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ID #51048410
State Illinois
City Chicago
Source Illinois
Showed 2024-02-13
Date 2024-02-13
Deadline 2024-04-13
Category Skilled trades/artisan
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Lead Diesel Mechanic

Illinois, Chicago, 60601 Chicago USA
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Position Overview:

Allstate Express Trucking is seeking a skilled Lead Diesel Mechanic to oversee the maintenance of our 100 semi-truck fleet. This individual will be responsible for leading a team of two technicians and ensuring the efficient operation of our mechanic shop.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM; 8:00AM - 12:00PM on Saturdays


-Supervise and coordinate the maintenance and repair activities of a 100 semi-truck fleet.

-Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical issues with diesel engines, transmissions, brakes, systems and other truck components.

-Conduct routine inspections and repairs on trucks, ensuring they meet company standards for safety and performance.

-Maintain accurate records of maintenance and repair activities, including parts inventory and service history.

-Collaborate with fleet managers to prioritize maintenance tasks and minimize downtime.

-Monitor and enforce compliance with safety protocols and regulations in the mechanic shop.

-Assist in the procurement of parts and supplies necessary for repairs and maintenance.

-Stay updated on industry trends and advancements in diesel engine technology.


-High school diploma or equivalent; Vocational or technical training in diesel mechanics preferred.

-Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a diesel mechanic

-Proficiency in diagnosing and repairing diesel engines, transmissions, and other truck components.

-Strong knowledge of diesel engine systems, including electronic diagnostics and emission control systems.

-Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, and diagnostic codes.

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively lead and motivate a team.

-Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills to manage maintenance schedules and records.

-Valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

Joining Allstate Express Trucking as a Lead Diesel Mechanic offers the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment. If you possess the required skills and experience, we encourage you to apply and become an integral part of our success.

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