Aug 27, 2018

Diesel Mechanic Class A (San Antonio, TX)

  • Pilot Thomas Logistics
Full time Safety Skilled Labor

Job Description


The Diesel Mechanic is responsible for maintaining the trucks and facilities and coordinating all required repairs. He/She must own a mechanic's tool set, capable of supporting general heavy equipment fleet, including electrical and internal combustion engine and be willing to expand personal tools.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain inventory of parts necessary to perform job (i.e., bulbs, gloves, fittings, etc.).
  • Evaluate poorly running trucks and insures their proper repair.
  • Provide regular maintenance of facility and all equipment.
  • Review vehicle inspection reports and insure all repairs will be made.
  • Perform all required DOT and CHP services and inspections. Keep up-to-date truck files and ensure that the Company is in compliance with all regulations.
  • Keep fleet in compliance with all DOT and CHP regulations.
  • Ensure that trucks are always in a safe operating condition.
  • Must be available to be "on- call" if needed


Typical Minimum Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED; Associate's Degree preferred.
  • Mechanic certification preferred (air brake adjustment, etc.)
  • Valid driver's license, or with Class A ( tanker/ hazmat endorsements preferred)
  • 2-5 years' experience in the heavy equipment industry; diesel engine experience and hydraulics preferred
  • Basic understanding of: Internal Combustion Engines (both gas and diesel), DC Electrical Systems, Air Systems, Brakes / Suspension Systems, Heavy Trucks/Automotive, Welding techniques, Fuel Systems, Electrical Systems, Hydraulic Systems
  • Must own a mechanical tool set
  • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Able to apply concepts of basic algebra.
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Must have a valid driver's license


 Environmental Conditions

  • Heavy physical effort (up to 100 pounds)
  • Hearing, talking, walking, periods of prolonged sittings

Pilot Thomas Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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