The Diesel Technician I is responsible for maintaining and repairing diesel-engine vehicles and equipment to include diagnosing and making repairs utilizing complex diagnostic equipment.
Required Education and Experience:
High School diploma or GED.
Two years of experience in repair and maintenance of diesel-engine vehicles or diesel powered equipment.
Licenses, Certifications and Registrations
Valid vehicle driver license and good driving record. Must be able to obtain State of Texas class âœBâ vehicle driver license (Commercial driver License with passenger endorsement and air brakes endorsement) within 45 days of employment. Must obtain State of Texas Vehicle Inspections license within 60 days of employment.
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
This position will be covered by DOT regulations and be in a random drug and alcohol testing pool.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Relevant vocational training in repair and maintenance of diesel-engine vehicles.
Preferred Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:
Commercial vehicle operatorâ™s license with passenger endorsement and air brakes endorsement.
Valid Texas State Inspections license.
ASE certification in one or more related specialty.
Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of electronic diagnostic equipment, brake lathes, valve grinders, air conditioning service equipment and other standard hand and other tools used in vehicle repair.
Preferred Other Requirements:
Instruct student technicians on repair techniques and assist the shop foreman when necessary, and help other diesel mechanics and distribute workload.
Salary: $16.04/hour or commensurate with experience
DIAGNOSTICS/REPAIR: Diagnose, trouble shoot and repair diesel equipment. Rebuild engines, turbos, air compressors and other major parts on diesel equipment. Perform preventative maintenance.
LEADER: Check and assist student technicians work.
ADMINISTRATION: Look up part numbers and order parts for repairs.
DRIVING: Assist by driving a DOT regulated vehicle in test driving, recovery of disabled vehicles, delivery of vehicles, etc.
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVES/CUSTOMER SERVICE: Transportation Services is committed to providing courteous, responsive, quality service to our customers by fostering a respectful, positive, and welcoming environment for all. Employees are responsible for the following: representing the department to internal and external customers by actively supporting diversity; maintaining 100% on time compliance with all university required training for all employees; approving time worked and requesting appropriate leave in a timely manner; reading and responding to e-mail; reviewing/reading information listed on the department intranet; performing assigned tasks in a safe manner and utilizing personal protective items/equipment as appropriate or instructed by supervisor or department; reporting unsafe actions or conditions to supervisor immediately and supporting and following unit/department safety guidelines, practices and policies. Persons in this position will be required to drive state vehicle to travel to various parts of campus and are considered essential when the University declares an emergency, campus closure, class cancellations, etc.
OTHER DUTIES: Perform other duties as assigned.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
Internal Number: R-009654
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