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Mechanic (Waterloo)

  • Waterloo, IA
  • April 5, 2021
Darling USA
Come join us at Darling Ingredients www.darlingii.com/ -- we repurpose & reuse rather than discarding what others might consider as waste. We capture valuable ingredients and nutrients to help maximize what nature has to offer, providing components for a wide range of products, including pet food, fertilizer and biofuel.

Please check out our story to find out more about all we do at Darling Ingredients!

JOB SUMMARY

The Mechanic is responsible for keeping all vehicles in the fleet roadworthy and ready for service when needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
* Performs all preventive maintenance and repair work necessary on fleet vehicles.
* Reviews driver vehicle inspection reports.
* Responsible for being familiar with and observing all company safety rules and regulations; recognizes that safety is top company priority; attends regularly scheduled safety meetings.
* Need to have good understanding of hydraulic systems.
* Need to have basic welding knowledge.
* Sweeps, cleans, organizes shop using 5S principles.
* May be required to run routes.
* Maybe required to answer roadside calls for disabled vehicles.
* All other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
* High School diploma or GED.
* One year or more of previous diesel mechanic experience
* Class A CDL required.
* Must have own tools.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
* Welding/metal fabrication experience or technical schooling.
* Experience troubleshooting electrical wiring.
* Detail-oriented, self-motivated.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
* Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
* Frequently required to sit for extended periods.
* Occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch.
* Regularly required reach with hands and arms.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
* Job functions will be carried out in a rendering facility which requires tolerance for wet and/or slippery floors and high heat and cold temperatures.

Darling Ingredients is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or, protected veteran status. EEO is the Law: If you would like more information, please click on the link or paste into your browser: https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster
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Company Information Darling Ingredients

Darling Ingredients is a world leader in converting edible and inedible fats and proteins into a wide range of organic ingredients and specialty products for customers in the pharmaceutical, food, pet food, feed, technical, fuel, bio-energy and fertilizer industries. As a global model of sustainable practice for over 135 years, our international network of over 200 locations spans five continents, offering a diverse portfolio of products and services. Our approximately 10,000 employees are dedicated to developing sustainable solutions for a growing global population. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, and with an international head office in Son, The Netherlands, we are the only publicly traded company in our industry (NYSE/DAR).

Job Id #: 1741148

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