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Diesel Mechanic-Portland Metro

Company: Calportland
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Summary*
The Diesel Mechanic is responsible for safely and properly repairing commercial trucks and various equipment in the repair shop setting and out on road calls.

At CalPortland, were proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees. Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. Thats why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from. All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans. Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.



* Service equipment according to a planned schedule and in a timely manner
* Troubleshoot, repair and clean commercial trucks and equipment which may include removal of concrete buildup
* Check, prioritize and repair equipment write-ups based on safety issues, customer service issues, PM issues and less critical issues
* Keeps documentation on all repairs and consistently communicates status of downed vehicles to shop manager and dispatch
* Assists in maintaining accurate parts inventory by keeping parts in their designated place and recording parts removed
* Responsible for working in a safe manner, reporting all incidents/injuries to management as soon as they occur
* Attends safety meetings as scheduled by management
* Performs other related duties as assigned

High School Diploma/GED


* Must have own tools
* 3-5 years experience
* Mechanical experience working on commercial vehicles
* Diesel engine troubleshooting skills with various engine manufacturers
* Experience with basic fabrication, use and application of welders and gas torch systems
* Experience preforming preventative maintenance
* Able to work both independently and as part of a team
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Physical Requirements: climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, twisting, pushing, pulling, frequent lifting of 50 pounds, occasional lifting of 75 to 100 pounds, stretching, driving/sitting, using pneumatic and power tools
* Ability to work in extremes of hot and cold weather and wet environments
* Able to work varying start times including weekends
* Current Commercial Drivers License preferred

*Conditions of Employment*
Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.

Keywords: Calportland, Portland , Diesel Mechanic-Portland Metro, Engineering , Portland, Oregon

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