Top Diesel Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Diesel Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Diesel Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 22.1% of Diesel Technician resumes contained Diesel Engines as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Diesel Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Diesel Technician 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 Technician jobs:
  • Used computer aided diagnostics to maintain performance specifications on medium duty diesel engines.
  • Diagnosed malfunctions and performed maintenance on diesel engines and power generating units.
  • Performed corrective and preventive maintenance on diesel engines and supporting vehicle equipment.
  • Service diesel engines Diagnose problems tire rotations filler changes motor instillation
  • Supervised corrective maintenance on diesel engines and power generating units.
  • Performed troubleshooting techniques on Diesel engines and Allison transmissions.
  • Perform repairs on auxiliary/evacuation diesel engines.
  • Repaired diesel engines semi trailers equipment
  • Perform repairs and maintenance for customers on shop equipment to include gasoline engines, diesel engines, transmissions, and generators.
  • Repair and maintain the diesel engines that power transportation equipment, such as heavy trucks, buses and RV's.
  • Performed heavy line repairs on gas and diesel engines including; timing belts and chains, head jobs, etc.
  • Perform general and detail repairs to all trucks, engines and components to include overhauls of gas and diesel engines.
  • Performed major repairs on two main propulsion diesel engines, ship diesel generator, hydraulic and reverse osmosis system's.
  • Perform many tasks from rebuilding diesel engines, replacing clutches and complete drive train components, to troubleshooting electronic engines.
  • Repair and maintenance of diesel engines that power many industrial and commercial equipment both; gas and diesel engines.
  • Assist with the troubleshooting and repair of Ford's complete line of trucks for both gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Diagnose, adjust, and restore forklifts, electric motors, and heavy duty hydraulic systems Overhaul truck diesel engines
  • Trouble shoot, maintain, and perform all repairs necessary for all diesel engines for fourteen drilling rigs.
  • Experienced in repairs of most brands of diesel engines, transmissions, hydraulic systems, and electrical systems.
  • Perform any and all require work on gasoline or diesel engines to function as intended by its manufacturer.

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2. Important Parts

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Here's how Important Parts is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure proper operating condition.
  • Followed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined, serviced air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling and electrical systems.
  • Perform routine maintenance checks, including brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts.
  • Perform inspection or examination to ensure important parts are operationally safe.
  • Followed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined.
  • Followed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined.

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3. Tractor Trailers

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Here's how Tractor Trailers is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Obtained a vast amount of knowledge of tractor trailers, a/c, air supply systems, suspensions, and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Worked my way up the ladder to end up lead tech in 5 yrs over 54 tractor trailers and garbage trucks
  • Performed maintenance and repairs on multiple makes of semi-tractor trailers; Supervised shop on weekends; write up repair orders
  • Complete brake jobs, replace tires, repair any and all damaged components on heavy duty tractor trailers.
  • Service and repair Diesel engines in tractor trailers, farm equipment, and earth moving machines.
  • Performed routine maintenance as well as in-depth mechanical work on tractor trailers and other commercial vehicles.
  • Conducted annual vehicle inspections on tractor trailer trucks, tractor trailers, and vac trucks.
  • Performed maintenance on Tractor Trailers as well as brought vehicles into compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Perform all levels of repair to trucks ranging from pickups to tractor trailers.
  • Repair over the road tractor trailers change oil and tires on tractor trailers.
  • Performed repairs and maintenance on all kinds and sizes of tractor trailers.
  • Schedule and perform Preventive Maintenance services on tractor trailers and waste trucks.
  • Worked on all different types of tractor trailers and did maintenance on them
  • Worked as a diesel Technician on Tractor Trailers and dump trucks.
  • Maintain a fleet of tractor trailers and front loader waste trucks.
  • Maintained, diagnosed and repaired Semi trucks / Tractor trailers.
  • Repair tractor trailers and fork trucks on and off site.
  • Perform various light repairs on heavy duty tractor trailers.
  • Performed routine maintenance on CAT equipment and semi-tractor trailers.
  • Repaired and maintained class 7 and 8 tractor trailers.

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4. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Provided technical guidance to three subordinates on proper preventative maintenance procedures; conducted on-the-job training; completed maintenance forms and records.
  • Perform bumper-to-bumper repairs on all major Tractor Trailer Units and any preventative maintenance as required by the individual manufactures.
  • Assessed vehicles and equipment for preventative maintenance and component replacement Responsible for recording maintenance, preformed inventory and budgeting
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections and repairs on tractor equipment in compliance with specified safety procedures and DOT regulations.
  • Maintained diesel operation, completed inspections, preventative maintenance, corrected vehicle deficiencies, making adjustments and alignments.
  • Preformed light and medium duty repairs on tractor/trailers - Preformed DOT inspection - Preformed preventative maintenance inspections
  • Completed preventative maintenance by identifying worn and damaged parts and installing component and part upgrades.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and repairs on Caterpillar medium and heavy duty over highway diesel engines.
  • Perform Federal Inspections Perform Preventative Maintenance Customer Service Data Entry Diagnose electrical issues with diesel engines
  • Diagnose and repair trailers Roadside service Change and repair tires Preventative maintenance on heavy duty tractor/trailer
  • Responsibilities-repaired various types of heavy rental equipment which varied from customer error damage to preventative maintenance
  • Perform preventative maintenance and scheduled maintenance *Minimize waste by working efficiently and accurately.
  • Implemented preventative maintenance procedures and coordinated services for over 120 pieces of equipment.
  • Maintained vehicle preventative maintenance schedule according to company policy and procedures.
  • Performed Preventative Maintenance on all company vehicles as a diesel technician.
  • Conducted preventative maintenance procedures, with accurate and efficient follow-up work.
  • Performed Preventative Maintenance Services and changed tires and repaired them regularly.
  • Preformed preventative maintenance and annual inspections on all company equipment.
  • Performed DOT inspections, general service and preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and repairs on semi-trucks and trailers.

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5. Vehicle Deficiencies

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Here's how Vehicle Deficiencies is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Corrected vehicle deficiencies by removing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling and replacing major assemblies.
  • Corrected vehicle deficiencies, made adjustments, alignments, and documented maintenance records.
  • Corrected vehicle deficiencies by testing, diagnosing and repair.
  • Corrected vehicle deficiencies by repairing, adjusting, assembling, and replacing vehicle's assemblies.
  • Perform Diagnostic Test Correct Vehicle Deficiencies Customer Service Basic Diesel Technician Procedures
  • Perform Diagnostic Test Correct Vehicle Deficiencies Customer Service Repair Drive Train Maintain Drive Train Exterior Truck Maintenance

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6. Computer Diagnostics

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Here's how Computer Diagnostics is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Completed computer diagnostics, electronic and electrical repair, welding and fabrication.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and computer diagnostics.
  • Utilized computer diagnostics for complex repairs.
  • Perform computer diagnostics and work with fleet maintenance software programs to document part usage and repair time.
  • Train shop personnel on computer diagnostics such as check engine lights and engine misfire/no starts.
  • Obtained skills such as computer diagnostics, read schematics for electric drawings and hydraulic drawings.
  • Diagnose, interpret and repair heavy truck computer operating systems with computer diagnostics tools.
  • Perform computer diagnostics, Engine swings, transmission replacements, and differential replacements.
  • Experienced with Hydraulics, Computer Diagnostics, HVAC Repairs and a Certified Welder
  • Diagnose and repair trucks using computer diagnostics.
  • Completed computer diagnostics Performed maintenance and repairs
  • Perform computer diagnostics and training *Perform routine maintenance *Perform time-restricted warranty repairs *Perform engine and transmission repairs

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7. Cummins Insite

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Here's how Cummins Insite is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed Troubleshooting Using Cummins INSITE.
  • Conduct electrical diagnostics using Cummins Insite and Diamond Logic International software.
  • Use Cummins Insite and Detroit Diesel diagnostic programs on a daily basis to diagnose engine and after treatment problems.
  • Followed troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to repair exhaust after-treatment system problems using Cummins Insite and EDS.
  • Used Cummins Insite and Quickserve online program to troubleshoot and repair engine problems.
  • Used Cummins insite, Webco abs diagnostics, and Detroit online software.
  • Conducted ECM Recalibrations and have some Knowledge of using Cummins Insite.
  • Used Tech Tool, Cummins Insite, and Meritor Wabco computer programs for diagnostics.
  • Experience in brakes, tires, electrical, Cummins aftertreatment, Cummins Insite Program, and driveline components.
  • Used cummins insite, and daivie 4 to trouble shoot check engine lights on isx, and mx engines.

