Lube Technician Job Description

Lube Technician Job Description

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Lube technician provides technical maintenance support through installation, preventative maintenance, and repair of new and existing mechanical electrical instrumentation.

Lube Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Completing minor repairs
Will be trained to perform preventive maintenance services needed and light repair
Inspect inside of cab for any broken accessories and burned out lights
Drain oil, inspect undercarriage, s-cams, break chambers, breaks, and wheel seals
Safely and properly perform routine maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on heavy equipment
Change oil, filters and grease various types of equipment and trucks
Perform repairs on equipment during slow times
Recognition of surroundings including equipment and traffic awareness
Ability to perform consistently while doing repetitious work
Exposure to working conditions with various insects

Lube Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Lube Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, MSHA

Education for Lube Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lube technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Doctorate Degree in Technical, Education, Automotive, General Education, Associates, Diesel Technology, Chemistry, Department of Education, Automotive Technology, High School Education

Skills for Lube Technician

Desired skills for lube technician include:

Automotive systems
Tools and repair processes for light mechanical services
Aspects of automotive repair and maintenance
Drive train
Electrical components
Vacuum systems
New technology to gain additional practice
Vehicle mechanical operations

Desired experience for lube technician includes:

Must be able to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toed boots, and hearing protection
Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, and catwalks to a height of 100 ft
Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and reach around all areas of equipment
Must be able to walk across steep/rough terrain
Own Tool Kit is a must!!!
Be willing to submit to a Drug-screening and background check

Lube Technician Examples


Lube Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a lube technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lube technician
  • Working with Inspection Center Management to review and inspect inventory based on estimated cost of repairs and/or the overall quality of the vehicle
  • Completing the initial pre-delivery inspection and identifying and completing repairs effectively the first time, to minimize re-work and delays in production
  • Must be proficient with fluid checks, GPS installation, brake and tire repair, and frame damage inspection
  • A High School education or equivalent is preferred but not required
  • Experience in troubleshooting equipment issues with bearings, gearboxes, hydraulic systems, chains, sprockets, conveyors
  • Ability to communicate effectively and constructively, good verbal and written English skills
Qualifications for lube technician
  • Must have strong knowledge of diesel and gasoline engines and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • At least 1 year on the job experience working in a mechanic function and 1-2 years DOT inspection
  • Must be knowledgable of the safe usage of tools
  • Mornings, mid-days, and/or evening shifts weekdays and/or weekends
  • Schedules may change through training and once training is completed
  • Prior retail or customer service experience is a plus but not required

Lube Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lube technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lube technician
  • Mechanical experience - diesel engine preferred
  • Must have a valid Class A or B Driver’s License, ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record
  • Must be able to travel over nights during season, weekends and long shifts as needed
  • Must provide your own basic tools
  • Top of the “Line” communicator.Ability to talk and write with confidence, charisma and competence for a wide variety of audiences including management
  • Listeners…Not HearersSeek to understand, do not hear to reply
Qualifications for lube technician
  • Comprehension of complex work instructions and documentation the ability to perform duties with little direction
  • A detailed knowledge and understanding of Lubrication Best Practices is a plus
  • Experience servicing heavy construction equipment is highly preferred
  • Valid CDL-A preferred, will accept CDL-B license (a must) and a good driving record
  • High school diploma or GED required, some trade school or equivalent training desired
  • 1 to 3 years of mechanic experience with diesel equipment, heavy construction equipment or specialty lines equipment (large-scale generators, pumps, HVAC or Oil & Gas equipment) strongly preferred

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