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Diesel Mechanic

Buffalo, NY 14224

Posted: 05/19/2024 Job Types: Permanent Industry: Diesel Mechanic Job Number: 101030 Pay Rate: $22-$38/hr

Job Description

Summary:Selective Staffing Solutions has teamed up with a company specializing in heavy-duty trucks, diesel engines, fuel injection, and component rebuilding where workmanship and reputation are second to none! They believe and invest in their employees and want to grow their team with a diesel mechanic!
Hours:Monday-Friday or Tuesday- Saturday7 am to 3: 30 pm, 8 am to 4: 30 pm, or 10: 30 pm to 7 pm
Position Description: An employee who primarily functions in the Service Department to perform diagnosis and repairs in all areas of Daimler products.
  • Be prompt and ready to work at start time.
  • Review repair order –verify all information on the repair order.
1. mileage of unit2. VIN#3. customer pay or warranty status of the job after determination of PFP4. repair order- correct job
  • Perform work as outlined on the repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
  • Diagnose the cause of any malfunction and perform repair limited to one-hour diagnostic time, then advise foreman.
  • Utilize OEM diagnostic software and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Open informational cases with Detroit, Cummins, Eaton, Allilson, etc.
  • Identify all needed parts for proper repair using Excelerator or related engine parts software.
  • Communicate with parts department to obtain needed parts with service counter authorization.
  • Save and tag parts of the job if under warranty or if requested by the customer.
  • Examine assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or 18 point inspection.
  • Communicate with foreman immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promise time.
  • Document all work performed and recommended on the repair order through-out the day and definitely before leaving for the day.
  • Understand and comply with one repair per line item and one PFP per line on RO.
  • Write a clear description of the repairs performed noting the cause of failure and primary failed part. Always remember the 3C’s: Complaint, Cause, and Correction.
  • Make sure vehicle is locked outside and keys tagged and returned to key board in tech room, unless instructed otherwise.
  • Participate in manufacturer-sponsored training programs, schools, and events.
  • Keep abreast of manufacturer service publications & finish on time.
  • Ensure that customer vehicles are kept clean. Notify service foreman immediately of anything that has happened to change the appearance or condition of the vehicles.
  • Perform shine responsibilities everyday according to Elite shine maps.
  • All failed part disposition identified at end of job-same day.
  • Maintain and is accountable for all dealership-owned tools, manuals and laptops. Return them to the proper place and in the same condition as they were received. Notify foreman if anything is broken or damaged.
  • Operate all tools and equipment in a safe manner. Notify supervisor of any defects of malfunctions.
  • Understand, keep abreast of, and comply with Federal, State and local regulations, such as, hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc.
  • Report any safety issues immediately to management.
  • Any overtime must be approved by your supervisor.
  • Any shop time must be approved by your supervisor, complete indirect labor form.

Job Requirements


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Job requires constant bending, twisting, and lifting to 120 pounds.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or Technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Within one year of hire, must complete Systems Certification for Daimler Trucks and Detroit Diesel Engines. Complete Elite Dealer training.
  • Technician training program available for all skill levels- Beginners, A, B & C Techs. Instructor-led Led Classes available to further knowledge & experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operation maintenance instructions, and technical procedures. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.

REASONING ABILITY:
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standard situations.
  • Ability to read and understand the Employee and Health and Safety manuals supplied by Fleet Maintenance, Inc.

APPEARANCE:
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance.
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