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8. Diagnosis

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Here's how Diagnosis is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Truck maintenance and repair-Electronic engine diagnosis-Transmission R and R-Facility maintenance and repair
  • Performed all electrical and electronic diagnosis.
  • Provided electrical diagnosis and repair.
  • Perform mechanical and cosmetic repairs, including but not limited to the diagnosis of all internal and external Bus systems.
  • Performed diagnosis and repair for Ford cars, light duty, medium duty, and heavy-duty trucks of all makes.
  • Assist in the repair and diagnosis of major components or remove/replace major components at the direction of Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Performed diagnosis, made all repairs and PM services on all models of refrigerated trucks and trailers reefer units.
  • Work included the proper diagnosis and repair of improperly working engines and vehicle according to the manufactures guidelines.
  • Completed repairs on the air conditioning systems including diagnosis, parts replacement, and system charging.
  • Work included diagnosis of problems from engine to chassis, identified damaged or worn parts.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the repair and diagnosis of - Engines (gas and diesel).
  • Worked alongside with engineers in the process of improving engine components and assisting with diagnosis.
  • Job Duties: Responsible for diagnosis and parts selection of warranty and customer repairs.
  • Performed all sorts of work from simple electrical diagnosis to full in chassis overhauls.
  • Performed all services, repairs, and diagnosis on all ford diesel vehicles.
  • Conducted diagnosis and repairs on coolant and heating systems replaced radiator when leaking.
  • Certified in performing electrical diagnosis and repairs through the Ford Motor Company.
  • Brake and wheel end components repairs, electrical diagnosis and repairs.
  • Facilitated the diagnosis and repair of medium and heavy duty trucks.
  • Print codes as needed for diagnosis pick up and deliver parts.

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9. Electrical Systems

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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Repair electrical systems, and major components outside of internal engine components and transmission components.
  • Performed preventive and corrective maintenance on hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical systems.
  • Use Computerized testing equipment to pinpoint and analyze malfunctions in electrical systems
  • Trouble shoots vehicular problems including electrical systems, engines
  • Tested electrical systems using wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Repaired diesel truck electrical systems and mechanical systems.
  • Diagnosed and repaired electrical systems.
  • Overhaul and repair of Detroit Diesel 92, 50 and 60 Series engines including diagnosis and repair of engine electrical systems.
  • Repaired vehicles components to include brakes, transmissions, engines and electrical systems using technical drawings, schematics and repair manuals.
  • Performed diagnostics and repairs on the engine, HVAC, interior and exterior body, transmission, and electrical systems.
  • Diagnose and repair components such as engines, transmissions, hydraulics, steering, fuel and electrical systems.
  • Repair electrical systems; install and repair generators, starters, lighting systems, warning devices and wiring.
  • Repair and maintain various trailers and flatbeds from electrical systems, brakes, axles and rear spring doors.
  • Diagnosed and repaired: electrical systems, suspension systems, steering components, leaky exhaust systems, etc
  • Inspect, test, and align bus lights and wheels and maintains electrical systems and controls.
  • Job duties include repair of advanced electrical systems, drive train systems, and HVAC.
  • Perform diagnostics and repair of tractors, hydraulics, electrical systems, suspension and tires.
  • Worked on electrical systems, engines, transmissions, PTO systems and much more.
  • Serviced air conditioning systems, transmissions, electrical systems, injectors, injection pumps.
  • Handled all electrical systems utilizing computer systems and HVAC (air condition work).

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10. A/C

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Here's how A/C is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Handled maintenance for the fleet of trucks including diagnosing and servicing engines, electrical, suspension, brakes, and A/C.
  • Diagnosed a/c leaks, oil, coolant, transmission, power steering, check engine light, and abs lights.
  • Performed PM services, A/C and Refrigeration, and minor to medium repairs on fleet light to heavy duty vehicles.
  • Have ASE Section 609-Refrigerant Recovery certification, performed a/c repairs, brake/hub repairs and minor chassis repairs.
  • Handled maintenance including diagnosing and servicing engines, electrical, suspension, brakes, and A/C.
  • Work included performing PM's, A/C and Electrical repair, major component repair or rebuild.
  • Performed A/C, electrical, engine, and drive-train repairs on vehicles, minor welding repairs.
  • Complete services and repair- A/C, brakes, engine rebuild, cab removal, software programming.
  • Diagnosed engines, transmissions, steering, a/c, brakes, and electrical problems etc.
  • DOT service, including 192 point inspection service, Tires, A/C Havoc work.
  • Repair faults with a/c systems maintain tractor trailer rigs and heavy haul equipment.
  • Repair engines, transmissions, rear ends, brakes, electrical and A/C.
  • Diagnosed hard start no start and engines and warning lights and A/C malfunctions.
  • Body shop;remove and install A/C systems on front end damage vehicles.
  • Install, repair all Red dot Aftermarket A/C Systems throughout the Southeast.
  • Completed courses in Advanced Diagnostics Electrical, A/C, and Air Brakes.
  • Can do A/C repair, drive train repair, and transmission repair.
  • Conducted diagnostic and repair on cab and sleeper A/C systems.
  • Diagnosed and repaired a/c and cooling system using proper equipment.
  • Shift lead, engine overhauls, tire work, a/c

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11. Wheel Bearings

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Here's how Wheel Bearings is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Repair and replace suspension components, drive lines, wheel bearings, and brakes shoes.
  • Replace brake shoes, drums, Wheel bearings & seals.
  • Inspected and lubed wheel bearings, if needed.Checked computer panels to ensure they are functioning properly.
  • Remove, replace and repair Drivetrain, wheel bearings, 4 x4 drive systems and transmissions.
  • 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.

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12. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed extensive hydraulic and electrical troubleshooting and repair, diesel engine diagnostics and repair, drive-train trouble shooting and repair.
  • Worked on hot trucks for delivery to customer., no starts, trouble shooting of fuel to electrical, transmissions.
  • Trouble shooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Brake work, suspension work, welding, electrical trouble shooting, engine work, performed D.O.T.
  • Install and work with Audio, video components also trouble shooting any wiring issues with Gateway modules.
  • Performed various levels of trouble shooting for proper operation of vehicle.
  • Handled assigned maintenance, trouble shooting, diagnosis and repair.
  • Advanced Air-conditioning, trouble shooting, and diagnostic repair.
  • Trouble shooting of Electrical systems and also body systems.
  • Assisted other mechanics on trouble shooting or repairs.
  • Conduct proper trouble shooting procedures and making repairs.
  • Trouble shooting engine harnesses and electrical issues.
  • Trouble shooting, and repair mining equipment.
  • Trouble shooting units for improper cooling temp.
  • Trouble shooting, Diagnosing engine problems.
  • Read schematics for trouble shooting.
  • Trouble shooting on semis, school buses, and box trucks.
  • Do preventive maintenance, electric repairs, hvac trouble shooting, wheel chair hydraulic system repair.
  • Conducted all levels of trouble shooting on engines, aftertreatment system, and chassis systems.
  • Job included routine scheduled maintenance ,trouble shooting and diagnostics, supervisor of 3rd shift

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13. Oil Changes

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Here's how Oil Changes is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed maintenance, oil changes, tire rotations, and alignments on customer vehicles ranging from passenger cars to light duty diesel
  • Performed small repairs; consisting of tire changes, light bulb and wiring repairs, mirror replacement, and oil changes.
  • Perform routine & preventive maintenance, including but not limited to oil changes, batteries, and lubricating as needed.
  • Perform various task involving automotive maintenance, from oil changes to engine replacements, as well as various custom jobs.
  • Maintain diesel engines, motor oil changes, transmission oil changes, lube, tire rotations, and belt replacements.
  • Performed various automotive and diesel repairs from in-frame overhaul on over the road trucks to oil changes on cars.
  • Perform diagnostics and troubleshooting, basic checks, maintenance and repairs such as, brakes, oil changes.
  • Tag outs and lock outs, oil changes and change defective parts, Safety, repair and light maintenance
  • Perform preventative routine maintenance such as oil changes, and parts repair, rebuild and replacement as necessary.
  • Complete routine maintenance such as an oil changes, and checking batteries, lubricating equipment/parts and replacing malfunctioning components
  • Assisted with engine break-downs, oil changes, engine rebuilds, and performing road tests for serviced vehicles
  • Perform repairs from simple oil changes to engine swaps to engine rebuilds on heavy and medium duty trucks
  • Preformed test drives Basic Routine Maintenance included tune ups, oil changes, and lube of equipment.
  • Performed routine servicing such as oil changes, brake and wheel seal replacements, and truck inspections.
  • Performed services such as oil changes, tire repair and changes as well as complete system flushes.
  • Preformed routine maintenance, oil changes, lubrication of equipment, battery and charging and starting systems.
  • Oil changes, fuel filter change, clutch adjustment, brake adjustment, brake removal and installation.
  • Perform lubrication, oil changes, battery maintenance, tire changes, and servicing of equipment.
  • Performed tune-ups, oil changes, warranty service work and maintained a clean working environment.
  • Job requirements include oil changes, chassis inspections, federal inspections, and HVAC work.

