Equipment Mechanic



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Palm Desert, CA - (USA) 41990 Cook Street Suite 803 CA Palm Desert , CA - 92211 Phone : 760-837-9972



Job Description

Manpower is seeking experienced Diesel Mechanics to join our clients fleet maintenance team directly. Our client has been in the constructions material business for over 10 years and is one of the largest construction equipment rentals. The Diesel Mechanic performs all engine and emission maintenance as well as repairs on all trucks and equipment and where necessary, can perform all drive train component work, as well as suspension and steering systems repairs and maintenance on heavy duty trucks.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

* Removes components for repair or replacement such as, but not limited to, injector, starters, water pumps, radiators, brakes, etc

* Knowledge of a vehicles engine, emission systems, transmission, hydraulic and electrical systems to perform preventive and repair maintenance functions, on site and on the road

* Engine chassis repair and maintenance

* Knowledge of vehicle body control system, including hydraulics and electrical systems to maintain and repair the vehicles in a timely and safe manner

* Knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems to effectively diagnose and repair heating and cooling systems in the vehicles in a timely and safe manner

* Safely operating welding tools to repair heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner to ensure the equipment is back in an operable condition as quickly and safely as possible

* Identify the source of the malfunctions using a variety of electronic tools

* Ensure fleet meets DOT regulations and safety standards, preventative maintenance

* Knowledge of concrete ready-mix trucks, pneumatic truck and trailer, Cummins Engine and emission systems

Qualifications and Requirements:

* Available to work overtime as needed and be available to work swing shift

* At least 2 years of prior experience as a technician working on heavy duty trucks and equipment

* Knowledge in air brakes and tires

* Training in hydraulics and electrical training

* Suspension, steering and wheel-end components training

* Drive train knowledge

Compensation: $25-35 per hour DOE