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Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines.

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Salary Breakdown

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Average

$43,580

ANNUAL

$20.95

HOURLY

Entry Level

$34,380

ANNUAL

$16.53

HOURLY

Mid Level

$43,105

ANNUAL

$20.73

HOURLY

Expert Level

$51,830

ANNUAL

$24.92

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

5

Current Available Jobs

5,730

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Job Titles

Entry Level

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Trainee

Mid Level

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Diesel Technician

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Master Technician/Service Manager

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Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Troubleshooting

SKILL

Repairing

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Finger Dexterity

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

  • Diesel Mechanic
    Rush Enterprises    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 2 days    

    Rush Truck Leasing is a premier provider of quality products and services to commercial equipment users. We are customer-focused, people-oriented, and financially motivated to deliver excellent outcomes for customers, shareholders, vendors and our people.

    A diesel mechanic’s ultimate responsibility is to provide exceptional service to our customers. These are some of the responsibilities which will need to be performed.

    + Provide technical service to vehicles and equipment.

    + Perform general and detailed repair of all trucks, engines and components.

    + Read job order, observe and listen to vehicle in operation to determine malfunction and plan work procedures.

    + Attend training classes and keep abreast of factory technical bulletins.

    + Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers to increase overall customer satisfaction.

    Benefits

    Our benefits plan is designed to ensure that our Diesel Technicians are set up for success. Our benefits ensure we have a great place to come to work each day, financial security, and career growth. We offer an extensive health plan, company paid OEM certifications and training, paid time off, incentives for performance, 401K and stock options, and opportunity for advancement. All of this in a culture that appreciates and rewards excellence, a positive attitude and integrity.

    Basic Qualifications

    + High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

    + 5 years’ experience as a Class 7 & 8 technician in a dealership or related truck service facility

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Diesel Mechanic
    Rush Enterprises    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 2 days    

    Rush Truck Centers opens the door to the world of opportunity. We are the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships across the US representing truck and bus manufacturers. Our franchises include Peterbilt, International, Hino, Isuzu, Ford, IC Bus and Blue Bird. We offer a rewarding career as a leader in the transportation industry. Grow with us as we continue to expand our network of locations and services. Whether you desire to be the best Diesel Mechanic or Groundbreaking Leader, we have the infrastructure to help you reach your goals.

    A Service Technician is responsible for providing service to our customers while maintaining exceptional customer service. This can include: cleaning, maintenance, visual inspection, and removal of parts and attachments. Installation with the help of proper manuals, report writing, disassembly, assembly, parts reuse evaluation, and reconditioning.

    Responsibilities:

    + Provide technical service to vehicles and equipment.

    + Perform general and detailed repair of all trucks, engines and components.

    + Overhaul gas or diesel engines.

    + Install injectors, pistons, liners, cam shafts, cylinder heads, rod and main bearings, oil pans, clutches, fan hubs, differentials, fifth wheels, brakes, change or recharge batteries, and replace transmissions and other parts.

    + Read job order, observe and listen to vehicle in operation to determine malfunction and plan work procedures.

    + Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and make adjustments as needed.

    + Lubricate moving parts and drive repaired vehicle to verify conformance to specifications.

    + Tag all warranty parts and returns to warranty clerk.

    + Attend training classes and keep abreast of factory technical bulletins.

    + Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers to increase overall customer satisfaction.

    Benefits:

    + We offer exceptional compensation and benefits, 401K and stock purchase, incentives for performance, training, and opportunity for advancement - all in a culture that appreciates and rewards excellence, a positive attitude and integrity.

    Basic Qualifications:

    + High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

    + 5 years’ experience as a Class 7 & 8 technician in a dealership or related truck service facility

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    This job posting does not state or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her leader.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Diesel Mechanic/Technician I - Experienced
    Penske    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 2 days    

    **Description:**

    Penske is an essential business to our customers and communities, our team is working hard to keep supply chains up and running. **This position is immediately available and we are actively recruiting, interviewing and hiring for this role. Please apply today.** We are committed to the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and customers. We have modified our hiring processes to include increased phone interviews and where in-person activities are required, we are practicing social distancing. You can learn more about our company approach on our main company career page Gopenske.com.

