Farstad Oil, Inc.

  • Mechanic

    Job Locations US-MT-Billings
    Req No.
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview



    The Mechanic position is responsible for performing mechanical repairs and preventative maintenance on company vehicles and other warehouse equipment.


    Supervisory Responsibilities:    NO 


    2.         DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (not listed in any particular order)

    Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.


      1. Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

      2. Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.

      3. Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.

      4. Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

      5. Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.

      6. Fabricates repair parts, trucks and trailers by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

      7. Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

      8. Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

      9. Maintains a viable relationship with truck drivers to ensure needs are met at all times.  Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.

      10. Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.

      11. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

      12. Report problems to supervisor in a timely and accurate manner and follow-up to ensure problem resolutions.

      13. Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

      14. Diagnose repairs utilizing scan tools and computer systems.  Read and decipher repair codes.

      15. Repair and maintain forklifts including tires, oil changes and minor repairs. 

      16. Provides accurate accident, safety and various other related reporting as required. 

      17. Performs and assumes other duties and responsibilities as may be required by immediate supervisor. 

      18. Employee must demonstrate safe work and risk management practices.  Communicate and enforce all safety and security issues.  Report and process all employee and/or customer incidents or unsafe acts in accordance with SPF Energy’s policy and procedure. 

      19. Ensure that confidentiality of data collected and stored are maintained.

      20. Employee is expected to set priorities and meet deadlines. Employee is responsible for planning and carrying out assignments, resolving conflicts that arise, informing and coordinating with others as expected. Employee is accountable for insuring the technical accuracy of their work and maintaining good working relations, both internal and external to SPF Energy. Self-direction and motivation are also expected.

      21. Must meet performance expectations and complete all duties as assigned.






    • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
    • Must be able to obtain Forklift certification


    • Knowledge of fuel, heating and oil and/or lubricant industry preferred
    • Diesel Mechanic certifications





    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • 0-3 years of mechanical experience working with heavy duty trucks and equipment








    • The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations





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