Diesel Mechanic Job Description

Diesel Mechanic Job Description

Last updated August 21st, 2018

Diesel Mechanics are responsible for the maintenance and repair of diesel-powered vehicles. Their duties include running diagnostic tests on vehicles, test driving vehicles to gauge performance and maintaining detailed records of the vehicles they have serviced.

Diesel Mechanic Job Description Template

We are looking for physically fit candidates with good attention to detail for the position of Diesel Mechanic. 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 customers on a daily basis.

Diesel Mechanic Responsibilities:

  • Running diagnostic tests on vehicles.
  • Analyzing diagnostic test results.
  • Replacing vehicle engines, steering mechanisms, transmissions and braking systems.
  • Checking vehicle lighting systems.
  • Test driving vehicles to gauge performance.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on service trucks.
  • Maintaining detailed records of serviced vehicles.
  • Adhering to an inspection procedure checklist.
  • Maintaining a parts inventory.
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of the shop.

Diesel Mechanic Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering.
  • ASE Diesel Certification advantageous.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Aptitude for mathematics and science.
  • Advanced knowledge of diesel engine components.
  • Good IT and diagnostic skills.
  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 150 pounds.
  • Proficiency with maintenance and repair tools.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Good organization skills.

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