Journeyman Diesel Technician

Website Transchicago

 

 

 

Position Summary:  Maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

·   Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.

·   Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.

·   Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.

·   Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

·   Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.

·   Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.

·   Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.

·   Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

·   Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.

·   Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

·   Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.

·   Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

·   Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Tooling, Supply Management, Mechanical Inspection Tools, Technical Understanding, Attention to Detail, Dependability, Thoroughness, Verbal Communication, Documentation Skills, Inventory Control, Job Knowledge

 

Education and/or required experience:

·   High School Diploma

 

 

To apply for this job please visit www.transchicago.com.