(Diesel Engine) Shop Mechanic – Rock Hill, South Carolina

Job description



  • Full diesel mechanic – minimum three (3) years of experience diagnosing, repairing, maintaining and overhauling diesel engines.
  • Experience diagnosing and troubleshooting mechanical and electrical systems components – turbo, fuel injection, A/C, EGR, pumps, alternator, starter, drive train, etc.
  • Knowledge of diesel engine assembly practices, specifications and procedures involved in maintenance repairs and replacement.
  • Effective analytical skills and the ability to identify problems quickly.
  • Ability to read and understand automotive diagrams and reference manuals.
  • Experience and ability to use common hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak basic English.
  • Must be able to accurately process alpha/numeric information.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to work extended hours, weekends, holidays, as needed.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and strong initiative.
  • Ability to obtain internal forklift certification within 90 days of employment
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong communication skills (oral required; written preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to think logically and make sound decisions.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC card within 30 days of employment.



  • Full maintenance of the company’s fleet (i.e., vehicles, mules, forklifts and top loaders).
  • Inspect, analyze, test, measure, repair and perform full or partial overhauls on any of the assemblies and sub-assemblies of heavy-duty Diesel engines and gas-powered equipment. Perform entire engine disassembly and reassembly (Inframe/Outframe) to restore engine to pristine condition.
  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Corrects equipment 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.
  • Perform electric and hydraulic restoration
  • Perform routine maintenance checks on diesel engines and on fuel, brake, and transmission systems to ensure peak performance, safety, and longevity of the equipment.
  • Maintain a clean work area, free of debris or safety hazards and maintain an awareness of surroundings (i.e. vehicles, equipment, etc.) at all times.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 – $30.00 per hour

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Other


  • Diesel engines
  • Mechanic experience
  • Brakes
  • Diagnostics

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

Shop Type:

  • Fleet

Certification Reimbursement:

  • Yes
  • who do not have a college diploma


  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift
  • Overtime

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

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