Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic

Manchester Recycling & Materials, LLC   Hartford, CT   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on June 2, 2021

Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanic

Manchester Recycling and Materials

275 Weston Street, Hartford, CT 06120


Starting Pay: $24.00-$34.00 an hour

We are looking for an experienced heavy truck and heavy equipment mechanic. We have multiple loaders, excavators, dump trucks, roll off trucks and tractors. Must have 5+ years experience. Welding ability a plus!

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs journey-level diagnosis, repair, maintenance and overhaul of gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, rear ends, starters, generators, air and hydraulic brake systems, differentials, clutches, carburetors, electrical assemblies, and other mechanical assemblies.

Inspects loaders, excavators, crushers, screeners, dump truck, tractor, and other automotive vehicles to assure compliance with health and safety standards and regulations; uses diagnostic equipment to evaluate operation and repair of engines and electrical and automotive systems and equipment.

Performs tune-ups and preventive maintenance in accordance with established schedules including yearly DOT inspections.

Removes and replaces components such as batteries, alternators, starters, hoses, belts and a variety of other parts as needed.

Services vehicles and equipment with fuel, oil, grease, water and hydraulic fluids; assures proper fluid levels; lubricates gearboxes and chassis such as suspension, steering, driveline; drains and refills crankcases; replaces fuses; assures proper tire rotation and air levels and fills as needed.

Performs road tests to evaluate malfunctions, needed repairs, or performed repairs to
ensure that malfunctions have been corrected, and that the equipment is functioning properly.

Operates engine and electrical diagnostic equipment, ARC and gas welders, soldering gun, air jacks, fork lift, engine hoists, grinders, steam cleaner, high pressure washer, meters, gauges, hydraulic press, drill press, and a variety of power and hand tools.


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