• Mechanic - Diesel

    Location(s) USA-ND-Trenton
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Skilled Labor
  • Overview

    We have an immediate opening for an experienced Diesel Mechanic position in our Trenton, North Dakota operation.  


    Great pay and benefits.  


    Please read on for additional details!

    The ultimate goal is to maintain all equipment and systems in such a fashion that everything is operating at peak efficiency in the safest manner possible at all times.


    • Safely perform Heavy and minjor repairs on all trucks and trailers
    • Regular servicing of yellow equipment and hydraulic systems
    • Utilize computer based diagnostics and determine whether repairs are a warrantee issue
    • Order and maintain inventories
    • Follow the Savage S7 program
    • Coordinate and schedule services and appropriate record keeping
    • Safely perform routine services, including:
      • Understand and repair air brake system
      • Understand and repair steering components
      • Steam and clean trailers and repair as needed
      • Steam-clean tractor/trailer units and general cleanup duties
      • Change/mount tires, grease CMV's, replace/repair lights, check/fill gear boxes, change oil/ filters, check/change wheel bearings, clutch adjustment/replacement
    • Trouble shoot problems as needed
    • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements
    • Abide by all DOT regulations and track all paperwork


    • Attention to detail with problem solving ability
    • Experience with air brake systems and hydraulics
    • Experience with computerized maintenance systems, truck, engine, and transmission diagnostic software
    • Proficient at welding steel and aluminum as well as torch and plasma cutting 
    • Knowledge of DOT regulations and record-keeping requiements
    • Must have sufficient amount of personal tools to effectively maintain equipment
    • Ability to apply snow chains
    • Willing to work nights and weekends



    • Formal education in Diesel Mechanics or equivalent verified experience
    • 2-5 years applicable experience

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to work in harsh environments
    • Must be able to climb in and out of cabs and trailers 20 or more times a day
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds


    For more information, email resumes to ErinSimpson@savageservices.com 



    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.


    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plan,  paid time off and opportunities for future growth.


    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.




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