Date Posted: 10 / 23 / 2020
Requisition Number: 13733
City: Duncan
Shift: Weekday - Nights
Shift Details: Monday-Friday 1:30pm-10:00pm
Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
State: SC

Diesel Mechanic I



Performs basic preventative maintenance and repairs on tractors and trailers.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers as outlined in USX PM guidelines.
  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.
  • Check vehicle fluids (e.g. transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.).
  • Change vehicle tires.
  • Grease mechanical parts.
  • Maintain a high productivity level and complete most jobs within or close to SRT times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.





  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program preferred.



  • Minimum of 1 year of mechanical experience preferred.
  • A Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program may substitute for 1 year of the required experience.
  • Experience in the transportation industry preferred.
  • Computer experience preferred.



  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Must provide own tools that are adequate to perform job functions.
  • D.O.T and Brake certification required to perform PM’s and brake work.
  • OEM Online certifications preferred.


Physical Requirements: while performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel; and reaches with hands and arms.


  • Ability to stand for long periods of time supporting full body weight
  • Ability to walk 1000 feet minimum and change positions frequently
  • Ability to frequently move shoulders with full range of motion in all six planes of movement
  • Ability to reach heights over 72” frequently; ability to crouch to height of 18” frequently
  • Ability  to reach and stretch across the midline with full cervical range of motion and bilateral range of motion
  • Ability to use hand tools constantly for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stoop to 30” minimum and kneel to 18” minimum
  • Ability to frequently climb 51’ with one 24” step and pull full body weight.
  • Ability to frequently climb stairs 24” without a hand hold rail.
  • Ability to pull self up ladder with 4x17”steps with upper body pull.
  • Ability to constantly go in/out of truck on 51” and one 24” step pulling full body weight.
  • Ability to frequently go up and down ramp.
  • Ability to occasionally push 250 lbs, pull 125 lbs, frequently push/pull 100/50 lbs and constantly push/pull 50/25 lbs.
  • Ability to occasionally carry, lift overhead, high, low and medium lift 51/75 lbs, frequently 50/21 lbs and constantly 20/1 lbs.

*Must be able to perform all physical requirements with reasonable accommodation.

Work Environment: this job operates in a well-lit and well-ventilated repair shop environment.