Diesel Mechanic (Heavy rental equipment experience required)

Location: Commerce City CO Posted Date: June 11, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 346155 Careermine Job Id: 1779967
Wagner Equipment Co., the Caterpillar dealer for Colorado, New Mexico and far west Texas, is seeking applications for a Diesel mechanic on heavy rental equipment in Commerce City, CO.

A Mechanic, Level 3 is responsible for troubleshooting equipment and performing high level diagnostic assessments. This position understands how equipment functions as well as the theory behind its design.  Additional responsibilities include examining equipment to diagnose the root cause of any failures. They also overhaul and rebuild major repairable sub-assemblies.


  • Understands the work order system and helps others learn to use this system
  • Accurately prepares service reports
  • Documents the 4 C's (Complaint, Cause, Correction, Complication) on work orders
  • Promotes a clean, organized, and safe work environment  

  • Applies 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Sweep, Standardize and Sustain) principles following every job  

  • Works effectively with others in the shop and helps build a strong teamwork environment. Assisting with the mentoring of Level I and Level 2 mechanics to help promote this desired work team

  • Engages in required safety practices at all times
  • Troubleshoots and repairs equipment when the knowledge needed exceeds the skill level of other mechanics
  • Reads and understands the manufacturers' Operation and Maintenance Manual per machine type and complies with its contents
  • Ensures all operating controls and functions are in compliance with Manufacturers' specifications
  • Inspects machines returned from rental for customer damage and notifies the Shop Coordinator regarding any specific damage that was found
  • Diagnoses system failures to determine root cause
  • Removes, disassembles, assembles, repairs, and installs components and parts as needed
  • Determines reusability of parts in accordance with reusability guidelines
  • Orders replacement parts
  • Services and maintains equipment sold by company
  • Tests, measures, and adjusts engine and machine systems and components within tolerances of manufacturer's specifications
  • Attends training as requested
  • Keeps up to date with developments in tooling, technologies, and systems
  • Completes overhauls as needed
  • Attends training as requested
  • Keeps up to date with developments in tooling, technologies, and systems
  • Provides technical assistance for field service calls as needed



Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma or GED and Graduation from a technical school with emphasis on diesel engine preferred  

Minimum Experience Required: 5 years heavy equipment, engine or mechanic repair experience

Administrative / Clerical Experience - Intermediate Level

Customer Service Experience - Intermediate Level

Technical or Mechanical - Advanced Level

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Required: Valid driver's license


Required Skills and Competencies:

Data Entry                                                              

Organizational Skills              

Telephone Skills                                                     

Communication Skills            

Safety Knowledge                                                 

Math Skills                             

Reading / Writing Skills                                          

Product Knowledge               

Reasoning Skills       


Preferred Skills and Competencies:

Understanding of diagrams and schematics             

Advanced diagnostic aptitude


Computer Skills:

Microsoft Word - Basic

Microsoft Outlook - Basic

Wynne - Basic

ET / SIS / SIS Web / STW - Basic



Specific Risks: Works with moving, mechanical parts

Other duties as assigned by Manager


Wagner offers great benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement and more.

Wagner Equipment Co. is an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer.