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Mechanic Helper

Alameda, California · Transportation/Logistics

The mechanic helper repairs and overhauls busses, coaches, trollies, trams, railway cars and other automotive vehicles by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plans work procedure
  • 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
  • 2 years minimum experience working on diesel engines: preferably Detroit or Cummins
  • Knowledge of computer software associated with specific diesel engines
  • Strong electrical knowledge a plus
  • Must know hand powered and manual tools
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision while working in a team-oriented environment
  • Must be able to:
  • Lift, pull and push up to 50 pounds of dead weight
  • Climb up and down a ladder
  • Stoop, kneel, and or crawlAutomotive/Diesel training / certification a PLUS! Those with heavy duty Military equipment experience are encouraged to apply. Pay dependent on experience and skill level. We are a well-established company offering excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, long/short term disability and 401k with a company match. Those seeking to acquire more industry knowledge or certification… we offer tuition reimbursement!
Qualified candidates may apply in person, Monday through Friday – 8AM – 3:00 PM Complete Coach Works 2301 Monarch St Alameda, CA 94501

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