Primary Job Function: The primary duties of a Diesel Mechanic include performing diagnostic tests on diesel vehicles to find faults, analyzing diagnostic test results and repairing or replacing engine, steering, transmission, braking, or lighting system components. Diesel Mechanics need to be highly organized and communicate effectively, as they will be expected to maintain detailed records of serviced vehicles and interact with fellow employees and management on a daily basis.
This position is ultimately responsible for maintaining all components of the J Bar fleet of vehicles to include the vocational trucks, generators, and equipment pumps. This position reports directly to the Fleet/Procurement Manager when it comes to the chain of command. When the Fleet/Operations manager is out, this person will potentially be responsible for the daily operations of the vehicle fleet. Reports to: Fleet/Procurement Manager
- Advanced customer service skills.
- Geographical knowledge of service area and/or efficiency in using google maps/mapping software
- Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and troubleshooting techniques and procedures
- Computer skills: Basic email, sheets, docs.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED): preferably an ASE certification in diesel repair or degree in diesel mechanics from an accredited institution
- Two years of related experience
- Make sure policies and procedures are being enforced and are applicable.
- Responsible for assisting with the training and onboarding of all drivers in the daily PM checklist and maintenance request submittals
- Notify Fleet/Procurement manager of all incidents. (ex. Injuries, accidents, or property damage)
- Must make sure that quality and productivity stays above 95%.
- Complete special projects as requested by Fleet/Procurement Manager.
- Meet the daily maintenance requirements to support the whole operation
- Train and empower the lead employee to assume a supervisor role during your absence.
- Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
- Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
- Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining the form and texture of parts.
- Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
- Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
- Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
- Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment. Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
- Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
- Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
- Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
- Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
- Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
- Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulation
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
- Report weekly KPI’s as directed by Fleet/Procurement Manager.
- Work directly with our Procurement Specialist to manage inventory needs.
- Work directly with the Fleet Manager to ensure repairs and maintenance of trucks and equipment are performed.
- Maintain J Bar’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
This role is meant for a person who feels that they are highly motivated, can multitask, lead others, and follow through with action plans set by the Fleet/Procurement Manager. This position is responsible for the overall maintenance of the vehicles in the fleet, all mechanical attachments, and resolving minor issues before they become problems.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $65,000.00 /year