Diesel Mechanic Job Description

A diesel mechanic is a mechanic who specializes in diesel engines.

Diesel mechanics repair and maintain diesel engines and related equipment.

They also may train mechanics to fix diesel-powered vehicles.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Diesel Mechanic to join our team! We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects.

Diesel Mechanic Duties:

  • Maintain and repair diesel engines, transmissions, and related equipment.
  • Participate in field testing and performance analysis.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, diagnostics, and repair of various equipment.
  • Develop and follow test procedures for diagnoses.
  • Develop and follow work schedules for preventive maintenance.
  • Identify and communicate with manufacturers and other engine service professionals.
  • Assist in developing and implementing training programs and procedures.
  • Maintain and update job equipment lists.

Diesel Mechanic Responsibilities:

  • Preparing vehicles for road travel, towing, and off-road use, including servicing and maintaining engine, transmission, brakes, suspension, heating, cooling, and electrical units.
  • Diagnosing complex problems and diagnosing solutions and components to improve vehicle performance, efficiency, and reliability.
  • Performing routine maintenance to inspected and repaired vehicles.
  • Applying knowledge of mechanical principles, tools, and procedures to complete assigned work.
  • Maintaining accurate operating and maintenance records.
  • Actively participating in safety programs.
  • Working cooperatively and effectively with other team members.

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience independently repairing vehicles.
  • Knowledge of diesel engine systems and components.
  • Proven ability to diagnose and repair engine problems.
  • Proven ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform quality work.
  • Ability to work safely and carefully.
  • Knowledge of basic electronics.

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We understand that a diverse and inclusive team is a strong team. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that a variety of perspectives leads to better ideas, and better ideas lead to a better company. We encourage applications from all types of people, from all walks of life.