Heavy Duty Truck Technician

Posting ID : A1068499223
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Skilled Trades Artisan

Diesel truck shop in South and Central Texas seeking Truck Technicians and a Journeyman Diesel Mechanic.
This is a full time position, great pay , and the opportunity to grow.
****Relocation assistance and Housing assistance available for the right candidate.***

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Truck Technician performs repairs and maintenance on heavy duty trucks and trailers . Typical repairs include, but are not limited to, preventative maintenance inspections, hydraulic, fuel, exhaust, brakes, suspension, electrical, HVAC, and emission systems.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains advanced knowledge to diagnose and repair mechanical problems on semi trucks.
Performs repair or preventative maintenance on electrical, diesel and gasoline vehicles, including compactor, excavator, wheel loader, and other vehicles to maximize safe and productive operations. Typical repairs and maintenance would include work on engines, transmissions, chassis, drivelines and body components, hydraulic, brake, electrical and suspension systems, wheels, tires and undercarriages.
Reads and interprets equipment condition reports and/or repair orders, communicate with supervisor and/or operator for clarification of defects and discuss preventive techniques with operators to minimize future repairs.
Completes paperwork associated with repairing equipment, documenting parts usage and accounting for applied times (i.e., work order times compared to time card times).
Completes daily consumables report to record hours, fuel and oil usage
Collects and interprets analyses from oil sampling, on-board computer, and fleet management software.
Follows all safety policies and procedures.
Performs overhauls on gas or diesel engines.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Mechanical Trade School certificate or degree.
Certificate in electrical diagnostics.
Applicable ASE certifications.
Working knowledge of Tier 4 emission systems.
Welding and/or fabrication skills and/or experience.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Minimum of 1 year of experience in a technician position requiring knowledge and application of OSHA Haz Com; OSHA Lock Out Tag Out and all OSHA Fire Protection regulations.
Minimum of 1 year of prior experience as a technician working on heavy equipment, demonstrating the ability to service increasingly more challenging maintenance repairs.
Valid driver license.
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Basic computer skills as demonstrated by knowledge of and ability to use MS Excel and word processing applications.
Advanced knowledge in air brakes, tires as evidenced by ASE Certification and at least 1 year of experience as a technician working on heavy equipment.
Advanced training in hydraulics as evidenced by ASE Certification and a minimum of 1 year of experience as a technician working on heavy equipment.
Advanced electrical training as evidenced by ASE Certification and a minimum of 1 year of experience as a technician working on heavy equipment.
Advanced suspension, steering and wheel-end components training, as evidenced by ASE Certification and at least 1 year of experience as a technician working on heavy equipment.
Advanced drive train knowledge as evidenced by ASE Certification and at least 1 year of experience as a technician working on heavy equipment.


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