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Diesel Mechanic

Oregon, USA

Job Type

Full Time Regular


Boshart Trucking, Inc. in Tangent and Salem, Oregon

About the Role

1. Diagnose and repair heavy diesel trucks, trailers and chassis 
2. Perform regular maintenance on heavy diesel trucks, trailers and chassis
3. Perform annual inspections for trucks, trailers and chasses as required by Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA)
4. Maintain heavy diesel trucks to the specifications required by FMCSA Complete all required paperwork, including annual maintenance checklists, repair logs, driver’s vehicle inspection reports 
5. Complete all required paperwork, including annual maintenance checklists, repair logs, driver’s vehicle inspection reports 
6. Test drive heavy diesel trucks and other vehicles in the process of diagnosing and making repairs; follow all rules of the road when driving company vehicles 
7. Diagnose and repair a variety of equipment, including farm equipment, forklifts, recreational vehicles, boats and passenger vehicles 
8. Perform standard housekeeping tasks to keep work area and shop tidy and clean 
9. Drive company vehicle to perform roadside vehicle repairs and repairs of farming equipment in fields, as needed; be accountable for all tools needed for off-site repairs  
10. Work with outside mechanics, as needed, for specialty repairs 
11. Order parts needed for repairs, as directed by a supervisor and within budget 
12. Use welding equipment, hand and machine tools to manufacture and repair parts 
13. Operate lifts and crane in accordance with safety guidelines to aid in vehicle repairs
14. Operate company forklift, as needed 
15. Take and record fuel tank measurements each time fuel is delivered as well as on the first of every month, report tank measurements
16. Correctly log all fuel pumped into vehicles 
17. Maintain knowledge of safe work practices that pertain to all aspects of the job; follow all BOLI rules and OSHA safety guidelines and those established by management
18. Report safety concerns to safety committee, safety manager or supervisor 
19. Work as a team player to assist coworkers, as needed 
20. Assist around company property with additional work available, other duties as assigned.


  1. Minimum 3 years of experience as a mechanic, including working with diesel powered vehicles

  2. Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with a doubles/triples endorsement

  3. Complete company forklift training program and maintain forklift certification

  4. Complete company crane training and maintain crane certification

  5. Ability to understand and follow instructions; prioritize work tasks and finish projects on time

  6. Ability to communicate clearly with coworkers and management

  7. Must be able to walk, bend, climb, reach, pull, push, stoop, squat, grasp, sit, drive, stay in same position for long periods of time and lift up to 100 pounds

BTI-Diesel Mechanic
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About the Company

Boshart Trucking is a family business that values hard work, relationships, and community involvement established in 1983.

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