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Diesel Technician

Diesel Technician


The Diesel Technician position is a skilled craft position that maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records.

Key Duties

  • 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.
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