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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic

Job Title:                    Diesel Mechanic

Department:               Auto Shop

Pay Rate:                   5

Reports To:                Auto shop/Machine Shop Manager

FLSA Status:             Hourly Non exempt

Revised:                     May 2021


Repairs and maintains electric, diesel, and gasoline industrial trucks.


Troubleshoots trucks and determines malfunction to plan necessary repairs.

Installs new ignition systems, aligns front wheels, changes or recharges batteries.

Replaces or rebuilds transmissions and other parts.

Overhauls gas or diesel engines.

Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and makes adjustments.

Aligns timing gears.

Lubricates moving parts and drives to verify conformance to specifications.

Fabricates special attachments, shields, or other devices as directed.

Completes necessary paper work

DOT Inspections

Emergency calls when needed.

Performs other duties as assigned by Auto Shop Supervisor.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.

Demonstrate ability to perform operations using units of American money, weight measurements, volume, and distance.


While performing normal duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands frequently. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception to read instruments, operate material handling equipment and identify plant color code system.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme heat.  The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in this work environment requires hearing protection.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Job Function : Services

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