Diesel Mechanic

Recruiter
Express Employment
Location
Danbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Express Employment Professionals has multiple clients looking for diesel Mechanics, mostly working on a fleet of trucks and or buses.

Heavy equipment mechanics know how to troubleshoot problems for their industry, and are ready to get dirty when it comes to disassembling and reassembling engines and other components. Depending on the industry, they may have to work out in different working conditions.

Heavy equipment mechanics do more than just engine repair, and must have knowledge of electrical systems, hydraulics, fuel and brake lines and more.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or GED with postsecondary degrees in diesel technology, heavy equipment mechanics, small engine repair, biomedical technology, engineering or similar preferred

Much training is done on the job. It consists of Light Duty Preventative Maintenance.

JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

* Attention to Detail: Some parts need to be in the exact right place, or they will not work. Being able to pay attention to the minute details of heavy equipment repair will be necessary.

* Strength: Heavy is in the name of the job. Some equipment can be extremely heavy and will take a lot of strength to move or manipulate.

* Mechanical Skills: Heavy equipment mechanics will need familiarity with parts and components of complex machinery and engines, as well as the tools to fix them.

* Technical Skills: Heavy equipment mechanics will need to be familiar with electronics, be able to read blueprints, or use electronic diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot repairs.

* Manual Dexterity: Good hands and great hand-eye coordination help heavy equipment mechanics be successful.

* Troubleshooting Skills: Heavy equipment mechanics need to be able to look at mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems, identify problems, and think about possible solutions.

* If Certified - a plus!