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Diesel Technician/Mechanic – 3rd Shift
Grand Rapids, MI

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Our Client is searching for an experienced Diesel Tech to join their growing, family owned, shops in the Wyoming/Grand Rapids areas.

Shift – 3rd Shift – In Shop – (No Sundays!)

Pay – $24.00 – $43.00/hr. (based on experience, education, certifications, skillset, etc.) Technician Bonus Program, Shift Premium, 3 weeks PTO with rollover, and much much more……

What You Will Do:

Under the direction of the Service Manager, the Service Technician maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records, as well as:

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
  • Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • All other duties as assigned

Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent – Trade school or college education in a diesel technology program preferred.
  • At least 5 years related work experience preferred.
  • Valid State or Federal A/C Certification.
  • At least 2 engine certification (Paccar, Cummins or Caterpillar)
  • Mechanical knowledge required.
  • Valid Driver’s License required; CDL preferred (must be willing to obtain).
  • Dependable and reliable attendance required.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24.00 – $43.00 per hour



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


Experience level:


  • 5 years


Ability to commute/relocate:


  • Wyoming, MI: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Application Question(s):


  • Do you have any diesel certifications – If so, please list




  • Diesel engine repair: 3 years (Required)


Work Location: In person

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