    Flex Schedule needed

    **What’s the Job?**

    Ready to move your career forward? As an experienced Technician I at Penske, you’ll do exactly that. Here, you’ll perform preventative maintenance and repairs of all levels on the newest and best maintained fleet of vehicles in the industry. You will help our customers keep their vehicles in shape and on the road.

    As a Technician I at Penske, you are a respected, experienced lead at your location—a master technician. You set an example and informally mentor others while learning from your manager. You are trusted to work independently while doing major and minor repairs, performing road tests to diagnose problems and completing maintenance tasks.

    Why is this job awesome? For starters, your skills and experience are recognized. You’ll get to work on lots of different types of equipment—not just one manufacturer. We work hard to get the job done, but we also make sure you have the time you need to do the job right. Safety and reliability are our top priorities.

    Yes, we know you are experienced, and we will rely on your experience and leadership. But we’ll also teach you about our vehicle maintenance processes and the cutting-edge technology we use. And we will make sure you are continuing to get the training you need to advance in your career. You’ll be inspired and encouraged by the best in the industry. We take pride in how clean our facilities are, and we provide you with all the necessary major shop tools.

    If you are an experienced truck and trailer technician and are interested in a stable career with a lot of opportunity for growth, join our team.

    **Main Responsibilities:**

    • Making sure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers

    • Doing preventive maintenance services on truck and trailer equipment with little or no supervision and in a timely manner

    • Repairing and troubleshooting major components such as engines, transmissions and differentials, including replacing complete assemblies, turbochargers, fuel system components, etc.

    • Keeping your work area clean and safe

    • Using Penske’s tools and technologies to log, research and complete repairs, including basic vehicle diagnostics

    • Learning new skills through Penske’s technician training

    • Working on other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

    **Why Penske is for You:**

    • Competitive starting salary

    • Career stability

    • Opportunity for growth

    • Excellent benefits, including lots of time off

    • Strong, well-rounded training on a variety of OEM equipment (Penske’s Technician Certification Program is certified as a Continuing Automotive Service Education provider)

    • Advanced vehicle maintenance technology

    • Location and schedule flexibility

    **Qualifications:**

    **Qualifications:**

    • 6 years of practical experience with truck and tractor-trailer maintenance

    • High school diploma or equivalent (required); vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair (preferred)

    • Specialized training and experience in the diagnosis/troubleshooting of major components (engines, transmissions, differentials), OEM training courses, ASE Certification, and 608/609 certifications (preferred)

    • Experienced using all tools of the trade (including welding equipment, diagnostic equipment, and hand and power tools)

    • Valid driver’s license required and must also have or be able to get a CDL license (must also have or be willing to get an air brake certification)

    • The ability to solve problems

    • Excellent customer service skills and communication skills

    • The ability to work well as part of a team

    • Willing to work in non-climate-controlled conditions

    • Basic computer skills

    • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

    • Willingness to travel as necessary within the district (customers’ yards, close geographical area and training sites), work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background screening (to include criminal checks, past employment and education) and pass a drug screening.

    This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation or designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the

    ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.

    **Physical Requirements:**

    - The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    - The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

    - While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

    Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    **About Penske**

    When you join Penske, you’re joining a team that cares about doing its best. At each location, there’s a strong sense of teamwork. We’re all working together to move our customers forward. That’s true for the 8,000 vehicle repair associates who are working at hundreds of locations across the United States.

    Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske’s product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

    **Work Locations:** 1249 W. Fairmont Drive Tempe, AZ 85282

    **Primary Location:** United States-Arizona-Tempe

    **Zip:** 85282

    **Job:** Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

    **Penske (Oracle) Job Name:** Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

    **Req ID:** 2006834


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Diesel Mechanic
    Rush Enterprises    Tolleson, AZ 85353
     Posted 4 days    

    Rush Truck Centers opens the door to the world of opportunity. We are the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships across the US representing truck and bus manufacturers. Our franchises include Peterbilt, International, Hino, Isuzu, Ford, IC Bus and Blue Bird. We offer a rewarding career as a leader in the transportation industry. Grow with us as we continue to expand our network of locations and services. Whether you desire to be the best Diesel Mechanic or Groundbreaking Leader, we have the infrastructure to help you reach your goals.

    A Service Technician is responsible for providing service to our customers while maintaining exceptional customer service. This can include: cleaning, maintenance, visual inspection, and removal of parts and attachments. Installation with the help of proper manuals, report writing, disassembly, assembly, parts reuse evaluation, and reconditioning.

    Responsibilities:

    + Provide technical service to vehicles and equipment.

    + Perform general and detailed repair of all trucks, engines and components.

    + Overhaul gas or diesel engines.

    + Install injectors, pistons, liners, cam shafts, cylinder heads, rod and main bearings, oil pans, clutches, fan hubs, differentials, fifth wheels, brakes, change or recharge batteries, and replace transmissions and other parts.

    + Read job order, observe and listen to vehicle in operation to determine malfunction and plan work procedures.

    + Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and make adjustments as needed.

    + Lubricate moving parts and drive repaired vehicle to verify conformance to specifications.

    + Tag all warranty parts and returns to warranty clerk.

    + Attend training classes and keep abreast of factory technical bulletins.

    + Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers to increase overall customer satisfaction.

    Benefits:

    + We offer exceptional compensation and benefits, 401K and stock purchase, incentives for performance, training, and opportunity for advancement - all in a culture that appreciates and rewards excellence, a positive attitude and integrity.

    Basic Qualifications:

    + High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

    + 5 years’ experience as a Class 7 & 8 technician in a dealership or related truck service facility

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    This job posting does not state or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her leader.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Diesel Mechanic
    Waste Connections, Inc    Phoenix, AZ 85098
     Posted 4 days    

    Job Title Diesel Mechanic Primary Location Phoenix, Arizona Employee Type Employee Job Description Right Away Disposal, a Waste Connections Company, i is looking for an ambitious Diesel Mechanicfor our team in Phoenix, AZ
    The ideal Mechanic will have a self-motivated, go getting attitude, that is looking to excel and grow with our GROWING company! We provide On the Job Training to lead you to the next technical level! Why work for Waste Connections?

    * ~Competitive Compensations~
    * ~Safety Bonuses - Get rewarded for your safe habits~
    * ~Yearly Boot Stipend - Get your boots covered~
    * ~Benefits Plans - Keep yourself healthy~
    * ~Matching 401(K) - Connect to your future~
    * ~Training provided to advance your level~

    What we do: We provide trash and disposal services to the local community. You, a vital piece of the team, would be responsible for the maintenance and upmost safety on our fleet of trucks. This includes duties such:

    * Perform repairs and inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles. At times triage engine/electrical failures quickly.
    * Inspect and troubleshoot electrical, hydraulics, suspension brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment
    * Utilize vehicle computer electrical systems to interpret failure modes to identify and adjust Engine and Vehicle Control modules
    * Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
    * Respond to road calls for emergency repairs
    * Complete required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
    * Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

    What we work with: Trash is dirty! Trucks are dirty! And this is a service provided year round - Rain, snow or shine. Hot or cold. Be prepared to work in all environments, around heavy diesel equipment. Understanding how to work safely in this environment is key. Plan for the following labor:

    * •Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 60 pounds.
    * Work environment may be indoors in a shop, or outdoors to repair trucks on the road. Usually well-lighted and ventilated. Sometimes necessary to work in awkward or tight positions and to handle greasy or dirty tools. These factors require following basic safety precautions.
    * Exposure to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration.
    * Noise level is usually moderate.
    * Always operating in a safe manner (Lock out/Tag out, Proper PPE, Jackstands, steering covers, etc)

    At the end of the day, we send our trucks out knowing they were touched by safe and diligent hands Minimum Job Requirements

    * 2 years of experience preferred.
    * Proficiency in a variety of vehicle diagnostic tools and repair of issues.
    * Must own personal tools.
    * Class B CDL (Or ability to obtain one in 90 days).
    * Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.