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14. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Worked as heavy equipment mechanic performing everything from minor repairs and troubleshooting to complete machine rebuilds.
  • Performed daily quality control inspections of all motor transportation and heavy equipment assets.
  • Performed all duties relative to maintenance, service, and repair of passenger vehicles, heavy trucks, and heavy equipment.
  • Worked at Coastal Diesel Service as a road mechanic for marine diesel and heavy equipment, farm tractor and combines.
  • Started as heavy equipment mechanic, promoted to working foreman responsible for over -seeing repairs on site at copper mine.
  • Diagnose and repair/overhaul all makes and models of heavy duty trucks, car haulers, buses, and heavy equipment.
  • Diagnose, maintain, and repair heavy equipment, road tractors, light duty-heavy duty trucks, small engines.
  • Repair and rebuild city plows, service all trucks and heavy equipment to include fire and emergency vehicles.
  • Repaired and overhauled Rear-ends and transmissions for various types of heavy equipment and tractor trailer trucks as needed.
  • Perform technical work on heavy equipment, fabricate and weld on heavy equipment, and operate heavy equipment.
  • Lead project performance in warranty work, diagnostic, and troubleshooting protocols on all Class B Heavy Equipment.
  • Planned and implemented schedules to meet Marine Corps standards of maintenance for the Diesel and Heavy equipment sections.
  • Lead driver for heavy-tow company recovering trucks, buses, trailers, motor homes and heavy equipment.
  • Performed comprehensive maintenance and repairs on water trucks, tractors, trailers, and heavy equipment.
  • Serviced, Worked On and Maintained * Motor Homes * Trucks * Heavy Equipment * Custom Equipment
  • Fixed serviced and maintained a large fleet of commercial heavy equipment of all types and makes.
  • Serviced, inspected, and troubleshot various systems on heavy equipment in a dealership setting.
  • Diagnose failures and make major and minor repairs on OTR trucks and Heavy equipment.
  • Operated and maintained heavy equipment as well as tactical vehicles worth $3 million.
  • Conducted maintenance, repairs, and service on heavy equipment and diesel trucks.

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15. Engine Repair

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Here's how Engine Repair is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Correct deficiencies with major vehicle components* Maintain shop equipment and routinely inventory parts and supplies* Mostly heavy engine repair.
  • Performed major engine repairs under very little supervision and excelled in emission diagnostics.
  • Performed troubleshooting and completed diesel engine repairs within expected turnaround time.
  • Perform all phases of diesel and gasoline engine repair and maintenance on all current and former production Ford cars and trucks.
  • Perform tasks of engine diagnostics and troubleshooting, ECM reprogramming, tune ups, and complete engine repair.
  • Unsupervised work, such as transmission replacement, front cover engine repair, electrical diagnose and repair.
  • Performed major engine repairs, such as injectors, camshafts, rod and main bearings, etc.
  • Obtained my Ford and GM diesel engine repair and diagnostic certifications along with multiple other certifications.
  • Determine if vehicles require repairs, such as alignments, tires, or internal engine repairs.
  • Service Trucks, T/S Diagnostic Codes, Engine Repairs, Brake and Suspension, Bit Inspections
  • Position involves computerized diagnostics, engine repair and overhaul, tune-ups, and brakes.
  • Trained as an apprentice under several technicians in Detroit diagnostic and major engine repair.
  • Perform gas and diesel engine repair, transmission, differential, and electrical repairs.
  • Worked on engine repairs, overhauls, drive line, Pa state inspections.
  • Maintained and repaired diesel trucks full engine repair to drive shaft replacement.
  • Transport Reefer experience in maintenance and repair from refrigeration to engine repair.
  • Diagnosed and repaired Ford cars and trucks; specialized in diesel engine repair
  • Gained experience on Volvo engine equipped heavy duty vehicles engine repair.
  • Perform engine repairs and services on a wide variety of equipment.
  • Position required me to also assist experienced techs with major engine repairs

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16. Caterpillar

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Here's how Caterpillar is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Diagnose and repair various electrical, fuel, and mechanical problems using Caterpillar Electronic Technician diagnostic software.
  • Operated Caterpillar engine diagnostic equipment and performed valve adjustment on Caterpillar engines.
  • Repaired Caterpillar engines and construction equipment in a maintenance shop environment.
  • Sustained sponsorship in the Caterpillar ThinkBIG technician education program.
  • Completed services and repairs to Caterpillar specifications.
  • Completed rebuilds and replacements of Caterpillar engines.
  • Earned Caterpillar certifications in Diesel Technology.
  • Certified in Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel, and Mercedes diesel engines, which includes overhaul, electronic troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Perform diagnostics on aggregate and rock moving equipment such as Caterpillar excavators, wheel loaders ranging from 980 to 988.
  • Experienced in Inspect, Maintain, and Repair of Caterpillar Equipment in the Rental Division.
  • Experience working on C12 caterpillar engines, 5.3 L diesel engine, and C15 engines.
  • Experience with makers such as International, Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel, and more.
  • Worked on various vehicles containing Caterpillar, General Motors, and Detroit diesel engines.
  • Repaired Caterpillar Skid Steer loaders and work tools in the branch repair shop.
  • Performed comprehensive repair and service on all types of Caterpillar heavy equipment.
  • Worked extensively on Caterpillar skid steers, bulldozers, and track/wheel loaders.
  • Repair of all construction equipment, of which most were Caterpillar.
  • Performed routine maintenance and services on Detroit Diesel and Caterpillar engines.
  • Supervised co-workers in the maintenance and repair of Caterpillar engines.
  • Prepare and assemble new Caterpillar equipment for the sales department.

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17. Volvo

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Here's how Volvo is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed preventive maintenance and repairs on Volvo and international semi-trucks.
  • Preformed all major and minor repairs on trucks Accomplishments I took over 140 Mack and Volvo courses and certifications
  • Received certification in repairs and maintenance of Volvo VWT-10 systems and components and Volvo VGHT-20 engine rebuilding.
  • Maintained twenty-two Volvo VN over the road tractors and assisted maintain thirty-five, fifty foot refrigerated trailers
  • Preformed computer diagnostic and electrical system repairs on Mack and Volvo class 8 tractors.
  • Service and Repair mostly Mack and Volvo over the road products and heavy equipment.
  • Preformed engine/drive train diagnostics and repairs on Mack and Volvo class 8 tractors.
  • Worked with Mack and Volvo diesel trucks, mp7 and mp8 engines.
  • Perform engine, transmission, and HVAC work on Volvo/Mack trucks.
  • Performed all major and minor repairs to Mack and Volvo Trucks
  • Experience working with Volvo, Mack, and International trucks.
  • Work on Detroit series 60 engines and Volvo B13 motors.
  • Performed Major repairs on Detroit and Volvo engines.
  • Acquired skills necessary to repair Volvo Trucks.
  • Inspected, repaired, and provided scheduled preventive maintenance on fleet vehicles, which included Cummins, International and Volvo engines.
  • Work with Cummins INSITE, Volvo Truck Portal, and PACCAR Engine Portal to diagnose and repair engine/truck related problems.
  • Perform major repairs, maintenance and on Volvo loaders and excavators, Hitachi excavators, and Hypac rollers.
  • Program includes services of major components, such as Detroit Diesel, Volvo D13 and Cummins ISX engines.
  • Have experience working with CAT, Cummins, Detroit and Volvo engines.
  • Repair all work order on Cummins, Volvo, and International Engines.

