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Diesel Mechanic

Company: OZINGA
Location: Racine
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:



The Diesel Mechanic needs to be highly organized and communicate effectively. The primary duties include performing diagnostic testing to find faults, analyze results, repair/replace engine, steering, transmission, braking, lighting systems and other related components.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Mechanic Duties:

Analyze/troubleshoot and repair vehicles & commercial motor vehicles

Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles & commercial motor vehicles

Maintain parts & inventory

Maintain detailed records of serviced vehicles

Test drive vehicles to gauge performance

Adhere to an inspection procedure checklist (Annual DOT Inspection) on Commercial Motor Vehicles

Ensure cleanliness of the shop

Regular attendance and physical presence at work is an essential function of this position

This job may require additional duties not listed above and the employee may be asked to perform those duties to meet business needs.


Education/Specialized Knowledge/Professional Certifications:

Certified Diesel Tech preferred

A/C Certified preferred

DOT Air Brakes Certified preferred

Knowledge of diagnostic testing on vehicles and engines

Electrical (wiring) knowledge preferred

Aptitude for mathematics and science

Advanced knowledge of diesel engine components


3+ years of experience as a mechanic with emphasis in diesel engines and/or commercial motor vehicles is preferred


Proficiency with maintenance and repair tools

Highly organized and able to multitask

Attention to detail

Good computer skills

Ability to adapt and learn new technology

Working Conditions:

Operation within a fast-paced environment

Exposed to moving mechanical parts, vehicles, heavy construction equipment, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions

Noise level is usually moderate, but can be high and requires personal hearing protection on occasion at job sites, plants and laboratories

Must be able to work through stressful situations while maintaining professionalism and composure

Local travel required

Physical Requirements:

Regularly required to talk or hear; frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms

Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Work through stressful situations while maintaining professionalism and composure

Must be able to operate buttons, levers, and other controls located on various equipment

Must be able to maneuver in and around our plants, yards and jobsites as necessary

Lift/Carry up to 50 pounds frequently

Lift up to 100 pounds occasionally

Ozinga is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: OZINGA, Racine , Diesel Mechanic, Other , Racine, Wisconsin

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