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Diesel Mechanics, or Diesel Service Technicians, inspect, repair, or overhaul buses, trucks, and other vehicles that operate using a diesel engine. Resumes in this field highlight such responsibilities as performing diesel truck tire changes, repairing trailers' air brake systems, and maintaining and repairing forklift transmissions. Sample resumes show that applicants can learn this position while on the job, but employers tend to prefer applicants who have completed postsecondary training programs with a focus on diesel engine repair. Also, while not required, industry certification can be important to securing a position.

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Diesel Mechanic

Repaired and maintained diesel engines used to power machines such as buses, ships, trucks, railroad trains, electric generators and construction machinery, using hand tools, precision measuring instruments and machine tools.

  • Executed daily operations of vehicle readiness
  • Diagnosed trouble, disassembled engines and examined parts for defects and excessive wear.
  • Wrote, designed and produced work orders for down or repaired vehicles
  • Trained and managed a large group of team members which resulted in significant improvements in their productivity.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Automotive Technician
Management
Leadership
2

Diesel Mechanic

Perform preventive maintenance on 15 pieces of equipment daily with zero mishaps

  • Supervise and task 12 personnel with daily preventive maintenance and repair for 366 pieces of equipment
  • Ensure the compliance of all military, OSHA, and DOT regulations for self, shop, and subordinates.
  • During a humanitarian mission in Africa, was Head Mechanic ensuring the consistent working condition of a water well rig involving hydraulics, pneumatics, and diesel engine maintenance with no incident
  • As Head mechanic for a crane crew during an international effort in Japan, ensured the maintenance and inventory for the engine and collateral equipment
  • Served as parts expediter responsible for $1.3 million in engine and truck parts with 100% accountability
  • Member of a field crew overseas recovering equipment in dangerous conditions and repairing equipment that was damaged
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Diesel Mechanic

Maintained and performed repair work, on diesel engines and light and heavy-duty generators.

  • Diagnosed and monitored parts performance and carried out the repair work accordingly, replacing the faulty
  • Performed routine maintenance activities.
  • Replaced faulty parts after detailed examination and analysis of the vehicle.
  • Documented all repairs required as well as the cost.
  • Listened and discussed complaints of the clients and provided them with solutions - Discussed the faulty
  • Advised the clients on maintenance of their vehicles and diesel engines.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
4

Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic: Troubleshoot, repaired and replaced fuel pumps, alternators, engines, transmissions, differentials, power steering pumps, a/c compressors, hubs, brakes, half shafts, transfer cases, and hydraulic cylinders. Performed monthly, semi-annual, and annual preventive maintenance procedures. Conducted several recovery missions in numerous training exercises.

  • Inventory Control: Performed the identification and tagging of automotive parts using computer software and technical manuals. Organized and categorized all automotive parts by type of vehicle they belong to, and by the different systems within the vehicles.
  • Team Leader: Oversaw a team of four mechanics that performed semi-annual and annual services. Managed a team of four employees in tasks that included troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing automotive parts.
  • Driver: Drove and operated a wide variety of vehicles to include Recovery Vehicle (M984A4); Palletized Load System (PLS), Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV 2 1/2 and 5 ton); High Mobility Multipurpose Wheel Vehicle (HMMWV), forklifts and gators while stationed at Fort Carson.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
GED
GED
5

Diesel Mechanic

Maintained and Operated Colt-Pielstick 16V 2.5stc diesel engines, 3608 Caterpillar diesel generator, Dresser Rand air compressor, Lube Oil Purifiers, Main Reduction Gear, and supporting system pumps.

  • Trained personnel on how to operate and maintain essential equipment along with proper watch standing to ensure machinery and personnel safety.
  • Conducted trending analysis with DK-20 on Colt-Pielstick and 3608 series Caterpillar diesel engines
  • Followed all operating procedures to assure safely operating machinery and safety of personnel
  • Inventory tools and PPE for engineering spaces
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Diesel Mechanic

Followed a checklist of inspection procedures and test drove vehicles to diagnose malfunctions

  • Read and interpreted diagnostic test results, often by using dials, gauges and other computer equipment
  • Raised 18 wheeler trucks and heavy parts or equipment by using hydraulic jacks or hoists
  • Inspected brake systems, steering mechanisms, airbags, transmissions, engines and other parts of vehicles
  • Completed routine maintenance, such as changing oil, checking batteries and lubricating equipment and parts
  • Adjusted and aligned wheels, tightened bolts and screws and attached system components
  • Repaired or replaced malfunctioning components, parts and other mechanical or electrical equipment using hand tools, pneumatic tools and power tools
  • Disassembled and reassembled equipment and parts
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Diesel Mechanic

Promoted to lead diesel mechanic in October 2011. Supervised and assisted in the diagnosis and repair of diesel vehicles.

  • Completed weekly safety checks on 21 different vehicles with a value of over $3.5 million in order to make sure all components were fully
  • Assisted in maintaining a minimum of 95% of vehicles at fully operational
  • Accountable for over […] worth of equipment.
  • Constantly worked with minimal amount of time available and still kept
  • Experienced in replacing axles and working on air brake systems.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
References Are Available Upon Request
8

Diesel Mechanic

Hold full accountability in facilitating routine maintenance and adjustments on all types of class 7 and 8 diesel, forklifts, and trailing equipment in adherence to the manufacturers' and company schedules

  • Identify equipment needs and resolve maintenance and repair issues by using the most cost-efficient practices in association with project and fleet managers
  • Organize and administer preventative maintenance and repair operations
  • Generate and present reports on all repairs and maintenance actions including parts and labor time on each piece of equipment
  • Demonstrate adeptness in maintaining alignment of expenses with the set monthly and yearly shop budgets
  • Carry out mechanical work utilizing conventional hand and power tools in a safe and productive manner
  • Exemplify technical acumen in repairing equipment problems, maintaining fleet and equipment, as well as in operating equipment and service truck during inclement weather events
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Transportation
9

Diesel Mechanic Tech I

Perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs on Coil units and Nitrogen transports.

  • Worked on very different types of engines to include Cummins ISX and caterpillars.
  • Using computer troubleshooting and diagnostic systems as well as regular troubleshooting procedures.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and repairing a wide variety of equipment like pumps both MSI and SMP. Two speed engines, Nitrogen pumps with Detroit engines, Cranes, Generators and Forklifts.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic equipment like injector heads and coil units.
  • Work as a on the road mechanic as needed.
  • Buy parts and fill out work orders and kept inventory of parts and repair equipment.
  • Graduated HVT "heavy vehicle training" and complete job training to a 100%.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Technical Management
10

Motor Transport Diesel Mechanic

Supervised and evaluated up to 30 marines.

  • I improved staff productivity and efficiency by 20% maintaining vehicle Readiness for over 400+ trucks.
  • Maintained one of the unit's highest priority vehicles capable to succeed in mission readiness.
  • I managed personal within motor-pool.
  • Participated in weekly planning and meeting with Supervisors Organized and tasked out assign work to marines to complete with Outstanding Results by fixing vehicles.
  • Maintained and visually inspected vehicles with troubleshooting procedures to complete my task. I set the example and hold myself accountable to my junior marines and give them knowledge in diesel mechanics.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Biology And Criminal Justice

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