Diesel Technician

Launch Technical Workforce Solutions
Lorton, VA
Nov 13, 2020
Nov 27, 2020
Full Time
Diesel Technician Pay: $26.57 - $35.70 P/H Shift: Must be open flexible OVERVIEW:Performs routine maintenance on equipment and determines when and what kind of maintenance is needed.Conducts tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. Installsequipment, engines, hoses, batteries, tires, wheels/brakes, HVAC, wiring, etc., or programs to meetspecifications. Watches gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure equipment is working properly. Service,repairs, adjusts, and tests machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis ofmechanical principles. Inspects equipment, structures, etc., of materials to identify the cause of errors or otherproblems or defects. Analyzes information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems. DUTIES:1. Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.2. Align front ends and suspension systems.3. Attach test instruments to equipment and read dials and gauges in order to diagnose malfunctions.4. Disassemble and overhaul internal combustion engines, pumps, generators, transmissions, clutches, anddifferential units.5. Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.6. Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that theyare in proper operating condition.7. Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery such as pumps andcompressors.8. Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such ashandheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.9. Operate valve-grinding machines to grind and reset valves.10. Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment andmachinery.11. Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.12. Installs or rebuilds diesel engines.13. Recondition and replace parts, pistons, bearings, gears, and valves.14. Repair and adjust seats, doors, and windows, and install and repair accessories.15. Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels.16. Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.17. Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.18. Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.19. Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well aspower tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.20. Other duties to ensure the safe operation and efficiency of the department.Transdev Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:Mechanic B: 3-4 years experience. Must be able to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair all vehicles andequipment in service with minimal supervision. Mechanic B must bee able to teach Mechanic Cs as timepermits some repair techniques that are not routine in nature. Must demonstrate mechanical proficiency andmentoring capabilities. Must be able to work with minimal supervision. Additionally, must possess 609 airconditioning certifications and at least three H or T series ASE certifications of which two must include H2, T2,T4 or H4. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee tosuccessful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can possibly be made toenable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities. 90% of work is accomplished outside in varying temperature, weather, and humidity conditions; most workis performed alone and in remote locations. Frequently stands and walks; ability to sit for up to three hours; walk for long distances and on possiblesloped ground or slippery and uneven surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; abilityto lift or handle material weighing up to 50 to 75 lbs. without assistance; ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl,and crouch; and corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication. Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job. Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, vehicle fumes and noise. Exposure to cleaning solutions, oils, and other liquids. Must be able to travel for company training, meeting or support missions.

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