Maintenance Fleet Mechanic

Peterson Manufacturing has an immediate position for a Maintenance Fleet Mechanic. The one in this position repairs and maintains vehicles, lift equipment, trailers, and ground equipment. They also work with supervisory personnel to verify that fleet equipment is operating within prescribed parameters and troubleshoot problems as they arise. They have a general mastery of all mechanical fields related to motorized and non-motorized vehicles and can complete projects in accordance with specifications. Maintenance Fleet Mechanic personnel are also required to serve on the Haz-Mat team.


This position reports to the Director of Corporate Maintenance and works directly with the other members of the Maintenance team.  The Maintenance Fleet Mechanic position will also interface with other associates within the Peterson Manufacturing organization.


  • Operating hand tools, power tools, and specialized equipment including VOM meters.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving mechanical/electrical equipment problems.
  • Interpreting diagrams, blueprints, operations manuals, and specifications.
  • Completing repairs in accordance with specifications.
  • Performing repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Working with other personnel to analyze equipment problems.
  • Serving on the Haz-Mat team and being on call to respond to emergencies.
  • Handle all fluids per EPA guidelines.
  • Maintain records of repairs in the maintenance system.


  • Must have the ability to interpret blueprints and schematics
  • Must have the ability to follow detailed plans and instructions
  • Must have technical aptitude and problem-solving abilities
  • Must have attention to detail on all projects
  • Demonstrate strong ability to work in a team environment


  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Minimum five years’ experience, trades apprenticeship/training certification
  • Proven ability to operate hand tools, special service equipment, and meters as necessary
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pumps, and fluid systems
  • Experience reading blueprints and interpreting schematics and other instructions to complete projects in accordance with necessary specifications
  • Prior safety training, including the handling of hazardous chemical/wastes and emergency response procedures, electrical and arc flash


  • Duties are performed indoors at the corporate offices in Grandview, MO.
  • Must be able to be in continuous motion, walking, bending, climbing, and lifting for up to 90% of the time
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Occasionally operates manufacturing equipment
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with others internally who may have various inquiries, etc.  Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

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This position description indicates the general nature and level of work experience expected of the position holder. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Peterson reserves the right to update and change the job essential duties and requirements in order to meet the needs of the customer, end user, and Peterson, in order to maintain the highest level of performance and service.

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