Diesel Mechanic / Part-Time

2990 Olympic Industrial Dr SE - Atlanta

03 Feb 2024

2990 Olympic Industrial Dr SE - Atlanta

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Position Overview

A Diesel Mechanic inspects, diagnoses, repairs and maintains diesel-powered machines and pile driving equipment, vehicles and trucks. Their main duties include running diagnostic tests on vehicles, replacing engines, transmission, steering mechanisms or braking system and testing repaired equipment to determine if they properly fixed the maintenance issue. The mechanic may be involved in repair of equipment on job sites involving some limited travel away from the base workstation. 

Key Responsibilities
• Diesel Mechanics will perform quality repairs and maintenance on all heavy equipment and diesel Engines as specified in manufacturer designed procedures or accepted industry practices.
• Diesel Mechanics will accurately complete all paperwork including repair information on work orders, information for state inspections, etc.
• Dedication and adherence to all company and industry safety standards.
• Consulting the customer and reading work orders to evaluate the tasks required.
• Preparing work plans after fully scoping out the issues.
• Running diagnostic tests on diesel engines and interpreting the results to offer suitable solutions.
• Inspecting vehicle systems, including suspension, steering and exhausts.
• Repairing or replacing vehicle transmissions, brakes, engines, and other associated parts.
• Conducting field visits in case of an emergency or sudden breakdown.
• Test driving repaired vehicles to gauge their performance.
• Completing oil changes, wheel balancing, alignment, and brake checks.
• Maintaining records of parts inventory and serviced vehicles.

Qualifications
• High school diploma/GED preferred.
• Diesel repair and maintenance experience in a heavy truck / DOT compliance.
• Factory trained certifications preferred.
• Knowledge of A/C system, brake system, emission systems, air systems and diagnostics/troubleshooting of diesel engines and trailer assemblies.
• Basic computer skills with ability to use diagnostic programs.
• Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes night and weekend shifts.
• Must be able to pass a drug test, background check, and MVR check.

Physical Requirements
• Stand or walk for long periods of time.
• Use arms and hands to reach for, handle or manipulate objects.
• Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds; occasionally lift items weighing more than 50 pounds with assistance.
• Climb up and down ladders, scaffolds, and other objects.
• Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
• See well (naturally or with correction).
• Eye-hand coordination.
• Good physical fitness.
• Good sense of balance.
• Work at great heights.