Current Openings

Trailer Rebuild Production Assistant

Job ID 2024-4331
US-MO-Springfield
Number of openings: 1
Category: Shop
Posted 1 week ago

Overview

PrimeTruck4

Prime, Inc.

 

Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

 

Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

 

Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

Responsibilities

Optimizes shop performance while providing a safe, clean, and organized working environment for mechanics. Performs daily inspections on company fork lifts and various shop equipment to ensure compliance with all OSHA rules and regulations regarding such equipment. Transports parts to and from Prime fabrication shop as required. Sweeping up shop floors, organizing parts shelves, receiving parts inventory, delivering pallets to other departments, and a variety of other daily tasks are all requirements for this position.

 

  • Ability to perform a list of tasks on a daily basis with little or no direct supervision.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, clutter free, organized, and safe working environment for Rebuild mechanics.
  • Ability to follow daily check lists while inspecting company fork lifts and scissor lifts and making minor repairs as necessary.
  • Must be proficient in driving a fork lift and be licensed within 30 days of hire date.
  • Must have a class E license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of hire date.
  • Ability to perform minor welding, grinding, and some mechanical experience a plus. 
  • Must be willing to be a team player and perform tasks at a pace that promotes an efficient environment for on duty mechanics.
  • Primary goal for position is to create a clean shop environment that is free of hazards for our Rebuild associates. Special projects that improve shop efficiency or create a safer shop environment are also daily tasks associated with this position.
  • Work schedule is Monday-Friday, 6:30AM-4:30PM.  
  • Starting pay is $18/hr

Qualifications

Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

 

Knowledge

Mechanical experience is a plus.

 

Abilities

Must have a strong work history. Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights and weekends required. Candidate must be able to acquire a rolling toolbox and own tools once the training period has been completed.

 

Experience, Education, and Training

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.

 

Physical Requirements

This position requires constant standing, handling, and forward reaching; frequent head turning, bending, side reaching and pinching. The candidate will need to lift and carry 100lbs, push 50lbs, and pull 100lbs.

 

Working Environment

Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors. Must be able to work in a results-oriented, fast-paced environment as part of a team. Applicants for the position understand and acknowledge that PRIME implements in active practice a hearing conservation program that is fully aligned with the prescribed OSHA and related regulatory requirements (as defined in 29 CFR 1910.95).
Applicants for the position understand and acknowledge that PRIME implements in active practice a respiratory program that is fully aligned with the prescribed OSHA and related regulatory requirements (as defined in 29 CFR 1910.134).

 

Licensing/Certification

Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and reliable transportation to and from work.

 

Miscellaneous Requirements

Candidate must be able to pass a job specific post-offer physical prior to beginning employment with Prime, Inc.

 

Safety-First Culture
As a condition of employment, all PRIME associates must comply with PRIME’s OHSA safety training and any related company rules, protocols, and programs. PRIME’s OSHA safety program and policies are designed to ensure the safety of all PRIME associates. PRIME associates are at all times required to dutifully comply with any and all of PRIME’s OHSA safety requirements throughout the duration of their employ at PRIME. The failure of any associate to abide by the safety requirements stated in this paragraph may subject the associate to the appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination.