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Vehicle Maintenance Tech I/Vehicle Maintenance Tech II

110 Duke Energy Business Services, LLC
Full-time
Remote friendly
Worldwide

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Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful applicant, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy.

This position has a residency requirement of living within 60 minutes of the assigned operations complex.

This position is responsible for performing preventative maintenance, inspections and basic repairs on utility vehicles and equipment.  Includes, but is not limited to passenger cars, pickup trucks, SUV’s, medium and heavy trucks, trailers and off road equipment. Maintenance operations may take place in the garage or at field locations during various work schedules depending on business needs.

Responsibilities for Vehicle Maintenance Tech I:

  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections on light & medium duty vehicles/equipment and assist higher classification of technicians with  PM’s on all vehicles and equipment. Assist with Federal DOT inspections. Adhere to all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) for DOT inspections. Provide assistance on dielectric test inspections.
  • Perform diagnostics and repairs on light and medium vehicles, (gas & diesel) forklifts, trailers and powered equipment. Service light, medium, and heavy duty tires and rims. Maintain the appropriate level of technical competence required to diagnose and repair vehicles/equipment. Perform hydraulic brake systems and component repairs, including wheel ends. Assist with hydraulic component repairs. Assist with air brake system inspections and repairs. Assist higher classification of technicians with diagnostics and repairs on all vehicles/equipment.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair basic electric system components, cranking, lighting, charging systems. Perform basic repairs on light & medium duty vehicle HVAC systems and component repairs.

Responsibilities for Vehicle Maintenance Tech II:

  • Perform all levels of preventative maintenance inspections on all vehicles, equipment, and aerial devices. Perform DOT inspections. Adhere to all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). Perform required ANSI/OSHA inspections.
  • Troubleshoot/repair/replace all hydraulic systems and components, including troubleshooting of inoperable aerial devices. Inspecting, analyzing, adjusting and repairing all hydraulic and electronic circuits, hydraulic components and attachments. Perform dielectric testing, load test/structural test on aerials and cranes.
  • Perform diagnostics and repairs on medium and heavy duty trucks, (gas & diesel) light duty, tractors, forklifts, trailers and powered equipment, (plant/construction type equipment). Maintain the appropriate level of technical competence required to diagnose and repair vehicles/equipment.
  • Troubleshoot ABS systems, hydraulic brake and air brake systems, power take off units, transmissions, transfer cases, differential assemblies and 4x4 front drive axle assemblies.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair electronic engine controls, electric systems and components, cranking, lighting, charging and electronic transmission controls including hybrid vehicles. Diagnose, repair A/C systems and components. Perform Basic Welding on Steel and Aluminum (Stick, MiG ).

Note: This posting is for one open position.  Dependent on relevant experience, the level to which a candidate is aligned is outlined below.

Basic/Required Qualifications for a Vehicle Maintenance Tech I:

  • Two year associate degree or certificate in auto, diesel, or heavy equipment mechanics from a vocational school
  • 1 year of prior work related experience in addition to degree
  • High school diploma/GED and 2 years of work related experience in lieu of degree
  • Class A CDL with in 6 months of hire date

Basic/Required Qualifications for a Vehicle Maintenance Tech II:

  • Two year associate degree or certificate in auto, diesel, or heavy equipment mechanics from a vocational school
  • 2 years of prior work related experience in addition to degree
  • High school diploma/GED and 4 years of work related experience in lieu of degree
  • Class A CDL license within 6 months of hire date

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electric Utility Fleet Experience
  • Basic Hydraulic Experience
  • ASE Certifications
  • AWS Welding Certifications
  • National Fluid Power Certification
  • Effective communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate ability to interact effectively with peers, customers and management
  • Demonstrate ability to make sound decisions, exercising good judgement and setting priorities
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience with computer equipment, laptops, keyboard, tablets, etc.

Job Specific Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand and walk on concrete surface for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work in garage environment with associated noise, fumes and dust and tolerate heights in aerial devices
  • Must be able to lift and/or push at least 100lbs several times per shift
  • Must be able to carry at least 50 lbs a distance of at least 25 feet
  • Repeated bending and twisting is required
  • This position has a residency requirement of living within 60 minutes of the assigned operations complex.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations
  • Must be able to travel for training/work related events within Duke Energy's footprint (Midwest, Florida, Carolinas)

Working Conditions:

  • Onsite Mobility Classification – Work will be performed at a company facility. 

EEO Statement: 

Duke Energy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, status as a Vietnam Era, disabled veteran, special disabled veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal Veteran, recently separated or other protected veteran.  Duke Energy also complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination in places where Duke Energy operates.

Disclaimer: 

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)

No

Represented/Union Position

Main IBEW Florida Union

Visa Sponsored Position

No

Posting Expiration Date

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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