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Knight Transportation Diesel Mechanic in Sparks, Nevada

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Complete a quality preventative maintenance inspection and repairs on all company owned equipment, to include tractors, trailers, refrigerated units and support equipment.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on all equipment to appropriate specifications (OEM, DOT, company, etc.).

  • Inspect, analyze, troubleshoot, diagnose and perform minor and/or complex repairs for all equipment.

  • Disassemble, repair and re-assemble of Heavy Truck & Trailer components; including but not limited to; refrigerated units, diesel engines, transmissions, axels and any other components or systems.

  • Perform tire maintenance to include: repairs, failure analysis, coding, identification.

  • May be required to test drive equipment if certified.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations.

  • Proactively work to assist others in achieving the organization's objectives.

  • Skills: Must possess demonstrated superior customer service skills. Must be able to read and understand repair manuals. Must be able to complete/fill tags and repair orders. Must be able to use and learn various diagnostic software used on tractor/trailers. Must possess excellent computer skills.

  • Education: High School, GED or combination of training and/or experience required.

  • Requires 2 years experience.