LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions Lead Tractor Technician in Indianapolis, Indiana


Lead Tractor Technician

Pay: $25.52 - $28.35 per hour, depending on expreience

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a Lead Diesel Mechanic in Indianapolis, IN to test, service, and repair tractors and related mechanical components.

Diesel Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Capable of diagnosing and repairing most transmission, engine, electrical, suspension, driveline, HVAC, brakes and air systems.

  • Repair/Replace bolt on body parts such as hoods and cab extenders.

  • Perform DOT inspections as outlined in the guidelines.

  • Perform open seat inspections to prepare tractor for next driver.

  • Perform 90-day lease operator inspections.

  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in a timely fashion.

  • Capable of using all diagnostic equipment and resources.

  • Drive trucks in and out of the shop before and after repairs.

  • Clean and maintain work area on a daily basis.

  • Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or close to most SRT times.

  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.

  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers

  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.

  • Perform vehicle preventative maintenance (pm's).

  • Change vehicle tires Grease mechanical parts Must be able to move equipment in and out of the shop.

  • Any other duties as assigned to support operations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Equivalent of a High school diploma or GED.

  • Minimum of 4 years of tractor experience required.

  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus.

  • Valid Driver's License required.

  • Basic computer skills preferred.

  • Must provide own hand tools that are adequate to perform job functions.

Work Environment: this job operates in a normal professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines, and filing cabinets.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel; and reaches with hands and arms. occasionally carry, lift overhead, high, low and medium-lift 51/75 lbs, frequently 50/21 lbs and constantly 20/1 lbs.

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