Senior Diesel Mechanic

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Senior Diesel Mechanics are responsible for performing inspections, diagnostic testing, repairs, and maintenance on the vehicle fleet to ensure our trucks are safe and on the road. Often senior technicians handle the more difficult repairs and assist in training less experienced technicians. These technicians must be able to work with minimal direction and may direct the work of others.

Days: Monday - Friday

Hours: 5:00 am - 7:00 pm

Responsibilities of Position:

Performs repairs and maintenance of fleet vehicles in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
Perform services and repairs to fleet vehicles per company maintenance schedules and/or from driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIR).
Diagnoses and troubleshoots mechanical issues and makes necessary repairs, or replacements.
Road tests vehicles to diagnose problems or test repairs.
Inspects, lubricates, and services vehicles and equipment.
Completes adjustments, repairs, and component replacements to vehicles, equipment, and related components.
Checks, fills, and/or changes appropriate fluids for all vehicle parts and checks/changes filters.
Inspects and/or repairs vehicle support systems, such as electrical, air, and brake systems.
Identifies and performs repair to various components and operating systems on the vehicles, equipment, or related components.
Performs roadside repairs and adjustments.
Ensures all safety devices on vehicles are in good working order.
Assists in training less experienced technicians with repairs, maintenance assignments, and adjustments.
Performs required administrative duties, when necessary, parts requisitions, warranties, etc.
Performs routine housekeeping duties related to tools, materials, shop, and work areas.
May assist in other areas of the vehicle maintenance shop as needed.
Maintains accurate records (time, maintenance orders, and parts usage) on computer/tablet.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills & Abilities Needed for Position:

Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in awkward positions and tight areas).
Must be able to lift and carry weights exceeding 50 pounds.
Ability to safely drive service vehicles and vehicles in and out of the service area, as well as a test drive.
Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
Must possess the necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.
Familiarity with using a computer.
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department, or line of business.
Advanced knowledge of truck components and systems.
Excellent mechanical aptitude for vehicle maintenance and repair.

Additional Working Conditions/Aspects:

Possible exposure to high traffic conditions and/or tight driving areas.
Exposure to residential and commercial waste.
Ability to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays.
Legally eligible to work in the United States.
Valid driver’s license (if applicable).
Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.
Must be able to read and speak the English language.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

Experience
Required
5 year(s): Performing repair and maintenance on heavy trucks and diesel engine vehicles, equipment, and related components.
Preferred
Experience using repair manuals, wiring (electrical) diagrams, and schematics necessary to troubleshoot or repair vehicle or components.
Education
Preferred
General Education Diploma or better
High School or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)




Senior Diesel Mechanics are responsible for performing inspections, diagnostic testing, repairs, and maintenance on the vehicle fleet to ensure our trucks are safe and on the road. Often senior technicians handle the more difficult repairs and assist in training less experienced technicians. These technicians must be able to work with minimal direction and may direct the work of others.

Days: Monday - Friday

Hours: 5:00 am - 7:00 pm

Responsibilities of Position:

Performs repairs and maintenance of fleet vehicles in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
Perform services and repairs to fleet vehicles per company maintenance schedules and/or from driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIR).
Diagnoses and troubleshoots mechanical issues and makes necessary repairs, or replacements.
Road tests vehicles to diagnose problems or test repairs.
Inspects, lubricates, and services vehicles and equipment.
Completes adjustments, repairs, and component replacements to vehicles, equipment, and related components.
Checks, fills, and/or changes appropriate fluids for all vehicle parts and checks/changes filters.
Inspects and/or repairs vehicle support systems, such as electrical, air, and brake systems.
Identifies and performs repair to various components and operating systems on the vehicles, equipment, or related components.
Performs roadside repairs and adjustments.
Ensures all safety devices on vehicles are in good working order.
Assists in training less experienced technicians with repairs, maintenance assignments, and adjustments.
Performs required administrative duties, when necessary, parts requisitions, warranties, etc.
Performs routine housekeeping duties related to tools, materials, shop, and work areas.
May assist in other areas of the vehicle maintenance shop as needed.
Maintains accurate records (time, maintenance orders, and parts usage) on computer/tablet.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills & Abilities Needed for Position:

Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in awkward positions and tight areas).
Must be able to lift and carry weights exceeding 50 pounds.
Ability to safely drive service vehicles and vehicles in and out of the service area, as well as a test drive.
Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
Must possess the necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.
Familiarity with using a computer.
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department, or line of business.
Advanced knowledge of truck components and systems.
Excellent mechanical aptitude for vehicle maintenance and repair.

Additional Working Conditions/Aspects:

Possible exposure to high traffic conditions and/or tight driving areas.
Exposure to residential and commercial waste.
Ability to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays.
Legally eligible to work in the United States.
Valid driver’s license (if applicable).
Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.
Must be able to read and speak the English language.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

Experience
Required
5 year(s): Performing repair and maintenance on heavy trucks and diesel engine vehicles, equipment, and related components.
Preferred
Experience using repair manuals, wiring (electrical) diagrams, and schematics necessary to troubleshoot or repair vehicle or components.
Education
Preferred
General Education Diploma or better
High School or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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