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18. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Utilized excellent customer service skills while supplying on road assistance to disabled tractor-trailers.
  • Implemented exceptional customer service externally and internally to complete work orders.
  • Provided exceptional customer service associated to products sold/serviced by the company.
  • Provided customer service to individuals returning and picking up equipment.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service and maintained all professional relationships.
  • Provided excellent customer service to regular and new customers.
  • Skilled customer service with positive attitude.
  • Provide customer service to vehicle operators.
  • Managed all aspects of the business including new customer acquisition, financial reconciliations, bookkeeping, insurance and customer service.
  • Performed repairs and maintenance on vehicles to improve quality and meet truck industry OEM standards and excellent customer service.
  • Provide excellent customer service to bus drivers by working with them to resolve their maintenance issues.
  • Handled sales to area farms and businesses, customer service and data entry functions.
  • Provide customer service and make a variety of repairs to OTR trucks and trailers.
  • Assisted with customer service in complaint, cause, and correction of customer vehicles.
  • Provided continuous customer service about their vehicle problems and options to fix them.
  • Provide time efficient and quality work as well as good customer service.
  • Oversee evening shop operations, including service desk and customer service duties.
  • Created estimates and acquired parts, while promoting welcoming customer service.
  • Perform repairs, preventive maintenance, sales, and customer service
  • Provided Customer Service By Phone or in Person.

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19. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Provided troubleshooting and problem resolution for HVAC, Electrical, Electronic and various other tractor issues as they would arise.
  • Completed and passed company paid training courses for Electrical and HVAC.
  • Completed HVAC diagnostics and repairs on trucks and buses.
  • Completed HVAC classes to receive license.
  • Remove and replace HVAC components.
  • Service, lube, Fabricate, Weld, Trouble Shoot Electrical and HVAC Systems, Engine's, Transmissions, PTO,
  • Diagnose HVAC systems on the fleet trucks Service HVAC systems on the fleet trucks
  • Recorded HVAC maintenance and repair history in job logs.
  • Performed troubleshooting and repairs on HVACsystems.
  • Inspect and service Hvac systems.
  • Fork lift and hvac certified.
  • Specialized in computer I/O systems, electrical, and HVAC (Carrier, Thermo King, and Sutrak).
  • General automotive repair, HVAC, Electrical troubleshooting Shop Foreman SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

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20. Freightliner

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Here's how Freightliner is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed routine service and unscheduled maintenance on refuse collection and hauling equipment, including Mack, International, and Freightliner trucks.
  • Performed troubleshooting and repair of Freightliner trucks, including clutch, transmission, turbo charger, electrical and electronic work.
  • Demonstrated further knowledge of diesel mechanics by attending to Freightliner courses provided by the employer.
  • Utilized my training to repair freightliner trucks as well as other trucks and school buses.
  • Performed major component replacement and repair on all different variants of freightliner trucks.
  • Received training at Freightliner Midwest Training Ctr, in HVAC service and diagnostics.
  • Performed factory recalls and factory updates to newer and older model Freightliner trucks.
  • Repair of freightliner, Volvo, international, Chevrolet and ford vehicles.
  • Repaired Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star, and International trucks.
  • Work on freightliners doing PM's as well as on trailers.
  • Perform troubleshooting and diagnostic of Freightliners and Blue Bird buses.
  • Used Freightliner, Caterpillar and Detroit Diesel diagnostic software.
  • Serviced and repaired a fleet of Freightliner trucks.
  • Repaired and maintained freightliner, and Mack trucks.
  • Completed various freightliner OEM online training courses.
  • Experience with DTNA connect on freightliner series trucks as well as J1939 and 1708 CAN BUS systems.
  • Perform mechanic duties.on Freightliner vehicle.trat drive unit with and without trailer.
  • Performed scheduled preventive maintenance on Wal-Mart tractors (International Eagle 6400 series, Cummins ISX series, Freightliner Columbia series).
  • Job Description: Preventative and mechanical maintenance of diesel vehicles such as Freightliner, Peterbuilt and other heavy haul equipment.
  • Performed services and repairs to truck and trailers to include International pro stars, Freightliner Cascadia and Century models.

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21. Hydraulic Systems

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Here's how Hydraulic Systems is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Diagnose and refurbish hydraulic systems and trailers
  • Diagnosed and repaired hydraulic systems.
  • Job Duties Include:-completing pm's on trucks and lifts-making minor repairs-servicing hydraulic systems-making hydraulic hoses-cleaning my area of work
  • Diagnosed, maintained, repaired, and reconditioned hydraulic systems; diagnosed and repaired front and rear drive axles.
  • Diagnosed and repaired Hydraulic systems and controls on construction equipment, and medium, and heavy duty trucks.
  • Performed diagnostics, repairs and maintenance on both diesel and gas equipment as well as hydraulic systems.
  • Work extensively on hydraulic systems, which the vehicles rely upon heavily to complete their intended tasks.
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems on rear loaders, side loaders, roll offs and front loaders.
  • Worked with truck hydraulic systems, PTO's, Hydraulic pumps, and fabricated hydraulic hoses.
  • Performed troubleshooting on engines, power trains, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
  • Install hydraulic systems, water shut offs, and decal new truck.
  • Repair of power-trains, brakes, steering and hydraulic systems.
  • Rebuild or repair engines, transmissions and various hydraulic systems.
  • Install transmissions, PTO's, Hydraulic systems etc.
  • Repaired electrical, mechanical, and Hydraulic systems.
  • Serviced and repaired lift trucks and hydraulic systems.
  • Repair and maintain air and hydraulic systems.
  • Can trouble shoot and repair hydraulic systems.
  • Inspect, Diagnose all hydraulic systems.
  • Disassembled engines & repaired or replaced defective parts.Replaced drive & hydraulic systems.

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22. Service Calls

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Here's how Service Calls is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Travel diesel mechanic Dispatched for service calls to assist trucks and trailers in need of on the spot service repair.
  • Go on service calls to trucks on route throughout the Twin Cities, to diagnosis issues on the road.
  • Demonstrated hard work, and was rewarded with my own service truck, and service calls.
  • Serviced and repaired a fleet of more than 800 trucks - Ran after hours service calls -
  • Perform 24/7 on call service calls for customers whether at place of business or roadside.
  • Involved in all aspects of truck repair on all model trucks and road service calls.
  • Service calls to customer yards and road call assistance for broken down units.
  • Responded to service calls and made necessary repairs, on rotating shifts.
  • Performed all service calls 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • Responded to emergency road service calls and performed repairs as needed.
  • Respond to Service Calls, after hour on call Technician.
  • Performed preventive maintenance, emergency repairs, and service calls.
  • Truck repair, Trailer repair, and Service calls.
  • Respond to emergency road service calls quickly and safely.
  • Assist with hydraulics and respond to service calls.
  • Assigned to 24hr Service calls on Company Vehicles.
  • Service calls at all times of days11.
  • Repair Tractor and Trailers- Completed service calls
  • Complete road service calls upon request.
  • Responded to service calls when needed.

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23. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Supported field operations by performing preventive maintenance on-site on construction equipment using hand tools and diagnosing equipment.
  • Utilized numerous hand tools and specialized service equipment.
  • Operate hand tools pneumatic, and electronic engine controls, scanners, and digital volt ohm meters on a daily basis
  • Learned how to diagnose, Repair, and Troubleshoot problems using hand tools, air tools, diagnostic computers.
  • Used hand tools, test meters, soldering equipment, saws, lathes, welding equipment, saws.
  • Used hand tools, test instruments, computerized test equipment, calibration tools, micrometers and gauges.
  • Used a variety of power tools including impact gun, grinders, press, hand tools.
  • Own a personal set of hand tools that include tooling for mechanical service and electrical servicing.
  • Experience with precision measurement tools, hand tools, starting and charging system diagnostic tools.
  • Operate large manual hand tools and electric, pneumatic, or hydraulic hand tools.
  • Used hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, jacks and hoists.
  • Dismantled and reassembled wheel vehicles using hoists, pneumatic tools and hand tools.
  • Use many types of hand tools and pneumatic tools to accomplish tasks.
  • Replace or repair faulty components using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
  • Frequent use of hand tools, power tools, and hydraulic tools.
  • Utilized powers tools and hand tools during replacing and assembled.
  • Adjust generators and replace faulty wiring, using hand tools.
  • Work with power and hand tools and diagnostic equipment.
  • Use hand tools and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Possess complete set of hand tools.

