Diesel Shop Technician
Employment Type: Full Time - US Citizen or Green Card
Employment Type: Full Time Perm Compensation: Base salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits. Job Summary
Completes troubleshooting, repairs and rebuilds on engine products in a service workshop independently while coaching and developing less experienced technicians
Applies documented procedures and policies to perform diagnostics and complex repairs
Performs preventative maintenance based on assessment of engine
Completes required documentation, such as work completed documents, time sheets, warranty claims and quality forms, via handwritten or business system input screens
Completes training in line with skill and business requirements
Coaches and develops technicians and/or apprentices and transfers knowledge and experience to others; may provide work direction; may review repair plans, parts lists, etc.
Maintains work area and tools for cleanliness and proper operation
Adheres to and ensures adherence of more junior technicians to all relevant Health, Safety & Environmental policies, procedures and legislation and reports any issues / incidents to their supervisor
Ability to train Service Personnel to develop their diagnostic skills
Able to identify opportunities for work process improvements and recommend appropriate action
Able to develop and maintain productive working relationships
Ability to prepare reports providing feedback on service interventions
Ability to identify and resolve engine system failures relating to and impacted by component failure
Ability to guide / coach other service technicians through complex service interventions and diagnostic issues
Can resolve complex technical problems
Ability to identify and up sell further service and repair opportunities.
Willingness to travel outside of hiring location within North America Distribution
Essential Skills & Experience · 2 years of on the job experience with Diesel Engines, including CAT, Detroit, MTU, Cummins or others · 2 years of on the job experience with complete engine rebuilds (must have rebuilt engines from the block) · 2 years of on the job experience with High Horse Power Diesel or Natural Gas engines, (30 Liter and up) · Experience providing technical advice and coaching to more junior technicians (preferred) · Candidate must meet all eligibility requirements to drive a Company Service vehicle, including but not limited to: · Must have a current, valid driver's license issued by the state in which they reside. · Must have current motor vehicle liability insurance. · No convictions for any driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs charges (DUI) within prior 5 years. · No greater than three (3) moving violations within prior 12 month period. · No greater than 2 avoidable accidents on MVR within prior 3 years. · Candidate must be able to pass pre-employment drug testing and meet all physical requirements for the position Education, Licenses or Certifications · Vocational diploma from relevant technical institution · Locally valid driving permit (Preferred)