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Diesel Mechanic

Company: Plastipak Holdings
Location: Champaign
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Whiteline Express, Ltd. is a truckload carrier with headquarters in Plymouth, MI. It was founded in 1983 to provide value added services for our affiliated companies. Since that time, we have continually grown to include terminals in Plymouth, MI, Jackson Center, OH, Medina, OH, Alsip, IL, and Champaign, IL.The cornerstone of our service strategy is to provide strategic advantage to our customers. -And as an EPA Smartway Partner, Whiteline Express is committed to technologies and processes that reduce our carbon footprint while protecting the environment for future generations.The Diesel Mechanic is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment. They responsible for diagnosing mechanical problems, repairing and rebuilding equipment on or offsite. The Diesel Mechanic must provide their own tools.**Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.**Essential duties and responsibilities include, however are not limited to:-Maintain a clean and safe work environment.-Diagnose mechanical problems, repair and rebuild equipment.-Diagnose problems and repair brakes, transmissions, rear-ends, clutches, diesel engines, and electrical problems.-Perform all aspects of truck and trailer repairs.-Remove, clean, repair, reinstall and adjust all truck and trailer components.-Weld equipment as needed.-Prepare and complete work orders on equipment repair.-Maintain completed paperwork on equipment.-Make service calls offsite as needed.-Work closely with other mechanic technicians and advise them on repairs.-Evaluate completed work and conduct final inspection of equipment prior to release to ensure compliance with federal and state code regulations.-Receive, accept and distribute all deliveries appropriately.-Responsible for opening and closing the maintenance garage.-Perform other job-related duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:-Ability to troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, diesel engine problems.-Must have valid driver's license.-Experience working on tractor trailers.-Basic welding skills (Mig, Oxy/Acl).-Ability to understand type and nature of essential job functions.-Ability to understand and adhere to all safety procedures and precautions.-Ability to do basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).-Intermediate knowledge of computers/laptop.-Intermediate knowledge of hand tools/power tools.-Ability to travel to offsite locations for repair.-Ability to be on call.-Must be able to use battery and charging system test equipment.Physical Requirements:-Able to lift and carry up to 80 lbs.-Ability to sit, stand, slouch or lie for extended periods of time.-Ability to work safely around heavy machinery and heavy equipment.-Ability to hold air impact tools up to 30 lbs.

Keywords: Plastipak Holdings, Champaign , Diesel Mechanic, Engineering , Champaign, Illinois

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