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Mechanic's Assistant
Req Code:2022-OPERATIO-044
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
  

Job Responsibilities:
Job Title: Mechanic Helper 
Location: Memphis, TN
Job Type: Full-Time
RC Construction, Inc is seeking to hire a Mechanic Helper in Memphis, TN.  Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; holiday and PTO; and a retirement plan. Per diem available based on location when traveling; travel and lodging expenses covered by the company. 

Mechanic's Assistant Essential Duties: 

Helps mechanic perform maintenance and repairs such as tune-ups and oil changes, checks tires and brakes, replaces spark plugs and engages in other similar tasks.
Assists mechanic with electrical systems such as replacing batteries, starters, and lights.
Test drives vehicles to ensure repairs are completed property.
Cleans the shop and returns tools to proper location.
Maintains inventory of replacement parts and equipment.
Inspects tools and equipment to ensure they are in working order.
Updates maintenance and repair logs for vehicles.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
 

Job Qualifications:
Knowledge of vehicle repair.
Ability to follow instructions.
Ability to use power and hand tools.
Ability to read service and repair manuals.
Related experience preferred.
Must be able to gain and maintain military base access. 
Reliable transportation to and from the jobsite. 
 



Physical Demands

Vision 
o See differences between colors, shades, and brightness, such as color-coded wire and the color of fluids 
o See objects in very bright or glaring light, such as working outdoors in bright sunlight or when using a light to make repairs 
o While looking forward, see objects that are off to the side  
o Determine the distance between objects 
o See details of objects that are less than a few feet away 
o See details of objects that are more than a few feet away 
Hearing and speech 
o Understand the speech of another person and speak clearly so listeners can understand – Exchange information with others in noisy work environments 
o Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them 
o Determine from which direction a sound came, such as voices of co-workers in noisy environments and sounds of operating equipment 
Strength 
o Requires solo lifting of items up to 75 pounds 
o Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods  
o Use muscles for extended periods to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects, such as two people positioning 100+ pound equipment blades, carrying equipment parts, climbing onto equipment, and mounting tires onto trucks and construction equipment 
o Use impact tools, such as tire guns and sledgehammers, which cause body vibration 
Stand or sit 
o Be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time 
Walk or run 
o Be able to walk or run moderate distances between tools, parts, and equipment in the shop or on a jobsite 
Kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl / bend, stretch, twist, or reach out / climb or balance  
o Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm 
o Repeat the same movements, such as manually turning a wrench or climbing on and off equipment 
o Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place
o Coordinate movement of several parts of the body, such as arms and legs, while the body is moving 
o Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position 
o React quickly using or moving arms, hands, fingers, legs or feet, such as adjusting body movements or equipment controls to keep pace with speed changes of moving objects 
o Choose quickly and correctly among various movements when responding to different signals 
Hands/fingers -feel/touch 
o Distinguish temperatures of equipment, to avoid burns 
o Use one or two hands to handle, grasp, move, control, or feel objects, tools, controls or to assemble objects 
o Use fingers to grasp, move, control, or feel objects, tools, controls or assemble very small objects 
o Make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists, such as performing quick, precise adjustments to machine controls 
o Perform tasks that require manual dexterity such as welding, assembling small parts, and pouring liquids into receptacles 

Work Environment:
Exposure to variable temperatures and weather conditions 
Confined work spaces 
Heights, such as on ladders and equipment 
High levels of noise 
Infections which might cause chronic disease or death 
Electrical hazards 
Dust and silica dust 
Allergens, such as poison oak and stinging insects 
Unpleasant odors
The possibility of experiencing burns, bodily injury and contact with toxic substances or chemical irritants. 

 * RC will gladly provide a reasonable accommodation to assist Mechanic’s Helpers in performing these essential job functions so long as it does not create an undue burden. 

 
Additional Information
R.C. CONSTRUCTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, INCLUDING DISABILITY AND PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS.  WE RECRUIT, EMPLOY, TRAIN, COMPENSATE, AND PROMOTE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAW. 

This job description does not cover all the required duties, activities, skills, functions, responsibilities of the position, and working conditions any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of R.C. Construction Co., Inc., with or without notice.