Entry Level Diesel Mechanic

Wagner International LLC Carlsbad , NM 88220

Posted 2 months ago

Wagner Equipment Co., the Caterpillar dealer for Colorado, New Mexico and far west Texas, is seeking applications for a Mechanic Level 2 in Carlsbad, NM.

A Mechanic Level 2 is responsible for removing and replacing repairable sub-assemblies and evaluates damaged and worn parts to determine reusability in rebuild. He plans assigned repair jobs and uses the work order system effectively. He also creates "4C" warranty explanations and mentors Level I mechanics.



  • Understands the work order system and helps others learn to use this system

  • Accurately prepares service reports

  • Documents the 4 C's (Complaint, Cause, Correction, Complication) on work orders

  • Promotes a clean, organized, and safe work environment


  • Applies 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Sweep, Standardize and Sustain) principles following every job


  • Works effectively with others in the shop and helps build a strong teamwork environment. Assisting with the mentoring of Level I mechanics can help promote this desired work team


  • Engages in required safety practices at all times

  • Reads and understands the manufacturers' Operation and Maintenance Manual per machine type and complies with its contents

  • Ensures all operating controls and functions are in compliance with Manufacturers' specifications

  • Cleans, repairs, reconditions, and maintains equipment and components

  • Inspects machines returned from rental for customer damage and notifies the Shop Coordinator regarding any specific damage that was found

  • Diagnoses system failures to determine root cause

  • Removes, disassembles, assembles, repairs, and installs components and parts as needed

  • Determines reusability of parts in accordance with reusability guidelines

  • Orders replacement parts

  • Services and maintains equipment sold by company

  • Tests, measures, and adjusts engine and machine systems and components within tolerances of manufacturer's specifications

  • Attends training as requested

  • Keeps up to date with developments in tooling, technologies, and systems


Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma or GED and Graduation from a technical school with emphasis on diesel engine preferred

Minimum Experience Required: 3 years heavy equipment, engine or mechanic repair experience

Administrative / Clerical Experience

  • Intermediate Level

Customer Service Experience

  • Intermediate Level

Technical or Mechanical

  • Intermediate Level

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Required: Valid driver's license

Required Skills and Competencies:

Data Entry

Organizational Skills

Telephone Skills

Communication Skills

Safety Knowledge

Math Skills

Reading / Writing Skills

Product Knowledge

Reasoning Skills

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Post high school education Graduation from a technical school with emphasis on diesel engine preferred

  • Intermediate level reasoning skills (defines problems, collect data, draws conclusions)

  • Understanding of diagrams and schematics

  • Intermediate diagnostic aptitude

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Word

  • Basic

Microsoft Outlook

  • Basic


  • Basic

ET / SIS / SIS Web / STW

  • Basic


Specific Risks: Works with moving, mechanical parts

Other duties as assigned by Manager

Wagner offers great benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement and more.

Wagner Equipment Co. is an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer.

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Entry Level Diesel Mechanic

Wagner International LLC