Truck Technician Job Description

Truck Technician Job Description

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Truck technician provides a high level of troubleshooting ability to repair mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.

Truck Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective truck technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included truck technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work in the truck and trailer wash bay and fuel trucks on the fuel island
Delivers products to customers which may include assistance with unloading, ensuring delivery of ticket with material, Serves
Determines armored vehicle (AV) condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests
Troubleshoot vehicle computer electronics systems
Perform a variety of repairs/maintenance such as lights, wipers, door locks, mirrors
Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock
Ability to perform as a mechanics helper and perform all tire repairs including mounting and dismounting of tires from trucks and trailers
All minor repairs to trucks and trailers including minor light repairs
Doing your part to keep our shop and equipment in “Top Shape”
Ability to work and make necessary repairs to truck and trailers using the latest diagnostics hardware

Truck Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Truck Technician

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

Education for Truck Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the truck technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Technical, Electronics, Computer Technology, Air Conditioning, Graduate, Management, Construction, Computer, Writing

Skills for Truck Technician

Desired skills for truck technician include:

Use of hand tools
General shop safety
Performing diagnostic checks on electrical systems
DOT and CVSA rules and requirements
Cooling
Electrical and air brake systems
Fuel
Hydraulic
Ignition
Mechanical

Desired experience for truck technician includes:

HSA (Health Savings Account) FSA (Flexible Spending Account)
EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
Uniform Cost Sharing
Tool/Equipment Allowance for Service Technicians
Have a current Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) issued by the state in which the candidate resides with all the
Must be able to attain a DOT medical certificate

Truck Technician Examples

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Truck Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a truck technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for truck technician
  • All major and minor repairs to trucks and trailers including PM's and tire work
  • Repair and replace tires, tubes, rims, wheels, and other tire-related components of the vehicles
  • Identifying and preparing required parts and tools
  • Disassembling, cleaning and reassembling engines and engine components
  • Performing preventative maintenance based on your assessment of engines
  • Assisting other Technicians and Apprentices with diagnostics and developing repair plans
  • Completing the required documentation such as work completed documents, timesheets and warranty claims
  • Adhering to all relevant Health, Safety & Environmental policies and procedures
  • Properly wash railcars and tank trucks, adhering to food grade wash procedures
  • Record and maintain all required documentation by the company, state and federal regulations
Qualifications for truck technician
  • Class B CDL required, Class A CDL preferred
  • The use and knowledge of shop tools, cutting torch, and welding would be beneficial
  • Have hand tools needed to make major and minor Truck and Trailer repairs
  • Be 18 years of age and possess a valid drivers license
  • Be available to work needed Shifts and scheduled days
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to succeed in a team environment
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Truck Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of truck technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for truck technician
  • Observe and follow all company safety policies and procedures
  • Assist supervisor as needed with other projects
  • Providing strong leadership and support to the technicians
  • Diagnoses and repairs complex control systems malfunctions requiring extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic or digital controls systems and ability to test and write modifications in multiple languages of systems software
  • Consults with the customer through data gathered and site assessments
  • Manages assigned work to meet professional and efficient execution of time and customer satisfaction
  • Trains the customer in control systems operations
  • Provides mentorship for certification of Controls Technicians and Service Technicians on complex building automation systems
  • Repair McNeilus Mixer, Refuse and competitors equipment in an accurate and timely manner
  • Act as a mentor for other technicians that are still learning
Qualifications for truck technician
  • Experienced in most repairs of Class 8 Diesel Trucks and Dry Van Trailers
  • Have a roll-away toolbox with all hand and power tools needed to make major and minor Truck and Trailer repairs
  • Be 18 years of age and possess a valid drivers license and or be able to acquire a Class ' A ' CDL
  • Capable of reading schematics, wiring diagrams, blue prints
  • Must have or be able to obtain ASE Medium/Heavy Duty certifications based on the pay level at the time of hire as prescribed in the technician’s syllabus
  • Ability to obtain CDL within 90 days of hire
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Truck Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a truck technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for truck technician
  • May process new fleet, LOFR, tires, fuel reclamation or buy-backs
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and test different types of equipment to ensure proper working condition
  • Support other technicians in the resolution of equipment issues
  • Collaborating in the writing and review of work manuals and procedures methods
  • Works with Controls Technicians on diagnostics and repair of complex system malfunctions requiring extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic or digital controls systems
  • Tests system software in multiple programming languages
  • Assists the Controls Technician to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Meets regularly with the assigned mentor and customer to become familiar with operating problems
  • In conjunction with the Controls Technician, promotes the sale of add-on work
  • Participates in training classes as assigned and conducts extensive self study (reading, research and practice) to develop technical proficiency in company's product lines
Qualifications for truck technician
  • Must be detail oriented and keep a clean and safe working environment
  • Ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions
  • Previous experience repairing machines or systems within the tire industry, controlling operations of equipment or systems, and determining the type of tools and equipment needed to perform tire related jobs
  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a valid Driver’s license
  • CDL or obtain within 90 days of hire
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs, climb rail cars, ladders, and stairs
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Truck Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of truck technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for truck technician
  • Completes certifications and develops technical proficiencies as required by the company
  • You would be removing damaged steel, fiberglass, sheet metal, rivets and aluminum in preparation for repair
  • You are required to know how to weld/fabricate steel and aluminum
  • You install body panels, rivets, fiberglass roofs, roof bows, decals and other miscellaneous body panels to restore vehicles back to original appearance
  • Be open to learning and developing yourself
  • Complete non-engine repairs related to Commercial Transport
  • Disassemble and assemble engines and engine components
  • Support the Truck Shop in a diverse assortment of tasks as determined by the Truck Shop Supervisor and supervisors
  • Complete troubleshooting, repairs and rebuilds on engine products and other customer equipment in a service shop
  • Apply documented procedures and policies to perform diagnostics and complex repairs
Qualifications for truck technician
  • Must be a self-starter able to work alone and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • 2 years verifiable mechanic experience at an automotive or diesel dealership
  • 2 years fleet maintenance experience on 2011 or newer engines
  • Basic reading skills required to understand written communications
  • A minimum of four (4) ASE certifications required in approved area of expertise
  • Must complete manufacturer required training in order to perform warranty repairs
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Truck Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a truck technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for truck technician
  • Complete required documentation, such as work completed documents, time sheets, warranty claims and quality forms, via handwritten or business system input screens
  • Adherence to all safety rules and procedures
  • Loads and unloads hazardous waste materials
  • Coordinates loads between hubs, plants, and outbound destination
  • Dispatches transportation from hubs
  • Assists on tracking of manifest return timelines
  • Maintains Hub Database
  • Aligns all tractor and trailer axles to assure maximum tire wear
  • Develop and provide training for mechanics and drivers
  • Provide feedback to the management team for equipment spec and development
Qualifications for truck technician
  • Must have demonstrated experience monitoring and meeting PM schedules and operating automotive repair shop equipment
  • Two years experience performing heavy duty truck and trailer maintenance or equivalent education with a Diploma in Diesel and Truck Technology from an accredited Technical School or be able to obtain Diploma within 90 days
  • Must have or be able to obtain McKee Forklift license within 90 days on the job
  • Must have or be able to obtain ASE Medium/Heavy duty certification
  • Technician’s syllabus, the required certification must be obtained within one year of the hire
  • Must have EPA approved air conditioning certification or obtain

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