Diesel Mechanic-B

$65,000 - $75,000 yearly
  • Advanced Disposal
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Jul 30, 2020
Full time Automotive Skilled Labor

Job Description

  • Mechanics perform repairs and preventive maintenance on large trucks. The preventive maintenance and repair may involve assembly, disassembly, and/or repair of lubrication systems, cooling systems, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, brakes, suspension systems and exhaust systems.
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries and lubricating equipment and machinery
  • Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws and reassemble equipment
  • Raise trucks or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists
  • Test drive trucks to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly
  • Inspect, test and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, charts and pressure gauges
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts and specified safety devices
  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications
  • Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine
  • May drive forklift or other powered industrial truck
  • May lift a tire and a rim onto mounting mechanism to mount tire onto rim
  • Second shift 4:00pm start
  • $65,000- $75,000 annually depending on experience
  • $3,000 sign on bonus if able to provide B level certification (ASE T-4 Brakes & T-6 Electrical & Electronics)


Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and other related state and federal regulations
  • Ability to communicate effectively across various levels of the organization, and communicate with customers and external vendors
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, schematic diagrams and procedural manuals
  • Must meet all regulatory requirements to operate trucks and other equipment used
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Two years of vehicle/hydraulic maintenance or welding experience demonstrating progressive levels of skill attained
  • Ability to use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, precision instruments.
  • Ability to use power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment and jacks, torch and hoists
  • Must wear prescribed protective clothing & equipment used: Steel-toe boots, gloves, goggles, ear plugs and overalls
  • Experienced in heavy diesel repair; have or the ability to obtain a CDL Class B license
  • Have certification or the ability to be certified to operate forklift

Job Type:

  • Full-time