Diesel Mechanic/Shop/Road

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  1. SWBC Professional Employer Services (“SWBC PEO”) and the Client Company are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment policies on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local law. I certify the answers given herein are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. I agree to immediately notify SWBC PEO and the above named Client Company if I am convicted of, receive deferred adjudication in, or otherwise plead guilty or no contest to a felony, or any crime involving dishonesty or a breach of trust, while my application is pending or during my period of employment, if hired. In the event of employment, I understand that false or misleading information given in my application or interview(s) may result in discharge regardless of time of discovery. I also understand that I am required to abide by all rules and regulations of SWBC PEO and the Client Company.

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Position Summary:

Diesel mechanics repair trucks, buses, and other equipment. They also diagnose problems with diesel powered engines, inspect, repair, or overhaul anything with a diesel engine as well as keep up-to-date records. This position involves in shop repairs as well as road service repairs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Determine vehicle condition by  conducting inspections/diagnostic tests; identify worn and damaged parts.
  • Verify vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Comply with federal/state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintain vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Correct vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
  • Keep shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshoot breakdowns; maintain supplies; perform preventive maintenance; call for repairs.
  • Contain costs by using warranty; evaluate service and parts options.
  • Keep supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
  • Enhance maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Test drive vehicle to ensure it is running smoothly.
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, transmissions, engines, and other parts of vehicles.
  • Adjust and align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and attached system components.
  • Follow a checklist of inspection procedures
  • Routine maintenance to include: changing oil, checking batteries, lubricating equipment and parts.
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Valid driver license
  • 5 years of experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • ASE automotive certification


  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Persistence - Ability to complete tasks or continue in a course of action in spite of opposition or discouragement.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Resource Management (People & Equipment) - Ability to obtain and appropriate the proper usage of equipment, facilities, materials, as well as personnel.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Ambition - The drive to achieve personal advancement.
  • Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.     
Location: Austin, TX
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