    To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest. We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future". Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran) User Supplied Image


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Heavy Truck Mechanic
    Hunter Contracting    Gilbert, AZ 85295
     Posted 5 days    

    Are you looking for a company you can grow with? A company where you feel like part of the family and not just another employee number? Do you want to be a part of something great? Hunter Contracting Co. is a family-owned, heavy civil contracting firm serving Arizona since 1961. We are looking for good, hard-working, high-energy, self-motivating, professional individuals to grow with our project needs.

    What we are proud to offer you:

    + Medical/Telemedicine

    + Dental

    + Vision

    + Flexible Spending Account

    + Health Savings Account

    + 401K

    + Life Insurance

    + EAP

    + Health and Wellness Programs

    + Holiday Pay

    + Sick Time Pay

    Roles, Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Repair of various types of Heavy-duty Trucks and related equipment.

    • Perform duties in an expedient and professional manner and maintain open communication with the shop and feild.

    • Adheres to all safety policies, procedures, and instructions from management.

    + Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

    Work Qualifications & Experience:

    + Minimum of five (5) years of experience.

    + Knowledge of machines and tools, including designs, uses, repair and maintenance.

    + Must be able to read and understand service manuals.

    + Must own your own tools to perform the necessary repairs.

    + Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Education & Work Experience Requirements:

    + High School or Equivalent

    + At least 5 years experience.

    We do E-Verify, Background Checks and Drug Screens

    Women, Minorities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY statement

    Hunter provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Hunter complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Fleet Mechanic - Phoenix, AZ
    ARAMARK    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 6 days    

    Description

    Overview:

    The Fleet Mechanic performs preventative maintenance and repairs on fleet vehicles in a timely and cost efficient manner. Receives work duties and responsibilities from Lead Mechanic or management personnel.

    • Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

    Maintain fleet vehicles with focus on Preventative Maintenance programs to meet 100% compliance of standards; Utilize the AVMS fleet management computer system to track shop operation duties; Assist with cost control through purchasing, inventory management, as well as training others in the area of safety to assure that the vehicle assets are within reasonable costs; Responsible for maintenance of the shop quality requirements, cleanliness, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Regularly inspect vehicles to ensure compliance with not only ARAMARK standards, but also Department of Transportation (DOT) standards; Maintain regular vehicle maintenance on company vehicles (primarily delivery step vans, not excluding corp. cars); Repair and maintain medium gas and diesel engines, brake systems, electrical systems, suspension systems and lift gates; Conduct vehicle inspections; Replace general automotive parts, including but not limited to brakes, tires, hoses, and belts; Document vehicle repairs and inspections according to company guidelines; Conduct all repairs in a safe and efficient manner; Assist in more extensive repairs where needed, based on experience ; Follow all and any Company workplace conduct requirements and policies; Perform other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of role to support the business.

    • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    Knowledge of DOT regulations, vehicle maintenance and applicable state vehicle laws to meet required standards; Military maintenance experience is a plus; Proficient in preventive maintenance control systems and in parts procurement and inventory control; Ability to multi task and work in a fast pace environment; Maintain a collaborative and team oriented environment in the shop; Ability to have schedule flexibility to include day, evenings,and/or weekends

    • Working Environment/Safety Requirements:

    Position is situated in a vehicle repair environment. Exposure to varying temperatures depending on geographical location.

    • Experience:

    Two years or more of experience in all phases of fleet vehicle mechanical repairs including general maintenance and repair, wiring, engine overhaul and preventative maintenance scheduling.

