Diesel Truck Mechanic

Job Summary

  • Responsible for repairs and required preventive maintenance of trucks and/or forklifts.
  • Inspect, trouble shoot, diagnose and perform maintenance on equipment.
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documents required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), company and any other Federal, State or Local regulations.
  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals.
  • Repair or replace defective parts, components or systems.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure the work meets manufacturer’s specifications and legislated regulations.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances; Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned; Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background
  • 18 + years of age
  • Must have a minimum of one-year experience and/or completion of trade school; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be able to use hand tools and test equipment
  • Must have own tools
  • Must know general repairs and PM criteria
  • Should have specific knowledge of heavy truck repairs in a commercial environment, including diesel engine system diagnostics to ensure equipment is operating appropriately
  • Must possess the ability to keep up with changing technology and updates
  • Possess mechanical ability and interest of engines, electronics and precision equipment
  • Must possess the strength and stamina required to work with heavy equipment and work in awkward positions
  • Physical activities include: walking, lifting, twisting, turning, climbing a ladder, etc.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license; CDL is a plus although not required
  • Must have an acceptable MVR
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills
  • Should be self-starting and organized
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and good problem solving skills
  • Must be willing to work any shift, including nights and weekends in any weather condition; flexible work schedule
  • Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct
  • Must be able to interact well with others
  • Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting
  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities
  • Must be able to lift approximately 10-70 lbs., or more if required by the essential functions of the job
  • Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Comprehensive Benefits:

  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Dental Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Direct Deposit
  • Health Insurance
  • Job Referral Bonus Program (Eligible Employees Only)
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Safety Awards Program
  • Service Awards
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Programs
  • Vision Insurance

To inquire about this position or submit your resume, please send an email to HR@heniff.com

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