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Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

Certarus Ltd.
Karnes City, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Certarus is the North American leader in providing low carbon energy solutions through a fully integrated compressed natural gas (CNG), renewable natural gas (RNG), and hydrogen platform. The company safely delivers clean-burning fuels to remote communities and industrial customers not connected to a pipeline.

By displacing more carbon-intensive fuels, Certarus is leading the energy transition and helping customers lower operating costs and improve environmental performance. With the largest fleet of specialty trailers in the world, the company is uniquely positioned to meet the growing demand for low and zero-emission fuel distribution.


The Heavy Vehicle Mechanic will be responsible for maintenance and repair of our trucks and trailers. This position will report directly to the Regional Operations Supervisor. The Mechanic’s responsibilities will also include keeping inventory, conduct diagnostic tests, assist technicians, as well as any other shop related tasks.

  • Daily reporting to Karnes City, TX  Hub with service calls into the field via a company provided vehicle
  • This position provides a set shift schedule that allows you to get home at the end of each shift
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Diagnose problems with vehicles and schedule repairs
  • Perform minor and major repairs on trucks and trailers
  • Perform regular diagnostic tests on trucks
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspections as well as quarterly inspections 
  • Keep equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules, installing component and part upgrades
  • Operate a forklift
  • Maintain parts inventory, and company vehicle
  • Perform other miscellaneous tasks as assigned by the Regional Manager or Supervisor
  • The best suited candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of diesel mechanic experience with heavy vehicles
  • ASE Diesel certification in both diesel engines and electrical systems, with T2 and T6 focus areas considered an asset
  • ASE Medium/Heavy Truck certifications:
    • T2—Diesel Engines
    • T4—Brakes
    • T6—Electrical/Electronic Systems
    • T8—Preventive Maintenance Inspection (PMI)
  • Associates of Applied Science in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance is considered an asset
  • Experience maintaining Cummins diesel, Peterbilt and Freightliner vehicles
  • Ability to diagnose and repair engines, electrical systems, and brake components
  • Excellent organizational and technical communication skills, interpersonal skills, and an ability to influence and to deal tactfully with a wide range of personalities
  • Exceptional work ethic with a positive, analytical, and safe work attitude
  • Basic skills in the use of computer-based programs such as MS 365, and CMMS systems
  • Must be a safety minded, a self-starter, and a team player
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record(s) (MVR & PSP) with no suspensions
  • Candidates must be able to pass a thorough criminal background check, Fit-for-Duty, and D&A screen to be considered for employment

Certarus embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way and considers qualifications, merit, and business needs in our hiring decisions. Certarus is and will remain an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Certarus offers a competitive compensation package, including benefits and retirement plans as well as employee ownership opportunities. Above all, we offer unlimited career advancement opportunities with a dynamic, rapidly growing organization.

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Certarus Ltd.


Karnes City, TX
78118 USA



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