Due to continued growth, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Inc. is looking for an additional team member. As the largest landscaping company in Wisconsin, we are looking for a qualified Vehicle Fleet and Small Engine Mechanic to join our team in our Madison, WI location on a part-time basis. Flexible first shift hours approximately 20 hours per week.
Maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel engine powered equipment. A Fleet Mechanic performs a variety of skilled and technical tasks in the maintenance and repair for light, medium, and heavy duty trucks and equipment. Work ranges from minor repair to overhaul of equipment such as trucks, rollers, loaders, compressors, pumps, and other heavy construction equipment.
Collects all necessary vehicle information for repair; performs diagnostics and repairs in a timely manner to defective and damaged components in mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, electronic, hydraulic, heating, cooling, gasoline, and diesel fuel systems--effective repairs to these systems are accomplished by repair, adjustment, rebuilding, or replacement of any and/or all related components through a thorough working knowledge of the proper use and application of technical diagnostic equipment, specialized tools, welding, cutting, and hand tools; tests equipment for adequacy of repairs.
- Perform PM inspections, equipment and vehicle repairs on automobiles, pick-up trucks, one-ton dump trucks, medium and heavy duty dump trucks, backhoes, wheel loaders, light pole crane trucks, trenchers, directional boring machine, aerial bucket trucks, stump grinders, brush chippers, skid steers, horizontal drill truck, trailer mounted engine driven air compressors, diesel 2 and 4-cycle lawn mowers, weed trimmers, blowers, chain saws, rototillers, edgers, sprayers, small diesel tractors, diesel utility tractors, concrete grinders, generators, trailer mounted trash pumps, snow blowers, salt spreaders, and snow plows.
- Perform repairs (diagnose/repair/replace) on gas and diesel engines, transmissions, drive shafts, differentials, and drive axels; hydraulic and air brake systems; steering system parts, power steering, steering linkage, and steering alignment; suspension systems coil spring, strut and leaf spring, air spring parts, and components.
- Repair electrical DC 12 and 24 volt lights; create electrical wiring and circuits to update or modify equipment; repair closed loop electrical systems in gas and diesel engine control computers and transmissions.
- Repair vehicle heating, ventilation, air conditioning, thermostats, fan motors, switches, vent cables, and controls; repair vehicle air conditioning components, compressors, condensers, evaporators, pressure switches, hoses, and recharge A/C system.
- Preventative maintenance of vehicles; replace air filters, fuel filters, transmission fluid and filters, engine oil and filters, lubricate chassis and cab; repair brake components, steering and suspension, electrical systems, cab H/VAC filters, lighting, including headlights, taillights, and brake lights.
- Road Call Service; field repair of vehicles with service trucks, tow trucks, and other recovery equipment.
- Hydraulic System Repair; hydraulic pumps and drive systems, hydraulic motors cylinders, pressure relief devices, system controls, switches, hoses, and valve bodies.
- Snow plow system repairs; snow plow brackets, hitches, electric controls and cable controls; salt spreader and pre-wet systems, salt spreader augers, hydraulic motors, electric controls, and bearings.
Required Education and Experience:
Associate's Degree (or equivalent) in Diesel or Automotive Repair and Powertrain Servicing, and two (2) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of late model trucks and heavy diesel motorized road equipment or four (4) years of recent work experience. Advanced certification in refrigeration a plus. DOT certification is preferred. Must be dependable, trustworthy and capable of doing physically demanding work in extreme weather conditions.