Diesel Technician


  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Plattsburgh, New York

Diesel Technician – Plattsburgh, NY


Pay rate: $22-$26 per hour based on experience & qualifications
1st Shift: Mon-Fri 6:00am -3:30pm
Interview Process: Phone-Onsite


Major Responsibilities:

Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair under minimal supervision. Repairs include brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches and other repairs.
Remove, overhaul and reinstall mechanical components with minimal supervision.
Lead preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections and annual maintenance inspections.
Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts and supplies used.
Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken.
Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek approval where required.
Lead road calls and emergency services as necessary.
Adhere to Company standards, policies and procedures.
Moves vehicles safely between job and work area.
Perform other responsibilities as requested or required.

Vocational or technical degree in vehicle maintenance is preferred.
Valid driver’s license required. Must be able to obtain CDL B with Passenger endorsement within 3 months of hire
5+ years of diesel truck repair employment experience or combination of education & experience.
Advanced diagnostics skills and mechanical knowledge are required.
Must have appropriate mechanic’s tool set.
ASE certifications preferred. Must participate in company ASE certification program (company training, testing, and bonuses provided!).
Strong computer skills.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Ability to work assigned shift.
Be subject to a drug test.

Client is a leader in fleet maintenance providing services to governments, school districts, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations across the U.S. From sedans, SUVs, vans, and fire apparatus to light, medium and heavy-duty units, marked and unmarked law enforcement units, sanitation trucks, construction equipment, and specialized equipment, FVS provides expert maintenance services to keep fleets up and running.

Client is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Client is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles, California, Client will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.


Diesel Technician Required License/Certifications:
• Valid Driver’s License with Class B CDL or can obtain CDL within specified time frame.
• Prefer ASE Certifications or could obtain required certification within specified time frame. (Brakes, Oil Changes, Tires)

Must have own tools
Must have steel toe boots
Must be able to pass CRIM & DMV Checks
Must be able to pass DOT Physical
Must be able to pass FMCSA DOT Drug Screen
Must be able to pass 10 yr EMP Reference Check
Must have valid DL and ability to obtain CDL
Must have high school diploma or GED Equivalent


We offer:
ASE certification bonus money & company-paid ASE testing and training materials
Consistent full-time, year-round work
An excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan
Paid holidays, vacation, & sick time
Annual allowances for boots, tools, and prescription safety glasses
Ongoing company training on state-of-the-art online system
Opportunities for career advancement nationwide
A great work environment!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Diesel Mechanic


LAUNCH TransTechs is the leading provider of Diesel Technicians across the nation. We work with top clients managing large fleets in a variety of industries – from waste management and city fleets to school buses, transportation and logistics companies and even airlines (think about all those vehicles on the tarmac besides the airplanes).

LAUNCH offers you access to a wide range of mechanic jobs. Based on your skills and experience, you can find jobs at LAUNCH for Diesel Technicians, Truck Technicians, Trailer or Tractor Technicians, School Bus Mechanics, Ground Service Equipment (GSE) Mechanics, MHE Technicians and Service Techs.

With jobs open in over 400 sites across the country, we learn your preferences for job type, skill level and location and find the perfect match for you. You can grow your experience and advance your skills along the way. Ready to take the next step? Apply today!

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