Job Title:

Diesel Mechanic Qualified

Job Division:
TransTechs - Tractor Technician
Posting #:

Job Summary:

Diesel Mechanic


LAUNCH TransTechs is a seeking diesel mechanic to perform intermediate level repair and maintenance of company tractors, trailers, and equipment through proper diagnostics, troubleshooting, and use of tools with minimum assistance.


Shift: Shop Hours 7 AM to 7 PM  Tuesday-Saturday 

Pay: $22.00 – $30.50 per hour, depending on experience

  • Holiday pay
  • PTO paid

Diesel Mechanic Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections as specified, using mechanics’ hand tools and variety of shop equipment, which may include refrigeration, hydraulic jacks or hoists, welding and air pressure equipment.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and perform mechanical repairs and adjustments: lift-gate, PTO, emissions, air conditioning/heating, cab, brakes, frame, steering, suspension, tires, drive train, electrical system, engine system, trailer, refrigeration, cryogenic trailers and pumping equipment, live floor trailers, and other components which may need repair with minimal assistance.
  • Complete work orders, charge parts, time cards, and other required documents using computer, manuals, parts book, and maintenance codes.
  • Wash equipment as needed.
  • Drive service vehicle to pick up parts from outside vendors and respond to road calls, based on the operational needs per location.
  • Attend all safety required meetings and perform all work as per OSHA, State and Federal guide lines.
  • May assist in communication with outside vendors, customers and management to ensure proper work flow, sourcing of outside parts/labor estimates, and status of units within the shop.
  • Use and understand service manuals (paper and on-line) for reference, procedures, wiring schematics and torque specs.
  • Use diagnostic computer or read and clear fault codes to diagnose and make efficient repairs following troubleshooting trees.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements For A Qualified Diesel Mechanic:

  • Must have own tools.
  • Must have steel toe boots.
  • Must be able to pass CRIM & DMV Checks.
  • CDL, preferred but not required.
  • Equivalent of high school diploma or GED and 1-year minimum full-time experience in a commercial or fleet maintenance and repair shop.
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) heavy truck series certifications including ASE Master Truck Technician status a huge plus!
  • DOT brake certification and DOT Inspections experience a plus!

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