Top Diesel Mechanic Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Diesel Mechanic. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Diesel Mechanic resumes they appeared on. For example, 26.5% of Diesel Mechanic resumes contained Diesel Engines as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Diesel Mechanic actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Diesel Mechanic resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Diesel Engines

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Here's how Diesel Engines is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Repaired and rebuilt diesel engines and power-trains for construction and agriculture equipment * Troubleshooter for hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Maintained and repaired any type of diesel engines including working primarily with automobile and marine diesel engines.
  • Supervised corrective maintenance and diagnosed malfunctions on refrigerated reefer units, diesel engines, and chassis components.
  • Diagnosed, repaired and maintained diesel engines used in power generation, marine propulsion and agricultural machinery.
  • Repair and maintenance of various diesel engines used to power heavy equipment and machinery
  • Trained and mentored mechanics in repair of diesel engines efficiently and cost effectively.
  • Repair and maintenance of diesel engines and electrical systems of public transportation buses
  • Performed regularly scheduled preventive maintenance on diesel engines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Repair refrigerated containers and four cylinder diesel engines.
  • Performed preventative and scheduled maintenance of diesel engines.
  • Performed troubleshooting and repair to Locomotive diesel engines.
  • Diagnosed electronic engine controls on diesel engines.
  • Overhauled heavy-duty diesel engines and transmissions.
  • Repaired and overhauled diesel engines.
  • Maintained diesel engines and semi trailers
  • Acquired experience maintaining diesel engines.
  • Fulfilled multiple duties, including repair of diesel engines and heavy equipment, troubleshooting and resolving mechanical malfunctions, and welding.
  • Repaired, replaced, and maintained brakes, mufflers, belts, pulleys, and pulled diesel engines and troubleshoot diagnostic codes
  • Worked with my dad in his trucking company on maintenance and overhaul of diesel engines and maintenance on tractors and trailers.
  • Diagnose and repair diesel engines, PMs and federal inspections, and general repairs on locomotive's in SAFE and timely manner

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2. Important Parts

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Here's how Important Parts is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Followed check lists to verify all important parts were examined.
  • Followed checklists to verify that all-important parts were examined.
  • Followed checklists toverify that all important parts were examined.
  • FILL OUT PAPERWORK ON EACH TRUCK, WE DO ANYTHINGTO..Followed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined.
  • Serviced air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling and electrical systems followed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined.
  • Perform inspection or examination to ensure important parts are operationally safe.

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3. Tractor Trailers

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Here's how Tractor Trailers is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Worked as a Troubleshooter; diagnosed and repaired mechanical/electrical components of tractor trailers
  • Provided routine maintenance on tractor trailers alongside other heavy equipment.
  • Diagnosed and repaired electrical problems on tractor trailers.
  • Perform emergency roadside assistance to tractor trailers.
  • Performed scheduled maintenance on tractor trailers.
  • Serviced and repaired semi-tractor trailers.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on semi tractor trailers, R&R brakes, repaired air lines, lights, and tires.
  • Performed maintenance on tractor trailers including, services, brakes, tires, welding, repair and replace tarps and tires.
  • Maintained $30M fleet of Tractor Trailers, completed repairs on a variety of vehicles, including semi-trucks and tow trucks.
  • Worked with eight other mechanics in maintaining a fleet of over 100 pieces of equipment including tractor trailers and refrigeration units.
  • Trouble Shoot & Diagnose Repair & Maintain tractor trailers, straight trucks/buses and many varieties of commercial & Industrial equipment.
  • Provided road side assistance for any of our thirty five tractor trailers that had mechanical issues while on the road.
  • Operated and maintained semi-tractor trailers, heavy trucks M88, M113, M577, M109, over-head crane and forklifts.
  • Performed troubleshooting on mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems of tractor trailers, dump trucks and yard bump trucks.
  • Performed PM Service on Tractor Trailers, Changed & adjusted clutches, Handled all brake work, Roadside Assistance Service
  • Perform maintenance and services to various types of equipment i.e tractor trailers, box trailers, fuel tanker trailers.
  • Inspect and perform preventative maintenance on diesel forklifts, pay loaders, skid steers, and off-road tractor trailers.
  • Performed maintenance on front and rear load waste compactors, roll off, container carrier and OTR tractor trailers.
  • Supervised paint department, painted numerous tractor trailers and was responsible for ordering supplies and providing the appropriate paperwork.
  • Worked on various types of diesel trucks from fed ex box trucks to tractor trailers & dump trucks.

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4. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed all preventative maintenance inspections, state and federal mandated safety inspections and completed repairs in accordance with DOT requirements.
  • Maintained company fleet and production equipment, performing regular repairs and instituting a preventative maintenance program for the company vehicles.
  • Ensured equipment was running properly by performing preventative maintenance checks and services and replacing any defective or malfunctioning components.
  • Repaired state vehicles, performed preventative maintenance, troubleshot and repaired electrical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Performed biannual preventative maintenance including replacement of essential fluids and filters while maintaining strict documentation with zero discrepancies
  • Completed routine preventative maintenance on military vehicles and equipment to ensure full success during military operations.
  • Diagnosed and repaired Driver Vehicle Inspection reports and identified problems by performing Preventative Maintenance inspections.
  • Performed preventative maintenance inspections and created deficiency reports to build estimates or customer repairs.
  • Repaired and replaced major components as well as performed preventative maintenance on military vehicles.
  • Prevented future break downs by establishing Preventative Maintenance Service checks into daily operations.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance following established intervals, and logging associated action forms.
  • Supervised and streamlined motor vehicle preventative maintenance schedule and initial induction for repairs.
  • Performed preventative maintenance tasks on vehicles to ensure proper function and maintain longevity.
  • Performed overhauls, tune-ups and preventative maintenance and safety inspections on vehicles.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and repair in light to heavy duty diesel applications.
  • Scheduled and performed preventative maintenance at a large regional specialized hauling company.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on assigned equipment, including wheeled and tracked vehicles.
  • Tasked with scheduled as well as unscheduled maintenance and preventative maintenance.
  • Performed all diesel mechanical duties form preventative maintenance to major overhauls.
  • Scheduled and preformed preventative maintenance on fleet vehicles including forklift equipment.

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5. Safety Devices

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Here's how Safety Devices is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Inspect pneumatic safety devices and temperature alarms.
  • Examined and repaired specified safety devices.
  • Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and make adjustments as needed.
  • Ensured protective guards, loose bolts and safety devices on trucks were working correctly.
  • Examine protective guards and specified safety devices on trucks and equipment and make adjustments.
  • Inspected the safety devices on the trucks regularly such as guards and replaced gauges.
  • Inspected,repaired, and replaced safety devices on mechanical booms, outriggers, etc.

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6. Air Compressors

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Here's how Air Compressors is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Repair generators, auxiliary generators and air compressors.
  • Repaired or replaced air compressors on Internationals.
  • Maintained generators and air compressors.
  • Change oil and service Class 8 Tractors, replace starters, air compressors, brakes, and trouble shoot electrical problems.
  • Worked on numerous diesel motors, pumps, air compressors, and various oil field equipment including heavy machinery.
  • Used air-impact wrenches, air compressors, torque wrenches, Tire spoons and bars, including general tools.
  • Inspected, troubleshot, and repaired hydraulic and pneumatic systems on air compressors and hydraulic pumping units.
  • Repair Diesel Engines, Hydraulic Pumps and Stands, Generators, APU's and Air Compressors.
  • Swapped out B/O generators, Air Compressors, and assisted in ZTR smart start systems installations.
  • Maintained and repaired a fleet of cranes, portable air compressors and various equipment.
  • Repaired air compressors, generators, chain saws and other small engine type equipment.
  • Service and/or diagnose and repair air compressors, welding machines, air hoist.
  • Repaired and maintained diesel engines tested and replaced air compressors and head gaskets.
  • Diagnosed and repaired 120v and 220v van mounted generators and air compressors.
  • Replaced alternator, fan hubs and air compressors.
  • Repair and pm all cement tractors and heavy Equipment, generators,air compressors, service vehicles.
  • Conducted inspection and repairs reverse osmosis units, lube oil purifiers, centrifugal pumps, auxiliary boilers and air compressors .
  • oil pumps air compressors) Fabricate repair panels from plate metal
  • Service Maintenance* Repairing on Gorman Rupp Pumps, Warren Rupp Pumps, Sullair Air Compressors, & Almond Bros. Light Plants.

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7. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Followed and implemented company safety procedures* Participated in overhaul of heavy equipment, inc, hydraulics* Specialized in preventative maintenance
  • Assume responsibility for the timely and effective performance of maintenance procedures on heavy equipment.
  • Completed Preventive Maintenance on trucking and heavy equipment to ensure reliability while under operation.
  • Performed preparatory maintenance and minor diagnostic repairs on all types of heavy equipment.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and repairs on a variety of commercial vehicles and heavy equipment
  • Performed preventative maintenance and repair on tractors and heavy equipment.
  • Maintain and repair heavy equipment in a construction and demolition landfill
  • Certified to operate/maintain Heavy Equipment by Military Standards driving license.
  • Repaired, performed maintenance for heavy equipment and machinery.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on trucking and other heavy equipment.
  • Performed repairs on company tractor-trailers and heavy equipment rentals.
  • Repaired and maintained all farm/construction heavy equipment and machinery.
  • Maintained and operated all kind of military heavy equipment.
  • Obtained knowledge of heavy equipment machinery operations and functions.
  • Repaired and diagnosed vehicles while maintaining heavy equipment.
  • Repaired and serviced locomotive and heavy equipment engines
  • Preformed major and minor repairs on heavy equipment
  • Maintain Heavy EquipmentRoutine Maintenance on Company Trucks
  • Repaired components on heavy equipment.
  • Performed maintenance on heavy equipment.

