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Diesel Mechanic

Job Summary

The Diesel Mechanic is responsible for safely and properly repairing commercial trucks and various equipment in the repair shop setting and out on road calls.

Responsibilities
  • Service equipment according to a planned schedule and in a timely manner
  • Troubleshoot, repair and clean commercial tricks and equipment which may include removal of concrete buildup
  • Check, prioritize and repair equipment write-ups based on safety issues, customer service issues, PM issues and less critical issues
  • Keeps documentation on all repairs and consistently communicates status of downed vehicles to shop manager and dispatch
  • Assists in maintaining accurate parts inventory by keeping part sin their designated place and recording parts removed
  • Responsible for working in a safe manner, reporting all incidents/injuries to management as soon as they occur
  • Attends safety meetings as scheduled by management
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Education

High School Diploma/GED

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Must have own tools
  • Mechanical experience working on commercial vehicles
  • Diesel engine troubleshooting skills with various engine manufacturers
  • Experience with basic fabrication, use and application of welders and gas torch systems
  • Experience preforming preventative maintenance
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Physical Requirements: climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, twisting, pushing, pulling, frequent lifting of 50 pounds, occasional lifting of 75 to 100 pounds, stretching, driving/sitting, using pneumatic and power tools
  • Ability to work in extremes of hot and cold weather and wet environments
  • Able to work varying start times including weekends
  • Current Commercial Driver’s License preferred
Compensation
Benefits

At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.

Diesel Mechanic

Job Req ID:  592
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time