• Van Groningen & Sons
  • $79,540.00 -158,160.00/year*
  • Manteca, CA
  • Automotive
  • Full-Time
  • 7636 Northland Rd

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The Senior Diesel Mechanic performs preventive maintenance inspection (PMI); troubleshoots, repairs, and rebuilds major components on vehicles and agricultural equipment. Ensures accurate diagnosis and effective repair and/or replacement of components.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate/OSHA Standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections and ensures the timely and effective repair of any problems identified during an inspection.
  • Performs proficient inspection, diagnosis and moderately complex repair of assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Provides assistance, guidance and direction to other maintenance personnel.
  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics diagnostic systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
  • Advises supervisor immediately if additional work is needed or if repairs cannot be completed.
  • Inspects the quality of outside/supplier repairs and or rebuilds. Assesses structural damage and assigns needed repairs utilizing the most appropriate method(s).
  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles. Performs maintenance related work as required.
  • In the absence of supervision may provide maintenance supervisory duties.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must supply own tools
  • 5+ years experience as a Diesel Mechanic
  • Valid driver s license and must have a clean driving record.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Excellent reading and writing skills
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends throughout the year
  • Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review.
  • Knowledge of common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices
  • Diesel Certification is a plus

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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