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24. Road Calls

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Here's how Road Calls is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Diagnose and repair client vehicles in a dealership setting, as well as field work and road calls for commercial accounts.
  • Aided and assisted customers on road calls; efficient in air brakes, air systems as well as electrical maintenance.
  • Performed diagnostic and equipment repair on customer vehicles, also performed preventive maintenance and after hour road calls.
  • Go on road calls and make repairs as required to get them going again.
  • Drive on local and long distance road calls to service and repair diesel trucks.
  • Help cut down road calls and door traffic with excellent quality of work.
  • Do road calls which require electrical work, and do other small jobs.
  • Performed road calls and worked on trucks and trailers at company locations.
  • Performed full service diesel repair both in shop and road calls.
  • Maintained shop fleet and performed after-hours road calls for emergency needs.
  • Performed road calls of various distances on downed tractors and trailers.
  • Perform road calls to various locations to repair tractors or trailers.
  • Handled all road calls and supervised 4 mechanics in house.
  • Repair and maintain service and repair vehicles for road calls.
  • Make road calls by driving a wrecker or bus.
  • Work with different trucks and trailers on road calls.
  • Performed road calls on a regular basis as well.
  • Perform road calls during the day and after hours.
  • Completed road calls on daily and after hours.
  • Preformed minor road calls and interacted with drivers.

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25. Fuel Systems

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Here's how Fuel Systems is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Work included engine changes, cylinder and strut changes, welding, electrical and hydraulic trouble shooting and fuel systems work.
  • Performed troubleshooting of fuel systems using tough book and the process of elimination, electrical systems using electrical schematics.
  • Trouble shooting engine, electrical, and fuel systems as well as hydraulics and installation of GPS systems.
  • Worked on engine fuel systems, electrical system, transmission assemblies, brake and hydraulic systems.
  • Complete diagnostics of fuel systems, electrical systems, and drive line, etc.
  • Diagnose and repair diesel fuel systems and other related components.
  • Perform diagnostics on electrical, air, and fuel systems.
  • Diagnose and repair electronic engine systems and fuel systems.
  • Trouble shooting engine, electrical, and fuel systems.
  • Diagnosed and repaired fuel systems and brake systems
  • Fuel systems diagnostics and repairs.
  • Primed fuel systems in C-15 and C-12 Cats and Cummings ISX.
  • Repaired fuel systems onCummins ISX, MBE400, MBE4000, and Detroit Diesel 60 series engines including diagnosing the problem.
  • Specialized in servicing brakes and fuel systems.Worked on a variety of vehicles, including semi-trucks and tow trucks.
  • Fuel systems, selective catalytic reduction systems and reductant (DEF) systems diagnosis and repair.
  • Diagnose and Replaced Engines.Performed Differential and Transfer Case Services.Serviced Brakes and Fuel systems.Completed warranty repairs and diagnosed minor electrical concerns.
  • Repaired injection pumps for Cummins, Powerstroke, and Duramax diesel engines Managed parts Performed diagnostic test on fuel systems
  • Air brakes/PMs Transmission swaps Electrical Fuel systems Tires Engine Maintenance

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26. Kenworth

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Here's how Kenworth is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed all manner of technical repairs on all types of heavy trucks mostly Mack and Kenworth at a dealership.
  • Attended a 5 day Kenworth factory training course on 2010 PACCAR MX diesel engine.
  • Diagnosed and corrected malfunctions on Kenworth, Mack, and International tractors.
  • Preform PM s on Mack and Kenworth tractors and tanker trailers.
  • Worked as swing shift technician on all model Kenworth trucks.
  • Performed overheads on Mack and Kenworth road tractors.
  • Diagnosed and repaired all aspects of Kenworth T800 and T880 tractors with Cummins ISX 15.
  • Worked on fleet of Kenworth and Peterbuilt over the road tractors and trailers.
  • Serviced Perterbilt, Kenworth, and International trucks.
  • Work on almost all kind of tractors such as frieghtliners, internationals, kenworths, and peterbuilts.
  • Perform work on various trucks such as- Peter builts, kenworth, and international.
  • Repaired all kinds of truck motors: Peterbuilt, Kenworth, Cummins, etc..

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27. Water Pumps

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Here's how Water Pumps is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Inspect, repair and replace wheel bearings, fuel pumps, water pumps etc.
  • Replaced water pumps, turbos, alternators, fuel and powers steering pumps.
  • Replaced Seawater, Fuel, Lube Oil, and Jacket water pumps.
  • Repaired radiators and water pumps, or replaced them if necessary.
  • Worked on small construction equipment- Generator, Compactor, Water Pumps.
  • Overhaul diesel engines, hydraulic pumps, water pumps, general repairs
  • Changed starters, alternators, water pumps and fan belts.
  • Performed clutch replacements -R/R water pumps, radiators, brakes
  • Work on water pumps and generator sets.
  • Repaired and replaced belts, hoses and steering systems.Repaired and replaced radiators and water pumps.

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28. Diesel Tech

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Here's how Diesel Tech is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Served as Automotive Diesel Technician during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
  • Certificate of completion in diesel technology.
  • Shop Manager / Diesel Tech / Parts Runner, Diagnosing and repairing medium to heavy-duty trucks and trailers under no supervision.
  • Joined the Army and was stationed at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina as a 63W1P, diesel technician paratrooper.
  • Worked as a diesel tech rebuilding engines replacing clutches and any other tasks that needed to be completed.
  • Worked as a diesel technician and mechanic responsible for diagnosing and repairing diesel fuel pumps, injectors and turbos
  • Maintained all of these responsibilities, and more, in addition to continuing the Diesel Technician responsibilities.
  • Served as a Diesel Technician responsible for maintenance and repair of wheeled vehicles and power generation equipment.
  • Field Diesel Technician:Completed all services on equipment ranging from semis to twin engine scrapers.
  • Full service diesel technician from pumps and injectors to complete engine overhauls and everything in between.
  • Trained as a diesel tech but became part of Security Forces in the end of 1994.
  • Managed to coordinate and organize with other diesel technicians and drivers in a short time.
  • Worked closely with master diesel technician, who had nearly 40 years experience.
  • Learn the responsibilities of a diesel technician in an on-the-job training scenario.
  • Started as a lot porter and work up to lead diesel tech.
  • Body mechanic and diesel technician for Grand Rapids bus system.
  • Worked as main diesel technician as well as auto technician.
  • Started out as diesel tech repairing and servicing heavy equipment.
  • Assisted fellow diesel technicians in major and minor vehicle repairs.
  • Certified Diesel Technician, Turbo Diesel Certified and AC certified.

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29. AC

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Here's how AC is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Received 2 Army Accommodation Medals for vehicle recovery operations 2 different combat engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Follow green operational practices involving conservation of water or energy or reduction of solid waste.
  • Power generation equipment on generators, pneumatic brake and accessory systems on wheeled vehicles.
  • Repaired or replaced defective equipment parts using hand/power tools and upon completion reassembled equipment.
  • Hired as sub contractor to perform upgrade on a specific engine per manufacturers specifications.
  • Diagnosed and repaired malfunctioning vehicles and equipment using proper certified factory procedures.
  • Preform accurate diagnosis and repairs related fluid leaks and proper component replacement.
  • Relied upon to analyze machinery and maintain meticulous operating records and reports.
  • Reviewed project drawings to perform installation activities according to specifications.
  • Utilize advanced diagnostic equipment to perform accurate diagnosis.
  • Performed soldering welding and cutting to exact specifications.
  • Removed and replaced front/rear differentials and transmissions.
  • Repaired and replaced hydraulic pumps and generators.
  • Repaired and replaced suspension components.
  • Received Two Certificates Army Achievement Medals
  • Replaced and adjusted gasoline filters.
  • Diagnose and repair any Truck that came into the shop with the speed and accuracy and to maintain a professional appearance.
  • Serviced and maintained welding machines (electric and engine driven), generators, and repair on diesel and hydraulic hammers.
  • Worked as a Field Technician where I was responsible for handling all of my outside accounts and maintaining my field truck.
  • Read and interpret parts list, manufacturer's repair manuals, technical manuals, diagrams, engineering drawings, and schematics.

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30. Maintenance Services

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Here's how Maintenance Services is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Repaired and maintains tools, engines and equipment requiring mechanical, hydraulic or pneumatic repair and performed preventive maintenance services.
  • Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units- Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services.
  • Assist /Performed all levels of preventive maintenance services on trucks and trailer equipment.
  • Performed preventative maintenance services and inspects, diagnoses and repairs vehicle and equipment.
  • Performed maintenance services and repairs on medium and heavy duty pickup trucks.
  • Perform required maintenance services on fleet tractors and trailers.
  • Perform preventative maintenance services and any and all repairs needed for the buses brought to us.
  • Performed preventive maintenance services and D.O.T inspections on Over the Road tractor fleet.
  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services.Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair ordes.