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8. Electrical Systems

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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Completed troubleshooting of vehicle electronic systems utilizing computerized diagnostics, electrical systems, air brakes and vehicle suspensions.
  • Used a variety of computerized testing equipment to identify and analyze malfunctions in electrical systems and engines.
  • Performed routine maintenance basic troubleshooting and repairs on mechanical and electrical systems on heavy duty trucks.
  • Perform tune-ups and major engine component replacement, as well as diagnose vehicle multiplexed electrical systems.
  • Performed preventive maintenance of all motor coaches- brakes, suspensions, electrical systems- troubleshooting required.
  • Diagnosed and traced circuit issues and repaired or replaced body electrical systems components.
  • Performed repairs on electrical systems to include starters and alternators.
  • Perform maintenance and low voltage repairs on locomotive electrical systems.
  • Performed diagnosis and repairs to electrical systems as failures/problems occurred.
  • Repaired and service engine-cooling, and electrical systems.
  • Diagnosed & repaired electrical systems.
  • Replaced electrical systems in vehicles.
  • Repaired electrical systems in vehicles.
  • Removed and replaced broken or worn out parts like clutches, transmissions, drive shafts electrical systems and overhead doors.
  • Conduct engine diagnostics and troubleshoots * Work on electrical systems, suspensions, transmissions, clutches, brakes, etc.
  • Fix vehicle air cooling systems and vehicle liquid cooling systems, and track hull electrical systems and automatic transmission assemblies.
  • Inspected drives, motors, belts, electrical systems, checked fluid levels, replaced filters, seals and gaskets.
  • Repaired and serviced engines, brakes, transmissions, safety systems, electrical systems, body and paint work.
  • Displayed proficiency in repair and diagnosis of engines, transmissions, electrical systems, HVAC, brakes, etc.
  • Repair tractors and perform PM's, repair electrical systems, adjust clutches, brakes, repair A/C systems.

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9. Wheel Bearings

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Here's how Wheel Bearings is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Remove and replace wheel bearings, Keep track of inventory in parts room, clean and organize parts room.
  • Examined, adjusted or replaced parts as needed such as wheel bearings, protective guards and fittings.
  • Replaced brakes, shocks, wheel bearings, springs, and all major engine/transmission repairs.
  • Experience removing and/or repairing transmissions, clutches, wheel seals, wheel bearings.
  • Rebuild brakes, remove & rebuild C-pumps, replace wheel bearings & seals.
  • Wheel seals and wheel bearings, fabrication and welding on trucks and trailers.
  • Grease everything Wheel bearings Change flat tires by hand Electrical Transmissions Etc...
  • Replace and install of wheel bearings and repack grease.
  • Change brakes, wheel seals, u-joints, carrier bearings, and wheel bearings.
  • Replaced front axles, rear axles, wheel bearings, axle gears.
  • Wheel seals, wheel hubs, wheel bearings, Lighting systems.
  • service diesel and gas engines, tires, and basic mechanic work: EGR coolers, wheel bearings, and clutches
  • Replaced brakes, wheel seal, wheel bearings.
  • wheel bearings, and steering components.
  • brake to hydraulics, wheel bearings.
  • Performed P.M.'s, brake repairs, wheel bearings, turbos, drivetrain,steering and etc.
  • Wheel Seals/Wheel Bearings S-Cams/Bushings Replacement Air Bags Brake Adjustments/Replacement Tire Service-Replacement/Repairs/Rotations ABS Issues Light Issues/Light Replacements

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10. Cummins

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Here's how Cummins is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Preformed diagnostic testing on Caterpillar and Cummins diesel engines.
  • Authorized Cummins diesel engine mechanic.
  • Use of diagnostic software for Cummins, Caterpillar, Volvo, International, Detroit, Mercedes-Benz, ABS and Transmission systems.
  • Type of engines included, Cat, Cummins, Detroit, Mercedes, International, John Deere, and Mack.
  • General engine repair and bumper to bumper service on School buses and vans(Cummins, Mercedes MBE, Caterpillar)
  • Work on a vast array of diesel combinations including but not limited to Cummins IXS, Volvo, Eaton Transmissions.
  • Worked on Cummins ISL and ISM engines, Detroit Diesel S60 engines, and Caterpillar C7 and C13 engines.
  • Run overheads on all International engines, Cummins L10, M11, N14, and Detroit 60 series engines.
  • Performed Cummins NOW, Caterpillar OPT and Detroit diesel engine overhauls machined blocks, and built glider kits.
  • Job duties included maintenance and repair on diesel engines and transmissions, Detroit, Cummins, and Cat.
  • Performed service and repairs to Detroit 60sierise DD15 Caterpillar 3406E, C15 ACERT Cummins ISX, QSX15, ISX
  • Rebuild and repair diesel engines Detroit Diesel Engines Caterpillar Diesel Engines Cummins Diesel Engines John Deere Diesel Engines
  • Utilized electronic diagnostics tools such as Cummins Insight and CAT SIS for preventative maintenance applications and troubleshooting.
  • Diagnose and trouble shoot vehicle operation systems using Cummins insight soft wear and Road runner soft wear.
  • Performed program trouble-shooting and repair of electronic engine controls on Caterpillar, Cummins and Detroit engines.
  • Worked in main engine room, performing maintenance repairs and tune ups.900 HP V12 Turbo Cummins.
  • Work on day cabs and sleepers, engine work on Cummins, Detroit Diesel, caterpillar.
  • Worked on a variety of diesel engines including: Caterpillar, Cummins, Mercedes and PACCAR.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on all Halliburton equipment Cummins and Cat motors hands on with diagnostic tools.
  • Perform troubleshooting codes with diagnostics tools on Caterpillar engines, Cummins, and Detroit engines.

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11. Oil Changes

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Here's how Oil Changes is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Preform Oil Changes, Preventative Maintenance, rear ends, DOT and Federal inspections, Air Brakes some and transmission work.
  • Repair semi tractor and trailers, electronic system repair and troubleshooting, in shoo and on road tire replacement oil changes.
  • Perform lubrication, oil changes, battery maintenance, and tire change, A/C checks, refrigeration, and electrical repairs.
  • Oil changes, replace/adjusted brakes, replace U-Joints, rear differentials, king pins, tie rods, slack adjusters.
  • Major work to diesel International semi-trucks including but not limited to: oil changes, rear main seals, and brakes
  • Completed routine services such as greasing all components, oil changes, coolant flushes and other applicable services.
  • Perform lubrication, oil changes, battery maintenance, tire changes and repairs, and servicing of equipment.
  • Performed oil changes, repaired flat tires, performed brake jobs, repaired wheel seals and greased semi.
  • Performed daily preventative maintenance of items like DOT inspections, oil changes, brakes jobs and electrical work.
  • Serviced all trucks and trailers; as well as performed DOT inspections, oil changes, and services.
  • Performed routine hourly services such as oil changes, replacing belts, changing impellers, and coolant changes.
  • Job tasks include oil changes, replacing tires, lubing grease points, and engine overhauls as necessary.
  • Trained over 100 individuals in proper preventive maintenance including oil changes, tire changes, transmission fluid changes.
  • Performed a variety of mechanical maintenance on a fleet of semi-trucks from routine oil changes to transmission rebuilds.
  • Performed daily care and maintenance, including oil changes, checking fluid levels, and rotating tires.
  • Conducted regular preventative maintenance on service trucks, including inspection, tire rotation and oil changes.
  • Service maintenance to vehicles including brakes, oil changes, tires, water pumps, etc.
  • Operated numerous hand tools to repair diesel trucks, provide oil changes, and other preventive maintenance
  • Changed tires, Oil changes, Repair refer units, Brakes, Refrigerant, Engine repair.
  • Performed maintenance on automobiles including oil changes, part replacement, alignments, and tire changes.

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12. Hydraulic Systems

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Here's how Hydraulic Systems is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Completed major overhauls Serviced air over hydraulic systems on trailers Contributed to team effort on maintaining machinery.
  • Gained a complete understanding of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Disassembled repaired and adjusted all necessary hydraulic systems.
  • Examined heavy diesel engines and repaired hydraulic systems.
  • Maintained all compactor hydraulic systems.
  • Maintained and operated hydraulic systems.
  • Serviced and repaired hydraulic systems.
  • Fabricated special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
  • Installed snow plows, dump bodies, hydraulic systems, cabinet systems, and audio/video systems within customer and fleet vehicles.
  • Trained on hydraulic systems of vehicles, made hydraulic hoses, air hoses with lines rated in excess of 3000lbs.
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical, electric and hydraulic systems on light, medium/heavy duty truck fleet and heavy equipment.
  • Service and repair of construction equipment which include repair and rebuild of engines, transmissions and hydraulic systems.
  • Perform diagnostics and repair on a diverse array of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems and components.
  • Repaired hydraulic systems and electrical components on forklifts, man-lifts, light towers, and portable pump equipment.
  • Repaired, replaced all failures of brakes, engine, transmission, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
  • Skilled in the use of heavy tooling, mechanical and hydraulic systems used on Bombardier trail groomers.
  • Worked on brakes, hydraulic systems, engine work, air systems and other specialized equipment.
  • Repaired Hydraulic systems, power steering, brakes, and p pneumatic components while recording all repairs
  • Inspect and take corrective measures of any deficiencies, to include malfunctions in hydraulic systems.
  • Worked on a fleet of diesel trucks with auxiliary engines that powered different hydraulic systems.

