VIRGINIA Transportation Corporation







$2,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS

Job Title Mobile Diesel Technician
LocationRidgefield, NJ
Summary The Mobile Diesel Technician maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

“Essential functions” are primarily job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation made by the employer.

  • This position will work in a mobile capacity responding to regional repair needs utilizing a mobile service unit.
  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; completing winterization procedures.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Enters and updates TMT and Roadcalls software, opens, data entry and closes repair orders.
  • Maintains a clear line of communication to the Director of Maintenance and other staff in the maintenance department via phone and data entered in Roadcalls.
  • Keeps mobile shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
  1. Class A CDL license is required.
  2. Skilled in tooling, supply management, inventory control, use of mechanical inspection tools, and technical understanding.
  3. Experience in logistics and dispatch, preferably within auto hauling distribution, a plus.
  4. Knowledge of DOT compliance, laws, rules, regulations, and safety is helpful.
  5. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  6. Knowledge of TMT and PeopleNet a plus.
  7. Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and completion in preparing and entering information.
  8. Attention to detail and possess a high level of accuracy.
  9. Comfortable working in a fast pace environment and ability to stay calm under pressure.
  10. Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain positive relationships with the dispatch team and auto haulers.
  11. Possess effective verbal and listening skills.
  12. Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort and strain when performing essential duties.  Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with time constraints, interruptions, and stressed dispatchers and drivers.
  13. Work may require more than 40 hours per week.
Have Questions? Contact us at humanresources@virginiatransportation.com
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Virginia Transportation Corporation is a family of dedicated auto hauling specialists who work together constantly towards the common goal of being the best auto hauling company on the road. Our vision of growth is driven by our will to provide our employees with career opportunities and stability. Because we recognize the value our people bring to the company, we believe in fostering and developing talent, embracing all contributions, and empowering our employees to take action in their careers.

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