Summary The primary duties of a Diesel Mechanic include performing diagnostic tests on diesel equipment to find faults, analyzing diagnostic test results and repairing or replacing engine, steering, transmission, braking or lighting system components. Diesel Mechanics need to be highly organized and communicate effectively, as they will be expected to maintain detailed records of serviced vehicles.
Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Analyzing diagnostic test results.
Running diagnostic tests on equipment.
Replacing vehicle engines, steering mechanisms, transmissions and braking systems.
Checking equipment lighting systems.
Test driving equipment to gauge performance.
Performing preventative maintenance on a wide range of equipment.
Maintaining detailed records of serviced vehicles.
Adhering to an inspection procedure checklist.
Maintaining a parts inventory.
Ensuring the cleanliness of the shop.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Advanced knowledge of diesel engine components.
Good IT and diagnostic skills.
Aptitude for mathematics and science.
Proficiency with maintenance and repair tools.
Attention to detail.
Good interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Good organization skills.
Ability to work on own with minimal supervision
Required Education and Experience
Degree or Diploma in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or equivalent hands on experience
ASE Diesel Certification advantageous
Valid drivers license with good driving record
2-5 years of related work experience
Work Environment and Physical Demands This position will include work at the company equipment yard and at construction sites where duties will be performed both indoors and outdoors. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, crouch, bend and reach above shoulders. The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls; and talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 150 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working in the typical conditions of a construction environment including seasonal variation in temperatures and the outside environment. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by the job site location.
C.D. Smith is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Unlawful discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics will not be tolerated.