An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer – AA/EOE/M/F/D/V
Job Title: Mechanic
At TruGreen LandCare, we do so much more than care for commercial landscaping. With integrity and a culturally diverse workforce, we help create and maintain beautiful natural environments for our customers. Through our high level of integrity and respect, we also help provide our customers something you can’t put a price tag on – confidence. That’s how we’ve become the nation’s largest and most respected provider of commercial lawn and landscape services.
Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, we operate more than 60 branches throughout the country. Our highly trained professionals are committed to providing the highest quality service to each and every customer we do business with.
At TruGreen LandCare, we maintain a working culture that fosters the highest standards of integrity, respect and professionalism. We seek those whose character is exemplary and provide them with a unique combination of independence, support, encouragement and opportunities for ongoing development and growth.
Summary Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, and other production machines and equipment by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Tracks and monitors preventative fleet and equipment maintenance programs to ensure all inspections and
maintenance work is performed as scheduled and/or as required by company policy or local, state or federal
Completes oil changes and performs regular preventative maintenance on equipment and
Observes and listens to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction and
determine need for adjustment or repair.
Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
Repairs or replaces defective parts.
Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
Lubricates and cleans parts.
Assembles and test operates machine to verify correction of malfunction or to test performance.
Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair
Initiates purchase order for parts and machines.
Sharpens tools such as blade, shears, and other metal equipment used for cutting.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Depending on the geographic location, current driver's license may be required for test driving vehicles after repair or to pick up parts from a local store.
Diagnostic ability Oral and written communication Flexibility Detail orientation Organization
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.