Experienced Diesel Mechanic-Late Model Emission and Welding is a Plus

LoJac Holdings Corp, Inc. - Lebanon, TN

Full-timeEstimated: $56,000 - $80,000 a year
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, fleet vehicles, forklifts, moffitts, conveyors, and other small equipment used in construction.

Employment Standards::
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; 18 years of age or older;

Valid driver’s license.

Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in Personnel Services, Engineering-related Technologies, Vocational Home Economics, Construction Trades, Mechanics and Repairers, Precision Production Trades)
High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
ASE Certification or 2 years work experience

Mechanical - :Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Hydrolics and Pneumatics:
Customer and Personal Service - :Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Computers and Electronics - :Knowledge of ECM, PCM, BCM and automotive electronic controls.

Mathematics - :Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Skills::Basic Skills:
  • Active Learning - :Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening - :Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking - :Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Learning Strategies - :Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Mathematics - :Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Monitoring - :Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Reading Comprehension - :Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Science - :Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
  • Speaking - :Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing - :Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Social Skills:
  • Coordination - :Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Instructing - :Teaching others how to do something.
  • Negotiation - :Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Persuasion - :Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Service Orientation - :Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Social Perceptiveness - :Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Complex Problem Solving Skills:
  • Complex Problem Solving - :Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Technical Skills:
  • Equipment Maintenance - :Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Equipment Selection - :Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Installation - :Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
  • Operation and Control - :Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Operation Monitoring - :Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Operations Analysis - :Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
  • Programming - :Writing computer programs for various purposes.
  • Quality Control Analysis - :Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Repairing - :Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Technology Design - :Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
  • Troubleshooting - :Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Systems Skills:
  • Judgment and Decision Making - :Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Systems Analysis - :Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Systems Evaluation - :Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Resource Management Skills:
  • Management of Material Resources - :Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
  • Time Management - :Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Work Context:Body Positioning:
  • Spend Time Bending or Twisting the Body
  • Spend Time Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, or Poles
  • Spend Time Keeping or Regaining Balance
  • Spend Time Kneeling, Crouching, Stooping, or Crawling
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions
  • Spend Time Standing
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls
  • Spend Time Walking and Running
  • Contact With Others
  • Electronic Mail
  • Face-to-Face Discussions
  • Letters and Memos
  • Telephone
Conflictual Contact:
  • Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People
  • Frequency of Conflict Situations
Environmental Conditions:
  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
  • Exposed to Contaminants
  • Exposed to Whole Body Vibration
  • Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures
Impact of Decisions:
  • Frequency of Decision Making
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results
Job Hazards:
  • Exposed to Hazardous Conditions
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment
  • Exposed to High Places
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings
Routine versus Challenging Work:
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
  • Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work
Pace and Scheduling:
  • Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment
  • Time Pressure
Responsibility for Others:
  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety
Role Relationships:
  • Coordinate or Lead Others
  • Deal With External Customers
  • Work With Work Group or Team
Work Attire:
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets
Work Setting:
  • In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment
  • In an Open Vehicle or Equipment
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather
  • Outdoors, Under Cover
  • Physical Proximity
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  • Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records.
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears.
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools.
  • Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes.
  • Adjust and maintain industrial machinery, using control and regulating devices.
  • Fabricate needed parts or items from sheet metal.
  • Repair, rewire, and troubleshoot electrical systems.
  • Research, order, and maintain parts inventory for services and repairs.
  • All other duties as required by business needs.
Activities:Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment:
  • Adjust or set mechanical controls or components
  • Align or adjust clearances of mechanical components or parts
  • Align or adjust clearances of vehicle body parts or components
  • Align vehicle frame
  • Assemble, dismantle, or reassemble equipment or machinery
  • Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
  • Diagnose malfunctioning vehicle systems
  • Diagnose mechanical problems in machinery or equipment
  • Examine vehicle to detect malfunctions, damage, or maintenance needed
  • Inspect machinery or equipment to determine adjustments or repairs needed
  • Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
  • Maintain or repair industrial or related equipment/machinery
  • Maintain welding machines or equipment
  • Overhaul industrial or construction machinery or equipment
  • Overhaul vehicle major operating units, such as engines or transmissions
  • Repair or replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
  • Service vehicle with water, fuel, or oil
  • Test mechanical products or equipment
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material:
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment:
  • Operate crane in construction, manufacturing or repair setting
  • Test operate vehicles before or after repair
Getting Information:
  • Read blueprints
  • Read schematics
  • Read technical drawings
  • Read work order, instructions, formulas, or processing charts
Performing General Physical Activities:
  • Apply cleaning solvents
  • Move or fit heavy objects
Controlling Machines and Processes:
  • Burn (cut), trim, or scarf metal objects
  • Fabricate sheet metal parts or items
  • Operate hoist, winch, or hydraulic boom
  • Operate pneumatic test equipment
  • Operate sheet metal fabrication machines
  • Operate vehicle engine electrical system test equipment
  • Set up and operate variety of machine tools
  • Solder metal parts or components together
  • Solder vehicle components
  • Use acetylene welding/cutting torch
  • Use arc welding equipment
  • Use control or regulating devices to adjust or maintain industrial machinery
  • Use electrical or electronic test devices or equipment
  • Use electronic calibration devices
  • Use engine diagnostic equipment
  • Use gas welding equipment
  • Use hand or power tools
  • Use machine tools in installation, maintenance, or repair
  • Use measuring devices in repairing industrial or heavy equipment
  • Use precision measuring devices in mechanical repair work
  • Use soldering equipment
  • Use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment
  • Use voltmeter, ammeter, or ohmmeter
  • Weld together metal parts, components, or structures
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events:
  • Identify base metals for welding
  • Understand service or repair manuals
  • Understand technical operating, service or repair manuals
Handling and Moving Objects:
  • Assemble gear systems
  • Fabricate, assemble, or disassemble manufactured products by hand
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge:
  • Follow safe waste disposal procedures
  • Follow vehicle repair procedures
  • Use combination welding procedures
  • Use knowledge of metric system
  • Use knowledge of welding filler rod types
Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment:
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates:
Making Decisions and Solving Problems:
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings:
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships:
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work:
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization:
Tools and Technology:Tools:Gas welding or brazing or cutting apparatus:
  • Brazing equipment
  • Flame cutting equipment
  • Gas welders
  • Oxyacetylene welding equipment
Locking pliers:
  • Channel lock pliers
  • Hose-clamp pliers
  • Locking C-clamp pliers
  • Vise grip pliers
Punches or nail sets or drifts:
  • Brass drifts
  • Center punches
  • Pin punches
  • Punch sets
  • Starter punches
  • Phillips head screwdrivers
  • Ratcheting screwdrivers
  • Screwdrivers
  • Slotted screwdrivers
Specialty wrenches:
  • Brake bleeder wrenches
  • Breaker bars
  • Crowfoot wrenches
  • Flare nut wrenches
  • Oil filter wrenches
Electronic Diagnostic Equipment:
Timekeeping Software:
Maintenance Management Software: