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Diesel Mechanic
West Sacramento, California - Posted on November 5, 2019
Published By John Johnstone

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Trillium is now hiring a Diesel Mechanic in the West Sacramento, CA area!

Job Description

Come join an amazing team of close to 1,100 employees dedicated to providing excellence on every level!

The Diesel Mechanic will perform all maintenance and repair functions on all equipment per company policy and DOT regulations. The Mechanic must have the ability to perform general maintenance, repairs and troubleshooting on various types of trucks and equipment. General understanding of diesel engines, gas powered engines, hydraulics, electrical systems, and pumps. Knowledge of drilling rigs and equipment preferred.

In addition, flexibility with the ability to multi-task and prioritize, as well as organizational skills are required as there are a variety of requests made on a daily basis of this person. A positive attitude, along with a willingness to help other employees, is required. The ability to work in a team environment without supervision is necessary for success. 

Pay is negotiable around $25-$30/hour, depending on experience. Candidate will work 40 hours minimum each week with significant chance for 50+ hours.

Essential Functions:
Review all repair request forms, make suggestions, obtain pricing, and discuss options with the Shop Manager, if necessary, for completing the repair
Repair and maintain all drill rigs, trucks, trailers and other equipment
Complete paperwork for all repairs and maintenance and maintain records
Perform 90 day and annual inspections on all drill rigs, trucks, trailers and other equipment.  Complete the inspections in accordance with DOT regulations
Inspect and diagnose physical conditions of equipment on a regular basis to ensure safety standards are met
Manages and directs field testing for all completed work requests, communicating end results to initial requestor and Shop Supervisor or Operations Manager
Maintain proper notification and documentation of all vehicles down time, fixes and resolutions-maintaining files appropriately
Requisition of materials, parts, and supplies
Responsible for keeping rig and equipment in good working order and condition
Document exceptions and forward to the Administrative Assistant to enter in the computer
Use diagnostic equipment
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Performs all duties in compliance safety practices, policies, procedures and government regulations
Complete other duties and projects as assigned

What we offer:
Comprehensive training and flexible career paths
Encouragement to pursue new roles nationwide, explore a variety of projects, and work with mentors and experts who help shape the industry
Comprehensive Medical/Prescription Drug/Dental/Vision
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
Company-paid Basic Life Insurance / Short- and Long-Term Disability
Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Account
Sick Leave / Holiday / Vacation Pay
License Bonuses / Tuition Reimbursement
Charitable Donation Match

If you’re interested in this Diesel Mechanic opportunity, please apply today!


- High School Diploma or equivalent
- CDL A preferred
- At least three years of mechanical experience with an emphasis on heavy equipment and tractor repair
- Ability to lift up to 60 pounds throughout the day
- Proficient understanding of hydraulics, diesel engines, welding and fabrication
- Proof of mechanical training, classes, and certification
- Knowledge of DOT regulations
- Work overtime and various shifts
- Knowledge of power/hand tools and diagnostic equipment
- Read and understand manufacture repair manuals
- Computer competency

Trillium Environmental has been recruiting and hiring workers in the environmental industry for over 30 years. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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