Fleet Maintenance Mechanic

West Des Moines, IA posted on June 28

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Title:  Fleet Maintenance Mechanic

Type: Full-Time

Reports To: Fleet Maintenance Manager

About Wright Outdoor Solutions:

Wright Outdoor Solutions offers indoor and outdoor services to residential customers and their communities across the country. These services include landscape design and installation, complete tree care, lawn care, maintenance and design, a garden center, interior and exterior holiday lights and décor, interior plantscaping, snow and ice management, land clearing and mulch. Our operations are guided by a set of values: safety, integrity, quality, teamwork, innovation, and family. We abide by the highest ethical standards, knowing customer satisfaction is our first priority, and we work as a team to deliver creative solutions to our clients. Finally, we are proud of our family-founded history and have worked to retain those family values in our culture since becoming employee-owned in 2002.


  • Determine vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests, along with identifying worn and damaged parts needing repair or replacement
  • Perform all preventive maintenance and repair work necessary on fleet vehicles and equipment including engine system diagnostics
  • Update vehicle inspection reports and maintenance records
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state vehicle repair requirements
  • Familiarize him/herself with the contents of each vehicle’s Owner’s Manual and encourage drivers to do the same
  • Fleet Mechanic will ensure that all drivers complete logbooks regularly and comprehensively
  • Provide guidance and feedback to all drivers regarding the condition of their vehicles and ways in which they can adapt their driving to reduce wear and tear
  • Provide training to field in areas of planned preventative maintenance, daily and weekly checks
  • Spot check execution of daily and weekly checks by drivers
  • Assist with service calls in the field; transport equipment as needed
  • Request parts or materials as needed for repairs or servicing
  • Maintain a clean and organized working environment
  • Practice safe operation procedures and comply with safety requirements at all times
  • Maintain technical skills by periodically up-grading knowledge and attending required training
  • Perform other duties as assigned or related 


  • Must have extensive knowledge in handling tools, equipment and implementing safety practices when repairing and maintaining the company’s fleet of vehicles
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and well versed in using technical service manuals.
  • Must possess valid IA driver’s license. Commercial license is a plus
  • Successfully demonstrate independent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to troubleshoot diagnose and repair equipment with accuracy and speed
  • High school diploma
  • Must be willing to work weekends

Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; talk or hear, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions
  • The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration.
  • The noise level in a normal work environment is moderately loud

Wright Outdoor Solutions Offers:

  • Industry leading pay
  • Paid training and certification for motivated individuals
  • Excellent benefits, including 401(k), health insurance, and paid holidays
  • Unique and inviting work environment
  • Opportunities for career growth

 Wright Outdoor Solutions Offers:

  • Industry Leading Pay
  • Paid Training and certification for motivated individuals
  • Excellent Benefits- including 401k, health insurance, and paid holidays
  • Unique and inviting work environment
  • Opportunities for career growth

Full-time positions include participation in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) after 1 year of employment.  Pre-employment and post-hiring drug screening is a condition of employment. 

To apply, visit our website at and submit an application.