Fleet Diesel Mechanic

Salem Leasing - Joyland, NC3.2


Salem Leasing, in business for 50 years, is one of the oldest and largest commercial truck rental, leasing and maintenance companies in the US. Salem looking to hire an experienced medium/heavy duty diesel truck mechanic to work weekdays servicing our growing company's service center needs in our Durham, NC shop.

Repair trucks, trailers and other vehicles. Mechanics/Technician repairs any part on the equipment.

Apply now: www.salemcorp.com

or call for Vanessa for inquiries: 336-661-3183

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions
  • Test drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using equipment such as infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisors
  • Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas
  • Plan work procedures, using charts, technical manuals, and experience
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications
  • Communicate with driver to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems. Verify problems by checking the DVIR and sign off on repairs when completed
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, and tune-ups
  • Repair and service air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling, and electrical systems
  • Repair or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings
  • Tear down, repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages
  • Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels
  • Repair radiator leaks
  • Install and repair accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers
  • Repair manual and automatic transmissions
  • Repair or replace shock absorbers
  • Replace and adjust headlights
  • Complies with all safety, DOT and OSHA guidelines
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations
  • Ensure cleanliness of shop and surrounding areas.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum three years recent medium/heavy diesel maintenance experience
  • Ensure cleanliness of shop and surrounding areas.
  • Must have own hand tools
  • Basic computer skills
  • CDL license preferred
  • Good driving record and proven work history
  • Must be able to work in extreme heat and cold temperatures


  • Uniforms/ safety shoe program
  • Safety Awards
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Company sponsored skills training with pay increases!
  • Health / Dental/ Vision/Company Paid Life / Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Excellent Pay
  • Paid birthday and holidays from date of hire
  • Vacation pay after 1 year of service
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Quality Safety Awards

Job Type: Full-time