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13. Diagnosis

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Here's how Diagnosis is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Skilled maintenance technician/ electrician with 3+ years experience focusing on system diagnosis.
  • Performed troubleshooting for electrical and engine diagnosis.
  • Performed diagnosis and repair broken equipment
  • Used On-board and off-board engine diagnosis equipment to Diagnose and repair complex problems while consistently delivering good quality services.
  • Demonstrate Annual DOT inspections* PM maintenance on large/heavy trucks* General to advanced diagnosis based on problems* Engine overhauls/ motor work
  • Perform semi annual and annual services, Electrical diagnosis of ABS, CTIS, and other electrical components.
  • Performed diagnosis, made all repairs and PM services on all models of refrigerated trucks and trailers reefer units
  • Used computer equipment for diagnosis, as well as keeping track of job codes and tracking my efficiency.
  • Worked as general mechanic, preforming PMs, brake/ABS diagnosis and replacement, diagnosing and replacing suspension components.
  • Diagnosed and repaired customer heavy trucks; main emphasis was diagnosis and repair of transmissions and differentials.
  • Installed transmissions and to learn additional mechanical duties such as diagnosis and internal engine and transmission repairs.
  • Performed diagnosis, repair and maintenance of the tactical vehicles and supervised fellow soldiers doing these tasks.
  • Performed limited diagnosis, routine repairs and maintenance functions in very remote areas while on convoy missions.
  • Perform hydraulic pump / electric generator diagnosis and repairs; perform cryogenic product flow diagnosis and repairs.
  • Run all aspects of each job from diagnosis, ordering parts, completing invoices and customer service.
  • Maintained, diagnosis and repair Halliburton equipment as a third party in the Dickinson, ND Halliburton shop
  • Performed diagnosis and Repair on escalated mechanical and technical issues for dealers throughout the United States.
  • Performed diagnosis and repairs on Cat, Perkins, International, and Detroit on occasion.
  • Preformed diagnosis and repair both in the field and in the shop as was needed.
  • Perform air and hydraulic brake repair, suspension repair, and engine diagnosis and repair.

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14. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Dismantled electronic equipment and removed faulty components for repair using hand tools.
  • Dismantled devices to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Make proper use of both power and hand tools to repair or replace defective components of Company fleet and other equipment.
  • Adjusted and replaced components and mechanisms using both hand tools, power tools, diagnostic equipment, and lift assets.
  • Trained in the use of many basic hand tools, air tools, and diagnostic testing equipment and measuring tools.
  • Incorporated the use of hand tools, power tools, mechanical tools, and electric arc and gas welding equipment.
  • Used various hand tools and equipment to troubleshoot and repair issues on mechanical, electrical, fuel and hydraulic systems.
  • Repaired and maintained electric generators and production machinery, using hand tools, precision measuring instruments and machine tools.
  • Performed daily maintenance on diesel and gasoline trucks using computerized diagnostic equipment, power tools, and hand tools.
  • Used hand tools, power tools, electrical and electronic testing devices, hoists, lifts, and pullers.
  • Operated wide variety of equipment including grinders, cranes, drill press, forklifts and basic hand tools.
  • Use of diagnostic equipment, power, pneumatic, and hand tools to fix equipment.
  • Used hand tools, hoists, pressure gauges, drills grinding wheels and technical manuals.
  • Use hand tools, such as hoists, drills, grinding wheels and motor analyzers.
  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, hydraulic frame alignment machines.
  • Use hand tools, power tools, and specialty equipment for diagnosing electronic issues.
  • Dismantled and removed defective parts using cranes, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Supervised compliance with shop safety programs and security of shop power and hand tools.
  • Used measuring instruments, precision machines, and hand tools to complete daily tasks.
  • Dismantled machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools.

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15. Caterpillar

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Here's how Caterpillar is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Scheduled and Unscheduled Maintenance on various Caterpillar and Cummings Diesel engines.
  • Performed scheduled maintenance on Detroit diesel engines and Caterpillar engines.
  • Performed scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on Caterpillar heavy equipment.
  • Maintained and repaired Caterpillar on-highway truck engines.
  • Repaired and replaced major Caterpillar components.
  • Performed maintenance on Caterpillar engines.
  • Repair and maintain all company construction equipment and heavy duty trucks including Caterpillar, John Deere, Vermeer & Volvo.
  • Repair Buses, Repair A/C Systems, Glass Installation, use of reader for diagnosing problems on Caterpillar and Detroit.
  • Performed in-field service and repair to John Deere and Caterpillar road graders, bulldozers, backhoes, and skid steers.
  • Performed all maintenance duties while in pit for over 60 pieces of Caterpillar equipment with extremely limited supervision.
  • Ensured engines were reassembled to Caterpillar standards and specifications using tech data, diagrams, blueprints and charts.
  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar 793, 240-ton haulage trucks, to include minor and major component changes.
  • Performed regular FRA inspections and preventive maintenance on Caterpillar and EMD engines leased to various companies nationwide.
  • Repaired, recondition, and service Caterpillar and other Empire line of allied machines system and components.
  • Diagnose and Repair Light, Medium, and Heavy Duty On/Off Highway Vehicles with Caterpillar engines and Transmission
  • Worked in the head shop repairing and rebuilding heads for Detroit and Caterpillar engines to specification.
  • Diagnosed problems with any and all equipment from Ford F-150 truck to 789B Caterpillar Haul trucks.
  • Job Description: Rebuilding of Caterpillar engine components; pumps; starters; turbo's etc.
  • Replace and repair tracks and track adjusters on Caterpillar and all type of equipment.
  • Performed all maintenance duties for over 25 pieces of Caterpillar equipment with limited supervision.

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16. Service Calls

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Here's how Service Calls is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintained fleet of 50+ trucks and vacuum trailers Inventoried fluids Inspected Vehicles to DOT Regulations Handled service calls at all hours
  • Field tech, service calls, shop work, work orders, documentation of parts, 24 hour response tech.
  • Repaired various systems, to include engine retarders, Made emergency repairs and service calls in the field as necessary.
  • Operate service truck and make service calls in Georgia and Alabama to various sites to repair contracted impaired vehicles.
  • Go on service calls to buses on route throughout the Twin Cities, to diagnosis issues on the road.
  • Maintain equipment and vehicles, service calls and field call, order parts, maintain orders and shop
  • Service calls, and assembling vehicle components with hands on experience in all phases of vehicle repair.
  • Report to service calls in job sites and highways for blown tires and malfunctioning of equipment.
  • Assisted with customer service by quoting repairs, service calls and working with parts and sales.
  • Resurfaced flywheels, replaced clutches, replaced transmissions, brakes, and performed service calls.
  • Handled all forms of tractor trailer repairs as well as service calls and invoicing.
  • Respond to emergency road service calls and perform repairs in the field as needed.
  • Maintain fleet of trucks and trailers and do service calls as they come in.
  • Responded to service calls on road for repair or had unit towed to ETP.
  • Go on service truck to various different concrete plants and do service calls.
  • Answered service calls and performed basic repairs on the side of the road.
  • Job Duties- servicing trucks, fueling trucks, washing trucks, service calls
  • Performed service calls and after hours repairs on an as needed basis.
  • Utilized diagnostic equipment; maintained clean work area; performed road/service calls.
  • Make emergency repairs and service calls in the field as necessary.

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17. Water Pumps

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Here's how Water Pumps is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Inspected, tested, adjusted, repaired, and replaced integral parts of vehicle engine, alternator, water pumps.
  • Performed engine and cooling system repair such as water pumps, alternators, and larger jobs replacing heads and injectors.
  • Replace heater core, seat belts, dash instruments, fuel pumps, water pumps, serpentine and v-belts.
  • Do major maintenance such as change fuel pumps, oil pumps, water pumps, break chambers and such.
  • Have experience in rebuilding oil pumps, water pumps, fuel pumps, governors, blowers, etc.
  • Performed major and minor repairs on two V16 American locomotive diesel engines, and Centrifugal fire and freshwater pumps
  • Replace water pumps, starter, fuel pump, batteries, alternator/generator and steering column and doors.
  • Repaired diesel engines; replaced clutches, water pumps, turbo, alternators, brakes and HVAC.
  • Install starters, alternators, water pumps, brakes, radiators, and various other machine components.
  • Inspect, repair and replace wheel bearings, fuel pumps, water pumps and injector pumps.
  • Repaired and replaced belts, hoses and steering systems as well as radiators and water pumps.
  • Service drive shafts, universal joints, service brake shoes, water pumps and turbo chargers.
  • Conduct clutch replacements, transmissions, replacements on all suspension, water pumps and turbos.
  • Replaced and rebuilt water pumps, turbo, fifth wheels, clutches, and transmissions.
  • Worked on and replaced radiators, water pumps, and thermostats with coolant hoses.
  • Worked on vacuum tankers, hydraulic pumps, high pressure water pumps, etc.
  • Repaired hydraulic pumps, couplings, gear trains, radiators and water pumps.
  • Repaired hydraulic pumps, couplings and transmissions and replaced radiators and water pumps.
  • Change water pumps, alternator, starter, universal joints and belts.
  • Replaced bad/leaking fuel tanks, water pumps, and fuel filter blocks.

