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Diesel Technician III

Diesel Technician III

Technicians Skilled and Trades
Description:

Knight's Companies is seeking experienced Diesel Technician III for our Columbia (Irmo) shop to performing maintenance and repairs on diesel and non-diesel vehicles and heavy equipment to sound, safe, and reliable performance of the vehicle and/or equipment, as well as provide guidance and assistance to level I and level II Diesel Technicians. Qualified candidates must have a working knowledge of hydraulics, brakes and tires. Experience in CAT, Cummins and Detroit Diesel engines a plus. Valid driver's license is required.


Duties:

  • Perform all job functions in accordance with federal, state, local, and company safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Perform all job functions in accordance with federal, state, local, and company environmental policies and procedures at all times.
  • Change and repair tires per manufacturer specifications.
  • Perform oil and filter services on automobiles, concrete trucks, tractor trailers, front end loaders, and various types of equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair minor to mid-level electrical issues of equipment lights, switches, etc. on affected trucks and equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair minor to mid-level mechanical issues on affected trucks and equipment.
  • Test power and hydraulic systems to ensure operation per manufacturer specifications.
  • Complete required lubrication and greasing of all wear items on affected trucks and equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair wheel bearings, hub assemblies, and seals on steer and drive axles.
  • Remove and repair universal and slip joints, and support bearings on drive shafts.
  • Diagnose and repair air and hydraulic brake systems and pressurized water systems.
  • Perform major diagnosis and repair of gas and diesel engines.
  • Complete engine reconditioning service.
  • Diagnose and repair fuel injection, transmission, and regeneration systems using laptop and scan tool diagnostic tools.
  • Remove, disassemble, diagnose, and repair differentials.
  • Remove and repair automatic and manual transmissions.
  • Diagnose and repair major electrical systems (12 and 24 volt).
  • Perform service calls to diagnose and repair off-site trucks and equipment using company service vehicle.
  • Return affected vehicles or equipment to service as efficiently as possible, while ensuring accurate repairs have been made.
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the company service vehicle.
  • Ensure that all tools and equipment is returned to the proper location in the company service vehicle.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Auto or diesel technology diploma from an accredited technical school preferred OR
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience performing maintenance or mechanical ability.
  • ASE Certifications preferred.
  • Commercial Driver's License Class A or B preferred.
  • Ability to operate a manual transmission vehicle to determine if operating properly.
  • Must provide own hand tools & toolbox.
  • Knowledge of hand held scan tools and the process of diagnosing vehicles.
  • Ability to read schematics and familiarity with the process.
  • Proficient computer skills: knowledge of Excel, Word, Fleet Management Systems, and Email
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)


Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company match
  • Paid Time Off / Paid Holidays
  • Annual Boot Reimbursement
  • Uniforms

Drug free workplace / Equal Opportunity Employer


Apply today at www.knightscompanies.com 

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