Diesel Technician

From the moment they call us to the time they pull into our service center, you will be the friendly voice of the company to all of our wonderful customers. Regulars will get to know you on a friendly basis as you reassure them that they’re in good hands.

Prieto Automotive is an equal-opportunity company that offers substantial benefits. If you would like to give the automotive industry a try, or if you’re looking for a place to expand your existing career, we welcome you with open arms as we look forward to your valuable contribution. Get ready to collaborate with a fun and dedicated team as we all strive for success!

Ready to join the team?
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Diesel Technician Job Duties:
  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
We are looking for someone with:
Tooling, Supply Management, Mechanical Inspection Tools, Technical Understanding, Attention to Detail, Dependability, Thoroughness, Verbal Communication, Documentation Skills, Inventory Control, Job Knowledge

Who also is:

  • Humble: Have humility and be respectful; no egos allowed
  • Effective: Get stuff done!
  • Adaptable: Willing to fill any role, anytime.  Going above/beyond the call of duty
  • Transparent: Open and honest to self and others 
  • Collaborative: We favor teamwork and take ownership
Benefits & Perks:
  • Medical, dental, vision, and voluntary life insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Collaborative: We favor teamwork and take ownership
  • Paid holidays
  • Sick pay
  • Earned paid vacation