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18. Road Calls

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Here's how Road Calls is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Fuel island repair, road calls, federal services, Inspections and repairs, maintenance upkeep on vehicles.
  • Recovered /Swapped Coaches off of the highway, made Road calls and on site (Highway) repairs.
  • Repair diesel and gas engines diagnose and repair air and hydraulic brake system, perform road calls.
  • Brake overhauls, clutch replacements, suspension repairs, annual vehicle inspections & attended to road calls.
  • Managed the shop and had a service truck to on any road calls from Arizona to Nevada.
  • Monitor, maintain, and repair fleet, respond to road calls and service surrounding districts.
  • Repair and perform maintenance on medium and heavy duty diesel trucks, fleet maintenance, road calls
  • Break down services on site diagnose and repair... Road calls... On call after hours
  • Handle road calls and repairs at customer location working out supplied service truck.
  • Performed maintenance, service repairs and road calls on heavy duty sanitation trucks.
  • Responded to emergency road calls and performed minor repairs on site to trucks.
  • Performed road calls and repairs when buses had mechanical issues while in transit.
  • Preformed maintenance and repairs on all company equipment and did road calls.
  • Go out on road calls and repair trucks that had unexpected breakdowns.
  • Make road calls on gas and diesel units including fueling the equipment.
  • Winter break downs, fuel filters, anti sludge and Road calls.
  • Make mobile service road calls and Manage the shop on the weekends.
  • Lead mechanic for road calls to diagnosed truck failure and recommended repairs.
  • Take care of dealing with dispatch, and road calls when needed.
  • Go on Road Calls when vehicles breakdown in streets or on route.

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19. Fuel Systems

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Here's how Fuel Systems is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Fuel Systems -PTO Systems-Engine Rebuilding -Tractor sales/Implement REP-Customer Care/Billing/Invoicing
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on automotive vehicles, such as: servicing of automotive electrical, mechanical and fuel systems.
  • Skilled knowledge in fuel systems, ac cooling systems, suspension, ECM, Allison transmissions, and air brakes.
  • Power plant/packs, compression ignition engines and engine fuel systems, air induction and exhaust systems and cooling systems.
  • Repaired all major components and systems including brakes, suspension, drive train, engine and fuel systems.
  • Worked on engine components, fuel systems, electrical systems, and setting up power from the generators.
  • Test Drive train, fuel systems, steering, suspension, as well as, electrical and hydraulic problems
  • Inspected vehicle fuel systems, fuel pumps, hydraulic systems and injectors; repaired them as needed.
  • Perform services to DOT standards, replace clutches and assemble fuel systems as well as supporting components.
  • Repaired chassis systems, fuel systems, hydraulics, air brakes, electrical, and standard transmissions.
  • Repair diesel power plants/packs, compression ignition engine fuel systems and compression ignition air induction systems.
  • Performed scheduled, unscheduled and preventive maintenance to diesel engines, hydraulic and fuel systems.
  • Monitor fuel systems, fuel usage, oil usage and complete service on routine schedule.
  • Replaced major assemblies such as engines, transmissions, fuel systems in all vehicles.
  • Perform diagnostics and repair of air, electrical, hydraulics, and fuel systems.
  • Lubricate and replace oil pumps filter systems, fuel systems, radiators and shutters.
  • Repair hydraulic unit injection systems, troubleshoot oil system and fuel systems and repair.
  • Replace parts on engines, transmissions, rear ends, and fuel systems.
  • Replace, repair, and overhaul upwards of 20 fuel systems weekly.
  • Maintain and repair engine cooling, electrical, mechanical and fuel systems.

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20. Volvo

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Here's how Volvo is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed services and preventive maintenance on Volvo tractor-trailers, and warehouse forklifts
  • Perform routine maintenance, advanced diagnostics on all models of MACK and VOLVO heavy duty Class 7&8 trucks.
  • Service and repair a fleet of 45 Mack and Volvo tractors, and 75 open top East trailers.
  • Inspected, repaired and serviced Mack trucks, Volvo using pneumatic electrical Repair transmission differential, clutch work.
  • Have worked on Volvo's, International, Sterling, and Mack.
  • Repair and replace components on Mercedes, International and Volvo trucks.
  • Received Hands on Training, Volvo and Kawasaki Front End Loaders.
  • Performed DOT inspections on class 8 Mack and Volvo trucks.
  • Can navigate Mack, Volvo, and Isuzu software efficiently
  • Repaired and performed maintenance and repairs on Peterbilt C15 engines and Volvo trucks with D12 and D13 engines.
  • Worked on Volvo and Detroit engines including on wheeled equipment which included scissor lifts,generators and golf carts
  • Service, repair.and inspect Trucks for Federal yearly D.O.T inspection on Mack, Volvo, D.M.
  • Performed preventable maintenance on all trucks (Mack, Volvo, Mitsubishi Fuso).
  • Experienced in the repair of Mack, Volvo and Peterbilt vehicles.
  • Service and preform routine maintenance on Peterbilt and Volvo Trucks.
  • Worked the full service drive though for all diesels that came in for example Powerstroke, Volvo, and Duramax.
  • Maintained and repaired large trucks for construction waste hauler- Peterbilt, Kenworth, Volvo, White.
  • Diagnose and repair faults on Prevost buses Diagnose and repair faults on Detroit and Volvo engines Repair body work
  • Maintained fleet tractors consisting frieghtliners, Volvos, and Peterbilts.
  • Experienced with Kenworth, Hino, Mack, Volvo, Ford, Cumins, Paccar, CAT, Eaton Fuller 9.

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21. Engine Repair

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Here's how Engine Repair is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Conducted vehicle/troubleshooting procedures during engine repairs, transmission, power train and major assemblies.
  • Skilled in all areas including engine repair, rebuilds, computer diagnostics, electrical, suspensions, and turbo rebuilds.
  • Job responsibilities included fuel components, steering, suspension, electrical, differential, transfer and engine repairs and replacements.
  • Maintain customers' trucks, engine repair, electrical repairs, coordinate with sales department on trucks for resale.
  • Complete repair for diesel locomotives including Mechanical refrigeration, diesel engine repair, air brakes and external body repair.
  • Worked with on and off road diesel vehicles and equipment, generators, automotive vehicles and small engine repairs.
  • Brake and suspension, diagnosing, and troubleshooting, a/c repairs, electrical and rewiring and engine repair.
  • Perform engine repairs and maintenance on diesel equipment, Ford diesel pickups, heavy trucks and motor homes.
  • Brake and clutch repair* DOT inspections* Vehicle services* Engine repair* In frames* Minor electrical* Chassis repair* Airline repair
  • Perform preventive maintenance on vehicles, services, engine repair and transmission repair on military vehicles.
  • Assisted in minor engine repairs including: water pumps, APU's, and exhaust issues.
  • Complete necessary repairs to trucks and trailer such as brakes, tires, and engine repairs.
  • Performed engine repairs from simple injector changes to changing crankshafts in shop and in vessel.
  • Provided 24 hour roadside assistance, engine repair, including electrical and tire repair.
  • Perform engine repair on diesel and gas trucks and cars, and run shop.
  • Performed mechanical duties on diesel engines ranging from engine swaps to general engine repairs.
  • Job requirements: Changing tires and doing engine repairs on semi-trucks and trailers.
  • Performed pm services light engine repairs brake system repairs dot inspection some transmission repairs
  • Provided all engine repair and maintenance for customer owned tractors and trailers.
  • Conducted electrical diagnoses and fuel and engine repair; also serviced pumps.

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22. Freightliner

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Here's how Freightliner is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Worked as a Diesel Mechanic alongside with mechanical and electrical engineers in Freightliner's Development Center in Portland Oregon.
  • Conducted warranty work on Freightliner tractors/trailers.
  • Cry station I fix the part of the Freightliner trucks that are not done correctly on the line or faulty parts
  • Provided 24 hour maintenance to a fleet of 25 freightliner tractors and trailers while deployed to Iraq for 15 months.
  • Worked on various vehicle makes including: ford, gm, freightliner, and international Maintained vehicles with diesel engines.
  • Worked on 2008 to 2011 freightliners with Detroit 60 series engines and box and refrigerated trailers.
  • Worked on trucks from semi, Volvo, Mack, Freightliners and some other engines.
  • Perform warranty repair services on Freightliner, Isuzu, Mitsubishi and Chevrolet trucks and vans.
  • Worked on various vehicle makes including: Ford, Freightliner, Chevy, Mack.
  • Worked on various vehicle makes including: Mack, Freightliner, International, Volvo.
  • Worked with mainly Freightliner and Volvo, occasionally will work on Internationals as well.
  • Perform fleet maintenance on various equipment including: Volvo, Freightliner, Mack trucks.
  • Worked on various vehicle makes including: Ford/Sterling, Volvo, and Freightliner.
  • Perform diagnosis and repairs on MCI, Freightliner, and Blue Bird buses.
  • Diagnose, repair, replace, and maintain a fleet of Freightliner trucks.
  • Fix and replace defects off the line for Volvo, Freightliner and BMW
  • Diagnose and repair Detroit Series 60 engines in Freightliner Century fleet trucks.
  • Worked on a wide variety of school buses including freightliners and international.
  • Complete Journeyman diesel truck mechanic - Cat Engine Specialist - Freightliner Dealer
  • Performed fleet repairs mostly on Freightliner, Pete, and KW.

