Diesel Mechanic

Clarence, New York, United States · Maintenance · 1

Description

Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technicians work with vehicles and farm equipment to inspect, repair and maintain them. Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technicians work with the biggest engines and machines to make sure they continue to run safely at optimum efficiency.

Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technicians know how to troubleshoot problems for the trucks and heavy equipment, and are ready to get dirty when it comes to disassembling and reassembling engines and other components. At times, they have to work out in a field, fixing farm equipment. Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technicians do more than just engine repair. They must have knowledge of electrical systems, hydraulics, fuel and brake lines etc.

As a team player on the farm, Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technicians are sometimes required to drive a delivery or manure truck. Although it is not their primary focus of the job, they may also be asked to work in the fields during the high peak seasons of planting and harvesting.


  • Performs inspection, maintenance and repairs on heavy duty vehicles, such as trucks, trailers, forklifts, pickups, farm equipment, etc.
  • Responsible for diesel engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical trouble shooting, steering and cooling systems.
  • Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles.
  • Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements

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