Truck Shop Mechanic


  • Perform routine maintenance on trucks, such as checking batteries and changing oil to ensure proper vehicle running
  • Inspect various parts of trucks, including brake systems, wheel bearings and steering mechanisms to ensure they are in the proper condition to operate effectively
  • Use different tools and equipment, such as pressure gauges, pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, screwdrivers, hoists and jacks, to repair trucks while constantly utilizing safety precautions
  • Diagnose malfunctions in defective equipment by inspecting and testing using devises such as motor analyzers, handheld computers and chassis charts to determine how to address problems
  • Test drive vehicles to ensure they are running properly and to find issues to determine what the solution will be
  • Replace parts, valves, bearings and gears as needed and repair vehicle cooling and heating systems
  • Measure vehicle emissions to ensure they are in the proper limits
  • Ensure parts conform to factory specifications by inspecting and verifying clearances and dimensions



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Have or willing to obtain Commercial Driver's license (CDL) required
  • Must be able to lift heavy equipment and parts regularly
  • Excellent people skills
  • Must be comfortable with working in awkward positions or cramped spaces


  • Technical certification or degree
  • Experience working with diagnostic computers
  • Previous experience as a diesel mechanic

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