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23. Dump Truck

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Here's how Dump Truck is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Service, repair and operate on-road dump trucks, excavators, loaders, articulation trucks, rock crushers and power screens.
  • Operated all equipment; loaders, choppers, seeders, excavators, dump trucks, semis, mixer wagons, etc.
  • Plan, schedule and perform maintenance on ten dump trucks and heavy equipment as well as perform smaller daily repairs.
  • Repaired and maintained fleet equipment including heavy equipment, dump trucks, pickup trucks, small equipment, and trailers.
  • Work on Mack Dump Trucks repairing air lines, replacing fuel lines and repairing rear end housing and breaks.
  • Maintain, diagnose and repair all heavy duty dump trucks, tractor trailer combo's and heavy equipment.
  • Performed weekly greasing of all equipment from cement mixers/ dump trucks, front end loaders, and excavators.
  • Repair anything and everything necessary to maintain mixer trucks and dump trucks in working conditions and Dot approved.
  • Repair and maintain company and customer equipment including, forklifts, semis, loaders and dump trucks.
  • Maintained and repaired fleet of trailers, full service trucks, water trucks, and dump trucks.
  • Worked on pick-up trucks with gas and diesel engines, street sweepers, semi-trucks and dump trucks.
  • Repair and maintain heavy duty dump trucks, transfer trailers, end dump trailers and heavy equipment.
  • Service and repair fleet vehicles, including dump trucks, concrete mixers, and small engines.
  • Serviced and repaired fleet of 15-25 two and three axle dump trucks with snow plow capabilities.
  • Repair and maintenance of cement mixers, dump trucks, loaders, welding, and fabrication.
  • Operated, repaired and maintained all types of Dump Trucks, Track loaders, Wheel Loaders.
  • Serviced diesel equipment such as trucks, dump trucks, track hoes, bulldozers and skid-steers.
  • Worked on all equipment, long bed trucks, end dump trucks and heavy hall trucks
  • Repair and maintain tandem & single axle dump trucks, plows, augers and spinners.
  • Dump trucks, backhoes, front end loaders, Responsible for accountability of shop tools.

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24. MIG

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Here's how MIG is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Total truck and trailer repair; involved welding; torch; plasma; aluminum welding; stick and MIG welding
  • Go Bobcats in heavy machinery learned how to weld aluminum and steel with a MIG welder and a stick welder
  • Utilized Stick and MIG processes to make special tools and repair broken parts saving the company time and money.
  • Use electrical testing equipment to diagnose problems, MIG and ARC weld to fabricate and repair equipment.
  • Weld parts using both MIG and TIG welders as needed for repairs to trucks and trailers.
  • Can operate hand tools, MIG & ARC welder, Plasma Cutter, Acetylene Torch.
  • Answered any questions or concerns that dispatch might have during time of repair.
  • Skilled in MIG and stick welding on steel and aluminum.
  • Prevented thousands of illegal immigrants from entering the U.S.
  • Executed MIG welding on frames, and exhaust pipes.
  • Completed welding course with focus on MIG and stick.
  • Welded using stick and solid wire MIG.
  • Performed MIG, aluminum and steel welding
  • Perform cutting, welding and fabrications such as: Carbon Arc, Plasma, MIG, TIG, and Stick.
  • Have limited experience with the oxy-acetylene torch, MIG welder and fabrication of needed parts that aren't available.
  • Create estimates for customer's vehicles Very good with mechanical tools and hand tools, welders MIG/ARC.
  • Performed Mig and Stick welding to repair and fabricate aluminum and steel parts.
  • Repair police vehicles, school buses, and garbage trucks.PM, Mig Welding
  • Stick, mig, and mix gas torches to repair metal portions.
  • Welded and cut parts with arc-welding, flame-cutting, and mig-welding equipment.

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25. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Diagnosed and repaired HVAC, brakes, electrical, lighting, water valves, and suspension.
  • Received certified training in electrical, advanced electrical, air brakes, and HVAC systems.
  • Diagnose A/C problems and complete necessary procedures to the HVAC system to complete repairs.
  • Mine Rescue Team- Pit Mechanic- HVAC- Electrical Troubleshooting- Hydraulic Troubleshooting- Engine Work- Light Vehicle Repairs
  • Performed HVAC maintenance on light and heavy duty diesel and automotive vehicles.
  • Maintained and repaired diesel engine trucks; Welder; HVAC Mechanic
  • Performed retrofit HVAC Compressors for 1200 series NYC Articulated Buses.
  • Certified in HVAC (air conditioning) service.
  • Acquired an ASE HVAC Auto Certification.
  • Use knowledge of cooling, HVAC, fuel, and exhaust systems.
  • Received Certification for Hvac Systems and Critical circuit's.
  • Weld and fabricate steel and aluminum HVAC system repair
  • Performed hydraulic repairs, electrical, brakes, airbrakes, HVAC, body, PMS, and anyOther repairs needed.
  • Diagnose engine faults with computer or without.Can charge/diagnose HVAC system properly with guages and have experience with Robinair HVAC machine.
  • Performed basic maintenance on diesels to complete engine overhauls Driveabillity and suspension repair HVAC Troubleshooting and repair Transmission and rear-end repair
  • Crew Leader Forklift Operator Major Repair HVAC Repair Customer Service

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26. Brake Systems

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Here's how Brake Systems is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintained comprehensive understanding of brake systems, transmissions, and electronic components.
  • Participated in applicable mechanical design and integrity/reliability issues for air-brake systems.
  • Repair Mack engines* Repair electrical systems* Repair air brake systems* Welding and repairs on trailers* Repair Drive Train systems* Repair gasoline engines
  • Perform complete overhauls on brake systems repair or remove and replace rear end and front end systems in trucks and trailers.
  • Preform diagnostics and repair electrical systems, gas engines, diesel engines, brake systems, rear end diagnosis and repair.
  • Complete certification of vehicle components such as: Air Conditioning, Air/hydraulic brake systems, suspension system, and Electric system.
  • Worked on engine fuel systems, electrical systems, transmission assemblies, drive train, brake systems, and hydraulic systems.
  • Diagnosed system malfunctions; isolated causes, and corrected deficiencies on engines, power train systems, sub-systems and brake systems.
  • Performed repairs on the cooling system, charging/starting system, and air brake systems on heavy duty truck and trailers.
  • Changed oil, tires, charged ac systems, wired and re-wired electrical systems, air brake systems, etc.
  • Repair and/or replaced diesel engines, transmissions, electrical troubleshooting, and monthly services on hydraulic and air brake systems.
  • Conducted air and hydraulic brake systems service and repair, drive train, fuel, exhaust and charging systems.
  • Maintained power assisted brake systems, suspension wheel and hub assemblies along with major components like engine and transmissions.
  • Inspect brake systems, Steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to insure proper operating condition.
  • Brake systems including ABS, Suspension systems (spring and air)Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services
  • Maintained and replaced brake systems, batteries, starter motors, fuel pumps, and hydraulic cylinders/pumps/control valves.
  • Trouble shooting and fixing all electrical, air systems, brake systems, fuel systems and air condition.
  • Service track vehicle cross drive transmission assemblies, transfer assemblies, hydraulic brake systems and fire extinguisher/suppression systems.
  • Repair brake systems, power trains, blowers, turbos, water systems, and cylinder heads.
  • Repaired hydraulic systems, brake systems, and electrical malfunctions using wiring diagrams, and Technical Manuals.

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27. Maintenance Services

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Here's how Maintenance Services is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Logged information associated with vehicle repairs and parts usage; performed routine and scheduled maintenance services tune-ups.
  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services Vehicle component lubrication and replacement.
  • Performed preventive maintenance services and repaired any defects found.
  • Completed preventive maintenance services to provide reduced downtime.
  • Performed repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services.
  • Conducted routine and scheduled maintenance services.
  • Maintained detailed records of maintenance services, parts distribution, suppliers and work orders for work performed.
  • Wheel seals brakes clutches gear box ext suspension work maintenance services on fleet trucks.
  • Conduct annual, bi-annual, and semi-annual maintenance services on diesel engine vehicles.
  • Perform maintenance services and repair on STRYKER armored vehicles.
  • Schedule maintenance services on equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance services on Brookville Underground Diesel Mining Equipment.

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28. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Conducted general maintenance and repair of light to heavy diesel engines * Performed electronic diagnosis and chassis repairs
  • General maintenance and accessory installs, diagnose all electrical and mechanical problems.
  • Preformed general maintenance and recovery operations for motor transport assets.
  • Perform general maintenance and repairs for optimum equipment availability.
  • General maintenance wheel seals reefer unit maintenance
  • General maintenance/repairs on heavy trucks and trailers, fluid changes, troubleshooting, engine issues, hydraulics, electrical, brakes.
  • General maintenance including; replacing brushes, brake shoes, oil and filter changes, top deck and valve bridge checks.
  • General maintenance and repair on truck and heavy equipment * Troubleshooting to find problem sources and repairing or replacing faulty parts
  • Change fuel injectors, change power assembly, general maintenance, change oil, weld, fabricate, change turbos
  • General maintenance on Bobcat Skid steers, Caterpillar excavators and various response boats with Yamaha and Honda Motors.
  • General Maintenance and Repair of Mack Fleet of dump trucks and diagnostics of electrical systems and engine issues.
  • Pulled maintenance on tractor truck and semi trailers, general maintenance and some major repair and minor modifications
  • General Maintenance and repair of a fleet of International Trucks as well as trailer work/maintenance and repair
  • Worked on all forklift, pallet jacks, all motorized equipment both troubleshooting and general maintenance.
  • Service, fuel pump, electrical, wheel seal, general maintenance, etc.
  • Performed general maintenance and electrical repairs on commercial trucks, trailers, and forklifts.
  • Repair engine, transmission, suspension, electrical, and do General maintenance.
  • General maintenance, A/C work, and major tune ups on diesel engines.
  • General Maintenance on military vehicles, replacing parts, Inspecting vehicles for defect
  • DOT / BIT inspections/ general maintenance/upkeep on several truck fleets.

