Diesel Mechanic

Calportland Portland , OR 97228

Posted 3 days ago

*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.


  • 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

  • Education

High School Diploma/GED

  • Requirements/Qualifications*

  • Must have own tools

  • 3-5 years 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

  • Compensation*


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.

*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.


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