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Diesel Mechanic - Grow your Career! in Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Equipment: Diesel powered refuse vehicles
  • Position: Diesel Mechanic
  • Category: Contract to Hire

Job Description:

Pay: $21.00 - $25.00/hr., depending on experience
Shift: M - F, 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Position Summary: Performs repairs and maintenance on diesel refuse vehicles/trucks including front-end loader, roll off, and other vehicles.

Typical Repairs: include; but are not limited to, maintenance & repair of engines, chassis, driveline, body components, hydraulic systems, brake systems, electrical systems, suspension systems, wheels, & tires. 

Diesel Mechanic Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses mechanical problems on suspension, brake system, electrical system, hydraulic system, drive train, engine and transmission.
  • Performs repairs and maintenance on diesel refuse vehicles including front-end loader, roll off, and other vehicles to maximize safe and productive operations.
  • Examines protective guards and specified safety devices on trucks, and makes adjustments.
  • Reads and interprets VCRs (vehicle condition reports) and/or repair orders, communicates with supervisor and/or driver for clarification of problems and discusses preventive techniques with drivers to minimize future repairs.
  • Inspects repairs completed by outside vendors and/or manufacturers.
  • Completes paperwork associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for applied times (work order times versus time card times). 
  • Estimates time and materials required for repairs.
  • Assesses structural damage and assigns needed repairs
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Background desired:

  • 2+ years related maintenance & repairs experience
  • Valid driver’s license; ability to obtain CDL preferred
  • ASE Certifications a huge plus

About TransTechs: TransTechs, part of TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE: TBI), a family of blue collar staffing companies, serves the employment needs of the broad transportation and the general maintenance and repair sector by matching the maintenance needs of employers with technicians. As part of the TrueBlue family of companies, TransTechs offers the resources of a large corporation combined with the personal touch of a smaller employment provider. At TransTechs, we're proud of our reputation as a people-oriented employment provider. We care about our employees, and go the extra mile to help you identify strategies that will advance your career and help you perform at the highest possible level.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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