Heavy Duty Truck/Trailer Mechanic
Snider Fleet Solutions
Summary: Repairs and maintains both diesel, and gasoline powered class 5 through 8 Heavy trucks by performing the following duties. Also repairs and maintains: dry van, flatbed, dry bulk tanker, liquid tanker, reefer, pole, spool, canvas side, auto carrier, specialty trailers, trailing equipment, and converter gear by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Reads job order and observes, listens to, and in some cases road tests Heavy duty trucks in operational mode to determine malfunctions or issues in order to plan the proper work procedures.
Diagnoses all heavy duty truck system components including electrical, electronics, and emissions related fault codes etc, in order to repair or replace faulty parts, as indicated by required testing or visual observations.
Perform valve and injector overhead adjustments according to OEM procedures. Ability to perform periodic maintenance on SCR, DOC, DPF, and DEF systems as required by engine manufacturers.
During periodic maintenance inspections you must examine all truck componentry insuring that vehicle is in satisfactory compliance with Federal annual inspection and brake system criteria guidelines and all safety devices such as fire extinguishers, reflective triangles, conspicuity markings, ABS systems, collision avoidance, frontal radar, and lane departure warning devices are fully functional.
Lubricates moving parts such as drive line components, hinged parts, suspension, and steering system components.
Reads job order and evaluates trailer / equipment condition for any symptomatic issues in order to determine a malfunction or need for further diagnostics, in order to properly plan the corrective work procedures.
Installs new parts such as, but not limited to: Cross members, panels, posts, rails, door equipment, flooring, lights, wiring, brakes, valves, airlines, wheel end components, landing gear, frame assembly, and other parts.
Repairs wreck damage by welding, pulling, straightening, riveting, and aligning multiple structural parts .
Examines all system parts looking for damage, excessive wear, loose bolts, broken welds, structural deficiencies, air leaks, oils leaks, stuck, frozen, or rusted parts, as well as safety devices on all types of trailers.
Lubricates moving parts and performs air system and lighting system tests to include ABS system function while insuring the trailer meets OEM, Federal annual inspection, and brake system criteria guidelines and industry conformance to specifications.
Fabricates various attachments, supports, reinforcement, gussets, etc. according to general designs, blueprints or schematic drawings.