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Diesel Mechanic - Wisconsin East 2022

Department: 300 - Equip Maint
Location: Lisbon, Oak Creek, Kenosha, WI

Summary: The Diesel Mechanic needs to be highly organized and communicate effectively. The primary duties include performing diagnostic testing to find faults, analyze results, repair/replace engine, steering, transmission, braking, lighting systems and other related components.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Mechanic Duties: 

  • Analyze/troubleshoot and repair vehicles & commercial motor vehicles
  • Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles & commercial motor vehicles
  • Maintain parts & inventory
  • Maintain detailed records of serviced vehicles
  • Test drive vehicles to gauge performance
  • Adhere to an inspection procedure checklist (Annual DOT Inspection) on Commercial Motor Vehicles
  • Ensure cleanliness of the shop

Global Responsibilities:

  • Regular attendance and physical presence at work is an essential function of this position 
  • This job may require additional duties not listed above and the employee may be asked to perform those duties to meet business needs.


Education/Specialized Knowledge/Professional Certifications: 

  • Certified Diesel Tech preferred
  • A/C Certified preferred
  • DOT Air Brakes Certified preferred
  • Knowledge of diagnostic testing on vehicles and engines
  • Electrical (wiring) knowledge preferred
  • Aptitude for mathematics and science
  • Advanced knowledge of diesel engine components


  • 3+ years of experience as a mechanic with emphasis in diesel engines and/or commercial motor vehicles is preferred


  • Proficiency with maintenance and repair tools
  • Highly organized and able to multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to adapt and learn new technology

Working Conditions:

  • Operation within a fast-paced environment
  • Exposed to moving mechanical parts, vehicles, heavy construction equipment, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions
  • Noise level is usually moderate, but can be high and requires personal hearing protection on occasion at job sites, plants and laboratories
  • Must be able to work through stressful situations while maintaining professionalism and composure
  • Local travel required

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to talk or hear; frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Must be able to stand and move about job sites with uneven and unpaved ground while managing concrete delivery onsite
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to frequently bend in order to obtain samples from stockpiles or ground, climb ladders with buckets of admixtures, and push wheelbarrows of concrete
  • Must be able to operate buttons, levers, and other controls located on various equipment
  • Must be able to work long and flexible hours as necessary
  • Must be able to maneuver in and around our plants, yards and jobsites as necessary
  • Lift/Carry up to 55 pounds frequently
  • Lift up to 100 pounds occasionally

Ozinga is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, veteran status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.





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