• Diesel Technician - Hauling- 2nd Shift

    Job Locations US-CA-Pacoima
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  • Overview & Essential Job Functions

    Position Summary


    The Diesel Technician reports to the Fleet Maintenance Manager and Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor. The Diesel Technician is personally responsible for providing proper diagnosis and repair of any mechanical issues to the existing operation fleet.


    Essential Job Functions

    • Performs repairs and assigned preventative maintenance tasks.
    • Performs inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
    • Performs safety inspections and checks on vehicles and equipment.
    • Performs roadside emergency diagnosis and repair of roadside equipment as directed by supervision.
    • Completes required paperwork associated with repairing vehicles and equipment; to include documentation of parts usage, and repair times.
    • Attendance and successful accomplishment of all safety and compliance training.

    Qualifications & Environmental Demands

    Required Qualifications

    • 5 years’ experience in heavy truck equipment maintenance & repair or equitable trade school and/or technical certifications.
    • High School Diploma
    • Trade School Certification
    • Familiar with DOT CHP repair processes and controls for Drivers Vehicle Inspection Reports.
    • Ability to effectively communicate mechanical issues and required repairs.
    • Perform all tasks safely and in accordance with applicable OSHA rules and regulations.
    • Consistently behaves in a manner that is appropriate and professional.
    • Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.
    • Valid Class C Driver's License.
    • Acceptable Driver's Record.
    • Must possess personal tools.
    • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bilingual English / Spanish
    • ASE Tire Certification
    • Welder Certification
    • Brakes Certification
    • CNG / LNG alternative fuel training
    • CDL Class A / B with air brake endorsement
    • Computer diagnostic skills

    Physical/Environmental Demands:

    • Physical:
      • Standing, walking, seeing, hearing, & smelling continuously.
      • Problem solving, oral communication, analytical ability, concentration, exposure to heavy machinery, & eye/hand coordination, & handling continuously.
      • Bending, reaching, stretching, crouching, & lifting ≤ 50 Lbs. continuously.
      • Exposure to unprotected heights occasionally. 
    • Environmental:
      • Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, grease, oil, chemicals, wet slippery surfaces, hot/cold conditions, & noise continuously.
      • Works inside and outside.



    • Comprehensive benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
    • 401K
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
    • Recognition programs
    • Professional development learning


    Athens will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other applicable state, federal or local laws. EEO/M/F/disability/veteran


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