• Lead Technician

    Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
    Requisition ID
    Skilled Trades
  • Position Summary

    Lead Diesel Technician: Odessa, TX


    Immediate opening and outstanding career opportunity!


    The Diesel Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and completing preventative maintenance on a Fleet of Heavy Duty Trucks, Trailers and Field Service Equipment. This position requires a working knowledge related to diesel engine diagnosis, repairs and maintenance. An understanding of electrical, hydraulics, PM, DOT inspections, PC and some software knowledge is required. We need someone with current experience, who has not been out of the business for more than two years at most!


    Benefits: We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance and life insurance.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Hours : 7:00am to 5:00pm Monday – Friday / some Saturdays and on call rotation as needed
    • Perform diagnosis and repair of any trucks, trailers or oil field equipment breakdowns
    • Repair engines
    • Repair transmissions, driveline and differentials
    • Perform repairs to engine accessory components
    • Perform tune-ups using established procedures
    • Repair steering, suspensions, brake systems, turbos, frames, axles, electrical, hydraulic and a/c repairs
    • Road test vehicles to ensure quality of work performed

    Key Competencies and Minimum Education

    Position Qualifications

    • Minimum 3-5 years of mechanic experience on Class-8 Trucks
    • Experience with Cummis ISX and Cummins Insite, Paccar ( Peterbilt ) class 8 trucks
    • (Ford 2500 to 4500 HD Pick Ups powered by the 6.7 liter Powerstroke diesel
    • Dodge 2500 to 5500 HD Pick Ups powered by the 6.7 Cummins diesel
    • GM ( Chevrolet ) 2500 to 3500 HD Pick Ups powered by the 6.6 Duramax diesel)
    • Ford F-150 powered by gasoline engines – ranging from 5.4 to 6.2
    • Dodge 1500 powered by 5.7 l Hemi gas engine
    • Hydraulics and electronics background
    • Flexibility with traveling
    • Heavy front end and brakes experience required
    • Strong Diagnostics and preventative maintenance
    • Satisfy all Department of Transportation requirements
    • Good ethics and integrity with a high attention to detail

    About Amerit Fleet Solutions - www.ameritfleetsolutions.com Amerit Fleet Solutions, a certified DVBE, (Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise) is the largest provider of comprehensive, customizable fleet management solutions for large-scale public and private vehicle fleets. As a single-source fleet management service provider, we offer clients unprecedented economies of scale, bottom-line value, visibility and control, continuous improvement and comprehensive business analysis capabilities. The national footprint and services provided by Amerit created set a new standard in the Fleet Maintenance Industry and has proven highly effective in reducing costs and building efficiencies with some of the largest corporate fleets in the US

    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


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