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Truck Mechanic

Bengal Transportation Services Baton Rouge, LA
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Bengal Transportation Services

Diesel Mechanic I


The Diesel Mechanic I is responsible for preventative maintenance tasks, troubleshooting, and/or highly technical or intricate diagnostic repairs. Task assignments will be directed to encourage skill development in a productive manner. The Diesel Mechanic I reports to the Shop Foreman.


  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Short term disability
  • Long term disability
  • Basic Life / AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Supplemental
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation

Full-time compensation based on experience


· Operate all types of vehicles, equipment & tools

· Performs preventive maintenance inspections and ensures the timely and effective repair of any problems identified during an inspection

· Diagnose, service, and repair various systems that are found on pieces of heavy equipment

· Troubleshoot malfunctions in equipment by diagnosing problems, disassembling units, repairing or replacing parts, and reassembling the equipment or machine

· Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper and safe operating condition

· Perform routine maintenance, such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment & machinery and adjusting various pieces of equipment

· Test drive trucks to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly

· Attach test instruments to equipment and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions

· Rebuild gas or diesel engines

· Use automotive servicing equipment, such as A/C recycler, hydraulic jack, or emission analyzer

· Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications

· Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, technical drawings, and schematics

· Maintain service logs and records of work completed on all units

· Keep work area, equipment and tools clean, organized and in good working condition

· Troubleshoot electronic & hydraulic errors

· Performs proficient inspection, diagnosis & moderately complex repair of assigned vehicles & equipment

· Provides assistance, guidance, and direction to other maintenance personnel by working with them on vehicle/equipment repairs and maintenance issues

· Maintain a clean work area

· Other work or projects as requested by the Shop Foreman or Service Manager


· Five years’ experience as either a shop or road mechanic

· Previous work experience with diesel engine overhauls & rebuilds and electrical and A/C systems

· Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

· Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair construction equipment problems

· Ability to use and learn various diagnostic software specific to tractor/trailers

· Ability to use hand tools and pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists

· Knowledge of truck and equipment safety

· Able to read wiring and hydraulic schematics

· Diesel Truck Mechanic certification preferred

· CDL Class A license preferred

· ASE Certification

· Welding and fabrication experience preferred


Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Diesel Mechanic I to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, talk, and hear. The Diesel Mechanic I will also be required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb, maintain balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to lift up to 75lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

· Subject to repetitive hand motions

· Subject to eye strain

· Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, squat, or crawl for extended periods of time

· Must be able to respond to visual and audible instructions

· Heavy exposure to dust, vibration, noise

· Work in hazardous work environment

· Some travel may be required

Apply here and please include your resume and a number to contact you.

Thank You

Bengal Transportation Services


Baton Rouge, LA