- Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
- Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.
- Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
- Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
- Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
- Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
- Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
- Attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
- Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
- Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
- Recondition and replace parts, pistons, bearings, gears, and valves.
- Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels.
- Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.
- Align front ends and suspension systems.
- Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
- Getting Information
- Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
- Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment
- Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
- Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
- Documenting/Recording Information
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems
- Performing General Physical Activities
Detailed Work Activities
- Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
- Adjust vehicle components according to specifications.
- Align equipment or machinery.
- Dismantle heavy equipment or machinery.
- Grind parts to required dimensions.
- Inspect mechanical components of vehicles to identify problems.
- Install vehicle parts or accessories.
- Lubricate equipment to allow proper functioning.
- Measure distances or dimensions.
- Measure equipment outputs.
- Observe equipment in operation to detect potential problems.
- Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
- Operate transportation equipment to demonstrate function or malfunction.
- Rebuild parts or components.
- Repair defective engines or engine components.
- Repair non-engine automotive or vehicle components.
- Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
- Rewire electrical or electronic systems.
- Service green vehicles to make repairs or maintain good working order.
- Service vehicles to maintain functionality.
- Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
- Troubleshoot equipment or systems operation problems.
Responsibilities and Duties
-Must have experience working on heavy-duty engines such as, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Paccar, Navistar, and Caterpillar.
- Must understand how to use diagnostic software such as Cummins "Insite", Detroit Diesel "Diagnostic Link", Volvo "PTT", and International "NED" diagnostic programs.
-Must understand DPF/DEF Systems and be able to do necessary repairs to fix related components.
We will provide all service calls, take care of the customer base and at the end of every week make sure you (the technician) get the commission for the work you complete. We do pay a base salary plus commission and bonuses which means, it's up to you to decide how much money you want to make with our company. Motivated Technicians can make in excess of $80K a year.
Qualifications and Skills
All applicants are subject to the following:
- Drug testing
- Background check
- Employment history
- Driving record
We stand firm behind the belief that how much you put in is what you get out. We have lots of room to grow and the industry we engage with is one that is very rewarding for the right individuals. Please do not call if you are looking for a part-time job. We are a rapidly expanding company and are looking for a long-term, full time commitment to grow with us.
Paid Vacation after 1 year with company
Job Type: Commission
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year
- Truck and Trailer Mechanic: 5 years (Preferred)
- Driver's License (Preferred)
- United States (Preferred)