    • Education:

    High School Diploma or GED; Associates degree in Automotive Technology or equivalent on the job training preferred, but not required.

    • License Requirements/ Certifications:

    Valid Driver's License

    Qualifications

    Education

    Required

    + High School or better

    Licenses & Certifications

    Required

    + Drivers License (Not CDL)

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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    ARAMARK is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

    Aramark will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance ordinance.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Heavy Truck Mechanic
    Hunter Contracting Co.    Gilbert, AZ 85233
     Posted 6 days    

    Are you looking for a company you can grow with? A company where you feel like part of the family and not just another employee number? Do you want to be a part of something great? Hunter Contracting Co. is a family-owned, heavy civil contracting firm serving Arizona since 1961. We are looking for good, hard-working, high-energy, self-motivating, professional individuals to grow with our project needs.

    What we are proud to offer you:


    * Medical/Telemedicine
    * Dental
    * Vision
    * Flexible Spending Account
    * Health Savings Account
    * 401K
    * Life Insurance
    * EAP
    * Health and Wellness Programs
    * Holiday Pay
    * Sick Time Pay

    Roles, Duties & Responsibilities:

    Repair of various types of Heavy-duty Trucks and related equipment.

    Perform duties in an expedient and professional manner and maintain open communication with the shop and feild.

    Adheres to all safety policies, procedures, and instructions from management.


    * Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

    Work Qualifications & Experience:


    * Minimum of five (5) years of experience.
    * Knowledge of machines and tools, including designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
    * Must be able to read and understand service manuals.
    * Must own your own tools to perform the necessary repairs.
    * Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Education & Work Experience Requirements:


    * High School or Equivalent
    * At least 5 years experience.

    We do E-Verify, Background Checks and Drug Screens

    Women, Minorities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY statement

    Hunter provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Hunter complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Diesel Fleet Mechanic Technician III – Master
    Sysco Corp    Tolleson, AZ 85353
     Posted 9 days    

    Company:

    US0049 Sysco Arizona (Division of USA I)

    Zip Code:

    85353

    Minimum Level of Education:

    High School or Equivalent

    Minimum Years of Experience:

    4 Years

    Employment Type:

    Full Time

    Travel Percentage:

    0

    OVERVIEW:

    We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    To provide safe, reliable and cost-efficient vehicles by performing quality preventive maintenance inspections and repairs as well as performing expert diagnosis and repair as required to prevent breakdowns on road, reduce vehicle downtime and improve total fleet reliability.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    + Perform required inspections and preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment with in planned time tolerances to maximize the safety, reliability, and cost efficiency throughout the life cycle of the fleet.

    + Perform FAI/CVI (Annual) inspections on all fleet vehicles including tractors, trailers, converter dollies, light-duty vehicles, and any other company-owned equipment in accordance with all federal, state and local legal and regulatory agencies. (Includes all state-required inspections and frequencies).

    + Perform quality preventive maintenance inspections per company methods on all fleet vehicles including tractors, trailers, converter dollies, refrigeration units (Reefer), lift-gates, light-duty vehicles, and any other company-owned equipment.

    + Perform quality maintenance repairs as required to maximize safety and reliability on all fleet vehicles including tractors, trailers, converter dollies, lift-gates, light-duty vehicles, and any company-owned equipment.

    + Perform preventive maintenance, diagnosis and repair to refrigeration units (Reefer).

    + Address all Driver Vehicle Inspection Report write ups timely, and efficiently.

    + Diagnose cause of any malfunction and perform repairs to manufacturer specifications including but not limited to engines, transmissions and clutches, drive-line, differential, steering and suspension, fuel and ignition system, exhaust systems (including regeneration systems), intake systems, electrical systems, brake systems, HVAC systems and lift-gate hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems.

    + Follow procedures including documenting all work performed on work orders.

    + Mentor, teach and share expertise with Fleet Technician I and II to aid in their development to positions of greater responsibility.