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31. Drive Trains

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Here's how Drive Trains is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Completed maintenance, inspection and repairs on drive trains, suspensions, hydraulics, and electrical diagnosis systems.
  • Diagnose and repair problems with brake systems, engine, electronic, drive trains, and suspension.
  • Diagnosed and preformed repair services on diesel drive trains, chassis, electrical and PCM issues.
  • Perform repairs as needed by customers on engines, transmissions, brakes and drive trains.
  • Repair, replace, and rebuild engines, transmissions, and drive trains.
  • Worked with engines, drive trains, electrical, PDI, and services.
  • Learned how make drive trains.
  • Perform diagnostics on engines, drive trains, hydraulic and computer systems, and perform necessary repairs Active member on safety committee

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32. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • General technician responsibilities were required for this position, which included general maintenance, advanced overhauls, and emergency repairs.
  • Overhauled and maintained loaders *Overhauled and maintained excavators *Maintained tractor backhoe loaders *Maintained skid steers *Customer repairs *General Maintenance
  • General maintenance and repairs on semi trucks, trailers and diesel vehicles-Parts-Customer Service-Answering Phones-Shipping & Receiving
  • Performed both preventive maintenance and general maintenance.
  • Conducted timely service repairs and general maintenance.
  • General maintenance on medium/heavy duty vehicle.
  • Performed General maintenance of equipment.
  • Performed all general maintenance repairs.
  • Diagnosed and repaired fuel systems, electrical systems, transmissions, cooling systems, chassis, brakes and general maintenance.
  • Performed repairs ranging from general maintenance and diagnostic to complete overhauls of equipment and their relative systems.
  • Preformed general maintenance and repairs and MNDOT inspections on straight trucks, buses, and tractor units.
  • Worked on all golf course equipment from full rebuilds of small diesel engines to general maintenance.
  • Performed general maintenance and repairs on Injectors, Transmissions, Differentials, Turbos and Radiators.
  • Performed motor swaps, EGR deletes, replacing/upgrading turbos, injectors, and general maintenance.
  • Performed general maintenance for a fleet of 30 Semi-Trucks ensuring safe and reliable transportation daily.
  • Performed general maintenance and upgrades to diesel and gasoline vehicle and equipment.
  • Completed general maintenance on vehicles as requested by the shop foreman.
  • General maintenance on trucks and trailers to complete engine overhauls.
  • Perform general maintenance and repairs on diesel trucks and equipment.
  • General maintenance and repairs as well as pm and refer work

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33. Repair Orders

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Here's how Repair Orders is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Document warranty work, repair orders and any denied work for legal reasons of the dealership.
  • Perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders with efficiency on diesel trucks.
  • Figured estimates, completed repair orders, and storied out tickets on ADP.
  • Review repair orders with customers concerns and their expectations for services being administered.
  • Keep track of repair orders and parts for inventory or warranty purposes.
  • Sign on and off of repair orders on main computer terminal.
  • Perform maintenance on vehicles as needed according to repair orders.
  • Utilized computer system to track and process repair orders.
  • Submit repair orders and log repairs into computer system.
  • Write up repair orders and parts request for equipment.
  • Record all procedures and materials used on repair orders.
  • Processed repair orders and billing regarding the trucks.
  • Complete reports and repair orders on all maintenance.
  • Read and write repair orders using SAP program.
  • Diagnosed vehicle malfunctions and wrote repair orders.
  • Prepared and documented all repair orders.
  • Prepare and expedite repair orders.
  • Obtain And Read Repair Orders.
  • Maintain written repair orders to include labor hours, parts used and general comments.
  • Repair Diesel Trucks - Perform Routine Maintenance - Follow Repair orders accordingly - Preform Warranty work following certain procedures

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34. Diagnostic Tests

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Here's how Diagnostic Tests is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Verify vehicle condition by performing inspections and diagnostic tests.
  • Determined vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Performed diagnostic tests and identified worn and damaged parts for rebuild or replacement.
  • Perform diagnostic tests and identify worn and damaged parts for elimination.
  • Evaluate vehicles and perform diagnostic tests using engine analyzers.
  • Perform regular diagnostic tests on trucks.
  • Executed diagnostic tests and inspections to troubleshoot, update, and repair componentsutilizing state of the art computerized equipment.

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35. DPF

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Here's how DPF is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed retrofits of DPF system pre-2010 diesel vehicles; preformed field service, including DOT and Bit inspections
  • Installed DPF retro fit kits on to non DPF emissions trucks.
  • Completed DPF cleanings on Cummings engines and Detroit diesel DPF systems.
  • Air brakes, electrical systems, APU's, cleaning DPF's and DOC's and operate trucks.
  • Removed DOC s and DPF s for cleaning.
  • Advanced trouble shooting of DEF and DPF after treatment related issues and replacement, install and trouble shooting of Qualcomm units.
  • exhaust and DPF systems, tires, drive lines, engine and transmissions.
  • Serviced DPF systems and DEF systems OSHA certified to perform all A/C System repairs
  • Replaced anything from sensors to broken DPFs.
  • Exhaust and dpf diagnosis and repair
  • Repair wheel seals, dpf issues, axle gaskets, and brakes.
  • Delegate work accordingly to technicians working on night shift , familiarize shop with new def/dpf emissions system and diagnostic tools.
  • Run regen on Dpfsystems and replacing seventh injectors etc.
  • Diagnose and repair regen and/or dpf trouble codes.
  • Performed DPF system repairs * Completed Heli coil repairs
  • diagnose malfunction install and re-program Nox Sensors and SCR, DPF, force re-gen the exhaust.
  • Performed aftertreatment maintenance, such as DPF & DOC cleaning and aftertreatment doser cleaning.

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36. EGR

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Here's how EGR is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Maintain Integrated Maintenance Data Systems inputs and manage truck maintenance documentation.
  • Configured proprietary software IDS (Integrated Diagnostic Software) and drivers on my personal laptop to run vehicle system diagnostics.
  • Restructured parts room to ensure inventory integrity, availability of parts, work flow, and safety 3.
  • Performed various repairs such as suspension systems, DPF systems, EGR systems, and minor repairs.
  • Train new-hires in procedures regarding transmission swings, engine swings, and EGR retrofit.
  • Go through regress checklists, diagnosis engines using cat computer systems or data link.
  • Install customer requested aftermarket systems and integrate them into the OEM systems if required.
  • Diagnose and repair of diesel engines including EGR, DPF and SCR engines.
  • Work includes but not limited to EGR, electrical, engines, transmissions.
  • Utilized the Integrated Diagnosis Software to perform testing and validation of repairs.
  • Performed programming, maintenance and replaced turbos, EGR components and engine components
  • Have been to 60 Series non EGR off road use motor class.
  • Participated in the Metro EGR retrofit program equipping metro fleet w/ efficient and environmentally friendly exhaust gas recirculation system.
  • Perform repairs and service on Duramax diesel engines, including EGR system, Turbo, Cooling system.
  • Associate Degree in Specialized Technology at Vale Tech Institute, Blairsville, PA. 1984.
  • Work outside in bad raining conditions as well as 100 degreea hot conditions.
  • Replaced tires egr valves injectors clutches rear ends.
  • Change clutches on semi-trucks, head gaskets, egr bypass, troubleshooting on powerstrokes; minor body and trailer repair.
  • Job Duties: Oil Changes, Grease chassis, Dpf removal/install, egr cooler replacement, routine maintenance
  • Repair and service trucks Some engine repair (injectors, EGR systems, ect.)

