Technician - Truck and Bus Field

Posted Date 2 months ago(11/19/2020 4:20 PM)
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Regular Full-Time


This position is responsible for troubleshooting and performing on-site, truck and/or bus repair jobs.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs scheduled services and repairs on truck or buses (engines, drivetrain, chassis, electrical systems) in the field using proper tools and procedures
  • Ensure all documentation is completed accurately and efficiently; work orders, service reports, allocation of time, and tracking parts
  • Maintain customer satisfaction by ensuring customer needs and deadlines are met
  • Complete all scheduled repairs in a safe and efficient manner
  • Follow all safety and contamination control rules and regulationsasdf
  • Adheres to all safety rules and maintains quality housekeeping in work area
  • Maintain company issued equipment and vehicle per company policy


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No formal responsibility for supervising others


Position Requirements



  • High School diploma or GED or equivalent work experience
  • 3 years or more of mechanical experience with diesel engines and/or in a position with a working knowledge of hydraulics, electrical systems, and drivetrain repairs
  • Valid Driver’s License



  • 5 years or more experience with diesel engines (Caterpillar or Cummings is a plus) and/or in a position with a working knowledge of hydraulics, electrical systems, and drivetrain repairs
  • Medium Duty Cummings Engine Certification
  • Chauffer’s License or ability to obtain one within 6 months of employment


Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of power train, diesel engines, and electrical systems
  • Strong communication skills, including verbal, written and listening skills.
  • Strong multitasking abilities, detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Professional demeanor with both internal and external contacts including personal appearance and friendly, courteous treatment of peers and people at all levels inside and outside the organization
  • Strong computer skills experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and the ability to learn CAT/MacAllister/Michigan Cat systems
  • Ability to build and maintain effective customer and professional relationships through strong interpersonal skills with emphasis on relationship-building and consistent demonstration of solid professional judgment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed


Physical Requirements of Position:


  • Occasional confined sitting (at computer, in car, etc.)
  • Occasional non-confined sitting (able to move about at will.)
  • Frequent standing or walking
  • Frequent rapid use of arms, hands or fingers, in handling or manipulating objects, or operating equipment, tools and/or instruments requiring fine eye-hand coordination
  • Frequent repeated bending, crouching, stretching, up and down stairs, or crawling
  • Frequent unaided lifting of objects up to 20 pounds; Occasional unaided lifting of objects up to 75 pounds
  • Occasional working at heights (such as scaffolding, rooftops, or ladders)
  • Frequent communication with other individuals. Must be able to able to exchange accurate information when speaking with customers, coworkers, and/or vendors
  • Frequent use of near and far vision acuity. Must be able to identify objects within two feet or less and at a distance of 20 feet.



Work Environment of Position


Frequent exposure to:

  • Extreme cold (below 32 degrees)
  • Extreme heat (above 100 degrees)
  • Noise (need to shout in order to be heard)
  • Vibrations (exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body)
  • Air particles (Dust, gas, fumes, steam, chemicals, and etc)
  • Outside weather conditions
  • High voltage system
  • Walking or standing on uneven ground (gravel, rocks, mounds)
  • Moving mechanical parts machinery (fork-lifts, tractors, mowers)
  • Wearing protective equipment (respirator, mask, earplugs, gloves, eyewear, etc.)


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