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Truck Mechanics repair and maintain large vehicles such as buses and heavy-duty trucks. Their role involves inspecting vehicle systems like brakes and steering systems, performing tests, handling maintenance procedures, replacing damaged parts, and changing fluids. Based on our collection of resume samples, essential qualifications include diagnosing skills, physical strength, stamina, customer service orientation, computer competencies, and teamwork. Those interested in a Truck Mechanic position should showcase in their resumes a high school diploma and specialized training at a trade school.

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Truck Mechanic

  • Provided preventive maintenance on medium to heavy duty vehicles.
  • Completed DOT inspection according to 49CFR federal regulations.
  • Efficiently and accurately performed repair work as outlined in work orders following exact dealership and factory standards.
  • Automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem solving and repair experience.
  • Ensured federal, state and local procedures were followed in the handling and disposal of hazardous waste materials.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Diesel And Industrial Technology
2

Truck Mechanic

Responsible for maintaining operating condition of garbage hauling vehicles to DOT compliance.

  • Serviced brakes and suspension, installed factory parts, changed water pumps, and all preventative maintenance tasks such as oil changes and winterization.
  • Conducted pressure testing of charge air coolers to locate holes and carried out repairs as warranted.
  • Performed wire feed welding for various repair situations.
  • Reported vehicle non-compliances per inspections to ensure trucks were removed from the roadways until restored to standards.
  • Completed computerized diagnostic tests to record codes for tracking purposes.
  • Emphasized safety, utilizing jack stands and pad locking vehicles during the maintenance process.
  • Demonstrated independent direction and judgment on a daily basis.
  • Currently possess CDL license with endorsements A, B, C, and D (without air brake restriction).
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Mechanic
3

Truck Mechanic

Responsible for maintaining operating condition of garbage hauling vehicles to DOT compliance.

  • Serviced brakes and suspension, installed factory parts, changed water pumps, and all preventative maintenance tasks such as oil changes and winterization.
  • Conducted pressure testing of charge air coolers to locate holes and carried out repairs as warranted.
  • Performed wire feed welding for various repair situations.
  • Reported vehicle non-compliances per inspections to ensure trucks were removed from the roadways until restored to standards.
  • Completed computerized diagnostic tests to record codes for tracking purposes.
  • Emphasized safety, utilizing jack stands and pad locking vehicles during the maintenance process.
  • Demonstrated independent direction and judgment on a daily basis.
  • Currently possess classes A, B, C, and CDL licenses (without air brake restriction).
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Diesel Mechanics
4

Heavy Truck Mechanic

Performed preventive maintenance on fleet of up to 50 vehicles to insure trucks are all running properly

  • Performed unit level repair on trucks
  • Counted and recorded inventory
  • Prepared a service schedule for all personnel to adhere to • Controlled all tools going into and out of the tool cage
  • Drove bus to transport reservists to training classes
  • Member of MIST team in Washington DC under Joints Chief J-3 in preparation for Uphold Democracy in Haiti
  • Participated in Operation Haiti in 1994
  • Deployed to Panama for Ocean Venture exercise
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
History
5

Heavy Equipment & Diesel Truck Mechanic

Responsible for all Preventative Maintenance and Repairs on 38 pieces of equipment and 41 Trucks & Trailers (Diesel and Gas Powered). Ordered and tracked the status of all required parts. Performing annual DOT and quarterly BIT Inspections. Researched, Identify and documented all On & Off-Road Equipment to comply with ARB Regulations on Emissions. Worked with Site Managers and Drivers to ensure that the equipment and trucks remained operational at all times. Prioritized daily, since multiple work orders were always open.

  • Performed all Repairs, except for major engine and transmission repairs
  • Troubleshoot and Repair of the small gas powered equipment.
  • Implemented a Vehicle Maintenance Program.
  • Dealt with all vendors regarding parts and repairs
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Education
6

Mobile Heavy Equipment and Truck Mechanic

Solely responsible for maintaining and repairing over 30 pieces of heavy equipment for yard locations in Traverse City, Cadillac, and Ludington.

  • Personally evaluate, prioritize, and schedule maintenance and repairs of all assets. Including ordering parts and supplies, documenting history of each asset's repairs and services.
  • Constant communication and planning with yard managers to meet yard schedule, minimize downtime, and reduce maintenance cost of all assets.
  • Perform wide variety of repairs and rebuilds such as hydraulic systems, diesel engines, heavy transmissions, axles, air brake systems, and electrical systems.
  • Fabricate and build a wide variety of asset accessory needs such as and loader snow pusher buckets, roll off and lugger truck tarp systems, Hilo safety man lifts, etc.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Heavy Equipment Service Engineering Technology
7

Diesel Truck Mechanic

Performed visual inspections, tune-ups, 12-75K, oil filter, fuel filter and component lube chassis inspections

  • Replaced front/rear end brake pads, disc rotor drums, front and rear engine seal, rear axle, differentials and fifth wheels
  • Rebuilt air dryer, air compressor, oil coolant pump and some electrical systems
  • Heavy line removal
  • Installed engines & transmissions
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Mechanics And Brakes
8

Truck Mechanic

Diagnosed and repaired mechanical issues with Ryder trucks

  • Inspected and adjusted air brakes, compressors, and lines
  • Performed system checks and identified leaks
  • Worked on electrical components and wiring issues
  • Utilized computer to look up parts and input data of repair details
  • Complied with all DOT requirements and guidelines
  • Functioned as a team member with 12 other mechanics
  • Serviced and repaired 2-3 vehicles per day
  • Maintained a fleet of 500 trucks
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Diesel Truck Mechanic

My job here included many things outside of working on the trucks and trailers. It included maintaining the scale system, helping in modifying equipment to meet the customer's needs.

  • Performed routine maintenance on fleet equipment
  • Clean and organized shop
  • Repair of hydraulic systems including hoses, valves, PTO and pumps
  • Maintenance on our bailer/crusher
  • Keeping up to date on paperwork
  • Ordering of parts and supplies
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
Small Business Management
10

Truck Mechanic/welder/fitter

Maintain the company's two tracker trailers by providing maintenance and mechanical services as needed.

  • Operate acetylene oxygen cutting table to cut steel for bridge structures
  • Welding, fabricating and fitting
  • Maintained a clean and safe shop
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science

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