The Diesel Mechanic will be responsible for performing all tractor and trailer repairing estimation diagnosis and correction following standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Completes routine rebuilds and replacements, makes best value and safety decisions to continue to operate, repair or replace, and performs technical repairs and/or replacement. Uses American Trucking Association (ATA) system and other published and internet-based manuals and check sheets.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Follows workplace and vehicle safety procedures consistently.
Follows MSDS training and guidelines.
Able to perform proper Preventive Maintenance - lube, filters, inspection – includes truck appearance, interior and exterior, cab related, safety, security
Basic electrical – repair and replace starters/alternators/batteries
Tires – tread, inflation, rotation, wear, recondition wheels
Inspect & replace basic engine components
Understand Shop security and alarm systems
Follow good housekeeping standards
Perform Emergency Road Calls
Proficient at brake diagnostic/repair& replace/adjustments
Direct/Indirect labor accountability (completing personal paperwork)
Basic Computer Skills
Assist in parts inventory management
Inspect & replace drive line components
Remove and replace transmission and clutch (R&R)
Advanced and continually upgrading tools
Valve and injector adjustments
Remove and replace steering & chassis components
Basic welding & cutting 20. Fifth wheel service and rebuild/ king pin wear
Remove & replace all engines
Diagnostic Computer Skills
Citation corrections/ sign off
May perform accident repairs on tractors or trailers
Must be able to communicate with internal customers (i.e. other shop associates, drivers, other maintenance shops, etc.) on such things as stances, wait times, reasons for repair decisions and status updates.
Job Related & Physical Requirements
Must have valid Class A or B - Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with acceptable driving record
Must be able to lift 50lbs or more
Must have valid drivers license with acceptable driving record
Own necessary basic tools.
Minimum Experience, Education, and Training Required:
Technical or advanced degree or equivalent experience.
Exposure to windows based computer systems, preferred.
Diagnostic and troubleshooting competency relating to equipment repairs.
Knowledge of Thermo King Refridgeration a plus
Successfully demonstrated problem solving skills.
Examples of teamwork and customer service skills, including good oral and written communication skills.
Required/Recommended Training (Technician Training Template)
NFI Industries - 14 months ago