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Truck Diesel Technician



Adcock Service Center is currently hiring a Truck Diesel Technician  to join our team to support future growth of the Company. If you’re looking for a new place to call home, we would love to talk with you. Shop Diesel Technician will be responsible for performing licensed DOT inspections, Preventative Maintenance inspections, light and follow-up repairs, light mechanical/hydraulic/electrical and electronic diagnostics, and other duties as assigned.  The Shop Diesel Technician can perform more advanced diagnostics and repairs under the supervision of a Sr Shop Diesel Technician or higher. The Shop Diesel Technician continues to learn additional advanced mechanical skills and diagnostic Techniques.  A successful Shop Diesel Technician complies with all company policies and achieves high level performance metrics.  


  • Always follow and comply with safe operating practices and procedures.  
  • Independently determining parts required for each job and interact with the Shop Parts Department to obtain.  
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.  Assist in cleanup at the end of each day for tools, parts, and equipment.  
  • Applies knowledge that is acquired through formal training or on-the-job experience to perform one’s job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job.  
  • Work with Service Writer to assess customer needs, providing information or assistance, resolving their problems, or satisfying their expectations 
  • Manage concurrent assigned tasks, making effective judgments as to prioritizing work related activities and time allocations. 
  • Act with integrity, demonstrate honesty and keep commitments. Behave in a consistent manner, keeping sensitive information confidential and adhering to ethical and professional standards.  
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance (“PM”), DOT Inspections and follow up repairs on light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles in a Shop environment. 
  • Occasionally, travel and perform work at customer location. 
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment. 
  • Use hand tools, precision instruments, as well as Diesel tools, welding equipment, lifts and jacks. 
  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in timely fashion. 
  • Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or close to most Standard Repair Times. 
  • Communicate with Shop Manager and support team to obtain approvals on repair estimates, retrieve purchase order numbers and/or discuss RO findings notes. 
  • Perform all work in compliance with organizational safety, health and environmental policies, and federal regulations, to include OSHA, EPA, and DOT. 
  • Participate and complete all-in company required safety training. 
  • Maintain Shop assigned service trucks, conduct safety checks and daily pre/post trip inspections. 
  • Perform minor adjustment and repairs on various types of truck equipment including, but not limited to the following: Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Starters/Alternators, Fan clutches, Engine electronics, Diesel steering systems, Engines (gas and diesel), Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials, etc. 
  • Adhere to company policies, processes, and procedures. 
  • Diagnose, adjust, and repair various types of truck equipment including, but not limited to the following: Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Starters/Alternators, Air conditioning systems, Fan clutches, Engine electronics, Diesel steering systems, Engines (gas and diesel), Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials, etc. 
  • Identify problems, determine accuracy and relevance of information, using sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives.  
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers and pressure gauges. 
  • Assist Shop Diesel Technician(s) with diagnostics. 


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred 
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Valid DOT Medical Card or ability to obtain one prior to employment or within 72 hours of hire 
  • Possess and supply a set of hand tools necessary to perform required job duties. 
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience as Diesel Technician on medium to heavy-duty vehicle repair or equivalent combination of technical education/certifications/skill/experiences. 
  • Participate in and complete all-in company required training 


  • Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.  
  • Ability to lift, bend, climb, stand, and walk for long periods of time; ability to perform moderately heavy laboring work 
  • Ability to exert oneself physically over long periods of time without tiring, which may include performing repetitive tasks.  
  • Communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner.  Engages in effective two-way communication with individuals and groups. 
  • Ability to determine the type of tools and equipment needed. 
  • Ability to accurately judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from the observer, or the distance between an object and the observer. 
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.  

  • Nationally comparable hourly wage depending on experience  and certifications  
  • Technical training provided to advance your career   


  • Health, dental, vision insurance.   
  • Accrue Paid Time Off starting the first year of employment.    
  • Tuition Assistance/Reimbursement    
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Manheim Pa

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