Commercial Motor Vehicle / Diesel Mechanic

Apple Moving
 San Antonio, TX

Looking for a professionally trained diesel mechanic to assist in PM, Service, Minor/Major repairs to both diesel and gasoline commercial trucks, vans, and tractors in addition to forklifts and trailers. You need to be a self-starter and able to work alone. You must have your own tools. We have a 2 bay maintenance shop with office to work in.


  • Perform minor and major repairs on trucks and trailers
  • Conduct regular preventative maintenance on service trucks, including inspection, tire rotation and oil changes
  • Maintain parts inventory and cleanliness in the shop
  • Collaborate with vendors to diagnose and/or repair items that are outsourced.
  • Perform regular diagnostic tests on trucks
  • Maintain accurate records of each repair performed on vehicles
  • Obtain and submit necessary information to request purchase orders for consumables and parts.


Work is considered heavy physical work requiringthe exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of

force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of forceconstantly to move objects. Must possess strength, stamina, and

mobility to perform heavy physical workindoors and outdoors in all weather conditions with exposure to potentially

hazardous chemicals.

Must be able to:

  • walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, balance, climb, kneel, and crouch for extended periods of time;
  • visually inspect small defects and/or small parts;
  • operate machines, motor vehicles, hand tools, and job specific equipment and tools;
  • determine the accuracy and thoroughness of work;
  • demonstrate the ability to hear and accurately interpret mechanical, technical and business information in an environment subject to noise, vibrations, etc.; and
  • perform all work safely in a fast-paced work environment.


  • The position requires a technical school certification or advanced degree in diesel engines, electronics, and/or related field, minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in medium to heavy duty truck repairs.
  • The ability to demonstrate successful welding skills in non-standard situations and on varying materials is a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license required – A Commercial Driving License is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and the ability to make logical decisions in support of business demands.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and communicate effectively over the phone and face to face; building solid working relationships with team members, all employees and vendors.
  • Use effective time management techniques and demonstrate the ability to prioritize and multi task without negatively impacting performance or results.
  • Must be able to effectively and accurately complete detailed work with a sense of urgency; always keeping safety at the forefront and demonstrating safe operating procedures.
  • Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and evaluate problems and situations and draw logical conclusions to make successful repairs.
  • Computer skills, data accuracy, and a willingness to learn new software programs.
  • Ability to maintain composure and react professionally during periods of stress.
  • Must be self-motivated and able and willing to work independently while motivating team efforts.
  • Demonstrate diagnostic and troubleshooting competency relating to equipment repairs.
  • Possess basic tools to perform duties.
  • Ability to clearly communicate in English, both verbally and written; ability to read and understand English.