Vehicle Mechanic (Suffield, CT)

Recruiter
Praxair, Inc.
Location
Suffield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Praxair, Inc. is a Fortune 250 company with $12 billion in sales. We are the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Truck Mechanic / Journeyman Diesel Mechanic Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains rolling stock, running gear, suspension systems, etc. Must be able to use manufacture manuals to perform maintenance repairs. Maintain fleet appearance by repairing and re fabricating body parts. Maintains parts inventory to include tires, fuel, and oil/ lubricants. Perform road calls to help keep trucks moving to customers. Must have or must be able to get air brake certification. Must have or must be able to get air conditioner repair certification. Must be able to do preventive maintenance on all rolling equipment. Have a combination of training and/or experience totaling at least 1 year. Such training and/or experience may consist of: a. Participation in a truck manufacturer-sponsored training program or similar commercial training program designed to train students in truck operation and maintenance; b. Experience as a mechanic or inspector in a motor carrier maintenance program; c. Experience as a mechanic or inspector in truck maintenance at a commercial garage, fleet leasing company, or similar facility; or d. Experience as a commercial vehicle inspector for a State, Provincial or Federal Government. Instrumentation Troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct all instrumentation issues in compliance with manufacturer recommended repair on product flow meters. Execute all PM's-CM's and other calibration requirements with proper documentation on all meter recalibrations. Understand and use various diagnostic and calibration equipment (i.e. Fluke, pressure gauges, meter prover, etc.) Read and maintain schematic wiring diagrams for tractor pto, and potentiometer systems, etc. Maintain full compliance with trucking bulletins and alerts. Control Systems Troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct all control system issues pertaining to the tractor PTO, potentiometer, and flow meter. Maintain spare parts inventory systems assigned to their position as identified by plant Distribution Supervisor. Pumping Systems Understand and Troubleshoot cryo pump systems - Cryomach, ACD, and Blackmer. Understand and capable of seal replacement and pump rebuilds for your system of trailers. Understand trailer components and operations (i.e. hoses, piping, safeties, valves, and check valves, etc.) Understand and troubleshoot PTO interlock systems and anti-pull away valves. MISC Preferred but not necessary to have a CDL class A and with hazmat and tanker certification. Proficiency on the computer using Microsoft Word, Excel and ability to learn manufacturer specific software used in diagnosing Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains rolling stock, running gear, suspension systems, etc. Must be able to use manufacture manuals to perform maintenance repairs. Maintain fleet appearance by repairing and re fabricating body parts. Maintains parts inventory to include tires, fuel, and oil/ lubricants. Perform road calls to help keep trucks moving to customers. Must have or must be able to get air brake certification. Must have or must be able to get air conditioner repair certification. Must be able to do preventive maintenance on all rolling equipment. **Job:** **Operations* **Title:** *Vehicle Mechanic (Suffield, CT)* **Location:** *Connecticut-Suffield* **Requisition ID:** **