Mechanic Helper

Location: Yuma, AZ
Date Posted: 12-31-2018
D/T Carson Enterprises, Inc. offers an array of solutions for transportation needs. Our company specializes in bus remanufacturing, interior rehabs, accident and fire repair, rail repair and rehab, and alternative fuel conversations.
JOB TITLE: Mechanic Helper DATE REVISED: 6/18/2018
CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time Job No.:  
REPORTS TO: Shop Supervisor Department: Maintenance
Essential Responsibilities
The Mechanic Helper assists the mechanic in the repair and rehab of transit buses and other heavy equipment using hand tools, precision measuring instruments, and machine tools.
Specific Responsibilities
  • Reads job orders and observes and listens to operating equipment, understands conformance specifications to determine malfunctions causes
  • Maintains shop area, equipment and tools in a safe, clean and orderly condition
  • Under supervision of the mechanic, diagnose deficiencies and perform skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, returning the coach or van to full service capability and provide the customer with the safest, cleanest, most economical and dependable vehicle possible
  • Assist the mechanic in major rebuilding, repair and/or removal and replacement of mechanical differentials, blowers, pumps, motors, injectors, cylinder heads, compressors and air brake, steering, air conditioning, and electrical systems and associated vehicle parts
  • Raise equipment and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists/overhead cranes.
    Repair and adjust seats, doors, and windows, and install and repair accessories. Assist in rewiring starting systems, lights, and instrument panels
  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists/overhead cranes
  • Assist the mechanic in the inspection and verification of dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure compliance to factory specifications
  • Using diagnostic equipment determine corrective action required to repair defects of assigned coaches.  Maintain work records, time and material records on all maintenance and repair work on motor coaches
  • Assist the mechanic during emergency road calls when buses break down, diagnose problems and make necessary emergency repairs or initiate vehicle recovery operations
  • Additional cross-functional duties as required
Required Qualifications
  • Be able to complete Service lane inspections on a daily basis
  • Have basic tools (tire pressure gauges, wrenches, screw drivers ETC) to perform the job
  • Doing minor repairs as far of replacing tires, replacing lights, belts etc
  • Creating work orders to units that repairs are needed
  • Making sure the customers schedule of vehicles are met on a daily basis
  • Be able to maintain records of vehicles performed daily
  • And any other tasks that are needed to be performed in the shop / facility
Must be able to:
  • Carry, pull and push up to 50 pounds of dead weight
  • Climb up and down a ladder
  • Sit, stand stoop, kneel, squat, crouch and or crawl 
  • Twist or turn in confined spaces
After your probation period is completed all full time employees of D/T Carson Enterprises Inc. will be offered excellent benefits such as:
  • Medical
  • Dental / Vision
  • Long and Short Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Benefits w a company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. If you require a reasonable accommodation to a known disability, are a qualified applicant or employee and if it will not impose an, “undue hardship” on the operation of the business, please notify a member of the Human Resources staff and a reasonable accommodation will be made.
We are drug free workplace that conducts pre-employment physicals and drug screenings. We are regulated by the department of transportation and will be conducting random drug testing at regular intervals.
Application Process
You may apply for a position with D/T Carson Enterprises using one of the following methods:
Option 1: Apply directly online:
Option 2: Schedule your interview directly with our corporate recruiter via phone or email
  • 800-300-3751  /
D/T Carson Enterprises, Inc. reserves the right to amend or alter this job description at any time at the discretion of the company.
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