Diesel Service Technician
Job Details
Branch #1 Wichita - Wichita, KS
Full Time
High School
$22.00 - $40.00
Up to 25%
Day
Skilled Labor - Trades
Job Functions

Work in a family oriented environment with like mind people who strive for excellence. Central Power Systems & Services is looking for personnel who want to belong to more than just a 9-5 job. Are you looking to work for an employer that will come along side you to help advance your career?

At Central Power, we specialize in diagnostics and repair of Heavy-Duty Trucks, Detroit Diesel engines and Allison Transmissions. Join our team of factory trained, certified technicians who are put into an environment to succeed at what we do. State of the art equipment with up to date tooling and diagnostics to get the job done safely, effectively and efficiently. 

In-house and factory training and certifications provided.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:       Reports to the Service Foreman and responsible for the In-Shop floor technical assistance for mechanics and repairs and service/maintenance as directed by the Service Foreman.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Functions

  • Perform service and maintenance on all makes and models of heavy-duty trucks.
  • Use of OEM diagnostic software to perform repairs in line with dealer and manufacturer specifications.
  • Perform heavy-duty engine swings, transmission replacements, air brake services and chassis repairs.
  • In depth repair of engine and transmission related components (Training provided!)
  • In-frame overhaul of heavy-duty Detroit engines to include gear train inspection, cylinder head replacement, piston and connecting rod replacement and main bearing replacement to factory specifications.
  • Rebuilding of Allison transmissions in dedicated overhaul area.
  • Operation of state of the art engine, transmission and chassis dynos to aid in diagnostics and ensure correct operation following repairs.

 

In-Shop Responsibilities

  1. Clock on to work orders
  2. Repair various components of on-highway vehicles
  3. Position and align components for assembly, manually or using hoists.
  4. Troubleshoot and Diagnose
  5. Inspect, operate, and test completed products to verify functioning, machine capabilities, and conformance to customer specifications.
  6. Performs repairs as directed by the Service Foreman.
  7. Completes all time cards or timekeeping requirements to track labor in jobs.
  8. Completes all paperwork necessary to perform repairs as directed.
  9. Notifies Service Foremen upon completion of repairs.
  10. Other responsibilities as designated by and at the discretion of management.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required. A technical school certificate in related field such as Automotive/Diesel Technology, or Welding/Fabrication preferred.

Minimum Work Experience

  • A minimum of two (2) years of related experience in manual fabrication from blue print specifications. Must have experience using both standard and metric measures.
     

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL

RESPONSIBILITIES/CHARACTERISTICS

  • General skill requisites
    1. Specific skill requisites
      1. A good working knowledge of equipment operations and mechanical functions.
      2. Strong diagnostic skills
      3. Able to consistently repair components and equipment in line with dealer, and manufacturers, flat rate time standards.
    2. Strong mechanical skills.
    3. Good communications skills.
    4. Good, safe work habits.

 

WORK CONDITIONS

CPS&S promotes a smoke-free and drug-free work environment. Our Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

 

PHYSICAL  REQUIREMENTS

               Definitions:

                     Not Required = Not an essential physical function of the position.

                     Occasional = Position may involve this physical function 0 - 33% of the time

                     Frequent = Position may involve this physical function 34 - 66% of the time

                     Constant = Position may involve this physical function 67 - 100% of the time

 

PHYSICAL  FUNCTION

FREQUENCY

Standing

Constant

Walking

Constant

Sitting

Occasional

Climbing

Occasional

Balancing

Occasional

Stooping

Frequent

Kneeling

Occasional

Crouching

Occasional

Crawling

Not Required

Reaching

Constant

Handling

Constant

Lifting, Carrying or Exerting Force

Moderate to Heavy

         Up to 10 pounds

Frequent

 

         Up to 25 pounds

Frequent

         Up to 50 pounds

Frequent

         Up to 100 pounds

Occasional

         Over 100 pounds

Occasional

Push Force Demands

100 – 150 Lbs.

Pull Force Demands

100 – 150 Lbs.

Fingering/Keyboarding

Occasional

Feeling (Tactile)

Frequent

Talking

Occasional

Hearing

Frequent

Tasting/Smelling

Not Required

Vision/Near Acuity (Under 20 inches)

Frequent

Vision/Far Acuity (Over 20 feet)

Frequent – 20/40 Vision Required

Depth Perception

Frequent

 Accommodation (Focal length change)

Frequent

Color Vision

Occasional

Field of Vision (Peripheral vision)

Occasional

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