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Diesel Truck Mechanic

companyCWPM LLC
locationSouthington, CT, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Diesel Mechanic to join our team at CWPM. As a Diesel Mechanic, you will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and repairing our fleet of trucks to ensure safe and efficient operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in diesel engine repair, diagnostics, and maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:

Perform routine maintenance tasks on diesel engines, including oil changes, filter replacements, and fluid checks.

Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical issues with garbage trucks, tractor trailers, roll offs, Hooklift trucks, from engine malfunctions to hydraulic system problems.

Repair and replace faulty components or parts, such as brakes, transmissions, and cooling systems.

Conduct thorough inspections of vehicles to identify potential issues and prevent breakdowns.

Use diagnostic equipment and tools to accurately diagnose problems and ensure proper functioning of vehicles.

Maintain accurate records of all repairs, maintenance work, and parts used for each vehicle.

Follow safety protocols and procedures to maintain a safe working environment for yourself and others.

Collaborate with other team members, including mechanics and maintenance staff, to coordinate repairs and maximize efficiency.

Stay up-to-date on industry trends, new technologies, and advancements in diesel engine repair to enhance skills and knowledge.


Proven experience as a Diesel Mechanic or similar role in a maintenance or repair facility.

Strong knowledge of diesel engine systems, components, and operations.

Ability to use diagnostic tools and equipment for troubleshooting and repairs.

Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Strong work ethic and ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Certification or degree in diesel mechanics or a related field is preferred.

Valid driver's license and clean driving record.

If you are a dedicated and skilled Diesel Mechanic looking to make a positive impact in a fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply for this position at CWPM. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience in diesel engine repair.

Located in Plainville, Southington, New London, North Franklin Connecticut, CWPM is an industry leader in waste removal, recycling services and dumpster rentals to customers throughout the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island. We provide superior quality and dependable services to our contractors, residents, municipalities, and commercial clients at highly competitive rates.

Family owned and operated, CWPM has a team of over 230 dedicated professionals with more than 200 years of managerial experience and industry knowledge. We own, operate, and maintain a fleet of over 200 vehicles including front loaders, roll-offs, side arms, tractors, and trailers.

Additionally, CWPM owns and operates 3 State of CT DEEP permitted transfer stations in Berlin, Plainville and New London, as well as operate 3 municipal owned facilities.

As leaders and innovators in waste management, we're always looking for team members who take pride in their work and their communities. CWPM employees enjoy a safe, friendly working environment, supported by a management team that represents decades of managerial experience.

Become part of a thriving, local company! Join the CWPM team and you become part of our family-where your success is our success. Employees are the heart of all of our operations, so we offer outstanding benefits, programs, and advancement opportunities.

- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

- Voluntary benefits including life and disability insurance

- Group Life Insurance

- Health Savings Account

- 401(k) Plan/Profit-Sharing Plan

- Paid Time Off

- Competitive Compensation

- Six Paid Holidays

EOE: race/color/ religion/sex/sexual orientation/ gender identity/national origin/ disability/vet

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