Job Description : Repair trucks, trailers and other vehicles. Mechanics/Technicians repair any part on the equipment.
Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions.
Test drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using equipment such as infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices.
Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes.
Review work orders and discuss work with supervisors.
Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas.
Plan work procedures, using charts, technical manuals, and experience.
Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers? performance specifications.
Communicate with driver to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems.
Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, and tune-ups.
Repair and service air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling, and electrical systems.
Repair or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
Tear down, repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages.
Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels.