Maintenance Mechanic - $22-$25/Hour - Johnston - job 676370

American Fence Company

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Johnston, Iowa

Employment type: Full-time

American Fence, with a fifty year proud tradition, has a great opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Technician for our Des Moines Maintenance department. Must have your own tools. For the successful candidate, we offer our own repair facility, a wide variety of experiences and full time employment.


Responsibilities include:



  • Identifying equipment and vehicles in need of maintenance and repair

  • Scheduling routine maintenance on equipment and vehicles.

  • Providing vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair in a timely fashion

  • Maintaining records of equipment and vehicle maintenance

  • Facilitate branch safety training, including: Accident investigations, DOT vehicle inspections, facility & job site inspections, OSHA 10 training, CPR/1st & aid training, forklift training, CDL training, annual certification training, and load securement.

  • Investigate and report all accidents and safety violations.

  • Coordinate daily morning specific safety requirements that include:

  • Perform monthly gate and tire pressure and wheel checks

  • Monthly certification administration


  • Conduct Weekly Tool Box Talks



  • Perform daily accountability walkthrough with manager & superintendent to insure the following:

  • PPE policy enforcement

  • Daily vehicle inspections are being performed

  • Random load securement checks

  • Safe forklift operation and gate hauling procedures


  • General safety practices and housekeeping



  • Oversight of all safety deficiency abatements

  • Delegate corrective actions for all safety concerns to appropriate staff

  • Document all corrective actions and complete monthly safety reports


Ideal candidates will have the following:



  • 1-3 years of experience in diesel, automotive and general maintenance.

  • Associates degree in automotive/diesel technology preferred.

  • Valid drivers license that includes no pending loss of license.

  • Good public speaking skills.

  • Strong organization skills.

  • Ability to be unbiased in review of safety violations.

  • 1-3 years of experience in safety administration


In addition to a competitive wage, we offer an excellent benefits package, including:



  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Optional Life, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability

  • 401K with a Company match

  • Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays and Personal Days


Equal Opportunity Employer





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