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  • Job Title: Diesel Truck Technician

    Department: Maintenance

    FLSA: Non-exempt

    Status: Full Time

    Reports to: Shop Foreman


    Position Summary

    This position is responsible for repairs and required maintenance of truck and/or forklifts. The role inspects, troubleshoots, diagnoses and performs maintenance on equipment.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Repair and replace defective parts, components or systems.
    • Perform safety inspections on all equipment and prepare safety documents required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Company and any other federal, state and local regulations.
    • Interpret work orders and technical manuals.
    • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure the work meets manufacturer’s specifications and legislated regulations.
    • Repair emergency breakdowns.
    • Prioritize work and follow through with repairs.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Education and Experience:

    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) or a combination of education and experience
    • Must have a minimum of one year experience and/or completion of a trade school; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • Required to pass a DOT physical and drug screen
    • Must have an acceptable MVR
    • Must have own tools

    Essential Qualifications:

    • Required to use hand tools and test equipment
    • Demonstrate knowledge of general repairs and PM criteria
    • Self-starter
    • Must show confidence in repair work and take responsibility for the completed work
    • Demonstrate specific knowledge of heavy truck repairs in a commercial environment, including diesel engine system diagnostics to ensure equipment is operating appropriately
    • Ability to keep up with technology and updates
    • Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals
    • Demonstrate proficiency to write out repair orders
    • Possess verbal and written communication skills and strong listening skills

    Language Skills

    • Must read, write and speak English proficiently

    Physical Demands:

    • Must be able to perform maintenance and repair task on equipment.
    • Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry heavy objects.
    • Must be able to lift 10 -70 lbs. if required by essential functions of the job.
    • Must be able to perform maintenance and repair tasks on equipment.
    • Must be able to climb, stoop, twist, bend, reach, push and pull.
    • Must be able to grasp and use hand and power tools.
    • Must be able to hold and manipulate nuts, bolts and assorted fasteners in tight and awkward positions.
    • Must be able to stand on concrete floor for up to 10 hours per day.
    • Must be able to climb and descend a straight rung ladder mounted vertically to a height of 13 feet.
    • Required to move tractor trailer combinations in and out of shop bays and park accordingly in yard.
    • Must be able to wear protective equipment including hand, face, body and eyes specifically related to mechanics.
    • Must be able to have the strength and stamina required to work on heavy equipment and work in awkward positions.

    Work Environment:

    • Shop may be susceptible to climate such as outdoor weather.
    • Frequent exposure to loud machinery, air tool operation, hammering and engine noise.
    • This position includes 0% travel under normal circumstances.
    • This position works in confined spaces.

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