Job Title: Diesel Mechanic
Reports To: Truck Shop Manager
Maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements, correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records.
JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS:
Determines vehicle condition by concluding inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventative maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades
Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, -repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling and, replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including beating loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches end fraction units.
Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems
Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning„ washing and, painting
Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs
Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies: performing preventative maintenance;
Contains cost by using warranty, evaluating service and parts options
Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, verifying receipt
Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree or an associate's degree or diploma in diesel mechanic or automotive engineering or any other related filed not required but preferred
2+ years of experience working-at a diesel mechanic
Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities
Exceptional organizational and problem salving skills
Awareness of operational safety requirements and ability to apply and follow procedures and requirement per regulatory bodies.
Ability to detect technical malfunctions in the machines
Sound understanding of using all repair tools, equipment and testing machinery
Good visual acuity and the ability to communicate
Ability to sit, stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
Ability to work in a fast-past environment.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Basic computer skills and diagnostic software
Electronic Logging Devices such as Peoplenet
Please call Candyce Pearce with any questions at 217-235-7102 ext. 2735.
2nd shift position available