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Diesel Mechanic

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Maintains/repairs all types of company-owned vehicles, including Gasoline, Diesel, Electric and Propane powered. Troubleshoots and diagnoses mechanical, electrical and hydraulic malfunctions, and efficiently repair the same. Class 8 experience.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical malfunctions.
Diagnoses mechanical malfunctions, determines parts needed and orders through the parts rooms.
Repairs engines, drive trains, front and rear ends, all air, electrical and hydraulic systems on Company-owned equipment.
Repairs, on a minor and/or emergency basis, parts of bodies, i.e., doors, landing gear, etc.
Repairs all Company forklifts.
Makes road calls on disabled Company vehicles and performs minor repairs on the road.
Performs preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis as determined by VP/Fleet Mgmt & Purchasing.
Inspects vehicle (during P.M. inspection) to ensure all D.O.T. requirements are met.
Repairs all items not meeting D.O.T. requirements; informs the supervisor if not immediately repairable.
Performs other tasks/projects as instructed by VP of Fleet including but not limited to delivering trucks to and from other branch locations and picking up parts.
Adheres to strict safe working practices, Company policies, rules, regulations, corrects obvious hazards immediately or reports to the supervisor if not immediately correctable.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Automotive/Mechanical Trade or Vocational certification preferred.
3+ years of Technician experience preferred.
Demonstrated mechanical and technical aptitude.
Valid Class C or A-CDL and driving record within SEDH hiring policy guidelines.
Must be able to obtain an A-CDL.
Must supply automotive hand tools (not including heavy duty or diagnostic tools).
ASE certifications preferred.
Electric fork-lift/pallet-jack repair experience preferred.
Ability to work in a multi-temperature environment.
Able to lift up to 50lbs.
Pushing/pulling: up to 100lbs force for turning wrenches, pulling out parts.
Physical Requirements:
Ability to enter and exit the driver's compartment of the truck and/or behind cab using normally available footholds and handholds.
Ability to move and position objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Ability to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to inspect and or wash vehicles.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing utilizing the English language.
Ability to work in varying temperatures depending on the time of year - either extreme cold or extreme heat if in summer.
Able to work varying shifts.
Ability to hear voice commands in areas with a high level of background noise.
Able to maintain or utilize corrective lenses for specific vision close, distant, peripheral, depth perception.
Ability to demonstrate or learn to safely handle large trucks in a critically safe and precise manner within a very constrained and compact.'

Job Requirements:
Perform routine preventive maintenance and repairs on diesel vehicles
Troubleshoot, and repair all diesel fleet equipment
Maintain diesel engines used to power heavy trucks
Provide repair and maintenance to diesel and gasoline engines
Perform advanced diagnostics and repairs on agricultural and turf equipment
Start at a salary of $50,000/yr and up, depending on experience
Maintain a fleet of large trucks with diesel engines
Diagnose and perform preventative maintenance for heavy-duty diesel vehicles and equipment
Perform light repairs and minor electrical repairs
Perform major diesel engine repairs, in frame, and diesel overhead services
Performing preventative maintenance and repairs
Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles
Perform repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services
Performing routine preventive maintenance on equipment and vehicles
Perform maintenance/emergency repairs on the fuel, brake, electrical and transmission systems of diesel trucks
Perform preventative maintenance on diesel, industrial tractor trailer trucks
Maintain diesel engines and coach related components
Examine parts for defects such as breakage and excessive wear
Performing routine preventative maintenance inspections
Maintain diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Decatur , Diesel Mechanic, Engineering , Decatur, Alabama

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