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37. DOT

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Here's how DOT is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Maintain transportation equipment with DOT safety inspections required by the state and utilized new electronic functions to diagnose and repair diesel equipment
  • Performed preventive maintenance inspections, including DOT annual inspections.
  • Perform routine maintenance and service including DOT inspections
  • Worked in shop on trucks and trailer started from the bottom and learned every aspect of preventable maintenance and DOT inspections.
  • Full maintenance on heavy duty trucks and machinery Trouble shooting, DOT, PM technician, brake chambers, and transmission repair
  • Assist other technicians in repairs as expected to comply with Safety, DOT, and EPA in learning new procedures.
  • Work in accordance with all federal/ provincial and corporate compliance guidelines (i.e., safety, DOT, MOT).
  • Diagnose and repair of PTO systems, hydraulic and air brake systems, Air conditioning, and DOT Inspections.
  • DOT inspections on all company equipment and Owner-Operator Rigs, also R1 inspections on Swift dry and refrigerated units.
  • Clean and serial rental trucks fill up trucks with diesel and def preform preventive maintenance fix trucks per dot regulations
  • Performed write ups on work orders, warranty claims, emission inspections, reprogram ecu, perform dot inspections.
  • DOT inspections, Drive train, electrical, hydraulic, Air systems, internal and exterior engine repairs.
  • DOT inspection and repairs on semi trailers, lights, roll up doors, counterbalance operators, etc.
  • Performed quality inspections of work performed to ensure repairs were made with in industry standard and DOT guidelines.
  • Maintain quality of tractors and trailers * Abide by DOT standards regarding vehicle safety * Prepare trucks for departure
  • Perform and keep up to date PM Services and records according to state regulations enforced by INDOT.
  • Major engine overhaul and repair, Hydraulic repair diagnosis, Electrical, PMI, and DOT requirements.
  • Performed DOT safety inspections as well as filled out all necessary paperwork and applied the appropriate stickers.
  • Maintain Trucks, Tow Motors, Trailers, Dock Equipment, including DOT inspections and heavy repairs.
  • Preformed DOT inspections, electrical troubleshooting, pneumatic troubleshooting, brake jobs and minor engine work.

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38. Electrical Repairs

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Here's how Electrical Repairs is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Contributed to major and minor mechanical and electrical repairs; enforced strict adherence to quality control procedures.
  • Performed full services, brake jobs, basic electrical repairs and valve cover removals for engine diagnostics.
  • Inspected, diagnosed and performed all electrical repairs on trucks and engines of every make and model.
  • Perform mechanical and electrical repairs on school buses and passenger vans.
  • Fuel, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical repairs.
  • Performed electrical repairs on trucks and trailers.
  • Oil change small electrical repairs etc.
  • retired, maintaining tractor and package car fleet, all mechanical and electrical repairs, pm inspections, ordering all parts.
  • Performed major engine,Transmission, suspension, axle, and electrical repairs.
  • Perform Diagnostics Complete Diesel and Electrical Repairs Utilize credentials for warranty work
  • Performed mechanical, hydraulic and electrical repairs to single and double axel busses.

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39. Brake Pads

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Here's how Brake Pads is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Changed oil and filters on trucks, replaced fuel filters, lubed grease fittings and replaced brake pads and drums.
  • Replace brake calipers, rotors, and brake pads.
  • Replaced brake components and brake pads.
  • Change lights, tires, brake chambers, brake pads, ABS modules, repair landing gears.
  • learned how to replace brake pads and brake drums.
  • Repaired, replaced and adjusted brakes and brake pads.

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40. Peterbilt

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Here's how Peterbilt is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Instruct apprentice technicians Diesel mechanic duties Accomplishments Factory certification in peterbilt truck systems.
  • Certified Isuzu certified and Peterbilt certified.
  • Diagnose and repair all makes and models of peterbilt trucks from bumper to bumper.
  • Perform maintenance on a fleet of Peterbilt and International equipment.
  • Experience working mainly on Peterbilt trucks.
  • Diagnosed and repaired Peterbilt trucks.
  • Conducted Preventive Maintenance on medium duty trucks to include Hino, Isuzu, Peterbilt, UD Nissan and GM.
  • Worked on multiple different semi trucks and diesel vehicles; including Kenworth and PeterBilt Trucks.
  • Performed PDI on factory and Rush trucks Built CNG Peterbilt trucks
  • Performed all types of repairs on Kenworth and Peterbilt vehicles.
  • Maintain a fleet of over 200 Peterbilts Organize service times on trucks Diagnose and repair everything on trucks including regeneration systems

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41. Electrical Diagnostics

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Here's how Electrical Diagnostics is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed electrical diagnostics using Detroit Diesel Computer software.
  • Preformed major and minor electrical diagnostics and repairs.
  • Picked up on electrical diagnostics extremely quickly and proceeded to help others in the shop perform their diagnostics.
  • Conduct fuel and electrical diagnostics as well as hydraulic and pneumatic with limited supervision.
  • Complete in and out of frame overhauls, electrical diagnostics, aftertreatement diagnostics and repairs, clutch jobs
  • Performed electrical diagnostics, as well as, aftertreatment diagnostics and repairs.
  • Tire Services PM's LOF Electrical diagnostics

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42. Diagnose Malfunctions

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Here's how Diagnose Malfunctions is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed technical inspections to diagnose malfunctions and take corrective actions.
  • Follow a checklist of inspections procedures, test drive vehicles to diagnose Malfunctions, read and interpret diagnostic test results.
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments.
  • Examine inspection reports and confer with customers to locate and diagnose malfunctions.
  • Employed applicable technical manuals and publications to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Performed technical inspections to diagnose malfunctions and took corrective actions.

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43. CDL

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Here's how CDL is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Performed road tests on equipment for myself and other technicians (only tech with a CDL).
  • Maintained a Class B CDL and was assigned a service truck.
  • Maintain a class A CDL license to test drive equipment.i.
  • Acquired my Class B CDL with a P endorsement.
  • Have class A CDL Drove all types of tractor trailer types reefer, flatbed, dry van, etc.
  • Acquire and maintain a class B CDL.
  • Repair Air conditioning systems, Multiplex wiring, and knowledgeable with laptop diagnostics Class B CDL License
  • Lock Out Tag Out Equipment CDL Class A: Combination with Air Brakes.
  • Obtained class b air brakes cdl
  • Repair and maintain medium and heavy duty diesel truck equipment B-class CDL license Forklift and heavy equipment experience
  • Perform maintenance Diagnose and repair engines & hydraulic problems Class A CDL
  • Perform maintenance on trucks Diagnose and repair trucks/trailers Class A CDL
  • Helped train new drivers to get their cdl licences.
  • Perform maintenance on trucks/equipment Diagnose and repair engines & hydraulics Weld, Fabricat e Class A CDL

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44. R

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Here's how R is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Assessed problems and needs and provided adequate information and advice for customer decision-making.
  • Perform major and minor repairs while completing required paperwork and computer diagnostics.
  • Verify vehicle serviceability by conducting test-drives, adjusting controls and systems.
  • Diagnose electrical concerns of every area of vehicle operation.
  • Major and critical computer systems diagnostics, interconnecting systems.
  • Specialize in high performance diesel applications for competition.
  • Communicated with customers additional services that were offered.
  • Diagnosed electrical/mechanical problems as well as troubleshooting.
  • Performed and recommended routinely schedule services.
  • Assisted in recovery and wrecker operations.
  • Completed necessary paperwork and follow-up.
  • Repaired primary and secondary equipment.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and inspections.
  • Maintain vehicle records on all data program, fallow all safety policies and procedures, participate in all required safety training.
  • Completed regular maintenance such as oil gaskets and exhaust systems, any and all repairs on engine equipment as needed.
  • Repair and warranty work on commercial diesel trucks, included routine maintenance, brakes, electrical, and exhaust systems.
  • Provide Preventive Maintenance, Brake Service, and other related repairs on Various Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep Vehicles.
  • Trouble shoot maintain and repair all heavy/construction equipment, pipe testing equipment on road trucks, and on highway trucks.
  • Perform warranty and standard repairs to Ford and other makes cars and light trucks following strict labor and environmental guidelines.

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45. Fleet Vehicles

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Here's how Fleet Vehicles is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Rebuild and restore compactors, service of forklifts, tractors, semi trucks, and all fleet vehicles.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on fleet vehicles - engines, cams, fairings, brakes and tires.
  • Provided service maintenance and repairs on the fleet vehicles in compliance with the Maintenance Allocation Chart.
  • Prepped new sales and new fleet vehicles, to include modifications/installs of desired parts or features.
  • Worked on a team that was responsible for the maintenance and repair of fleet vehicles.
  • Diagnose and repair fleet vehicles which include trucks, trailers, and converter dollies.
  • Performed advanced and standard repairs to continue safe operation of all fleet vehicles.
  • Provided road side emergency repairs for fleet vehicles and equipment.
  • Ensured all fleet vehicles were receiving proper maintenance and repairs.
  • Perform full services on diesel and gas fleet vehicles.
  • Service and make minor repairs to all fleet vehicles.
  • Maintain, diagnose, and prepare fleet vehicles.
  • Maintained fleet vehicles for over the road trucking.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs on fleet vehicles
  • Repair and maintain fleet vehicles.
  • Up keep of 218 fleet vehicles.
  • Performed services on fleet vehicles.Diagnosed and repaired electrical, engine, transmission, and other various issues as needed.
  • Diagnose and repaired all intermodal trucks * Service and maintained all company fleet vehicles
  • Do Fleet repair on Enterprise rental Also work on other company fleet vehicles
  • Maintain offsite fleet vehicles for the South Bend Regional Airport.

