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Diesel Technician

Company: TransChicago Truck Group
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Title: Diesel TechnicianLocation: Elmhurst, ILTransChicago Truck Group is hiring a diesel technician at our Elmhurst IL location. The diesel technician will maintain diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records.Essential functions and expectations:

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Corrects 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.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Other duties as assigned.Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Tooling
    • Supply Management
    • Mechanical Inspection Tools
    • Technical Understanding
    • Attention to Detail, Dependability
    • Thoroughness
    • Verbal Communication, Documentation Skills
    • Inventory Control
    • Job Knowledge
    • Education and/or required experience:
    • High School Diploma
    • 1-3 years industry experience
    • Certifications for Detroit, Cummins, Freightliner or Total Truck Care (Preferred)We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: TransChicago Truck Group, Elmhurst , Diesel Technician, Professions , Elmhurst, Illinois

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