TECHNICIAN A (CDL)
Republic Services - Jackson, MS

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REPORTS TO : Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager
SUPERVISES : N/A
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

4823-12-297
01/02/2012-01/09/2013

SUMMARY OF TECHNICIAN A (CDL)

Performs repairs and maintenance on alternative fuel, diesel and/or gasoline trucks including front-end loader, roll off, and other vehicles to maximize safe and productive operations. Road tests vehicles to diagnose problems and/or test repairs.

REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES OF TECHNICIAN A (CDL)

The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The actual duties required of this position will vary.

Diagnoses mechanical problems on suspension, brake system, electrical system, hydraulic system, drive train, engine and transmission. Diagnoses and repairs tires.
Performs repairs and maintenance on alternative fuel, diesel and/or gasoline trucks including front-end loader, roll off, and other vehicles to maximize safe and productive operations. Typical repairs include, but are not limited to, maintenance and repair of engines, chassis, driveline, body components, hydraulic systems, brake systems, electrical systems, suspension systems, wheels, and tires.
Road tests vehicles to diagnose problems and/or test repairs.
Overhauls gas or diesel engines.
Examines protective guards and specified safety devices on trucks, and makes adjustments.
Reads and interprets VCRs (vehicle condition reports) and/or repair orders, communicates with supervisor and/or driver for clarification of problems and discusses preventive techniques with drivers to minimize future repairs.
Inspects repairs completed by outside vendors and/or manufacturers.
Completes paperwork associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for applied times (work order times versus time card times).
Makes emergency road calls to repair trucks.
Estimates time and materials required for repairs.
Interprets and makes repairs using Service Manuals.
Assesses structural damage and assigns needed repairs.
Technicians with welding skills may fabricate special shields, attachments, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
Follows all safety policies and procedures.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements

TECHNICIAN A (CDL)
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR TECHNICIAN A (CDL)
The following physical activities or abilities are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual requirements of this position will vary.
Lift and carry 50 pounds.
Push/pull at least 75 pounds.
Climb into and out of equipment.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION:Required:
Either (1) high school diploma or G.E.D. certification and 3 years of related truck or heavy equipment maintenance; OR (2) 6 years of related truck or heavy equipment maintenance.
Valid Class A or B commercial driver license (CDL).
DOT Qualifications including Brake Maintenance & Inspections, and Annual Vehicle Inspections.

Preferred:
Mechanical or trade school certificate.
Certificate in electronic diagnostics.
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certificate(s).
Welding and/or fabrication skills and/or experience.

KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES:
The following key competencies represent qualities, traits and behaviors that a successful employee will exhibit. This list is not exhaustive, as other qualities, traits and behaviors are also desired.
Knowledge, skill and ability to inspect, diagnose and repair suspension, brake system, electrical system, hydraulic system, tires, drive train, engine, and transmission.
Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and other applicable health and safety standards.
Customer Service – Acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and coworkers. Within reason, does what it takes to meet and exceed expectations of customers.
Dependability – Follows through and does what he/she says he/she will do. Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule.
Ethics – Does the right thing. Adheres to the laws as well as Allied Waste policies and rules. Promptly reports concerns or potential violations in accordance with reporting procedures.
Learning Ability – Readily acquires knowledge and skill in concepts and techniques that are new to him/her. Remembers and applies what he/she has learned.
Safety Orientation – Follows and promotes Allied Waste’s safety rules and procedures. Shows an appreciation and sets an example for safe work behavior. Does not take inappropriate risks.
Troubleshooting – Diagnoses existing problems and predicts potential problems. Determines root causes of failures and chooses the best repair option.

REPRESENTATIVE Machines, Tools, Equipment and/OR Software USED :

The following machines, tools, equipment and/or software are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. Actual machines, tools, equipment and/or software used will vary.
Personal Protective Equipment including, but not limited to, dust mask, earplugs, gloves, hardhat, respirator, safety glasses, work boots, and safety vest.
Hand tools including, but not limited to, hammer, screwdriver, and wrenches.
Vehicles including, but not limited to, bobcat, forklift, pick up truck, tire truck and parts truck.
Machines including, but not limited to, drill press engine hoist, floor jacks, grinders, presses and welders.

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC WORKING CONDITIONS:
The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.
Shop environment including, but not limited to, machines, tools, heavy equipment, chemicals, solvents, dust, and fumes.
Exposure to residential and commercial waste.
Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required by personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the company.

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