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29. Diagnose Malfunctions

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Here's how Diagnose Malfunctions is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed technical inspections to diagnose malfunctions and took corrective actions.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters and other testing devices.
  • Test drove trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they were working properly at all times.
  • Attach diagnostic and test equipment to diagnose malfunctions and to ensure that the engine is running properly.
  • Tested drove trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions and to ensure that they are working properly.
  • Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions, or to ensure repairs were done properly.
  • Test drive trucks to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
  • Test drive vehicles to diagnose malfunctions and ensure that they run smoothly.
  • Diagnose malfunctions, troubleshot, Diesel engine power plants/packs and Compression.
  • Inspected, operated, and tested trucks to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Attached test instruments to equipment, to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Test drive vehicles to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Adjust brakes and aligns wheels Able to attach test instrument to equipment and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Test drive industrial power trucks and lifts to diagnose malfunctions or to insure that they are working properly.
  • Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure thatthey are working properly.
  • Diagnose malfunctions and write repair reports etc.

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30. R

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Here's how R is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Inventory Control: Performed the identification and tagging of automotive parts using computer software and technical manuals.
  • Showed initiative in performing daily duties and tasks without supervision resulting in numerous promotions over peers.
  • Analyzed and summarized diagnostic and repair related information to use for customer briefing.
  • Fabricated armor vehicles to improve resistance to projectiles and improvised explosive devices.
  • Provided direct supervision over shop staff including mechanics and service advisers.
  • Verified vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems
  • Follow all safety procedures while operating and servicing vehicles.
  • Adjusted repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications.
  • Conducted troubleshooting of vehicles and selective interchange when appropriate.
  • Conducted several recovery missions in numerous training exercises.
  • Conducted vehicle maintenance tasks under highly stressful situations.
  • Repaired and maintained diesel and automotive engines.
  • Communicate with customers about load information.
  • Plant maintenance, daily repairs, budgets, ordering, hours, schedule PM's on machinery, reviews and evaluations.
  • Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW).
  • Reported equipment condition before and after usage, gave customer demonstrations, and assisted with the loading and unloading of equipment.
  • Stored items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas.
  • Maintained a safe and clean working environment for all other employees of the company in compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Maintained OSHA safety records and performed inspections, and followed up on repairs needed as the OSHA Safety Regulator.
  • Repaired heavy equipment such as wheel loader, track loader, track hole, cranes, and concrete equipment.

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31. Diagnostic Tests

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Here's how Diagnostic Tests is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed diagnostic tests and identified worn and damaged parts for elimination.
  • Supervised and participated in timely and effective road and diagnostic tests to locate defects in operation or to verify repair work.
  • Perform diagnostic tests for routine maintenance procedures and determine a course of action for damaged parts and systems.
  • Determine vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Run diagnostic tests, locate source of problem and remove and replace faulty parts.
  • Perform diagnostic tests to determine the source or cause of malfunctions or error codes.
  • Inspect vehicles and preform diagnostic tests using engine analyzers diagnose and repair.
  • Perform diagnostic tests on trucks and equipment and make necessary repairs.
  • Run diagnostic tests, and find the sources of problems.
  • Performed regular diagnostic tests on trucks.
  • Conducted inspections on diesel equipment and engines to determine condition Performed diagnostic tests and identified worn and damaged parts for elimination.
  • repair and diagnostic tests on diesel tractors and equipment
  • Performed diagnostic tests and identified worn and damaged parts for 1 elimination using specialized testing equipment and measuring instruments.
  • Operated dyno and performed diagnostic tests for low power and overheating on trucks, busses, and motor homes.
  • Conducted inspections and diagnostic tests Correct vehicle difficiencies Verified proper vehicle performance after repairs

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32. Kenworth

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Here's how Kenworth is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Diagnosed and repaired faulty equipment - Kenworth's, Mac's, & Various Heavy Duty Trailers, etc.
  • Performed PM maintenance on Reefer trailers, Kenworth, Peter Built, Wheel Loaders, small engines.
  • Worked for the most part on Kenworth trucks diagnosing all types of customer complaints.
  • Performed Preventative Maintenance on Kenworth T660s, T800s and a variety of other equipment.
  • Maintain fleet, fill out work orders, inspections, and routine checks on Internationals, Macks, Kenworths
  • worked on Kenworth trucks with cumming engines, repairing and replacing engine parts.
  • Worked on various vehicle makes including: mack Ford's and kenworth etc.
  • Worked on a fleet of Kenworth and Peterbuilt tractors along their trailers.
  • Maintained and fixed peterbuilt/ kenworth trucks and gravel trains and some equipment
  • Worked on and maintained Peterbuilt and Kenworth tractors and trailers.
  • Work on Kenworth and Western Star 18 wheelers.
  • Worked on various vehicle makes including: International Kenworth Peterbuilt Freightlinner Maintained vehicles with diesel engines.
  • Performed day to day maintenance and total rebuilds on Kenworth and Peterbuilt tractors.

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33. Pressure Gauges

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Here's how Pressure Gauges is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Experience with a wide variety of pressure gauges and inflation systems, including liquid and foam fill.
  • Repaired and calibrated pressure gauges using dead weight testers.
  • Used handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, pressure gauges and DDEC readers.
  • Used handheld computers, pressure gauges, DDEC readers.
  • Use of flowmeters, pressure gauges, multimeters and starter/alternator/battery test equipment.
  • Used handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, pressure gauges and DDEC readers.

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34. Rear Ends

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Here's how Rear Ends is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Move to a Diesel Mechanic helper: help Mechanics rebuild engine, rear ends, heavy equipment repairs and transmission.
  • Utilized forklifts and hoists to remove and replace large equipment parts (engines, rear ends, transmissions etc.)
  • Perform major repairs such as Kingpins, Suspension, cooling system, turbo associated component, and rear ends.
  • Perform any and all types of repairs from front ends, engines, transmissions, to rear ends.
  • Experienced welder and heavy duty repairs such as transmission clutches, rear ends, air compressors, etc.
  • Disassemble, recondition, repair, replace and overhaul damaged pumps, transmissions, clutches and rear ends.
  • Disassembled and overhauled internal combustion engines, pumps, generators, transmissions, clutches, and rear ends.
  • Pull and replace transmissions, clutches, transfer cases, and rear ends; brake replacement.
  • Replaced V-Joints, driver shaft, set angle or transmissions rear ends and engine work.
  • Replaced engines, clutches, transmissions, rear ends and all suspension components.
  • Replaced clutches and transmissions repaired rear ends and suspension work did truck alignments.
  • Diagnose problems on engine, transmission, rear ends and repair as needed.
  • Disassemble, repair, and reassemble engine, transmissions and rear ends.
  • Replace clutches and transmissions also repair rear ends diagnosed engines and repaired.
  • Repair and/or rebuild, engines, transmissions and rear ends for trucks.
  • Repair or rebuild engines, transmissions rear ends, brakes and suspensions.
  • Disassemble and overhaul pumps, transmissions, clutches, and rear ends.
  • Remove and repair transmissions, rear ends, and drive shafts.
  • Repair and replace rear ends, transmissions, radiators and clutches.
  • Rebuild and replace drive lines, clutches and rear ends.

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35. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed PM's, BIT inspections, Brakes, Suspension, Electrical, trouble shooting, diagnosing check engine lights,
  • Skilled in electrical trouble shooting, lighting, charging systems, tires and brakes on semis and trailers.
  • Perform light duty maintenance, including trouble shooting electrical systems, replacing lights, repairing electrical systems.
  • Trouble shooting and repairing what ever needs to be done in an effective time conserving careful manor.
  • Performed trouble shooting and repaired abs systems and the removal and installation of minor and major components.
  • Trouble shooting, proper preventive maintenance and HAZMAT care and disposal were also vital to daily work.
  • Participated in service bulletin seminars emphasizing new techniques in matters of problem solving and trouble shooting.
  • Perform all major and basic repairs, rebuilding and diagnosing/trouble shooting on diesel trucks and trailers.
  • Trouble shooting basic hydraulics, electrical wiring, and changing equipment parts: hoses, etc.
  • Complete trouble shooting of electrical hydraulic brake cooling systems as well as engine rebuilding when needed.
  • Cable splicing, identifying and trouble shooting system malfunctions, running ground and overhead cables.
  • Diagnose complicated issues associated with the maintenance and repair of diesel engines and trouble shooting.
  • Trouble shooting: Hydraulics, Electrical, Suspension, Chassis, Brakes, Fabrication and Welding
  • Trouble shooting equipment, overseeing repairs, work orders, shop upkeep, and house keeping
  • Trouble shooting and diagnostic work of engines and other electrical components of equipment.
  • Trouble shooting, repair and service of Class A heavy duty trucks.
  • Repaired exhaust leaks, air leaks, some minor electrical trouble shooting.
  • Used trouble shooting skills to diagnose and repair electrical and mechanical issues.
  • Trouble shooting and repair of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems.
  • Used computer based trouble shooting and kept records of all duties performed.

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36. Major Repairs

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Here's how Major Repairs is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed preventative maintenance and major repairs by operating with tools, machinery, and computerized systems.
  • Handled major repairs on a variety of equipment associated with agriculture and trucking industry.
  • Performed major repairs on heavy duty tactical and automotive vehicles.
  • Assisted other technicians in major repairs
  • Performed minor repairs such as repairing broken electrical wiring all the way up to major repairs including clutch replacements.
  • Level 3 mechanic responsible of all minor or major repairs to a fleet of more than 200 city buses.
  • Deployed to Iraq as a mechanic to work on major repairs to combat vehicles in a war environment.
  • Major repairs were noted and equipment was put out of service until repairs could be made.
  • Major repairs of vehicles, including rebuilding engines, clutches, differentials, springs, etc.
  • Performed PM inspection assist technician with major repairs troubleshoot and repair, electrical and mechanical.
  • Performed maintenance on diesel vehicles including minor and major repairs to a variety of equipment.
  • Major repairs such as frame replacement, transmissions, differentials, wiring harnesses etc.
  • Performed minor and major repairs from replacing wheel hubs to engine removal and installs.
  • Inspect, diagnose, troubleshoot and perform major repairs on all diesel trucks.
  • Fill out work orders for any minor and major repairs on equipment.
  • Maintain and make major repairs to equipment associated with road maintenance.
  • Perform minor and major repairs on medium and heavy -duty trucks.
  • Performed brake jobs, performed preventative maintenance, performed major repairs.
  • Perform all major repairs on engine electronic control with DDEC.
  • Inspect major repairs before buses are released from maintenance facility.

