Company: Ventura Transfer Company
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: September 20, 2022
The Diesel Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for carrying out the
maintenance & repair of diesel-powered trucks and other industrial
equipment. Major responsibilities include performing routine
inspections, troubleshooting, running diagnostic tests, and
ensuring fleet compliance. Responsibilities and Duties
Inspect, diagnose, and repair diesel-powered vehicles and other
industrial equipment including class 8 tractors, tanker trailers,
chassis, pneumatic trailers, container handlers, compressors,
boilers, and forklifts.
Ensure repairs and inspections comply with DOT requirements.
Perform BIT, PM, and VIKTP inspections.
Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair equipment in break-down
Track parts usage so parts can be restocked properly and
Follow instructions on work orders and complete within Standard
Repair Times (SRTs).
Complete required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software
program, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair
Performs service calls for truck/equip repair in the field as
Determine parts necessary for projects and submit request for
Assist in maintaining a neat and organized parts room to ensure
easy access and accountability of parts while ensuring a safe work
area is maintained.
Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Company / OSHA
Other duties as assigned. Requirements and Qualifications
Minimum 5 years experience working in a Maintenance shop
Understanding of DOT 49 CFR Part 393.
Excellent understanding and high level of skills in diagnosing,
trouble shooting and repairing equipment, including tractors,
trailers, pumps, boilers, compressors, wash rack equipment, and
Competent mechanic, able to accomplish basic diesel engine and
transmission repairs and maintenance Competence in the following
areas: electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, brakes, bearings, air
conditioning, suspension systems, steering systems, tire repair and
mounting, and welding.
Accurate and detail oriented. Does not overlook things and make
errors. Able to perform repair and maintenance functions correctly
and reliably that do not have to be repeated or that break down
Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and use required &
recommended Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) keeping in mind the
safety of yourself and those around you. Manage risk so that
incidents are prevented.
Work effectively with flexible and varying work schedules.
Properly read/interpret work orders and safety paraphernalia in
Work independently and as a team; able to settle disagreements and
manage conflict in a professional manner.
Possess a valid Class C Drivers license and a driving record
without an excessive number of accidents and/or convictions for
moving violations. Must be insurable to operate company vehicles.
Class A Drivers license preferred.
Maintain certifications to operate equipment, i.e. yard tractors
Welding certification a plus.
Must have own tools sufficient to perform mechanics duties.
Able to lift and carry heavy hoses, fittings, and other equipment
weighing up to 55 pounds. Able to crawl underneath and climb on top
of trailers. Able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
Able to walk, bend, reach, push, pull, stoop, squat, and climb, as
necessary to perform job functions. Environmental Factors
Able to work outdoors and tolerate extreme or adverse weather
Must be comfortable working around hazardous chemicals.
This position requires climbing up to 25 ft high onto trailers,
railcars, containers, or structures. Must not be afraid of
Must be able to wear necessary PPE in order to complete job
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