    + May perform moderate supervisory roles when Fleet Manager or Fleet Supervisors are not accessible.

    + Proficient in electrical meter testing

    + Knowledge of controls and electric (DC low voltage)

    + Electric motor knowledge (DC)

    + Complete electrical repairs and welding projects as needed.

    Education and / or Experience:

    + Medium / Heavy Duty truck technical training 2-year school and 4 years of experience or 5 years of experience in fleet maintenance and repair

    + High school diploma or GED required

    + Current and valid driver's license (CDL Preferred, Not Required)

    Qualifications

    + Annual Inspector Certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    + Brake Inspector Certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    + ASE certifications; Automotive or Medium/Heavy Duty Trucks (preferred not required)

    + EPA section 608 (Core & Type II) and 609 HVAC Refrigeration Certification

    + Working knowledge of computer-based diagnostic software for OEM's and component manufacturers

    + The technician must provide own and provide all tools (diagnostic equipment and major tools provided by Sysco) necessary to perform all maintenance repair and diagnostics

    Professional Skills:

    + Expert knowledge and skill of all vehicle systems and components

    + Expert knowledge and skill in diagnosis and repair of electrical systems on all equipment

    + Expert knowledge and skill in diagnosis and repair of refrigeration systems (

    + Expert knowledge and skill in Preventive Maintenance Inspections and repair

    + Moderate knowledge and skill in welding and cutting (gas, electric, MIG, TIG)

    + Moderate computer skills and knowledge

    + Expert knowledge of all DOT (FMCSA) regulations

    + Moderate knowledge of OSHA safety regulations

    + Moderate knowledge of environmental regulations

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    + While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.

    + The employee is frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend or crawl.

    + The employee is occasionally required to sit and must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 lbs.

    + The employee is Repair work requires excellent hand and finger dexterity used for wrenches, hand tools, and other shop equipment.

    + Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

    + Ability to operate various pieces of equipment

    + Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, reach

    + Ability to push/pull

    + Ability to lift /carry

    + Ability to grasp tools

    + Ability to perform Repetitive motion: wrenches and hand tools

    + Working conditions: Frequently works outdoors.

    Working Conditions:

    While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid conditions; and moving mechanical parts and may be required to work in confined spaces. The associate works non-traditional business hours including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call. The associate may occasionally be required to travel to other Operating Companies or the corporate office as business needs dictate (i.e. training, business continuation, etc.). The associate is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and confined spaces. The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and the level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

    Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Diesel Mechanic
    Rush Enterprises    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted 9 days    

    Rush Truck Centers opens the door to the world of opportunity. We are the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships across the US representing truck and bus manufacturers. Our franchises include Peterbilt, International, Hino, Isuzu, Ford, IC Bus and Blue Bird. We offer a rewarding career as a leader in the transportation industry. Grow with us as we continue to expand our network of locations and services. Whether you desire to be the best Diesel Mechanic or Groundbreaking Leader, we have the infrastructure to help you reach your goals.

    A Service Technician is responsible for providing service to our customers while maintaining exceptional customer service. This can include: cleaning, maintenance, visual inspection, and removal of parts and attachments. Installation with the help of proper manuals, report writing, disassembly, assembly, parts reuse evaluation, and reconditioning.

    Responsibilities

    + Provide technical service to vehicles and equipment.

    + Read job order, observe and listen to vehicle in operation to determine malfunction and plan work procedures.

    + Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and make adjustments as needed.

    + Tag all warranty parts and returns to warranty clerk.

    + Attend training classes and keep abreast of factory technical bulletins.

    + Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers to increase overall customer satisfaction.

    Benefits

    + We offer exceptional compensation and benefits, 401K and stock purchase, incentives for performance, training, and opportunity for advancement - all in a culture that appreciates and rewards excellence, a positive attitude and integrity.

    Basic Qualifications

    + High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

    + 1 year fleet, dealership, and/or technical school experience

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    This job posting does not state or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her leader.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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