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CDL - Mechanic


Ravenna, OH, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
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When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 1.5 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers. Together, over 6,500 dedicated professionals will deliver over 1 billion gallons of propane from 1,800+ distribution points across the United States.


Are you looking for an exciting career with a nationally known company and industry leader? AmeriGas Propane, the largest distributor of propane in the United States, is searching for an energetic and mechanically inclined person to join us as a Mechanic.


At AmeriGas, our employees are the keys to our success and we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, in addition to excellent starting pay:


•    Exceptional medical, dental and prescription benefits
•    401(K) with company match
•    Generous bonus potential
•    Paid time off (including holidays)
•    Uniforms
•    Paid Training
•    Annual performance reviews and salary increases 
•    Propane discounts
•    Career advancement
•    Tuition reimbursement


Job Summary:
Under the direction of the District Manager and the Area Director, repairs and overhauls trucks and other automotive vehicles assigned to make sure that the fleet is in DOT compliance.


Duties & Responsibilities:
•    Repairs or replaces parts, such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings using mechanic's hand tools
•    Overhauls or replaces carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters and pumps
•    Rebuilds parts such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks using lathes, shapers, drill presses and welding equipment
•    Rewires ignition system, lights, and instrument panel
•    Relines and adjust brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solder leaks in radiator
•    Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out or filling in dents and welding broken parts
•    Replaces and adjusts headlights and installs and repairs accessories such as heaters, mirrors and windshield wipers
•    Raises vehicle, using hydraulic jack or hoist to gain access to mechanical units bolted to the underside of the vehicle
•    Removes unit, such as engine, transmission, or differential, using wrenches, and hoist
•    Disassembles unit and inspect parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and thickness gauges
•    Maintains repair and maintenance records for all assigned vehicles


Education, Licenses/Certifications & Experience Required:
•    High school diploma or GED
•    Valid driver’s license, CDL
•    Truck Mechanic Certification from accredited training institution
•    Five+ years’ experience as a truck mechanic



AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.


AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace. Candidates must be willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check. Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with AmeriGas policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, AmeriGas cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician.  Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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