Peco Foods is searching for Truck Shop Mechanics for our processing facility in Pocahontas, Arkansas for the Evening shift and Night shift.

Summary Description:

  1. Perform a variety of duties in the trailer, tractor, & all motorized vehicles that are serviced by the truck shop.
  2. Be able to dismantle & rebuild machine components to manufacturer’s specifications.
  3. Be able to use welding equipment, hand & machine tools to manufacturer’s specifications.
  4. Diagnose, repair, & maintain equipment such as steer loaders, backhoes, forklifts, & on-highway trucks.
  5. Diagnose, repair, & maintain diesel engines used in power generation, marine propulsion, & agricultural machinery.
  6. Team member will supply his/her own hand tools & toolboxes.
  7. Team member must be willing to participate in on-the-job training.
  8. Comply with all written corporate & location-specific safety & procedural policies.
  9. Maintain the highest possible level of personal hygiene & cleanliness in accordance with Company policies.
  10. Identify and report any suspicious situations to immediate supervisor or plant management official. Abnormal situation would be:
    • Product tampering
    • Willful product adulteration
    • Unauthorized employees in restricted areas
    • Situation where a belief that product adulteration may be occurring
    • Equipment malfunction that may put product wholesomeness at stake

Physical/Mental Requirements:

  1. Working in a mostly outdoor environment.
  2. Standing/sitting/walking 100% of the workday.
  3. Lifting various weights on an as needed basis.


  1. 1-3 years diesel mechanic experience preferred, as well as related training/education.
  2. Strong communication skills.
  3. Able to multi-task and prioritize.
  4. Experience in a fast-paced environment.

Application Process:

This is an Hourly position and starting wage will be communicated during the hiring process. We are looking for a driven, goal-oriented candidate. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: health, dental, vision, life insurance, and a 401k retirement plan.


This job description is not all inclusive of what the employee may be asked to be do while performing the duties described above. The company reserves the right to modify this job without prior notice.


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