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Diesel Mechanic, Road US in Portland at DSV

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Job Description

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at


The Diesel Mechanic will perform truck repair and maintenance work in accordance with factory and industry standards, run diagnostics on vehicles, and work closely with other team members to meet company goals.


  • Preforms all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance of fleet vehicles at assigned intervals.
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Conduct thorough inspections and diagnostic tests to troubleshoot issues and ensure vehicle in proper operating condition.
  • Identify worn and damaged parts (all parts to include major components such as engines and transmissions), repairing, adjusting, or replacing as needed.
  • Preform annual DOT inspections.
  • Service and maintain fuel and cooling systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems.
  • Safely operate hand and power tools.
  • Communicate with parts clerk to obtain needed parts for job.
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • N/A


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as Class 8 Diesel Mechanic.
  • Must have own hand tools.
  • Basic computer skills to input vehicle maintenance records and diagnosis equipment.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the job (job requires frequent lifting/moving up to 50lbs, climbing, stooping, kneeling, seeing, grasping, hearing, etc.)


Computer Skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • Familiar with windows operating system
  • Able to use vendor software to connect to vehicles

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, and verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Basic Math


  • Class A CDL with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain one
  • OEM training and/or certifications
  • Associates Degree in Diesel Technology


While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. May require physical effort associated with using the computer to access information, or occasional standing, walking, lifting needed to carry out everyday activities.  Travel may be required for this role domestically.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee can exposed to fumes and airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals that are in line with normal mechanic duties and shops. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high at times.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon


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