The Diesel Technician maintains diesel equipment, completes
inspections and preventive maintenance requirements, corrects
vehicle deficiencies, completes adjustments and alignments, and
maintains records to ensure we are able to keep our level of
commitment to safety and customer service.
Position is Eligible for $4,000 Hiring Bonus!
- Performs all job duties in accordance with company safety
policies and regulations.
- Performs maintenance tasks based on driver pre and post trip
inspections in a timely manner or as directed by maintenance
- Maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections
and preventative maintenance requirements and makes appropriate
corrections when needed.
- Works in adverse conditions at times including heat, cold,
wind, rain and snow to repair equipment and vehicles.
- Builds and assembles machines or mechanical components
according to requirements.
- Troubleshoots reported problems and resolve them in a timely
- Maintainsall relevant records for all work and procedures and
reports on issues.
- Performsaccurate lockout/tagout procedures.
- Runs diagnostic tests on vehicles and analyzes the results to
problem solve;test drive vehicles to diagnose malfunctions when
- Perform any and all necessary procedures to ensure maximum
reliability and the safety of the equipment operatorincluding,
performing preventative maintenance inspections, tire changes,
changes of breaks and any other utilities that are part of the
vehicle;builds, rebuilds, and replaceshydraulic components and
hoses of any vehicle or stationary equipment.
- Participates in training and other learning opportunities to
expand knowledge of the company, products, sales and services and
performs any other duties needed to help drive our vision, fulfill
our mission, and/or abide by our core values.
Career Path Definitions & Distinctions
Technician Apprentice: Demonstrates the ability to work
alongside a knowledgeable Casella Waste Diesel Technician to learn
and further develop skills. The Apprentice provides maintenance,
repairs vehicles and equipment, and mainly focuses on preventative
maintenance and maintaining the safety of all vehicles and
Technician B: Demonstrates the ability to identify operating
issues including examining, test driving and troubleshooting
electrical and mechanical problems using standard testing
procedures and computer diagnostic equipment. Technician also
demonstrates the ability to correct any operating issues that are
Technician A: Demonstrates the ability to inspect, troubleshoot,
and repair vehicle brakes, suspension, steering, tires, rims, hubs,
PTO, hydraulics, engine, cooling, starting, ignition, charging,
lighting systems, fuel and air intake systems, heating,
ventilation, and cooling systems to ensure vehicles are in safe and
dependable operating condition.
Master Technician: Demonstrates the ability to inspect,
troubleshoot, and repair all vehicle and equipment systems. Can
rebuild and replace engines, engine components, transmissions,
drive line and rear-ends, mechanical systems, electrical systems,
and hydraulic components.
Education, Experience & Qualifications
The successful candidate will have a High School Diploma or GED,
must be at least 18 years of age, hold a valid Class A, B, or C
Driver's license and must be legally eligible to work in the United
States. The candidate must have a minimum of 1-year experience
inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing trucks and stationary
equipment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
effective listening and problem-solving skills, and dedication to
providing excellent customer service is desired. It is also
important that the candidate has demonstrated the ability to work
as part of a team in a collaborative environment.
This position requires successful completion of pre-employment
testing, including a drug screen.
Positive, team-oriented individual who is disciplined,
dependable, determined, focused on delivering excellent customer
service, and is open to personal and professional training and