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Shop Helper - Mechanic - Nights - Up to $2,000 Sign-on Incentive


Posted: 6/24/2019
Job Reference #: 6527
Keywords: repair, diesel

Job Description

  • Location(s)USA-WV-Morgantown
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    second shift 3PM-1AM
    Skilled Labor
  • Overview

    $2,000 Sign-On Incentive!!

    Tired of the same thing day-in and day-out? Want to be part of a team where your contributions are not just appreciated, but rewarded?

    Savage is looking for a energetic new Mechanic to join our team in Morgantown, WV! We offer a generous salary, medical, dental, vision, quarterly bonuses, annual profit sharing, paid time off and more!

    Please call 304-599-0566 if interested!

    The primary responsibility of the Mechanic is to service and maintain equipment such as tractor and trailer units, tri-axle dump trucks and also maintain off road equipment such as skid steer loader.


    • Order and maintain inventories
    • Diagnose problems on tri-axle dump trucks and maintain off-road equipment such as skid steer loader
    • Maintain appropriate record keeping
    • Coordinate and schedule services including but not limited to:
      • Change / adjust brakes
      • Change / mount tires
      • Grease the CMVs
      • Replace / repair lights
      • Check / change wheel bearings
      • Change springs
      • Clutch adjustment / replacement
      • Understand / repair air brake system
      • Understand / repair steering components
    • General clean-up and maintenance duties
    • Read and understand oil sample results to troubleshoot problems
    • Perform maintenance duties in the shop, yard, field and roadside on service calls
    • Maintain the fleet to meet Savage and DOT standards
    • Perform minor cleaning to the equipment and facilities keeping them in a safe condition


    • The Mechanic must be familiar with computers and have an understanding of maintenance systems, truck, engine and transmission diagnostics software a plus
    • Must be familiar with record-keeping as it pertains to maintenance of DOT regulations and comply with all safety standards & company policies
    • Must have a sufficient amount of personal tools to effectively maintain equipment
    • Welding steel and aluminum; using a cutting torch and plasma a plus
    • Must understand and have experience working with air brakes and hydraulics
    • Must have a good working knowledge of diesel engines , diagnosing, repair and maintenance of the systems
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test and physical examination
    • Be self-motivated, hard worker, and maintain a good attendance record
    • in some cases, be able to run mobile equipment and operate a tractor/trailer


    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to climb a ladder and use a safety harness
    • Ability to climb into and out of cab multiple times a shift
    • Ability to lift 50lbs. or more daily
    • Ability to drive in all weather conditions
    • Must be able to climb, crawl, carry and position body in such a way that will enable you to perform your required duties

    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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