Diesel Technician II

Description:

Knight's Companies is seeking an experienced Diesel Technician II for our Summerville maintenance shop to perform repairs and periodic maintenance on our fleet and equipment. Qualified candidates must have a working knowledge of hydraulics, brakes and tires. Experience in CAT, Cummins and Detroit Diesel engines a plus. Valid driver's license required; CDL preferred.


Duties:

  • Change and repair tires per manufacturer specifications.
  • Perform oil and filter services on automobiles, concrete trucks, tractor trailers, front end loaders, and various types of equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair minor to mid-level electrical issues of equipment lights, switches, etc. on affected trucks and equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair minor to mid-level mechanical issues on affected trucks and equipment.
  • Test power and hydraulic systems to ensure operation per manufacturer specifications.
  • Complete required lubrication and greasing of all wear items on affected trucks and equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair wheel bearings, hub assemblies, and seals on steer and drive axles.
  • Remove and repair universal and slip joints, and support bearings on drive shafts.
  • Diagnose and repair air and hydraulic brake systems and pressurized water systems.
  • Assist Diesel Technicians III with more advanced repairs.
  • Use pressure washer to maintain cleanliness of the equipment.
  • Maintain clean and organized work area.
  • Follow repair order directions.
  • Complete write up and provide accurate description or repairs made and parts utilized in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with Shop Foreman to maintain positive work flow throughout the Shop.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to level I Diesel Technicians when needed.
  • Follow company-assigned safety policies and procedures without exception.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
. Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Auto or diesel technology diploma from an accredited technical school preferred OR
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience performing maintenance or mechanical ability.
  • ASE Certifications preferred.
  • Commercial Driver's License Class A or B preferred.
  • Ability to operate a manual transmission vehicle to determine if operating properly.
  • Must provide own hand tools & toolbox.
  • Knowledge of hand held scan tools and the process of diagnosing vehicles.
  • Ability to read schematics and familiarity with the process.
  • Proficient computer skills: knowledge of Excel, Word, Fleet Management Systems, and Email
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. from floor to waist height.
  • Ability to carry minimum of 50 lbs. over a 5-foot span.
  • Ability to push / pull a minimum of 50 lbs. across a 10-foot span.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 20 lbs. from waist to shoulder.
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to bend or twist body without restriction.
  • Ability to kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl.
  • Ability to work in extreme weather, including but not limited to high heat, low temperature, and high sun environments.

Drug free workplace / Equal Opportunity Employer

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PI134521730

Posted
04/21/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$37,000.00 - 53,000.00
per Year
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Location
Summerville, SC 29483, US