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Mechanic Helper

Alameda, CA
D/T Carson Enterprises, Inc. offers an array of solutions for transportation needs. Our company specializes in bus re-manufacturing, interior rehabs, accident and fire repair, rail repair and rehab, and alternative fuel conversions.
 
JOB TITLE: Mechanic Helper DATE REVISED: 09/08/2020
 
CLASSIFICATION: Full Time Job No.:  
 
REPORTS TO: Production Supervisor Department: Production
 
 
Essential Responsibilities
The mechanic helper repairs and overhauls buses, coaches, trolleys, trams, railway cars and other automotive vehicles. They work in conjunction with our full-fledged mechanics in the hopes that the helper can eventually enter our 12-week mechanic training program.
 
Specific Responsibilities
  • Plans work procedures
  • Raises vehicle, with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle
  • Removes unit such as engine, transmission, or differential, brakes valves and front and rear suspension
  • Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear
  • Repairs or replaces parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings
  • Overhauls or replaces, blowers, generators, starters, alternators and A/C components
  • Rewires lights, and instrument panel, trouble shooting
  • Relines and adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solders leaks in radiator
  • Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out or filling in dents and welding broken parts
  • Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, windshield wipers, and windshields
  • Additional cross-functional duties as required
 
Required Qualifications
  • Knowledge of computer software associated with specific diesel engines
  • Strong electrical knowledge a plus
  • Must know hand powered and manual tools
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision while working in a team-oriented environment
  • Automotive/Diesel training / certification a PLUS!
  • Ability to work under pressure under strict deadlines
  • Communication both verbal and written
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
 
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
  • Growth potential 
 
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
 
We are drug free workplace that conducts pre-employment physical 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 these methods:
 
Option 1: Apply directly online: http://completecoach.catsone.com/careers/
 
Option 2: Schedule your interview directly with our corporate recruiter via phone or email
  • 800-300-3751  /  recruiting@completecoach.com
 
Option 3: We also accept walk in’s Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on site at:
  • 2301 Monarch St Alameda, CA 94501
 

*D/T Enterprises, Inc. reserves the right to amend or alter this description at any time at the discretion of the company. *

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