Road & Rail Services
  • Vance, AL, USA
  • 23.00 to 25.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, 401k, Paid Weekly, Annual Bonus, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

We are currently seeking an energetic individual who likes to work with minimum supervision. Someone who is a self starter and excels when given a goal and left alone to do it. If that is you keep reading.

The position involves maintaining approximately 15 pieces of equipment from vans and trucks to yard hostlers and other diesel type equipment. If you have automotive and diesel experience then don't hesitate to let us know. Primary function is to provide preventative maintenance and trouble shoot mechanical problems.

This job will be based out of Vance AL. but will maintain all equipment in our McCalla AL site as well.


  • Maintain required maintenance and repair of all company equipment; Multiple Vans, Trucks, Diesel equipment, Forklifts, etc. Utilizing inspection reports to troubleshoot equipment in operation, determine defect and maintenance plan;
  • Ensure that protective guards and safety devices on equipment are in place and within standards required by the manufacturer;
  • Maintain an assortment of personal tools (type determined by manager) sufficient to perform the repair and inspection functions required for classification level;
  • Notify site management of "bad order" (unserviceable) equipment;
  • Perform authorized repairs to customer, company and industry specification;
  • Document all repairs, properly accounting for actual time and parts utilized;
  • Operate various types of mechanical equipment including forklifts, spotter trucks, etc.;
  • Qualified associate may be required to perform and document FHWA DOT inspections, customer preventive maintenance inspections/repairs, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 215 Freight Car Safety Standards and/or CFR 232 Brake Systems Safety Standards for Freight Cars;
  • Maintain accountability and maintenance for all assigned equipment to include supplied small hand tools;
  • Perform housekeeping duties as required by site management;
  • Ensure that management is aware of current condition and needed repair of all company equipment

Physical, Mental & Sensory Requirements:

  • Ability to constantly work in an outdoor environment, exposed to all weather elements, including extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust and noisy conditions;
  • Ability to open trailer doors using 75 lbs of force;
  • Ability to frequently climb, using various types of ladders, to heights in excess of 16 feet;
  • Ability to occasionally lift above shoulder height a weight of up to 50 pounds;
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 35 lbs;
  • Ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 60 lbs;
  • Ability to occasionally work in confined spaces;
  • Ability to frequently hold 30 lbs while squatting and sustaining extreme vibration of impact wrench;
  • Ability to occasionally perform motions necessary to adjust semi-trailer support legs either up or down; such activity requires bending at waist and using both hands to grasp a metal handle and rotate the handle in a circular fashion exerting up to 100 lbs of torque;
  • Ability to frequently bend at waist crouch for extended periods of time;
  • Ability to frequently use bending, twisting, walking motions on uneven surfaces throughout the entire work shift;
  • Ability to occasionally apply opposing forces (one arm pushing while the other arm pulls) sustaining pressure while bent at the waist with hands below the knees;
  • Ability to sustain pressure in awkward positions-occasionally overhead for extended periods up to 2 minutes at a time for a total up to 2 hours per day;
  • Must be able to hear work or safety instructions verbally communicated in a normal speaking voice;
  • Must be able to work independently;
  • Must be able to properly wear all required Personal Protective Equipment.

Conditions of Employment: Employment is conditional, based on a medical examination which includes a drug screen, and an examination to verify candidates can safely perform the essential functions of the job. Road & Rail Services requires a post-offer motor vehicle reference check, and background check. Employment and military (if applicable) verification required.

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