Diesel Tractor Mechanic


  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Charleston, South Carolina


Diesel Mechanic

Location: Charleston, SC.

Shift: 1st 7:00am – 4:00pm Mon-Fri

Pay Rate: $24-$27 per hr.



About the job

We have been in business since 1960, We have continued to grow and thrive. We are strong, family-owned business committed to providing unparalleled port to shelf logistics solutions for the nation’s largest retailers.

Due to recent growth, we are currently seeking Mechanics and Technicians for routine, preventative, and repair maintenance at multiple facilities.

The technician is responsible for performing routine maintenance, servicing, and repairing of trucks, trailers, chassis. Technicians must be able to complete all fleet maintenance processes and ensure that units always meet company specifications.


  • Diagnose and repair most transmission, engine, electrical, suspension, driveline, brakes and air systems
  • Repair/Replace body parts such as hoods and cab extenders
  • Perform DOT inspections as needed
  • Maintain accurate parts inventory, requesting new parts/supplies as needed
  • Repair vehicles by interviewing drivers; diagnosing problems; testing functions using test equipment; repairing or replacing parts using hand tools and garage equipment
  • Perform open seat inspections to prepare tractor for next driver
  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation accurately and timely
  • Must be capable of using all diagnostic equipment and resources
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Maintain a high level of productivity
  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.
  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors, chassis and trailers
  • Check and replace vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc. as needed
  • Perform vehicle preventative maintenance as outlined
  • Check and change tires as needed
  • Maintain daily OOS records

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • 3-5 years-experience
  • Strong logical thinking, analytical skills, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly, and work under high pressure, results oriented environment
  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to work overtime as needed during peak volumes
  • Must own his/her own tool set


  • Competitive weekly pay
  • Dental, health, vision
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K

We are a family owned and operated logistics company since 1960 and proudly serve some of the country’s largest retailers and consumer brands. Our work hard, play hard approach is perfect for people who want to do important work and aren’t afraid of a challenge. We offer logistics jobs – for truck drivers, analysts, IT professionals, engineers, salespeople and clerks – up and down the East Coast. Our strategically located Headquarters in Newark offers many New Jersey logistics jobs and career opportunities. We place a heavy focus on investment – in our equipment, our infrastructure, and our people. We are always willing to do what it takes to be successful, and to help our team members achieve their goals. At the heart of our culture is an “open door” policy, where we encourage our people to express and exchange their ideas with all employees at all levels of the organization – including the executive leadership team. Through a fostered trust in one another’s skills and abilities, our employees work together to reach company goals and objectives. 

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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