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Desert Companies

Founded in 1989, Desert Companies supplies customers with specialty building materials from multiple locations across Las Vegas and throughout Nevada, with operations that include floor and roof truss manufacturing, Desert Fasteners and BM Windows, which has locations in Reno and Las Vegas.

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US LBM provides a wide range of building materials to construction professionals, combining the advantages of our national scale with the excellent service levels, expertise, entrepreneurial culture and customer relationships of our local brands.

As a people-first company, passionate about continuous improvement, US LBM is proud to provide our associates access to the resources, training and developmental opportunities to empower them to succeed today, while growing professionally and preparing for the challenges of tomorrow.

Position Overview

The Mechanic conducts maintenance, as well as minor and major repairs to equipment including forklifts and trucks. Must possess the skill and ability to dismantle engines and make appropriate repairs.

Pay Rate: $20.00 per hour

Essential Job Duties

  • Maintain work area; maintain all equipment in a clean, safe working condition.

  • Follow all instructions and guidelines as outlined by direct supervisor.

  • Perform preventive maintenance, inspections, and basic repairs as directed by direct supervisor.

  • Repair equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications and established lockout/tag out procedures.

  • Maintain and complete all equipment records in neat and orderly fashion.

  • Assist in building maintenance projects as needed, i.e. building racks, repairing racking, running wire in all areas, plumbing, carpentry, or running errands.

  • Assist in cleaning shop when needed.

  • Maintain tools and equipment in the safest manner possible, inspects equipment daily.

  • Perform extensive repairs as directed by direct supervisor and in accordance with the manufacture’s specifications.

  • Repair equipment in compliance with established Safety, DOT and other compliance monitoring agency’s procedures.

  • Monitor, maintain, and update warehouse equipment parts inventory as needed.

  • Train associates in warehouse equipment repair.

  • Comply with Company’s attendance policy by maintaining regular and predictable attendance.

  • Assist in other areas as assigned by location management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum education required — High school or GED. Additional training courses in related field demonstrating extensive level of knowledge and skill may be necessary.

  • Minimum experience required — two years warehouse maintenance and vehicle background.

  • Special skills/training: Vehicular mechanic must hold valid CDL “A” license. Must be Forklift certified. Bilingual preferred. Must know how to operate all equipment utilized in assigned location or group of locations.

  • Basic understanding of electronics, hydraulics, brakes, welding, and general maintenance.

  • Additional knowledge of advanced electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, brakes, welding, general maintenance, may be required.

  • Ability to troubleshoot machinery, repair equipment and provide regular preventative maintenance

  • Operate a pallet jack and forklift

  • Physical demands include working outside in working conditions that vary depending on seasons.

  • Temperature variations and inclement weather are real aspects of the work environment. Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs or more, spend long amounts of time sitting, stooping, reaching, bending, climbing, standing or walking. Overtime may be required.

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Desert Companies, a Division of US LBM Holdings, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, order of protection status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

To apply for this job please visit uslbm.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.