Diesel Technician

Mechanics/Technicians Rolla, KS


About Transdev: Cities, counties, airports, companies, and universities across the U.S. contract with Transdev to operate their transportation systems, maintain their vehicle and fleets, and deliver on mobility solutions. Transdev U.S. employs a team of 32,000 across 400 locations while maintaining more than 17,000 vehicles.   
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Diesel Technician 

Now Hiring for Shops in Rolla, KS - Optima, OK - Perryton, TX!  

This position will perform routine and some non-routine maintenance and repair work on vehicles (Primarily Class 8 Trucks and Pickups) which adheres to Transdev standards. This may include but is not limited to tire maintenance, fulfilling service calls for repair, conducting visual inspections of vehicles and related work as assigned. Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles more advanced issues and problems and may refer more complex issues to higher-level staff. All work is performed with a commitment to safety. May mentor or provide informal guidance to Technician I. 


  • Ensure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers by performing limited repairs with moderate supervision on basic and advanced maintenance such as replacement of light bulbs, fuses, lenses, wiper blades, belts, hoses, batteries, check fluid levels, change fluids and filters and lubricate components.
  • Perform mechanical repairs under moderate supervision including the repair of brakes and brake inspections, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches and other repairs.
  • Maintain records of all maintenance work completed on vehicles including parts and supplies used. Ensure that work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain parts usage records and order repair parts from designated suppliers
  • Assist Tech III with preventative maintenance (PM’s), safety maintenance inspections and annual maintenance inspections at prescribed intervals of time and usage
  • Remove and replace engine, transmission and differential assemblies with Maintenance Technician III supervision.
  • Diagnoses and performs accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair under moderate supervision.
  • Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken
  • Evaluates completed work prior to release and seeks approval where required
  • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary
  • Adhere to Transdev standards, policies and procedures
  • Moves vehicles safely between job and work area
  • Repair and maintain all shop equipment
  • Cleans vehicles as requested or required
  • Other responsibility as requested or required


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred; vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair (preferred)
  • Class B CDL with air brake endorsement (preferred)
  • State inspection license (if required)
  • ASE Certification preferred. 


  • Intermediate mechanical aptitude and 3 years of automotive or diesel repair experience (preferred) or equivalent education and experience
  • Adhere to standards set by state DOT for motor vehicle inspections and safety standards
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Intermediate problem-solving ability
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Comfortable using hand tools
  • Strong customer service skills and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Maintain an organized shop and clean work environment
  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
  • Making sure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers
  • Possess adequate mechanic tool inventory to complete all assigned duties and maintained in a clean and safe manner

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: 

  • Maintenance Shop environment with dust, dirt and grease conditions
  • Ability to work under all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in a crouched position or on back, lying on mechanic’s creeper, beneath motor vehicle equipment
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request. 
Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Drug-free workplace 
If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in U.S. without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check. 
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