Diesel Mechanic /Shop Supervisor
Laredo, TX | Full Time Temp to Hire
Perform truck repair and maintenance work in accordance with factory and industry standards, run diagnostics on vehicles and work closely with other team members to meet company goals. Supervises and coordinates activities of mechanics engaged in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment.
Performs and supervise the work of minor and major repairs on trucks and trailers performed by mechanics and follows up on progress providing assistance when necessary.
Enforces regular preventative maintenance on service trucks, including inspection, tire rotation and oil changes.
Collaborate with repair team to diagnose problems with vehicles and plan repairs.
Perform regular diagnostic tests on trucks.
Maintain accurate records of each repair performed on vehicles, filing paperwork with trailer maintenance as necessary with enough information to follow-up accordingly.
Tend to and follow up on road service calls.
Participates in the coordination of training and development of operators.
Maintain an inventory of oil used and ensure the proper storage of the oil.
Maintain effective communication with safety manager and support in all kinds of operations, tracking permits and documentation to acquire the best safety procedures results.
Design and follow up of accident prevention programs.
Ensures a safe and efficient work environment at the shop.
Reviews Repair Orders for accuracy and completeness.
Troubleshoots, tests, cleans and adjusts parts or assemblies, use
various instruments to make sure they are working properly.
Inspects vehicles for road readiness.
Responsible for floor level operations of the shop.
Accounts for all employees time performing repair jobs.
Assists with employee scheduling, productivity reviews and daily operation of the shop.
Ensures OSHA compliance
Assists with managing trade equipment and new equipment in service.
Responsible for equipment inventory at off-site vendor and shop locations.
Performs daily fleet inspections.
Meets with staff to ensure consistency with company policy and procedures and other issue resolutions.
Maintain parts inventory and ensures cleanliness in the shop.
Organization and updating blogs on needed oil changes on every tractor including detailed information such as date, number of tractors and next oil change date.
2+ years’ experience as a Diesel Mechanic
Valid CDL license ideal
Excellent reading and writing skills
Ability to pass a background check and drug test
ASE Diesel Certification an asset
Knowledge of C-TPAT procedures and regulations to be followed as required by the certification program.
Knowledge of DOT regulations, OSHA and HAZMAT
FMCSA, SPSP & MBR
McLeod knowledge Preferred
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to follow and give directions
Ability to communicate effectively orally, and in writing
Ability to use hardware, various software programs and technologies including word processing, spreadsheet programs, and internet
Ability to maintain good planning and organizational skills
Ability to prioritize duties and work with meeting deadlines
Ability to answer and respond to telephone request in a courteous manner
Ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationship with other employees and respond to general complaints in a positive manner
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; and communicate. The employee must occasionally lift or move equipment and parts up to 150 pounds.
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and some Saturdays as needed by operation demand.
No travel necessary.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Once probation time is over:
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