Job Title:

Technician III Tractor & Technician II

Job Division:
TransTechs - Diesel Mechanic
Posting #:

Job Summary:

Diesel Mechanic


Pay: $18.90 – $21.00 per hour, depending on expreience


LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a Diesel Mechanic in Indianapolis, IN to test, service, and repair tractors and related mechanical components.



Diesel Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Capable of diagnosing and repairing most transmission, engine, electrical, suspension, driveline, HVAC, brakes and air systems.
  • Repair/Replace bolt on body parts such as hoods and cab extenders.
  • Perform open seat inspections to prepare tractor for next driver.
  • Perform 90-day lease operator inspections.
  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in a timely fashion.
  • Capable of using all diagnostic equipment and resources.
  • Clean and maintain work area on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or close to most SRT times.
  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.
  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers
  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.
  • Change vehicle tires
  • Grease mechanical parts.
  • Any other duties as assigned to support operations.

Diesel Mechanic Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of tractor experience required.
  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Must be able to move equipment in and out of the shop.
  • Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Must provide own hand tools.
  • Must provide own steel toe boots.


Work Environment: this job operates in a normal professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines, and filing cabinets.


Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel; and reaches with hands and arms. occasionally carry, lift overhead, high, low and medium-lift 51/75 lbs, frequently 50/21 lbs and constantly 20/1 lbs.