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Diesel Mechanic

Western AG Transport
Omaha, NE
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Company overview:

Family owned and operated, Western Ag Transport was built on strong core values and continues to run as a successful and humble business thanks to their honest and integral team players. Western Ag Transport is a contract trucking company located in Fremont, Ne. One of our main contracts is with the local poultry company to haul livestock.

Currently we are operating a fleet of approximately 40 tractors and trailers that are newer. Trucks are all Kenworth T880’s with paccar mx13 motors. Trailers are mostly aluminum step deck flat beds with hydraulic lift roofs. We also take care of steel step deck flat beds.

Position: Diesel Mechanic

  • The primary function of this position includes, but is not limited to, performing the maintenance, service, and any related repairs as directed by the shop supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Basic truck and trailer services.
  • Perform basic service, maintenance and repairs to all equipment
  • Perform diagnostics and repairs of the equipment to include but not limited to; engines, transmissions, brake systems, ABS, electronic components, air systems, air conditioning/heating systems, and tractor body parts
  • Perform preventative maintenance to comply with DOT regulations.
  • Perform diagnostics, maintenance, and repairs of the Qualcomm communication equipment
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area free of clutter and in compliance with established safety standards.
  • Accurately perform required documentation of equipment scheduled for inspection and repair in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance
  • Will be required to perform other duties and special projects as requested, directed or assigned by the shop supervisor.


  • Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both oral and written.
  • General knowledge and proficient use of a computer and computer programs is required for completion of shop work orders and record-keeping.
  • Ability to interact effectively, and courteously with drivers and other employees.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team.
  • Ability to read and understand repair manuals.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Welding skills are a plus.
  • Must provide an advanced set of hand tools (wrenches, sockets, ratchets, etc.), and a rollaway toolbox.
  • CDL Class A preferred or willing to obtain within the first 6 months of employment.
  • Flexible shift times
  • 401k, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Pay is based off experience

If you have any interest in the a career here at Western Ag Transport please feel free to contact us at 402-380-1095

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Western AG Transport


Omaha, NE
68154 USA



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