A Fuel & Lube Tech Helper is responsible for traveling with the Fuel & Lube Tech to various job sites to perform lubrication, service, and preventative maintenance on heavy equipment. This position will also help to perform minor mechanical field repairs on equipment, report maintenance and repair records and monitoring of preventative maintenance schedules for equipment, according to manufacturer’s specifications.
Whitaker Construction offers an exceptional benefit package including:
- Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Employees earn shares in the company – All employees have ownership in the company and its success
- Competitive wages
- Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, Supplemental Insurance
- 401 K and Match
- Paid Holidays
- Paid Personal Days
- Quarterly Incentive Program (profit sharing)
- Referral Bonuses
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Roles and Responsibilities:
Including but not limited to the list below.
- Help perform servicing of gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles and equipment. This includes fueling, lubrication, changing oil, changing air and oil filters, and checking and adding fluids, including windshield washer, transmission, cooling system, brakes, and differential.
- Perform maintenance on the service truck.
- This position is a graveyard shift.
- Perform preventative maintenance per assigned schedules for heavy equipment and the service truck.
- Perform minor repairs on the service truck and assigned equipment.
- Comply with all safety policies and procedures, and standards of safety.
- Ability to operate truck safely and efficiently.
- Must keep accurate time and material records through driver’s daily logs.
- Must follow verbal and written instruction.
- Must have maneuvering, backing, and defensive driving skills.
- Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections on trucks, pursuant to DOT regulations.
- Observe all traffic laws.
- Show constant awareness of personal safety, and the safety of all co-workers, and surroundings.
- Be flexible to schedule and location changes, as well as time of shift changes.
- Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by supervisors.
Skills and Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED preferred. Any vocational training is strongly desired.
- Those with an education and/or work-related credential from a secondary or post-secondary educational system will be given preferred interview status (Precision Exams, NOCTE, etc.).
- A minimum of 2 years of commercial driving experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Must have a Class A or Class B CDL with Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements.
- Must have a valid Medical Card per Department of Transportation (DOT) standard.
- A clean driving record is required.
- Abide by all DOT requirements for commercial motor vehicle operations.
- Proficient with the use of general tools, equipment, and methods for servicing, preventative maintenance, vehicle and equipment inspection work, and minor mechanical repair work.
- Must be capable of managing and maintaining own tools and parts.
- Knowledge of standard lubricants and oils used in vehicle and equipment servicing work.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out the essential functions of the job.
- Willingness to learn.
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
- Reliable transportation to get to and from work.
- Able and willing to work long hours including day, night, weekend shifts as needed, and work outside of normal hours.
- Able to sit, walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, feel, balance, climb, kneel, crouch, and lift up to 50 pounds frequently.
- Able to work in outside environments being subjected to weather changes, noise, vibrations, moving mechanical parts, and job hazards.
- Requires good manual dexterity.
- Ability to do physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks.