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HEAVY TRUCK MECHANIC

The Heavy Truck Mechanic performs skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of our fleet of heavy trucks and trailers.

Duties & Requirements include:

  • the upkeep and maintenance of our fleet of trucks and trailers of various size and type

  • repair of trucks and trailers that have broken down by repairing or replacing damaged or worn parts

  • follow instructions given by the Shop Manager

  • operate and inspect trucks and trailers to diagnose defects

  • test trucks and trailers after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications

  • diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs using engine diagnostic equipment or calibration devices

  • dismantle and reassemble trucks and trailers using hand tools and/or hoists

  • clean, lubricate, and perform other required maintenance work on trucks and trailers

  • examine parts for damage or excessive wear

  • maintain truck and trailer service records

  • read and understand operating manuals and technical drawings

  • adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions using hand tools, jacks, and hoists

  • understand and carry out oral and written instructions

  • troubleshooting – identify problems and arrive at possible solutions

  • repair and maintenance of trucks and trailers takes place in the DHM, Inc. Shop area

  • requires a Class A or B CDL license with valid DOT medical exam certificate

  • requires a good driving record

  • valid PA inspection license category 3 is preferred

  • must have your own tools, but a tool allowance is provided