Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic

02 Jun 2020

Diesel Mechanic

Join the industry leader! KAG is North America's largest independent fuels delivery and bulk liquids carrier. At KAG, we pride ourselves on providing the safest and highest quality service to our customers by delivering every load on time, without incident. If you want to contribute to KAG's excellent tradition of innovation and leadership in the logistics and transportation industry, we invite you to apply! Our team members help us achieve our Vision of revolutionizing transportation and logistics within the liquid bulk industry through our national scale, advanced technology and an uncompromising commitment to be the employer of choice.

Position Summary

This position is required to safely and accurately perform general property and vehicle maintenance & repair duties in and around the shop operations in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge and understanding basic and intermediate preventative maintenance and repair techniques of Class 5 through Class 8 commercial vehicles to include tank trailer inspection and maintenance related to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations is required.

Essential Functions

  • Train/assist other technicians in performing preventive/repair of facilities and equipment to include trucks, tractors and trailers.
  • Create and complete work order entries. Maintain work order and vehicle maintenance records.

  • Conduct all levels of preventive maintenance functions such as regular servicing of vehicles including oil changes, and equipment inspections.
  • Electrical diagnostics, repair and replacement.
  • Lead and/or assist with the physical parts inventory, receiving and proper charge out of parts to work orders.
  • Learn and become proficient utilizing the company's maintenance software program to create and complete work orders.

  • Performs general cleaning and repair duties.

Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. No person will be discriminated against in any aspect of their employment on the basis of any status or characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum 3-years of experience in heavy-duty vehicle maintenance/repair
  • Air brake certification in compliance with FMCSR 396.25
  • Certified as a (DOT) commercial motor vehicle inspector in compliance with FMCSR's
  • Willing to obtain American Welding Society (AWS) certification
  • EPA 609 certification (Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning Repair)
  • Valid driver's license

  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Basic set of technician tools - in accordance with KAG list

Physical Requirements

  • LIFTING REQUIREMENTS: Frequently lifting up to 50 pounds. Anything over 50 pounds, is lifted with assistance.

  • Lifting - Frequent - Weight 50 lb.
  • Carrying - Occasional - Weight 50 lb.
  • Pushing - Occasional - Force 100 lb.
  • Hand Grip - Frequent
  • Sitting - Occasional
  • Standing - Frequent
  • Walking - Frequent
  • Climbing - Occasional
  • Stooping - Occasional
  • Kneeling - Two Knees - Occasional
  • Crouching/Squatting - Occasional
  • Reaching - Overhead - Frequent
  • Handling - Constant
  • Vision - Constant
  • Talking - Frequent

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