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Corpus Christi, TX – Diesel Truck Mechanic/Technician (Experienced)

Website French Ellison Truck Center

French Ellison Truck Center is currently accepting applications for an experienced Diesel Truck Mechanic. Responsibilities include the repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of Class 8 trucks. Candidates must be mechanically inclined. At least 5 years experience is preferred. Certifications a plus. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and successful dealer group!

General Responsibilities:

• Performs corrective and preventative maintenance on medium and heavy duty vehicles
• Troubleshoots various systems, to include electrical, drive train, HVAC, brake, engine, and suspension, identifies needed repairs and performs corrective action
• Writes up on the repair order an accurate, clear, and detailed description of the cause of failure and the repair procedure(s) used

Primary Duties:

• Uses diagnostic equipment to detect and isolate faults in medium and heavy duty vehicles and interprets test results
• Reads written fault description on Repair Order and determines the most efficient repair procedure
• Communicates with and provides Shop Foreman with accurate and detailed repair information for inclusion on the Repair Order
• Obtains supervisor permission to complete diagnosed repairs and/or add additional repairs to a repair
• Communicates with parts department personnel to obtain or order the parts necessary to repair vehicles
• Performs road test on customer vehicles to assist in problem isolation or to verify repair procedure
• Tracks and charges clocked hours to the proper corresponding Repair Order operation
• Writes up clear, accurate, and detailed repair description of each operation on the corresponding Repair Order, to include a description of the cause of failure and the correction and/or repair procedure used
• Interacts with customers in a professional and positive manner
• Assists other technicians with repair procedures as needed

Requirements

• Formal technical training degree, certificate or diploma or equivalent work experience
• At least 5 years working experience in the diesel or related field
• Diesel certifications a plus
• Personal tool inventory to allow for the completion of job duties and assignments
• Effective written and oral communication skills
• Valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
• Ability to read and interpret shop repair order forms, repair manuals, electrical schematics and various other technical bulletins
• Ability to use computer keyboard and Windows basics
• Ability to work in an environment with frequent exposure to outside weather elements
• Ability to work 8 – 10 hour days, including overtime hours as needed
• Ability to bend, stoop, crawl, walk and sit on a regular basis with frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds

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