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Diesel Technician

Diesel Technician

Requisition ID 
2017-3558
Job Locations 
US-CA-Los Angeles
Category 
Skilled Trades

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Position Summary

The Diesel Technician position requires high level of proficiency and working knowledge related to heavy duty Diesel Engine Diagnosis, repairs, as well as for Forklift and Pallet Jack repairs. Comprehension of Fleet Maintenance operations, understanding of electrical, hydraulics, PM and DOT inspection experience and knowledge.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare vehicle records and report both manually and on a computer
  • Perform repairs and preventative maintenance to medium to heavy duty vehicles
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation required
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
  • Inspect and perform work on the under parts of vehicles
  • Move parts to and from the job site and remove or install these parts on vehicles
  • Interact with clients through both email or phone as necessary
  • Perform other duties as required

Key Competencies and Minimum Education

  • At least 5 years experience performing vehicle maintenance or must possess auto or diesel technology diploma from an accredited technical school
  • ASE Certifications preferred
  • Commercial Driver’s License class “A” or “B “ preferred
  • Must be able to operate a manual transmission vehicle to determine if operating properly
  • Must provide own hand tools & toolbox.
  • Knowledge of hand held scan tools and the process of diagnosing vehicles.
  • Ability to read schematics and familiar with process
  • Proficient computer skills: knowledge of Excel, Word, Fleet Management Systems, and Email
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)

Working Conditions

  • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job.
  • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noise.
  • Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases or other irritants
  • Access any area of the equipment or vehicle to perform necessary maintenance
  • Ability to move and position objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair vehicles
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.
  • Employees may use their personal vehicle for business purposes. It is the personal responsibility of the vehicle owner to carry adequate insurance coverage for their protection and for the protection of any passengers. It is required that employees who regularly use their personal vehicle for company business maintain minimum of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury coverage and $50,000 property damage coverage on their vehicles