with emphasis on electric trucks as well as internal combustion.
  4. Safety gear such as safety toe shoes, OSHA approved prescription glasses, if applicable.
  5. Provide hand tools necessary for position.
  6. Basic math and legible handwriting.
  7. High school education or equivalent.
 
Education
High school education or equivalent with experience and training which provides the required skills and ability to perform the job.
 
Efforts/Physical Demands
Requires frequently:    standing, lifting of 0-75 lbs., carrying 0-75 lbs., pushing, stooping, bending, crouching, crawling, reaching below shoulder level, full use of both hands, good finger dexterity, lifting from floor to waist, twisting of torso, and lying on back under equipment without neck support.
Requires occasionally:  walking, sitting, reaching above shoulder level, working in extreme heat or cold, and around exhaust fumes.
 
If there is anyone interested, please apply at your Local VEC Office.
 
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