Truck Mechanic (Diesel)

03 Apr 2024

FlatRate Moving is seeking an Experienced Mechanic to help maintain its truck fleet. You will be responsible for maintaining our trucks (Isuzu & Mitsubishi), report issues, provide road safety test to drivers and update our driver assignment system. Ability to work on Diesel trucks is a must as well as a valid driver’s license (CDL NOT NECESSARY).

Duties include:

Perform routine vehicle maintenance

Work with Operations department to assign trucks to drivers

Provide road tests to new drivers

Provide driver safety training to new and current drivers

Update trucks based on DOT regulations

Use Verizon connect to assign trucks and logbook to truck drivers

Inspect trucks and report issues to planning manager and VP of Operations

Work with other mechanics to service vehicles

Use Verizon Connect (ELD reveal) to assign drivers and locate trucks

Talk to Drivers to determine issues with trucks on a daily basis

Fleet Maintenance Duties:

You will begin with simple duties including oil changes, light maintenance, electrical repairs and lamps

Assist in ordering and obtaining necessary parts and supplies

Assist with repairing and trouble shooting and Tow broken-down vehicles

Ensure the trucks are clean and ready for the road

Respond to emergencies as requested

Qualifications and Experience:

Must have knowledge of DOT regulations

Previous experience as a DIESEL truck mechanic

Knowledge of shop equipment

Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting’s skills

Familiar with trucks and Verizon connect

Must be able to drive at least a 24 ft truck

Must be comfortable navigating the internet and using a computer

Must have a valid driver’s license

Must be able to pay attention to details and be extremely organized