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37. Drive Trains

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Here's how Drive Trains is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Tune, repair, adjust air and hydraulic brakes, drive trains, electrical systems and air suspension.
  • Overhaul transmissions, repair fuel injections, replace or repair exhaust systems and drive trains.
  • Overhaul transmissions, repair fuel injections, replace drive trains.
  • Completed repairs to drive trains, transmissions, brake components.
  • Replaced engines, transmissions, and drive trains.
  • Repaired chassis, brakes, clutches, air leaks, and drive trains.
  • Repaired suspensions on heavy trucks and trailers Repaired drive trains on heavy vehicles Operated computer diagnostic program
  • Oil changes, brakes and wheel seals on trucks Electrical & air systems troubleshooting and repairs Drive Trains and hydraulic hose repair
  • Repair everything from engines, airbrakes, trailers, heating & a/c, drive trains & axels and electrical systems.
  • Work on Power Drive Trains Perform jobs on A/C and heating units Maintains records as required.

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38. PTO

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Here's how PTO is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Communicated with Customers regarding vehicle symptoms and initiated work orders with the technician.
  • Repair customers Trucks and Trailers - Add and Install new components (PTO kits, plows, tarps) fabricate and Weld
  • Utilize diagnostic tools including laptops, scanners, and wiring diagrams to diagnose and repair diesel engines.
  • Used laptop and data scan tools to diagnosed electrical and mechanical problems by hooking to vehicles ECM.
  • Installed and rebuilt hydraulic systems on trucks to include cylinders, PTO pumps, and hoses.
  • Complete repair of low-boy style trailers, and tractors with wet line PTO systems.
  • Used diagnostic tools along with laptop computer with diagnostic software to diagnose engine problems.
  • Utilize hand-held and laptop computer to diagnose problems and adjust engine functions.
  • Diagnosed and repaired hydraulic PTO pumps, hoses and related electrical components.
  • Diagnosed and repaired mine equipment with laptop and cat specialized programs.
  • Use laptop to analyze engine faults & complete repairs.
  • Synchronized PTO's from hydraulic pumps to hydraulic motors.
  • Used laptop system to check and diagnose engine codes.
  • Diagnose engine and chassis problems with laptop and software.
  • Diagnose electrical issues using a laptop and/or scanner.
  • Installed PTO pumps and trailer hitches.
  • Diagnosed trucks with laptop computer programs.
  • Install and repair PTO systems.
  • Wheel seals, brakes, air compressor systems, hydro pump systems, PTO's.
  • Used laptop computer to read codes, diagnose, and program E.C.M.'s.

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39. Brake Pads

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Here's how Brake Pads is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Service company equipment in shop and out in the field Repaired, replaced and adjusted brakes and brake pads.
  • Remove and replace brake pads and shoes, brake boosters, turn brake rotors and brake drums.
  • Service Diesel locomotives to include refuel, check oil levels, change brake pads as needed.
  • Repair and/or replace worn parts (i.e., brake pads and wheel bearings).
  • Installed brake pads and mud flaps/change oil as required.
  • Inspect and change brake pads.
  • Serviced the trucks from adding wiper fluid and checking tire pressure to replacing brake pads and drums and replacing driveline parts.
  • Replace and install brake shoe, brake pads, brake hub wheel cylinder and calliper kit.
  • Repaired, replaced and adjusted brakes/brake pads, diesel & gas engines, drivetrain, hydraulics.

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40. Mechanical Problems

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Here's how Mechanical Problems is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers, troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems.
  • Instructed proper troubleshooting procedures on electrical and mechanical problems on vehicles to 8 personal.
  • Diagnosed mechanical problems using computer diagnostic software and encoded to resolve issue.
  • Reported any mechanical problems encountered with the vehicles.
  • Test ran equipment to verify mechanical problems were resolved
  • Evaluated mechanical problems in semi-trucks using diagnostic equipment.
  • Utilized diagnostic computer software to determine mechanical problems.
  • Diagnosed and solved technical and mechanical problems.
  • Diagnose electrical and mechanical problems.
  • Maintain and trouble shoot and fix rental fleet of diesel trucks and handle mechanical problems of drive up trucks.
  • Repaired all defective bus equipment and handled all other mechanical problems that occurred with day-to-day operation of buses.
  • Diagnose and repair engines, transmissions, a/c, electrical, and any other mechanical problems as needed.
  • Maintained vehicles; problem-solved and resolved hydraulic, wiring, and mechanical problems with vehicles in-shop and on-site.
  • Repair all trucks and trailers needing inspection, tune-ups, tire change, or other mechanical problems.
  • Identified mechanical problems, made adjustments, repaired and replaced broken and worn parts.
  • Service and Repair Semi Tractor and Trailers trouble shoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems
  • Diagnose mechanical problems using charts, technical manuals, diagnostic equipment and experience.
  • Respond to, diagnose and troubleshoot all mechanical problems in case of breakdown.
  • Use innovative ideas to solve mechanical problems with engines and vehicles.
  • Identify the most efficient and acceptable solutions to complex mechanical problems.

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41. CDL

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Here's how CDL is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Obtained CDL to allow the company to offer pickup and return of vehicles needing repair.
  • Utilized Class-B CDL to pick trucks up and also deliver back after completion.
  • Acquired and maintained a Class B CDL with a passenger endorsement.
  • Acquired an Arizona state Class B drivers license (CDL).
  • Utilized CDL to test drive vehicles.
  • Have CDL and forklift license.
  • Obtained and still posses a class B, CDL driver's license.
  • Conducted CDL state inspections on GM, Mack, Navstar and Sterling trucks and trailers.
  • Certified Class A CDL with doubles, triples, and tankers with hazmat endorsements.
  • brake inspector and certified P.M. inspector as well as have my class A CDL.
  • Truck maintenance and part-time driver Class B CDL
  • Replace glow plugs, fuses, hoses, lights, wire harnesses, and belts Accomplishments obtain class B cdl permit
  • Include in my duties, I also serve as a part time CDL driver.
  • Replaced turbos, and did motor work Inspect, repair and replace exhaust systems Utilized CDL driving commercial customers vehicles
  • Organized and operated new leasing garage in Fairfax, VA Knowledgeable with warranty programs Achieved CDL license
  • Perform Routine Maintenance on Wreckers Diagnose and Repair Diesel and Gasoline Engines Part Time CDL Wrecker Driver
  • licensed ac r134 section 609 of clean air actclass b cdl with tanker and air brake endorsement
  • worked up to cdl /driveryou name it

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42. Vehicle Deficiencies

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Here's how Vehicle Deficiencies is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Conducted vehicle inspections and ran diagnostics *Corrected vehicle deficiencies by assembling, disassembling, replacing, repairing various components and parts
  • Determine vehicle condition by conducting inspections, diagnostic tests and correcting vehicle deficiencies.
  • Corrected vehicle deficiencies, made appropriate adjustments, alignments and kept appropriate record of all changes made to tactical vehicles.
  • Corrected vehicle deficiencies by repairing and replacing and assembling all major and minor parts on diesel engines.
  • Diagnosed vehicle deficiencies and repaired with common mechanic tools and specialty tools when needed.
  • Corrected vehicle deficiencies, made adjustments and alignments, and kept maintenance records.
  • Correct vehicle deficiencies by inspecting, removing, repairing or replacing parts.
  • Correct vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing and replacing major part assemblies.
  • Corrected or reports all vehicle deficiencies; supports mechanics where necessary.
  • Trouble shoot and repair vehicle deficiencies according to the work order.
  • Maintained diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements Corrected vehicle deficiencies Performed adjustments and alignments Record upkeep

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43. Defective Equipment

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Here's how Defective Equipment is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Disassembled broken or defective equipment to facilitate repair and reassemble equipment when repairs are completed.
  • Inspected defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions using testing instruments to ensure safe operations.
  • Disassembled broken and defective equipment to facilitate repair.
  • Inspected defective equipment and diagnosed malfunctions using test instruments, such as motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
  • Inspect, test and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Inspected defective equipment and diagnosed malfunctions, using test instruments.
  • Managed the motor pool and instructed new individuals with the; repaired or replacement of defective equipment parts and reassemble equipment.

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44. Peterbilt

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Here's how Peterbilt is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Worked on the a/c units on the old Mack trucks and replaced clutch in the Peterbilt.
  • Diagnosed and repaired tractor and trailers - Mack, Peterbilt and KW.
  • Repaired farm machinery including: 1979 Peterbilt C/O '53 flatbed trailer.
  • Diagnosed and repaired a wide variety of problems on Peterbilt trucks.
  • Repair and maintain tank truck fleet of Peterbilt 379's.
  • Worked on Mack trucks, Peterbilt trucks, also tractors.
  • Worked as Lead Man for 10 years at Peterbilt.
  • Perform pm work on a fleet of Peterbilt trucks
  • Maintain CAT and Peterbilt engines on tankers.
  • Repaired boxed-in trailers, various trucks (including Peterbilt, Kenworths, and International), and all other vehicles
  • Research, and development on prototype Peterbilt, Kenworth, and DAF light duty to heavy duty vehicles.
  • General OTR Semi Tractor/Trailer repairs and maintenance on Kenworths and Peterbilts.

