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Fleet Mechanic II

  • Job ID: 792913072
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: UPMC Transportation
  • Location: 1000 Paxton Street, Harrisburg PA 17104
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20.35 to $30.53 / hour

Description

Here at UPMC, our employees are devoted to making a profound impact within the communities they serve. We focus on service excellence to provide top care to our patients, health plan members, and employees. We are looking for a person who shares this passion as well to join our team as a Fleet Mechanic II in our Harrisburg garage. One can expect to work daylights Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm! 

Are you eager to be a part of health care excellence? If so, apply today! UPMC also offers one of the best benefits packages in the nation, PTO, retirement plans, and a rewarding career ladder across all departments!

The Fleet Mechanic II will diagnose, overhaul, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and bus equipment including, but not limited to the following: Engines (gas and diesel), Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials/Power dividers, PTO systems, Starters/Alternators, Refrigeration systems, Air conditioning systems (including cold and hot units), Fan clutches, Engine electronics (gas/diesel), Power steering systems, and Steering gear box (manual and power).

Responsibilities:

  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.
  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services
  • Road test vehicles when necessary
  • Perform duties with little or no supervision and in a timely and efficient manner
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
  • Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.
  • Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair order
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
  • Maintain work area appearance and safety
  • Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
  • Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
  • Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units

Qualifications

  • A mechanic with a minimum of six (6) years of practical experience or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • A mechanic should have specialized training and experience/knowledge and understanding of theory and concept of major components (i.e. engines, transmissions, etc.)
  • Proficient in the use of all tools of the trade (Welding and painting equipment, power tools, and shop machinery).


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct