Tank & Truck Technician - Waterloo, IA
GROWMARK, Inc. - Waterloo, IA

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The GROWMARK Tank and Truck Centers, located in Waterloo, Iowa and Yorkville, Ill., custom build LP-gas, lube oil, and fuel delivery trucks, repair and refurbish used trucks, and install customized components for member cooperatives and other companies. The Tank and Truck Centers are part of the GROWMARK System, a regional agricultural cooperative serving more than 250,000 customers across North America .

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs as a Registered Inspector in conducting DOT inspections, mounting tanks, and installing equipment. Follows written procedures and manufacturers’ requirements to ensure work complies with company standards and meets codes (DOT, NHTSA, NFPA, OSHA, etc.).

Prepares chassis’ for tank mounting including: installing PTO’s, pumps, pump brackets, relocating axles, shortening/lengthening truck frames, and moving truck components in accordance with manufacturer requirements.

Mounts tanks, decks, reels, meters, and connects plumbing according to plans and standardized procedures. Helps establish procedures and develop consistent methods of operation through the plant.

Installs pneumatic, electrical, mechanical and computerized control systems, makes all connections consistent with chassis manufacturer’s specifications, documents and makes sure work follows standardized layouts and meets regulatory requirements.

Performs routine truck maintenance and repairs, refurbishes and remounts tanks on different chassis’s, repairs/replaces collision damage, cleans and washes trucks.

Follows all OSHA and company established safety procedures, state and federal regulations.

Cleans work bay and keeps shop and grounds in orderly condition.

May assist with pick-up and delivery of units if proper licensing is gained.

Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Normally requires a high school education or GED. Technical school graduate preferred.

DOT Registered Inspector designation, or ability to achieve such within three years of employment.

Welding certification for steel and aluminum cargo tank alloys in accordance with National Board R-stamp weld procedures, or ability to gain such within one year of employment.

Ability to safely and proficiently operate: acetylene torch, plasma cutter, grinder, drill, metal saw, impact wrench, and typical mechanics tools.

Understands wiring diagrams, mechanical drawings, equipment installation procedures, and can measure and layout work

Proven professional communications, interpersonal, and customer service skills along with “attention to detail” skills to satisfy customer and employee requests.

Organized and can work in a multi-task, environment with deadlines.

Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.

Demonstrated GROWMARK Essential Abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

Capable of working under vehicles, climbing on top of trucks, and capable of lifting 50 pounds.

Must provide own mechanics tools.

Must have the ability to obtain a CDL license with Hazmat endorsement within one year of employment.

GROWMARK, Inc. strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent. The cornerstone of our benefits package is the company paid, defined benefit pension plan along with health and disability insurance, an employer matched 401k plan, and other voluntary group benefit programs.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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