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B Level Technician


Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic 

REPORTS TO: FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt Position 


The Mechanic position provides accurate, efficient service to customers by troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing Class 6, 7, and 8 trucks, in a friendly and safe environment. This position must have a full range of knowledge of repair and maintenance services on Mack, Volvo, Hino, and Mitsubishi trucks. Must be available to work extended hours. 

Essential Job Functions:

•Performs work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards. 

•Diagnoses cause of any malfunction and performs repair. 

•Documents all work performed and recommended on the repair order. 

•Examines assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended. 

•Communicates with service advisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time. 

•Ensures that vehicle is kept clean. Notifies service advisor immediately of anything that has happened to change the appearance or condition of the vehicle. 

•Communicates with parts department to obtain needed parts. 

•Road tests vehicles when required. 

•Participates in manufacturer sponsored training programs, schools, and events. •Support other technicians and supervises work of any apprentice technicians as assigned. 

•Keeps shop area neat and clean. 

•Maintains and is accountable for all dealership-owned tools and manuals. Returns them to the proper place and in the same condition as when they were received. 

•Understands and complies with federal, state, and local regulations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc. 

•Saves and tags parts of the job if under warranty or if requested by the customer. •Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner. 

•Reports any safety issues immediately to management. 

Knowledge and Skills: 

•Demonstrate sound judgment and the ability to make logical decisions in support of business demands. 

•Knowledge and proven experience with diagnostic fault-code troubleshooting using laptop computer / software, electrical, clutch, suspension, air/hydraulic brake and air conditioning systems diagnosis and repair. 

•Good written and verbal communication 

Education and Work Experience:

•Either one year or more mechanical experience or graduate of accredited diesel program for advanced positions 

•Either high school diploma or GED for entry-level positions 

•A/C certification 

•Computer skills in order to navigate diagnostics and dealership computer system 

•Current and valid driver license, and willingness to obtain a Commercial Driver License 

•Basic tool box 

Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The most level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

Physical Effort:

Work is considered heavy physical work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must possess strength, stamina, and mobility to perform heavy physical work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions with exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals. Must be able to: 

•Walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, balance, climb, kneel, and crouch for extended periods of time. 

•Visually inspect small defects and/or small parts. 

•Operate machines, motor vehicles, hand tools, and job specific equipment and tools; determine the accuracy and thoroughness of work. 

•Demonstrate the ability to hear and accurately interpret mechanical, technical and business information in an environment subject to noise, vibrations, etc. 

•Perform all work safely in a fast-paced work environment. 

This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

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