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Diesel Mechanic

Townsend, DE

Industry: Waste/Environmental Job Number: 47155 Pay Rate: $50 - $60k
Job Summary:

Safely operate, repair, rebuild and perform maintenance on company owned or leased heavy duty diesel trucks and equipment, including rolling stock to ensure its ability to operate safely.

Essential functions:

- Diagnose and repair operational difficulties with heavy duty diesel trucks and equipment.
- Maintain and repair heavy diesel, gas and electrically operated equipment and vehicles.
- Complete reports, work orders, order parts and perform other administrative duties as required daily.
- Assist in the review of mechanical write-ups on equipment and coordinate repair schedule.
- Ensure safe working conditions and compliance with all safety regulations.
- Utilize a variety of power and hand tools and equipment.
- Possess, provide and maintain tools necessary to perform tasks related to maintenance on heavy/hydraulic equipment.
- Maintain a clean work area.

Additional responsibilities:

- Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.
- Assist in the training and orientation of new employees.
- Maintain a working knowledge of and keep up with the latest technology through the use of technical manuals and attendance of technical training seminars and testing.
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

- High school diploma or general education degree (GED); technical diploma desired.
- Minimum of one (1) year experience as a diesel mechanic
- Experience using diagnostic software a plus
- Must be computer literate, have the ability to be trained on software systems and be willing to learn.
- Obtain a Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of employment.
- Must pass a DOT physical including drug screening.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to communicate effectively with others.
- Demonstrate ability to follow detailed instructions, work independently and maintain accurate records.
- Ability to understand and effectively use repair and parts manuals written in English.
- Ability to operate any vehicle or equipment necessary to perform job.
- Possess physical ability to perform all aspects of job.

Physical/mental demands:

- Ability to stand, sit, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, climb, balance, taste, and smell.
- Continuous, concentrated, mental and visual attention required.
- Visual requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
- Frequent physical effort including handling tools and equipment required.
- Frequently lift/push/pull up to 100 pounds.

Working conditions:

- Frequently exposed to loud noise, humidity, hot and cold weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, vibration, toxic and caustic chemicals, fumes and airborne particles.
- Occasionally work in high, precarious places.
- Work environment is usually loud.
Class B CDL preferred. Must pass a DOT physical including drug screening.
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