Diesel Maintenance Tech (A) 1st Shift Mon-Fri


The Diesel Maintenance (A) Tech Overview:
1st Shift Mon - Friday
6:00am - 2:30pm

Class A CDL Required or ability to obtain within 3-6 months

Diesel Maintenance Tech (A), located in Louisville, KY, is responsible for leadership and guidance to all technicians on duty during their shift. In this role, the Diesel Maintenance Tech (A) will also be required to ensure proper repairing and maintaining all types of customer vehicles and equipment including: routinely performing preventative maintenance & corrective maintenance to ensure efficient vehicle operations, with limited to no supervision. The Lead Diesel Mechanic will be responsible for mentoring Diesel Maintenance Techs (B & C), as needed. Must be equipped with personal tool box.

Required Skills:
Extensive knowledge and understanding of medium to heavy duty diesel truck engines, possess high level diagnostic /troubleshooting skills, an understanding of how internal combustion gas and diesel engines work, as well as able to identify main components. Must possess computer proficiency (Microsoft Suite & other internal systems), strong communication and problem-solving skills and strong training and team facilitation skills.

  • Adhere to all Red Classic safety guidelines
  • 5+ year's verifiable experience in heavy duty truck maintenance or
  • Diesel school diploma (+) 3-5 years previous experience in medium heavy-duty vehicles
  • Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL within 3-6 months.
  • Knowledge of operation, diagnosis, and repair of class 8 diesel powered trucks, including engines, emissions, transmissions, differentials, fuel systems, cooling systems, air brake systems, steering systems, and suspension systems
  • Basic skills in welding & cutting torch operation
  • Electrical/mechanical diagnostics & repair experience
  • Understanding of tire inflation systems, mounting & dismounting tires
  • Maintain accurate parts inventory
  • Must be able to maintain safe, clean environment according to Company and OSHA regulations
  • Ability to schedule and prioritize daily tasks
  • Professional/appropriate interaction with internal & external customers
  • Ability to maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Must adhere to company uniform and appearance standards

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Brake and D.O.T certification, preferred
  • AC Certification, preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred
  • No more than two moving violations (e.g. speeding, failure to yield, failure to stop, violating a traffic signal, etc.) during the previous three years
  • No more than one at-fault accident in the previous three years
  • No escalated moving violations in the last 7 years
Job Perks:
  • Competitive pay based on years of experience
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Paid Weekly/ Direct Deposit
  • Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • Annual Safety Bonus Opportunity
  • Outstanding Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits

Red Classic is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: January 15, 2021
Job ID: 88150
Location: Red Classic Transit LLC - LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (KY)
Driver Type: Technicians
Job Type: Diesel Mechanic

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