Job Title Mechanic*
Location Slidell, LA*
*Position is based out of Slidell, LA
Department Fleet
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time


Acadian Ambulance Service has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Mechanic to work in our Slidell, LA shop.  The incumbent will perform troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance on our ambulance vehicles. 

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Inspect and repair company vehicles
  • Preventive Maintenance on ambulance fleet and other company vehicles.
  • Write work tickets
  • Mechanical related repairs
  • Work with shop employees and supervisors
  • Electrical repairs
  • Drive vehicles

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Current driver’s license (Class-D Required)
  • On-the-job training with two to three years of mechanical experience; related training by G.M. or other schools (trade or otherwise).
  • Mechanical knowledge; reading; writing; speaking; hand tool use; specialized tool use.
  • Have basic hand tools.

Salary Range  - $50,000 to $70,000 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 
 

INTERPERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Maintain social, ethical and organizational norms.
  2. Achieve accomplishment of all task details, no matter how small.
  3. Maintain good personal motivation; develop a sense of ownership of job tasks and results.
  4. Must have a sense of urgency for all work performed.
  5. Ability to work under the pressure of meeting strict deadlines.
  6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Orientation to job requirements.
  2. Completion of Acadian gen. orientation

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Physical activities and the amount of time spent performing each while on this job:

AMOUNT OF TIME

 

None

Up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Stand

     

X

Walk

     

X

Sit

 

X

   

Talk or hear

     

X

Use hands to finger, handle or feel

     

X

Climb or balance

   

X

 

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

   

X

 

Reach with hands and arms

   

X

 

Taste or smell

 

X

   

Weight lifting requirements and the amount of time spent lifting on this job:

AMOUNT OF TIME

 

None

Up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Up to 10 pounds

 

X

   

Up to 25 pounds

 

X

   

Up to 50 pounds

 

X

   

Up to 100 pounds

 

X

   

More than 100 pounds

X

     

 

Vision requirements:

X

Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

X

Distance Vision (Clear vision at 20 feet or more.)

X

Color Vision (Able to identify and distinguish colors.)


X

Peripheral Vision (Able to observe areas that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point).

X

Depth Perception (Able to judge distances and spatial relationships.)

X

Focusing (Able to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.)

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Specific situations that lead to environmental conditions can include hazardous materials, electrical emergencies, vehicular accidents, outdoor emergency settings, hurricanes, tornadoes, industrial accidents, conditions affecting driving, settings where heavy equipment such as extrication tools are in use, etc.

Exposure to environmental conditions and the amount of time exposed to each on this job:

AMOUNT OF TIME

 

None

Up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Wet, humid conditions (non-weather)

   

X

 

Work near moving mechanical parts

     

X

Work in high, precarious places

 

X

   

Fumes or air borne particles

     

X

Toxic or caustic chemicals

     

X

Outdoor weather conditions

 

X

   

Extreme cold (non-weather)

 

X

   

Extreme heat (non-weather)

 

X

   

Risk of electrical shock

 

X

   

Work with explosives

 

X

   

Risk of radiation

X

     

Vibration

X

     



Noise level associated with this job:

___ Moderate Noise (Ex:  business office with typewriters and/or computer printers, light traffic).

_X__ Loud Noise (Ex:  metal can manufacturing, large earth-moving equipment).

___ Very Loud Noise (Ex:  jack hammer work, front row at rock concert).






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