Diesel Technician / Mechanic (DM)
GATR
Des Moines, IA, USA
3d ago

GATR Truck Center is seeking to hire full-time Diesel Technicians / Mechanics to perform vehicle repair and maintenance work.

We offer competitive pay based on experience and qualifications. Are you looking to start or further your career with a company that values you? If so, read on!

We offer excellent benefits including paid individual health care, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, a 401(k) plan with match, paid training, tuition reimbursement, tool loan, and accrued paid time off (PTO) .

This position also comes with a $2,000 signing and referral bonus as well as a team bonus program . If this sounds like the opportunity you've been searching for, apply today!

ABOUT GATR TRUCK CENTER

GATR Truck Center is an authorized Volvo truck, Hino truck, Mack truck, and Kalmar Ottawa dealership serving 5 locations in Minnesota and Iowa.

We are now a Hyundai Translead Dry Van Trailer dealer as well. We are proud to carry a large selection of new and pre-owned inventory.

When our customers are ready to invest in a new or used truck or trailer, our friendly and knowledgeable sales, financing, service, and parts departments are prepared to make sure their experience is outstanding.

Our team is essential to our success. We value the time and hard work they put in which is why we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits .

We also have a great work environment that encourages learning and professional growth .

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DIESEL TECHNICIAN / MECHANIC

As a Diesel Technician / Mechanic, you maintain and test mechanical equipment, machinery, and components. You perform preventative maintenance on brakes, clutches, light electrical, suspension, component replacement, and other repairs.

With your great eye for detail, you perform basic diagnostics and identify components that need new parts or need to be replaced and order parts as necessary.

In addition to the above, as a level II Diesel Technician / Mechanic, you diagnose and repair external engine components, engine electrical, data link systems, in-depth fault training, foundation brake, air components, ABS systems, steering components, and HVAC systems with minimal supervision.

With supervision, you also work on drive train components including transmission and rear-end component overhaul.

As a level III Diesel Technician / Mechanic, you perform all the previous duties and may have the opportunity to lead the work of others.

Independently, you perform in-depth troubleshooting, repair, and failure analysis to OEM electrical systems, engine performance and electrical, engine overhaul, and drive train component overhaul.

Your time management skills assist you in completing service reports and other documentation on time. As you work, you follow all company safety policies and procedures in order to maintain a safe and clean work environment.

You know that you are appreciated at GATR Truck Center because we believe that our employees are our most important asset.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • CDL license (level II and III)
  • Ability to operate a cutting torch and welder
  • DOT technical certification (level II and III)
  • Active participant in VISTA tech or GM equivalent (level II and III)
  • 4+ years of experience (level III)
  • Physical ability to lift up to 75 lbs and stand for the duration of your shift (6-8 hours)
  • Willingness to work weekends and overtime
  • Are you able to excel in a team environment and independently? Can you work efficiently under pressure? Do you have good planning and organizational skills?

    Are you attentive to detail? Do you take pride in your work? Are you flexible and able to meet changing demands? Are you motivated to learn and continue developing your skills?

    If so, you may be perfect for this position!

    ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

    If you feel that you would be right for this position, fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application . We look forward to meeting you!

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