Truck Mechanic

The Mcclatchy Company Columbia , SC 29209

Posted 3 months ago

  • Completes preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes on diesel trucks and gasoline vans.

  • Maintains functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections, repairing engine failures, repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components.

  • Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

  • Complies with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety and combustion control standards.

  • Maintains vehicle maintenance records.

  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies, performing preventative maintenance and calling for repairs.

  • Contains cost by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.

  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock and placing orders.

  • Substitutes on route drives in emergency situations.


  • 3-5 years experience as a mechanic in commercial shop

  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles.

  • Working knowledge of diagnostic systems and methods

  • Ability to handle various tools and heavy equipment (e.g. lift)

  • Certification from a vocational school

  • Class A drivers' license

The State Media is a drug free employer who valued diversity in the workplace. Full-time employees are offered health, vision, dental, employee/spouse/child life insurance, pet insurance, 401(k), vacation, sick leave, short and long term disability paid holidays and on-site gym.


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Truck Mechanic

The Mcclatchy Company