Midwest Medical Transport Mechanic in Des Moines, Iowa


Under limited supervision, the mechanic position performs work of considerable difficulty in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.

ADA: (American Disabilities Act) Incidence Percentage of Time Spent

Lifting 60#Medium(25%-50%)

Standing Medium (25%-50%)

Sitting Medium (25%-50%)

Walking Medium (25%-50%)

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Diagnoses, rebuilds and repairs vehicles and equipment.

  • Performs inspections and preventive maintenance of vehicles and equipment.

  • Prepares and maintains records and reports.

  • May act as lead person in supervisor’s absence


  • Proficiency in both light diesel and gas truck engines.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Software

  • Knowledge of Fleet diagnostics

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibrations.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme weather conditions.

  • Noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

  • This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full time employment, Monday through Friday, 8am-4:30pm. Some overtime as needed.


10-20% travel throughout the Midwest

Required Education and Experience

5 years’ diesel mechanic experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of Network Fleet

  • ASE Certification

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Current & valid state driver’s license

  • Must pass company provided PCP physical capacity profile exam (post offer, pre- employment) & Drug Screen

  • Meet company policy MVR criteria

  • Must successfully complete company sponsored EVOC

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of actives, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Reports to: Fleet Director & Fleet Assistant Director

Position oversees: N/A