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Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc. Truck Shop Technician in 121 Lassie Street, Iowa

Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc. is located in Hills, Iowa - a short 10-minute drive south of Iowa City. We are hiring for an experienced and self-motivated Truck Shop Technician.

Who We Are:

While running his normal milk route in 1934, Eldon Stutsman's neighbors started asking him to bring supplies back from town. With a desire to serve others, Eldon was glad to oblige. What started as just a man and a truck is now Eastern Iowa's largest family-owned supplier of wholesale and retail agriculture products and services.

Our strength is in our diversity. Our 300+ employees have extensive experience in agronomy services, manure handling equipment, feed ingredient distribution, transportation, logistics, precision & application equipment, and grain handling equipment. Headquartered in Hills, Iowa, we are ideally located to serve not only Iowa but the Midwest and beyond. As practices, equipment, and technology continue to advance and shift, we can guarantee our tradition of serving for success remains the same; just as it has since 1934.

About the Job:

As the Truck Technician, you will perform routine maintenance, service, and repair of trailers, and other equipment. This role is responsible for maintaining Stutsman trucks and trailers in a safe and cost-efficient manner. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to problem-solve, multi-task, and work with a team, while maintaining a positive attitude.

The Truck Technician is an hourly position with full-time hours, located in Hills, Iowa and reports directly to the Service Manager. The typical work schedule is 40 hours weekly, with occasional Saturday and overtime hours as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and service all systems on semi trucks, straight trucks, and trailers to meet the minimum standards set forth by the DOT.

  • Preventative maintenance including, but not limited replacing brakes, brake drums, hubs, seals, bearings, races, and associated parts

  • Repair electrical and lighting systems

  • Tire repair and replacement

  • Responsible for A/C repairs

  • Install OBCS (On Board Computer Systems) as needed

  • Preventative maintenance on forklifts, pickup trucks, cars, small trailers, pallet jacks and other agriculture related equipment when needed

  • Assist coworkers with more complex service operations including, but not limited to engines, transmissions, trailers and service calls

  • Develop current technical abilities by seeking out opportunities to gain advice and learn from coworkers

  • Update paperwork and hand in upon completion in a timely manner

  • Maintain professionalism in the workplace by arriving at work on time every day, being fully prepared to begin duties at the start of each scheduled shift and promptly communicating any changes with the supervisor

  • Ensure the working environment is clean and safe

  • Drive Stutsman's trucks to have maintenance done at other shops as needed

  • Work in other departments occasionally as needed and other duties as assigned

    Requirements:

  • Must have prior mechanical experience

  • Experience using power and hand tools required

  • Valid Class A CDL license preferred, valid driver's license with no restrictions required

  • Welding and fabrication background are a plus

  • Experience in repair and maintenance of semi trucks is preferred

  • Possess basic computer skills

  • Able to prioritize tasks and manage time, with accountability for the quality and timeliness of their work

  • Knowledge of air brake and ABS systems a plus

  • Knowledge of DOT regulations

  • Strong communication and customer service skills

  • Commitment to regular, on time attendance

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Must have the ability to work overtime hours as needed

    Benefits:

  • Full benefits package

  • Company uniforms provided

  • Up to date diagnostic tools and shop specialty tools provided

  • Team culture

  • Food/beverage stations available on site

    Stutsman Logistics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing all qualified candidates an equal chance to gain employment, free of discrimination and harassment .

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