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Hydro-Klean LLC Mechanic in Des Moines, Iowa

HK Solutions Group (formerly Hydro-Klean) is seeking a Mechanic for our Des Moines, IA location. The Mechanic is responsible for the service, maintenance and upkeep of the HK Solutions Group fleet for the Des Moines location. The regular working hours for this position will be 8-4:30pm Monday-Friday, with occasional weekend work required.


  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all vehicles and equipment at the Des Moines location

  • Implements and monitors a preventative maintenance program to assure cost effective maintenance is scheduled and completed

  • Maintains a complete and up-to-date inventory of all maintenance records

  • Enforces HK Solutions Group safety practices and procedures and ensures employees receive appropriate safety training

  • Ensures that all vehicles and equipment purchased are licensed and registered as required by State laws

  • Weld; replaces and repairs parts; repairs electrical systems; performs tune ups and engine overhauls along with trouble shooting techniques

  • Examines reports for accuracy on each vehicle and piece of equipment that is repaired; writes reports on vehicles and equipment repaired

  • Keeps maintenance and repair records; performs preventative maintenance on all vehicles and orders repair parts

  • Checks all repair work performed in shop for completeness; including physical inspections and road tests before vehicle/equipment is put back into service

  • Communicates effectively with Logistics and Operations to ensure repairs and maintenance are completed on a timely and efficient basis

  • Performs other related duties as required


  • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and other related state and federal regulations

  • Knowledge of vacuum trucks and CCTV camera vans

  • Knowledge of large truck diesel motors, transmissions, brake and hydraulic systems


    Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

    Experience: (2) or more years of experience as a mechanic

    Licenses/Certifications: Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL within 3 months of hire


  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about facilities

  • Regularly performs tasks requiring climbing, crawling, crouching, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, and gripping

  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

  • Frequent exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, odors and fumes


  • Medical insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Short Term & L ong Term Disability insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Uniforms

  • 401k with company match

    HK Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.