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Part Time Weekend Truck Mechanic

Morenci, AZ 85540, USA ● New Mexico, USA ● Phoenix, AZ, USA ● Safford, AZ, USA Req #9415
Friday, December 2, 2022

At Savage, we pride ourselves on providing our Team Members with a focus on safety not typically seen in other companies. You will enjoy working in a 5S environment that is safe to work in and free of clutter while receiving top-notch safety training and procedures to ensure that everyone makes it home every night to their loved ones. Hire Right, Train Right, Treat Right…it’s the Savage way.

This is a part-time position of about 20-25 hours per week, working 5 hour evenings Fri-Mon 3-8pm (exact times negotiable), plus on-call, with a competitive benefits package.

Position Summary: 
In this role, you will support the Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) maintenance efforts for the Savage Transportation Facility in Safford, AZ., and ensure the facility's maintenance work is completed timely, efficiently and safely through preventative maintenance practices. This Class 8 Diesel Mechanic position will report to the Operations Manager.


Responsibilities / Job Duties:  

  • Perform road services
  • Perform routine services
  • Diagnose problems
  • Maintain appropriate records
  • Change/adjust brakes; change/mount tires; grease CMVs; repair/replace lights; check/fill gear boxes; change oil/filter; check/change wheel bearings; change springs; clutch adjustment/replacement
  • Understand/repair air brake system
  • Understand/repair steering components
  • Understand/repair trailer suspension
  • Perform general cleanup duties
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Ensure proper safety rules and maintenance/operating procedures are followed
  • Identify, procure, and maintain critical parts for the facility and equipment
  • Manage spare parts inventory and ensure that necessary amounts of inventory are in stock to reduce delays or failures


  • CDL Class A - a plus
  • Clean Class C driver’s license
  • Welding knowledge/proficiency - a plus
  • Experience with Mack trucks - a plus
  • MACS Refrigerant Certification - a plus or be able to obtain
  • Tank trailer experience - a plus
  • Mechanically-inclined
  • Knowledge of electrical systems
  • Ability to perform annual inspections
  • Strong diagnostic ability
  • Keen understanding of brake systems
  • Computer skills a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective interfacing with internal leadership, drivers, external vendors and other team members
  • Must demonstrate interpersonal skills and understand their role in meeting the major objectives
  • Self-starter capable of working independently, in line with company goals, strategies and policies
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and carry critical projects to completion
  • Ability to diagnose, problem solve, and execute plans
  • Must be dependable, honest, and cooperative
  • Must have clean work habits and willing to learn and follow all company guidelines and policies
  • Possess own tools – a plus


  • Background in planning and scheduling maintenance
  • Experience applying and following safety regulations and written procedures

Physical Requirements: 

  • Will have exposure to chemicals and materials including acid wash, solvents, greases and oils
  • Must be able to lift up to 60lbs
  • Must be able to climb under truck on creeper
  • Shift required to work weekends
  • Will be “on call” weekends

Additional Information:
Savage has been designated as a 2022 Military Friendly Employer.
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.
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For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Morenci, AZ 85540, USA
  • New Mexico, USA
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Safford, AZ, USA