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Diesel Mechanic - Heavy Equipment

companyPonder Environmental Services, Inc.
locationBenicia, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for a Diesel Mechanic for our Benicia, CA office.

  • Update mechanic personnel on new processes and procedures.
  • Repairs and maintains electric, diesel, and gasoline industrial trucks by performing the following duties.

Ponder Environmental Services, Inc. (PES), is a leader in vacuum truck services, waste transportation, storage tank cleaning, tank degassing, vapor control, roll off services, hazardous waste cleanup, steam cleaning / pressure washing and confined space rescue.

Ponder is growing to meet our client's needs and to create opportunities for our employees.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer who encourages a diverse work force and promotes a policy of equal opportunity.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Works with all company locations mechanics shop to update on processes and procedures in the mechanic shop.
  • Works closely with the mechanics at all company locations.
  • Repair and maintain trucks and equipment to Manufacturer and DOT Spec.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs to manufacture spec as required.
  • Perform 90-day BIT Inspections to DOT requirements.
  • Perform field repairs on trucks and equipment as needed.
  • Order parts and supplies as needed.
  • Maintain file, P.O. log and all paperwork.
  • Clean and maintain shop appearance while keeping all shop tools and equipment in proper running order.
  • Document all repairs performed by all shop personnel, maintain files on all vehicles.
  • Weld and fabricate specialty items as needed.
  • Maintain and repair building and ground as needed.
  • Perform any other additional duties as needed within skill level.
  • Mentor shop employees to assist with development of skill level.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent with some college.
  • 8+ years’ experience as a Diesel Mechanic.
  • Minimum 4 years mechanical experience working on Heavy Duty Vehicles & Equipment.
  • Three years of increased responsibility as a Mechanic and with running a shop.
  • Able to work an afternoon/evening shift.
  • Knowledge of computer systems and Microsoft Office Suites, Smart Phones, Apps, etc.
  • Understanding of air brake systems and basic hydraulics.
  • Welding is a plus.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business correspondences (including periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, government regulations, etc.).
  • Proficient in writing reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
  • Proficient in mathematics for role (including calculations, measurements, percentages, proportions, circumference, volume algebra and geometry, etc.).
  • Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Knowledge of ADP Payroll systems and Cummins, Kenworth, Snap-On Manufacturing software.
  • Valid CA driver’s license and a clean DMV record.

We offer a competitive salary package which includes 401K Employer Match, Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation Pay, Holiday Pay and Sick pay.

Job Type: Full-time

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