Lead Diesel Technician / Diesel Mechanic

Halo Services Inc. - Carlsbad, NM


Halo Services Inc. is hiring a Lead Diesel Technician / Diesel Mechanic for our facility located in Loving,
NM. The successful candidate will be required to live in the Carlsbad/Loving area. Candidates not living in the area need not apply unless willing to relocate.

Job Description

Repair and maintenance of Diesel Engines primarily and Gasoline Engines occasionally that power many types of heavy and light duty equipment and vehicles. The Diesel Technician / Mechanic is responsible for repairing diesel engines and all the components that help to make the engines operate efficiently.
Because of the electronics in fuel regulators, emissions control systems, and timing systems, the Diesel
Technician / Mechanic must be able to use a laptop or hand-held computer unit to improve efficiency.

The Diesel Technician / Diesel Mechanic must be familiar with drivetrains, hydraulic systems, ground- engaging tools, and must be capable of obtaining HVAC certification.

The Diesel Technician / Diesel Mechanic is responsible for FMCSA Annual Vehicle Inspections and must be able to become FMCSA Brake Certified. Compensation commensurate with experience, certifications, and education. EOE; All applicants subject to Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Screening.

More specific job duties include but are not limited to:

­ Safely diagnose, inspect, repair and maintain vehicles and equipment
­ Train, assist and oversee repairs performed by subordinate employees
­ Ensure the accuracy and completeness of all inspection forms
­ Obtain and maintain ASE certifications in the field of automotive/diesel technology
­ Maintain annual FMCSA/DOT requirements for all applicable vehicles and equipment
­ Stay current with modern technology, emission standards, safety procedures, hazardous waste handling, and maintenance practices
­ Utilize computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as parts/maintenance software programs for creation of customer invoices, quotes, warranty claims, maintenance and repair records, creation of checklists and worksheets, and parts ordering

­ Manage personnel by assigning job duties for the day, delegating workload and collecting timesheets daily when applicable.

­ Conduct interviews, hire and dismiss shop employees as warranted and when applicable
­ Perform employee performance evaluations when relevant
­ Utilize public relations skills to create a professional working relationship with parts and service facilities. Review invoices for accuracy, monitor core credits, refunds, warranty returns, and discounts

­ Work with the Shipping/Receiving Manager and Field Foremen to schedule vehicles and equipment for repair and maintenance in the shop or the field


Associate's degree or trade school certification in diesel technology but will substitute certificates of training in Diesel powered Engines plus five-plus years of on the job training

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience, certifications, and education

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Diesel Mechanic: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Class D or a CDL (Required)
  • CDL Class A (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Typical start time:

  • 6AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

Vehicle Type:

  • Heavy trucks
  • Heavy equipment
  • Cars and light trucks
  • RVs

Shop Type:

  • Fleet


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • 10 hour shift