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Diesel Truck Shop Manager

Transportation / DC / Truck Driving | Waverly, OH Distribution Cntr | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Master Diesel Mechanic

Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Job Location: Waverly, OH 

FLSA Status: Hourly - Non Exempt


Job Summary: 

Maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventative maintenance requirements, correcting vehicle deficiencies; keeping records with proficiency in complete internal engine and drive-line repairs.


Job Duties and Essential Functions:

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic test; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventative maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades.
  • 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, emissions, brake and steering.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drivers; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventative maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains cost by using warranty, evaluating service and parts options.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certification or diploma in diesel mechanic or automotive engineering or any other related field preferred
  • 4+ years of experience working as a heavy duty diesel mechanic with extensive internal engine and drive train work.
  • Possess tools to accomplish repairs to semi-trucks and trailers.
  • Exceptional organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Awareness of operational safety requirements and ability to apply and follow procedures and requirements per regulatory bodies.
  • Ability to detect technical malfunctions in the machines.
  • Sound understanding of using all repair tools, equipment and testing machinery. 


Physical Requirements:

  • Good visual acuity and the ability to communicate.
  • Ability to sit stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 


Machines and Equipment Used:

  • Basic computer skills and diagnostic software
  • Tools
  • Electronic Logging Devices such as Peoplenet