Forklift / Diesel Mechanic

City:  Tacoma
State:  WA
Country/Region:  US

Pabco Roofing is seeking a skilled Diesel Mechanic to join our Operations & Logistics team. As a Diesel Mechanic, you'll play a crucial role in maintaining our fleet of diesel equipment, vehicles, and mobile machinery. If you're experienced, detail-oriented, and thrive in a dynamic work environment, we want to hear from you. If you're ready to contribute your expertise to our team and uphold our commitment to excellence, apply today! We offer competitive compensation and benefits, along with opportunities for career growth and development within the company.


Key Responsibilities:
- Analyze and diagnose engine problems and other issues related to company vehicles.
- Perform tune-ups on company cars, forklifts, and other equipment.
- Service diesel equipment in compliance with DOT regulations.
- Implement and maintain a preventative maintenance program for various company vehicles.
- Repair and replace hydraulic cylinders, motors, and pneumatic brakes.
- Conduct electrical tests and rewiring when necessary.
- Rebuild engines, carburetors, and perform engine exchanges.
- Procure and pick up parts as required.
- Maintain detailed logs of activities and repairs.
- Operate various tools and machinery, ensuring adherence to safety standards.
- Maintain a clean and safe work area according to company standards.
- Adhere to all safety rules and regulations set forth by the company and government agencies.


To excel in this role, you'll need:
- High school diploma or GED preferred.
- 2 or more years of related experience and/or training.
- Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Ability to interpret documents and write routine reports.
- Proficiency in basic math, algebra, and geometry.
- Problem-solving abilities and the capacity to deal with standardized situations.
- Working knowledge of all vehicle parts, engine reconditioning, diesel hydraulics, fabrication, and electrical wiring.
- Forklift certification and a valid driver's license with a clean driving record.


Physical Demands:
- Ability to use hands for handling and feeling objects.
- Frequent reaching with hands and arms.
- Frequent talking and listening.
- Frequent standing, walking, and sitting.
- Frequent bending at the waist.
- Ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.


Work Environment:
- Exposure to wet, humid conditions.
- Work near moving mechanical parts.
- Extreme heat or cold (non-weather).
- Exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and vibrations.
- Moderate to loud noise levels.


PABCO offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan and wellness programs.  We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace.


Local Wages:      $36.57 per hour, overtime-eligible


PABCO Roofing Products is proud to offer the following benefits to employees who meet eligibility requirements:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Profit Sharing Retirement
  • Opportunity for various discretionary bonuses
  • One week of vacation the first year
  • Sick time accrued in accordance with State law
  • 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Double time at 50 hours worked or more for non-exempt employees


*Variables in stated pay may be attributed to education, experience, regional location, minimum wages, and internal promotions may include factors such as merit and seniority. We practice equal opportunity employment and are a safety-sensitive, drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma