Truck Mechanic in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of Truck Mechanics to join our global Rolled Products (GRP), business unit in Alcoa, TN. Arconic’s Tennessee Operations, is one of the most modern aluminum fabricating facilities in the world. Our plants produce high-quality molten metal and aluminum sheet, and are recognized as a world leader in the business. The facility has been located at the Foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains for 100 years, and continues to thrive and grow. 
The Truck Mechanic will inspect, test, service, repair and rebuild internal combustion and direct current power vehicles used in material handling, maintenance operation, and personnel carrying. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform complete rebuilds of components such as engines, transmissions, DC drive motors, and complete rebuilding of vehicles
  • Inspect, test, service, and maintain vehicle components, such as wheels, tires, brakes, vehicle bodies, fuel systems, ignition systems, gear boxes, power trains, solid state components, hydraulic systems, and air conditioning systems
  • Diagnostic troubleshooting which includes the use of electronic and mechanical test equipment
  • Read, interpret, and use instruction and parts manuals, drawings, and other data as required
  • Record and maintain necessary paperwork such as time and inventory records, hour meter readings, etc.
  • Rebuild starters, generators torque hubs and drive motors
  • Use equipment to weld, burn, cut and solder
  • Repair and maintain shop equipment such as hydraulic lifts, tire presses, grease racks, steam cleaner, air compressor, etc.
  • Fabricate hydraulic hoses and lines
  • Service and maintain batteries
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly condition


Basic Qualifications
  • High school graduate or GED
  • 1 year truck mechanic experience with a variety of areas including troubleshooting, servicing, rebuilding, and repairing
  • Proficiency with basic computer applications
  • Successful candidate must pass Arconic Truck Shop entrance test
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Preferred Qualifications
  • 3+ years truck mechanic experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Completion of an approved apprentice program or technical training (ex. ASE, OEM certs, etc.)
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles and applications
  • Associates or bachelor's degree in applicable field
  • Understanding of the customer/supplier relationship and ability to build consensus is vital
  • Flexible, cooperative team member
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and effective problem solving skills
  • Ability to interface effectively with technology


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