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Bumper to Bumper Truck Technician

If you are an experienced diesel truck mechanic and you are looking for a solid, long-term career with an established company, join the W.W. Williams team! We are looking for a Diesel Mechanic to service, maintain and repair trucks. This will involve everything from daily equipment checks to performing both minor and major repairs. This is an excellent opportunity for a capable mechanic to begin a lifetime career with us! 


As a Diesel Mechanic, you will provide a full range of maintenance and repair services on the medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks at your location in order to keep the vehicles we service in top form. Our truck shops perform many service, warranty and maintenance roles for our clients and provide full-service repairs including engine overhauls, transmission replacement and limited body work to routine maintenance from oil changes and brake jobs to replacing light bulbs and cleaning air filters. This Mechanics/Technician needs to be comfortable functioning in a truly "Bumper to Bumper" role. 

Your specific duties will include: 

  • Diagnose engine problems
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems
  • Troubleshoot air system problems
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Bumper to bumper repairs
  • Making repairs to diesel trucks, including (but not limited to) repairing engines, alignments, suspension, hydraulics, transmissions and electrical systems. 
  • Diagnosing failures of vehicles and disassembling, repairing and reassembling parts as necessary. Performing routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries and lubricating equipment and machinery. Inspecting brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings and other vital parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition. 
  • Filling out and submitting all required documents in an accurate and timely manner. Administrative work in regards to work performed.

Complaint/Cause/Correction Job Requirements: 

As a W.W. Williams Mechanic, you must be self-motivated and able to effectively maintain vehicles with little to no supervision. You must also have a sense of ownership of your work and take initiative in providing preventative maintenance. You must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and display a positive attitude. 

Specific qualifications for the position include: 

  • 2+ years tractor/heavy equipment mechanical experience and the ability to provide own tools. 
  • Experience with medium to heavy duty diesel trucks (not regular automotive experience); reefer unit experience, a plus. 
  • Education/certifications are a plus. 
  • Years spent on education does count towards years of experience 
  • Understanding of diesel engine function 
  • General knowledge of EGR/emissions control systems 
  • General knowledge of foundation, air, and ABS brake systems 
  • General knowledge of DC electrical systems 
  • Experience with Freightliners or Detroit Engines a plus 
  • Experience with chassis' and drivelines a plus 
  • Experience with hubs and wheel seals a plus 
  • Experience with air conditioning systems a plus 
  • Understand the importance of diagnosis and repair versus parts replacement 
  • Excellent work ethic Willingness to learn 
  • High level of professionalism 
  • Basic computer knowledge with good written communication skills 
  • High school diploma OR GED; Technical school degree, a plus Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen. 
  • Must have own tools. 
  • Reliable transportation to work


 If you are looking for a company to call "home" and a job from which you can eventually retire, this is the place for you! We will provide you with on-the-job training, your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package that includes benefits. Competitive wages and benefits. AAP/EPE/M/F/Vets/Disabled, DFWP.

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