Diesel Mechanic and Technician Jobs

Apply for a diesel technician/mechanic job at Halvor Lines! Are you a diesel technician or mechanic looking for a great work environment and the opportunity to service late-model trucks and trailers? If your answer is yes, Halvor Lines has diesel mechanic jobs and trailer technician jobs available at our Wisconsin and Minnesota terminals.

Whether you are an experienced mechanic or someone looking to become a technician through on-the-job training, our shops have opportunities for you. We offer two tracks: one lets you focus primarily on truck maintenance and diesel engine repair, while the other focuses on repairing and maintaining trailers.

If you’re a diesel mechanic, we’re looking for technicians with a high school diploma or GED; that have a minimum of one-year prior related experience, and a degree in Diesel Mechanics or a related field. If you’re interested in becoming a trailer technician, this is a great entry-level position offering on-the-job training and room for growth.

Diesel Mechanic and Trailer Repair Technician Jobs

Trailer Repair Technician Jobs

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Job Purpose: Trailer repairs and maintenance, and shop equipment. Repairs and maintains industrial and over the road trailers.

Trailer Repair Technician Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reads job orders and also observes/listens to equipment in operation to determine malfunction while also planning work procedures.
  • Performs vehicle maintenance and repairs as needed/requested.
  • Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on equipment and make adjustments as needed.
  • Examines all equipment/tractors/trailers for external leaking of lubricating or cooling systems and properly repair the leak.
  • Mounts, dismounts, repairs, and balances tires.
  • Performs brake jobs, wheel seals, s-cams, and bushings.
  • Repairs and adjusts suspensions.
  • Removes, replaces, and adjusts components.
  • Performs alignments and annual vehicle inspections.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs A/C systems, brake systems, air systems, electrical systems, ABS systems, fuel systems, and mobile communication systems.
  • Performs some fabricating, welding (stick, wire feed, braze, solder) cutting (gas, plasma, saws) riveting, and fiberglass repair.
  • Performs trailer structural repair, including removal and installing decals.

Other duties as needed.

Education &/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of one year prior related experience.
  • A degree in Diesel Mechanics or related field can substitute for experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

  • Must possess basic math skills.
  • Must possess ability to read and write.
  • Ability to carry out instructions.
  • Ability to work safely and in accordance with all company safety requirements at all times.
  • Cab Air Conditioning Certification required (if repairing trucks).
  • Forklift Training Certification required (will train individual if certification is not currently held)

COMPETITIVE WAGE AND BENEFITS!

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K Traditional and/or Roth
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Free Gym Membership is Superior, WI or Health and Wellness Programs on-site in Rosemount, MN
  • and much more!

Job Type: Full-time

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Diesel Mechanic Jobs

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Halvor Lines Inc. is seeking a full-time diesel techs and mechanics to join their growing Rosemount, MN facility. Our fleet is currently over 460 power units with more than 480 professional drivers. Halvor Lines prides itself on being family owned and run and realizes our employees are what set us apart from our competitors. Halvor Lines was just recognized by the TCA as a “Top 20” Best Fleets to Drive For carrier for the 6th year in a row.

Join the Halvor family!

Job Purpose: Repairs and maintains electric, diesel, and shop equipment. Repairs and maintains industrial and over the road trucks/tractors and trailers.

Essential duties & responsibilities for diesel mechanic jobs:

  • Communicates and greets drivers in a professional, friendly manner and encourages drivers to be safe out on the road. Maintains a favorable working relationship with drivers.
  • Reads job orders and also observes/listens to equipment in operation to determine malfunction while also planning work procedures.
  • Performs vehicle maintenance and repairs as needed/requested.
  • Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on equipment and make adjustments as needed.
  • Examines all equipment/tractors/trailers for external leaking of lubricating or cooling systems and properly repair the leak.
  • Mounts, dismounts, repairs, and balances tires as needed.
  • Performs brake jobs, wheel seals, s-cams, and bushings.
  • Repairs and adjusts suspensions.
  • Removes, replaces, and adjusts components.
  • Performs alignments and annual vehicle inspections.
  • Installation of all in cab technology including: satellite tv’s, logging units, dash cams, etc.)
  • Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs A/C systems, brake systems, air systems, electrical systems, ABS systems, fuel systems, and mobile communication systems.
  • Performs some fabricating, welding (stick, wire feed, braze, solder) cutting (gas, plasma, saws) riveting, and fiberglass repair.
  • Performs trailer structural repair, including removal and installing decals.
  • Cleans up work area daily.
  • Ability to achieve goals set forth by management.
  • Attends work consistently and punctually. Requests time off per policy.
  • Other duties as needed.

Education &/or Experience for Truck and Trailer Technician/Mechanic:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of one year prior related experience.
  • A degree in Diesel Mechanics or related field can substitute for experience.
  • Class D Driver’s License required; Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for Truck and Trailer Technician/Mechanic:

  • Must possess basic math skills.
  • Must possess ability to read and write.
  • Ability to carry out instructions.
  • Ability to work safely and in accordance with all company safety requirements at all times.
  • Cab Air Conditioning Certification required (if repairing trucks).
  • Forklift Training Certification required (will train individual if certification is not currently held).

Diesel Mechanic Salary and Benefits!

  • Vacation/Personal Time
  • Holiday Pay
  • Medical/Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance Products
  • Free Gym Membership is Superior, WI or Health and Wellness Programs on-site in Rosemount, MN
  • and much more!

Job Type: Full-time

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Additional Jobs at Halvor Lines

Visit our complete list of job openings at Halvor Lines. We’re always on the lookout to add the best to our team:

  • Office Coordinator
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Mechanics
  • Technicians
  • CDL Drivers and more

 

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Brands our technicians work on

Our diesel mechanics service Volvo, Kenworth, Freightliner, and Peterbilt trucks. Join our team and you will develop broad technical expertise across makes and models. If you prefer the trailer technician route, you’ll have a variety of trailer types to work on, thanks to Halvor’s diverse freight business.

Our company culture can’t be beat

If you’re looking for a great work culture, you’ve come to the right place. Many of our mechanics/technicians have been with us for more than 20 years, thanks to strong support from company leadership and a real sense of teamwork among the shop crew.

Benefits snapshot

We offer our techs and mechanics benefits including life, medical and dental insurance; flexible spending account (FSA); 401K traditional and/or Roth; short and long-term disability; and much more!

Learn more about our mechanic and diesel technician jobs and the benefits package; fill out this simple form to talk to one of our human resources professionals. Let us help you get on the road to a new career path!

Call (800) 346-1472 to learn more about career opportunities.

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