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Heavy Diesel Mechanic

Summary Repairs and overhauls automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Repair and maintain electric, diesel and gasoline vehicles and various other company and customer equipment in accordance with procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions, company policy and Department of Transportation regulations.
Examines vehicle and discusses with Supervisor, or customer the nature and extent of damage or malfunction.
Plans work and coordinates with tasks assigned by supervisor.
Raises vehicle, with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle.
Removes unit such as engine, transmission, or differential. Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear.
Repairs or replaces parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
Relines and adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solders leaks in radiator.
Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out or filling in dents and welding broken parts.
Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.
SKILLS REQUIRED
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical - Collects and researches data; uses in tuition and experience to complement data.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
TECHNICAL SKILLS - Pursues training and development opportunities.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feed back to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS - Listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
ORAL COMMUNICATION - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.
SAFETY - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Technical degree in Diesel Mechanics; or 5+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience,
REQUIREMENTS
Valid drivers license and basic mechanics tools.
SPECIALITY LICENSE
State emissions and inspect ion license required. Knowledge of diesel equipment required for repair of Heavy Equipment.
Weavertown is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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