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45. Suspension Systems

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Here's how Suspension Systems is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed routine preventive maintenance to ensure that engine and suspension systems operated efficiently.
  • Disassemble, repair, and reassemble transmissions, radiators, break systems, differentials, axles, air suspension systems.
  • Perform all mechanical repairs associated with brake, electrical, fuel and suspension systems on leased vehicles and customer units.
  • Adjusted and relined brakes, aligned wheels, tightened bolts and screws, and aligned front end suspension systems.
  • Replace and repair air suspension systems, emission systems, engine electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Changed/repaired suspension systems, struts, shocks, leaf springs, and front springs.
  • Maintained high speed hydraulic GMC suspension systems with the Bradley fighting armored vehicle.
  • Perform engine and transmission work to air suspension systems.
  • Experience with all air suspension systems and components.
  • Repaired engines, transmissions and suspension systems.
  • Align front ends and suspension systems.
  • Overhauled braking, cooling, and suspension systems by disassembling, troubleshooting, repairing, assembling and reinstalling.
  • Performed basic maintenance Electrical and mechanical diagnostic Repairs on steering suspension systems and on powertrain and brakes on heavy trucks.

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46. DOT

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Here's how DOT is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed DOT Qualified Inspections*performed scheduled maintenance on tractors and trailers*inspected, maintained, and repaired vehicles and machinery used in transportation.
  • Performed annual DOT inspections and preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Repaired heavy diesels and maintained regular dot inspection
  • Completed dot forms.-Used various forklifts to unload and load trucks coming into the yard.-Completed maintenance on all forklifts on a bi-weekly basis
  • Perform road tests to diagnose needed repairs and to test completed repairs; assure trucks and trailers meet DOT inspection requirements.
  • Perform DOT inspections on trucks and trailers, suspension work, brakes, general fleet maintenance, general diagnostics, drive train
  • Performed full DOT Inspections, Routine Service, Repair, and Preventative Maintenance following a checklist and filling out work orders.
  • Complete all projects independently using all proper repair procedures and complying with the specifications determined and regulated by the DOT.
  • Followed all health and safety regulations from OSHA, EPA, DOT and CSA and helping others do the same.
  • Perform safety inspections making sure all DOT, FMCSA, Federal, State, and local regulations are met.
  • Perform electrical, brake system, suspension, landing gear, lift gate, DOT Inspections, PM Inspections.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance as well as federal DOT inspections on large fleet of trucks and refrigeration trailers.
  • Structured and maintained a computer assisted maintenance program detailing repairs made, DOT inspection records, and maintenance schedules.
  • Work in accordance with all federal/provincial and corporate compliance guidelines (i.e., safety, DOT, MOT).
  • Conducted services on all trucks when defects were found, repairs were done as needed to pass DOT inspections.
  • Fed Dot services, Pm services, Brakes Services replacement of brake canisters air repairing of airline as needed.
  • Repair power trains, trailers, brakes, hydraulic and air, DOT inspections, service write ups.
  • Complied with federal and state vehicle DOT requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Dot inspections, replaced glad hands, 7 way plugs, blower motors, filters minor a/c work.
  • Apply knowledge and work in accordance with BIT, DOT and other rules and regulations as required.

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47. Mechanical Equipment

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Here's how Mechanical Equipment is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintained mobile mechanical equipment, pneumatic equipment and hydraulic equipment Repaired broken and worn parts.
  • Overhaul and tested engines and mechanical equipment to ensure they operating efficiency.
  • Collaborated with squadron to ensure proper function of all supporting mechanical equipment.
  • Maintained mobile mechanical equipment, pneumatic equipment and hydraulic equipment.
  • Assemble, repair, and fabricate metal parts to fit per repair by welding, grinding, and operating mechanical equipment.
  • Inspect and diagnose mechanical defects in trucks, automobiles, backhoes, mowers, tractors and other mechanical equipment.
  • Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery such as pumps and compressors
  • Inspect and diagnose mechanical defects in trucks, trailers and other mechanical equipment.
  • Maintained and repaired heavy and light mechanical equipment, parts and components.
  • Inspected, repaired, and maintained automotive, mechanical equipment and machinery.
  • Inspect and diagnose mechanical defects in school buses, trucks mechanical equipment.
  • Use measuring devices for calibration on all mechanical equipment.
  • Inspect and diagnose mechanical defects in all mechanical equipment.
  • Operate mechanical equipment and tools.
  • Maintained over 500 items of diesel mechanical equipment which increased readiness of the fleet Maintain, track and do inventories.

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48. Hydraulic Jacks

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Here's how Hydraulic Jacks is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks, hoists and other power tools.
  • Raise trucks, and heavy parts or equipment by using hydraulic jacks or overhead cranes.
  • Use hydraulic jacks or hoist to lift heavy parts or equipment.
  • Set up hydraulic jacks to left and support structure evenly.
  • Used a 1 inch impact gun and hydraulic jacks.
  • Raise trucks and buses using hydraulic jacks.
  • Raise trucks, busses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists,
  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists Accomplishments Letter Of Commendation.
  • Followed checklist of inspection requirements Use of tools including hydraulic jacks, hoist, diagnostic machinery ect.

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49. Major Assemblies

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Here's how Major Assemblies is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Repaired or replaced major assemblies and their associated subsystems.
  • Removed and disassembled engines and major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems.
  • Perform quality control and quality assurance inspections on rebuilt and repaired diesel and major assemblies and components.
  • Inspect and accept job orders for repairs of major assemblies (DS level) work.
  • Repair, adjust and overhaul major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components and parts or systems.
  • Replaced engines, transmissions, final drives and other major assemblies on tanks and diesels
  • Generated the cleaning and turn in all of unserviceable major assemblies.

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50. Technical Manuals

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Here's how Technical Manuals is used in Diesel Mechanic jobs:
  • Plan, organize and implement work procedures utilizing diagrams, schematics and technical manuals in accordance to manufacture specifications.
  • Created work orders documentation for repairs following technical manuals to troubleshoot electrical and hydraulic problems.
  • Establish maintenance requirements; interpret /implement technical manuals, and ensure environmental/safety compliance.
  • Perform maintenance work in accordance with technical manuals and similar published procedures.
  • Utilized troubleshooting procedures and technical manuals to locate and isolate needed repairs.
  • Researched technical manuals, ordered parts using automated supply management system.
  • Consulted technical manuals/schematics for vehicle repair guidance and performance specifications.
  • Skilled in troubleshooting wheeled vehicle electrical and mechanical systems, using Technical Manuals, schematics and diagrams.
  • Learned to understand technical manuals, work orders, equipment QAQC, wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals, repair or replace defective parts, components or systems.
  • Read, understand, and use hydraulic, electric, and mechanical blueprints and technical manuals.
  • Interacted directly with customers, filled out progress reports, and utilized electronic technical manuals.
  • Diagnosed, troubleshot, and determined the extent of repairs required using computerized technical manuals.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot vehicle problems with vehicles using my own knowledge or the technical manuals.
  • Use blue prints, technical manuals, schematics, diagrams, and technical publications.
  • Utilize Technical Manuals, Manufacturer Manuals, blueprints, wiring harness schematics, etc.
  • Used technical manuals to understand wiring harnesses and to reroute wires for proper conductivity.
  • Performed repairs and preventive maintenance checks and services in accordance to appropriate technical manuals.
  • Utilized technical manuals, wiring diagrams and schematics to isolate faults to the source.
  • Used troubleshooting procedures and Technical Manuals to locate problems, and repair them.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Engines31.6%
Important Parts12%
Tractor Trailers10.8%
Preventative Maintenance7.7%
Safety Devices4.8%
Air Compressors3.9%
Heavy Equipment3.9%
Electrical Systems3.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Diesel Mechanic

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Diesel Engines
Diesel Engines
26.5%
26.5%
2
2
Important Parts
Important Parts
10.1%
10.1%
3
3
Tractor Trailers
Tractor Trailers
9.1%
9.1%
4
4
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
6.5%
6.5%
5
5
Safety Devices
Safety Devices
4.1%
4.1%
6
6
Air Compressors
Air Compressors
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
3%
3%
9
9
Wheel Bearings
Wheel Bearings
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Cummins
Cummins
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
Oil Changes
Oil Changes
2%
2%
12
12
Hydraulic Systems
Hydraulic Systems
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Caterpillar
Caterpillar
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Service Calls
Service Calls
1%
1%
17
17
Water Pumps
Water Pumps
1%
1%
18
18
Road Calls
Road Calls
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
Fuel Systems
Fuel Systems
0.8%
0.8%
20
20
Volvo
Volvo
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Engine Repair
Engine Repair
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Freightliner
Freightliner
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
Dump Truck
Dump Truck
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
MIG
MIG
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Hvac
Hvac
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Brake Systems
Brake Systems
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Maintenance Services
Maintenance Services
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Diagnose Malfunctions
Diagnose Malfunctions
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
R
R
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Diagnostic Tests
Diagnostic Tests
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Kenworth
Kenworth
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Pressure Gauges
Pressure Gauges
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Rear Ends
Rear Ends
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Major Repairs
Major Repairs
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Drive Trains
Drive Trains
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
PTO
PTO
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Brake Pads
Brake Pads
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Mechanical Problems
Mechanical Problems
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
CDL
CDL
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Vehicle Deficiencies
Vehicle Deficiencies
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Defective Equipment
Defective Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Peterbilt
Peterbilt
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Suspension Systems
Suspension Systems
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
DOT
DOT
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Hydraulic Jacks
Hydraulic Jacks
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Major Assemblies
Major Assemblies
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Technical Manuals
Technical Manuals
0.4%
0.4%

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