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46. Major Repairs

low Demand
Here's how Major Repairs is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Perform major repairs including overhauls and replacement of Diesel engine components.
  • Required to keep track of work orders assigned to one personally and report any major repairs to shop foreman for approval.
  • Performed minor and major repairs and troubleshooting on multiple makes and models of trucks, trailers, transmissions and engines.
  • Performed major repairs, maintenance, and welding on transport trucks and trailers as well as other industrial equipment.
  • Performed major repairs, such as differentials, clutches, transmissions, suspension, etc.
  • Preformed PM services while fixing both minor and major repairs on tractors and trailers.
  • Prepared estimates on major repairs on vehicles that were brought into the shop.
  • Performed minor to major repairs, on over the road trucks and trailers.
  • Assisted owners in critical decisions when making major repairs or purchasing new equipment.
  • Performed appropriate inspections and approvals of all major repairs.
  • Assist master techs in preforming major repairs and overhauls.
  • Perform minor and major repairs to Heavy Equipment.
  • Conducted Major repairs on semi-trucks and other vehicles.
  • Perform routine maintenance and major repairs.
  • Assist in quoting major repairs.
  • Preformed Minor and major repairs to class 8 trucks, midrange trucks and heavy equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair minor electrical problems Will assist other mechanics in major repairs.
  • Handle major repairs and overhauls Perform regular service on trucks and equipment Maintained a large fleet of construction equipment and semi-trucks

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47. Paccar

low Demand
Here's how Paccar is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Certified International Mechanic and PACCAR MX certified
  • Completed Paccar MX13, MX11, PX9, and PX7 engine training.
  • Certified in Paccar MX10, MX11 and MX13.
  • Performed warranty diesel engine work as required, including complete engine overhauls on Cat, Cummins, Detroit and Paccar.
  • Performed Repairs, And Overhauls On Cat, Cummins, Detroit And Paccar Engines.
  • Have experience with paccar mx engines and some cat engines.
  • Worked on Paccar MX13, Cummins (ISX, ISL, ISB), CAT, and Detroit engines.
  • Work on Cat, Maxxforce, Detroit, Cummins, and Paccar engines.

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48. Brake Systems

low Demand
Here's how Brake Systems is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Serviced repaired and diagnosed air and hydraulic brake systems including re-surfacing drums and rotors anti-lock-brake systems.
  • Performed all in house work to vehicle brake systems, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, suspension, and power train.
  • Repaired air brake systems, hydraulic systems, air over hydraulic systems and electrical, and performed all levels of PMs.
  • Complete troubleshooting diagnostics of brake and air systems to include proper repairs and adjustments of full brake systems parts and accessories.
  • Learned hands on how air brake systems work and operate as well as learned to drive a tractor and trailer combination.
  • Repaired hydraulic and air brake systems on vehicles; both on and off in the field or the maintenance shop.
  • Performed PM Services, Diagnosed Charging/Starting Systems, Replaced Water Pumps And Thermostats, Repaired Air-brake Systems & Subsystems.
  • Remove, repair and replace vehicle parts such as clutches, brake systems, gears and cam belts.
  • Installed brake systems, steering mechanisms, transmissions and other parts which resulted from performing diagnostic tests.
  • Diagnosed, replaced and repaired ABS systems, Air Brake systems, Electrical systems and airlines.
  • Performed complete overhaul on hydraulic air brake systems, repair and adjust air and hydraulic brakes.
  • Repair brake systems (air & hydraulic), and troubleshoot computer controlled transmissions.
  • Repaired front and rear axle components as well as hydraulic and air brake systems.
  • Complete air and hydraulic brake systems troubleshooting diagnostics, repair and parts replacement.
  • Repaired and/or replaced parts Inspected and adjusted brake systems, steering system.
  • Diagnosed and repaired various air brake systems on semi trucks and trailers.
  • Rebuild, repair or recondition drive axle gears and hydraulic brake systems.
  • Diagnosed and repaired steering, suspension, air and hydraulic brake systems.
  • Inspected brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, etc.
  • Work on all types of air brakes and hydraulic brake systems.

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49. ASE

low Demand
Here's how ASE is used in Diesel Technician jobs:
  • Trained and learned electronic engine diagnosis and repair -Gained experience in truck, bus applications -Proficient in engine overhaul and base troubleshooting
  • Monitored and prioritized repair line-up based on commercial client fleet availability and inventory, and adjusted as necessary.
  • Analyzed and determined problems with fuel injector and fuel pump problems based off manufacturer specifications.
  • Completed computer based training toward my diesel technician certification.
  • Aided in developing a company specific sales database.
  • Keep shop clean and in working condition and be on call in case of break downs throughout the week and weekends.
  • Performed routine services such as; changed oil and filter; grease and lubricate, changed belts; and replaced lights.
  • Maintained ASE Master Med/Heavy Duty Truck Technician Certification, MACS 609 Certification, Brake Inspector Certification, and Annual Inspection Certification.
  • Rebuild blowers, transfer case, water pumps, PTO's and responsible for overall safety of operation in the shop.
  • Received specialized training at Ft. Knox, Ky, and stationed at Camp Casey, Korea and Ft. Irwin, Ca.
  • Inspected vehicles to identify Installed and replaced tires, brake shoes, hubs, wheel sensors, and grease fittings.
  • Developed a training program for new employees to increase knowledge and productivity in which I have trained two new employees.
  • Assisted and increased the success of every mission by utilizing material handling equipment for other operators to complete the mission.
  • Repaired new and used Cars from bumper to bumper Including rebuilding engines, transmission, Rear end and Transfer cases.
  • Earned certifications in TIA, ASE, and EPA to further my education and performance as a Diesel Technician.
  • Performed initial inspections IAW applicable TM s, TB's and FM s. Inspected vehicles before release to QA.
  • Performed maintenance on engines, clutches transmission, differentials, steering assemblies, transfer cases, and hydraulic cylinders.
  • Dry bulk trailer service brakes, air supply, grease, tires, electric/ lighting, wet kits.
  • Based on exhaust temps, compression pressures and oil consumption was how we planned what we would do.
  • Utilize vehicle specific software and web based software for diagnosis and troubleshooting of various latest models of semi-tractors.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Diesel Technician

Diesel Engines27%
Important Parts10%
Tractor Trailers8.5%
Preventative Maintenance8.4%
Vehicle Deficiencies5.4%
Computer Diagnostics5.3%
Cummins Insite5.1%
Diagnosis3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Diesel Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Diesel Engines
Diesel Engines
22.1%
22.1%
2
2
Important Parts
Important Parts
8.2%
8.2%
3
3
Tractor Trailers
Tractor Trailers
7%
7%
4
4
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
6.9%
6.9%
5
5
Vehicle Deficiencies
Vehicle Deficiencies
4.4%
4.4%
6
6
Computer Diagnostics
Computer Diagnostics
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
Cummins Insite
Cummins Insite
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
A/C
A/C
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
Wheel Bearings
Wheel Bearings
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Oil Changes
Oil Changes
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Engine Repair
Engine Repair
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Caterpillar
Caterpillar
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Volvo
Volvo
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Hvac
Hvac
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Freightliner
Freightliner
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Hydraulic Systems
Hydraulic Systems
1%
1%
22
22
Service Calls
Service Calls
1%
1%
23
23
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Road Calls
Road Calls
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Fuel Systems
Fuel Systems
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Kenworth
Kenworth
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Water Pumps
Water Pumps
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Diesel Tech
Diesel Tech
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
AC
AC
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Maintenance Services
Maintenance Services
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Drive Trains
Drive Trains
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Repair Orders
Repair Orders
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Diagnostic Tests
Diagnostic Tests
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
DPF
DPF
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
EGR
EGR
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
DOT
DOT
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Electrical Repairs
Electrical Repairs
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Brake Pads
Brake Pads
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Peterbilt
Peterbilt
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Electrical Diagnostics
Electrical Diagnostics
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Diagnose Malfunctions
Diagnose Malfunctions
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
CDL
CDL
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
R
R
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Fleet Vehicles
Fleet Vehicles
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Major Repairs
Major Repairs
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Paccar
Paccar
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Brake Systems
Brake Systems
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
ASE
ASE
0.5%
0.5%

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