T.K.M.S/Lou's Located at
1780 E. Highwood, Pontiac, MI.
Phone: 248-332-5687


Lead Diesel Mechanic

  • Job Tracking ID: 512455-640482
  • Job Location: Detroit, MI
  • Job Level: Management
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: December 17, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: December 10, 2018

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Job Description:

Lou's Transport, Inc. is looking for a qualified Lead Diesel Mechanic to performs maintenance and repairs on heavy-duty trucks, gravel trains and semi-trailers. The applicant must have experience supervising a group of at least 7 employees. This position is 1st shift Monday through Friday 5:00am to 1:30pm Saturday when needed with possible overtime.


Experience and Skills:

*Direct and supervise the activities of the Truck Shop Mechanics. Responsible for the training and development of all mechanics.

*Coordinate and monitor new and in-progress shop work

*Open, close work orders and order parts

*Review work orders for accuracy and completeness, and the appropriateness of parts and labor

*Monitor inventory

*Maintain a clean and organized shop

*Repair truck and trailers and related equipment

*Diagnose and repair problems related to hydraulic components, steering systems, and braking systems of equipment

*Weld necessary parts for repair of equipment

*Conduct routine maintenance and service on equipment

Skills & Qualifications:

*Strong mechanical knowledge and previous experience to a diesel shop environment or transportation industry

*Excellent leadership skills

*Ability to manage and delegate work

*Must be organized and able to prioritize and multi-task

*5+ years’ experience with maintaining commercial vehicles and heavy equipment.

*Two-year college or technical school OR related experience

*Supervisory experience preferred

*Experience in purchase orders, etc.

*Must own your own tools.

*Knowledge of mechanical function of equipment

*Valid Class A license and current medical card prefer

*Physically able to push, pull, lift, stand and kneel

*Must be dependable and able to work under pressure

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T.K.M.S./Lou's is a great place to work. In fact, some of our employees have been with the team for almost two decades. Visit our employment page to browse open positions for drivers and mechanics and see if you qualify to become part of our team.

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