Heavy Truck Mechanic

Madison Heights, MI 48071

Post Date: 04/13/2018 Industry: Defense Pay Rate: $20.00 - $25.00/hr D.O.E.

o Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; troubleshoots when necessary; 
o Performs maintenance and repair tasks on heavy trucks as required; identifies worn and damaged parts; replaces as needed. 
o Keeps vehicles and equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; 
o Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, brake, steering, hydraulics/pneumatics; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units. 
o Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems. 
o Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards. 
o Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting. 
o Executes scope of responsibility in accordance with work instructions, specifications, standards and process controls. 
o Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs; completes all process documentation accurately and in a timely manner. 
o Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs. 
o Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies. 
o Support and function within a Lean Manufacturing environment or is willing to learn and utilize Lean concepts and tools for that purpose. 
o Responsible for maintaining facilities, tools, work area, and shop/office to a safe, organized, and clean state through daily 5S activities. 
o Other duties as assigned. 

o Minimum of two years heavy duty mechanic experience. 
o Experienced troubleshooting and repairing automobiles and/or heavy trucks 
o Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. without a lifting device. 
o Willingness to perform work in a non-traditional manor, performing work and providing support where ever needed to keep production and the program moving toward identified targets 
o Ability to take directions & troubleshoot problems, sometimes under pressure. 
o Positive attitude; must be a team player. 
o Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word, Military wheeled vehicle experience a plus.


Lisa Tabian

Lisa joined the LME Resource Group family in March of 2015 as staffing specialist. She has recruited for a wide range of positions throughout various industries. As business needs changed, Lisa took on additional tasks including payroll processing, benefit enrollment, invoicing, and AP/AR. Lisa’s focus is bringing candidates and employers together. There is nothing better than connecting the right employee to the right client – that is the best part of her job!

Prior to LME Resource Group, Lisa was an employee of the workforce development company, Grant Associates. There, she handled recruiting for direct positions within the three Detroit One Stop Service Centers, which employ approximately 70 team members.

Lisa started her HR career in Arizona as a human resources manager for Creative Leather Furniture. During her 11-year tenure, Lisa was responsible for recruiting, onboarding, benefits administration, payroll, and accounts receivable.

Lisa continually strives to go above and beyond, and is dedicated to helping both LME Resource Group’s clients and candidates in achieving their goals.

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