Diesel Tanker Mechanic


  • Posted 4 days ago
  • Baltimore, Maryland


Tanker Diesel TechTanker Gas/Diesel Mechanic
Contract to Hire 120 days
Baltimore, MD.
Shift: 1st Shift: 8:00am -5:00pm
Pay rate $26-$28 per hr. Higher rate based on Tanker Exp. and Hazmat certs and experience.

Job Duties include, but not limited to the following:


Job Description: Fleet Mechanic


This position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of company owned Fleet trucks in accordance with DOT and company requirements. Incumbent will be required to maintain trucks, tankers and pertinent equipment by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; completing repairs in a fast paced environment while providing the lowest possible maintenance cost for the company.

An excellent attendance record is required.


Job Duties include, but not limited to the following:
• Utilize safe work procedures to foster a safe work environment.
• Repair and maintain Fleet Vehicles in accordance with all governmental and company requirements.
• Tracking and scheduling of all fleet maintenance including Preventive Maintenance, Truck permits and registrations, Annual tank testing and truck inspections, Fire extinguishers and other safety equipment.
• Organizes and maintain fleet records and requirements per company and regulatory guidelines.
• Performs parts ordering and garage inventory
• Submits invoices to billing department.
• Demonstrates ability to purchase tires and maintain tire inventory
• Maintains garage equipment and work area in a clean ,orderly and safe manner
• Support, steward and assist in developing fleet expense savings and controls.
• Transporting of vehicles between local repair shops
• Assist in identifying, completing warranty repairs and recouping warranty reimbursement
• Performs other tasks and projects deemed necessary by fleet management.


Minimum 5 years of experience as a Diesel Tractor Trailer Mechanic

Preferred Tanker and Hazmat exp. Higher pay if skilled
Equipment: Peterbilt trucks & tanker trailers
Complete Set of Tools
Air Brake Certification
CDL is a plus
ASE Certification is plus

Key Competencies:
Ability to work unsupervised, self-motivated.
Working knowledge of DOT, EPA, OSHA,

DOT Drug and DOT Physical required.
Preferred but not required.- `Tanker and Hazmat requirements
Excellent diagnostic skills
Basic computer and data entry skills
Strong operational and maintenance background



Physical Demands and Work Environment
• Frequent lifting up to 25lbs., occasional lifting to 50lbs.
• Ability to walk and stand on concrete and uneven surfaces for at least 8 hours per day
• Ability to bend, kneel and work with arms raised for prolonged periods of time
• Ability to climb over and into heavy equipment several times per day
• Occasional working at heights up to10ft.
• Must be able to work in inclement weather

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
We are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, 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.

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