Diesel Mechanic

  • location: Sterling, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $25 - $28 per year
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job description

Diesel Mechanic

We are currently seeking an experienced Diesel Truck Mechanic in the Northern
VA region. This is an hourly position reporting directly to the Maintenance Supervisor.
The primary responsibility of this position is to perform maintenance and repair of various types
of mobile equipment in the company shop or on public roadways, as necessary and maximize
equipment availability through the use of efficient and proactive preventative maintenance
programs.

Responsibilities:
Perform routine and emergency maintenance and repair of Mixer Trucks, Loaders, and
other heavy equipment
Perform inspection, diagnosis, and repair of diesel engines, hydraulic systems,
suspensions, drive-train components, electrical, air conditioning, air brakes, computer
diagnostics and basic welding
?? Analyze blueprints, drawings, work orders and diagrams in order to troubleshoot, repair
and install equipment
Perform daily preventative maintenance inspections, repairs, and scheduling
Perform preventive maintenance inspections (PMI); troubleshoot, repair, and rebuild
major components on vehicles and equipment; ensure accurate diagnosis and effective
repair and/or replacement of components
Utilize vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or
assign repairs
Estimate time and material costs on vehicle repairs and requisitions new parts
Perform service calls for emergency breakdowns
Conduct safety checks on vehicles
Complete required paperwork associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts
usage, and accounting for repair times
work under limited supervision using written or verbal instructions and established
procedures to accomplish assigned tasks
Identify multiple projects and prioritize work to maximize truck utilization and plant
productivity
Communicate clearly and effectively at various levels to obtain and provide information
needed to accomplish goals
Maximize equipment availability through the use of efficient and proactive preventative
maintenance programs

Working hours: 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skills:
1-2 years related experience and/or training in automotive or commercial vehicle repair
- Proficiency in diagnosing and repair of diesel engines, hydraulic systems, suspensions,
drive-train components, electrical, air conditioning, air brakes, and computer diagnostics
- Previous experience doing preventative maintenance inspections and scheduling
- Knowledge of electrical troubleshooting and repair, certification preferred
- Strong mechanical skills and the ability to problem solve, E7 or MP7 engine experience
preferred
- Ready-mix industry knowledge or related industry a plus
- CDL preferred or ability to obtain a CDL license
- Dedication to maintain the highest standard of safety in all aspects of the job
- Must provide own tools
- High school diploma or equivalent

Education:
Trade

Experience:
Experienced

Qualifications:
Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the
general public at all times
Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with
other duties as required
Travel between local sites as needed, travel as much as 100% of the time.


Please submit your resume to Heather.norris@randstadusa.com

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