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Lead Shop Mechanic

Company: Wild Ridge Lawn & Landscape
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:
This is a year round, full-time, hourly position. Incumbent must have previous shop management and mechanical experience. -The lead shop mechanic is responsible for ordering parts, managing inventory, creating work orders for other mechanics, inspecting the work of the other mechanics, and closing out repair tickets by entering them in the company software program. On occasion, assistance may be needed in repairing small equipment such as, but not limited to: -walk behind mowers, riding mowers, trimmers, blowers, stick edger's, skid tractors, snow blowers, plows, salt units. This position is responsible for routine maintenance and repairs on the entire fleet of vehicles and equipment.

Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing; completing preventive maintenance such as oil changes, sharpening blades, replacing belts & hoses, replacing filters, checking tire pressure, clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of equipment, etc.
Maintains equipment functional condition by listening to operator complaints
Maintains equipment appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting
Maintains equipment records by recording service and repairs
Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting -breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for -repairs.

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:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. - This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day with the ability to be mobile throughout required work areas . - The employee must frequently lift and/or move items up to 75 lbs. The employee will be required to generate up to 100 lbs of push/pull force when maneuvering various equipment/supplies. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Must have a valid driver's license and have the ability to be added onto companies insurance policy
Class A CDL preferred
Previous mechanic experience required
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience preferred
Regular and prompt attendance required
Must be available for extended hours during snow events; mandatory overtime
Uniform deposit required

Position is eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to $2500

Pre-Employment Lift Test & Drug Screen Required

Wild Ridge is an Equal-Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Wild Ridge Lawn & Landscape, Indianapolis , Lead Shop Mechanic, Engineering , Indianapolis, Indiana

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