Union - Diesel/Field Mechanic for CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT


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Located in Redding, CA

Salary: Union Shop $47.75 per hour



About Express:

Express Employment Professionals, named ClearlyRated Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards winner for the past 7 years, is hiring for a local client company in Shasta County.  We help people in our community find work every day.  Express Employment Professionals in Redding wants to make a difference locally and across North America.  With more than 800 locations across the U.S., Canada, and South Africa, we are on a mission to put a million people to work annually.

About the Client:

Express Employment is working with a local dealership seeking experienced Diesel Technicians/Mechanics specifically for work on construction equipment.

About the Position:

This position would encompass all vehicles with a focus on diesel mechanics for construction equipment such as dozers, excavators, backhoes, etc.  A diesel mechanic plays a crucial role in keeping diesel-powered vehicles and equipment operating efficiently and safely.

Job Description/ Responsibilities:

Run diagnostic tests and analyze results
Repair or replace vehicle engines, steering mechanisms, transmissions, and braking systems
Determine unit condition by conducting inspections & diagnostic tests, identifying deficiencies
Inspect diesel engine components, such as fuel systems, exhaust systems, cooling systems, and transmissions, for signs of wear, damage, or malfunction
Test equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications; make necessary adjustments if required
Ensure all repairs and maintenance tasks meet industry standards and manufacturer specifications for quality and safety
Maintain accurate records of repairs, maintenance procedures, and parts inventory using computerized systems or manual logs
Ensure the cleanliness of the shop


High school diploma or equivalent; vocational or technical training in diesel mechanics preferred.
Certification from a recognized diesel mechanic program or relevant work experience.
Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
Familiarity with diagnostic tools, such as computerized diagnostic software and engine analyzers.
Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, and diagrams.
Excellent attention to detail and precision in workmanship.
Physical stamina and ability to lift heavy objects and work in various weather conditions.
Valid driver's license and clean driving record may be required.
Commitment to safety and adherence to safety regulations


After probationary period


Depends on the client...for the union shop specifically, the rate is $47.75 per hour and you would be hired directly to their payroll

About You:

You are attentive, responsive, and can take control of situations. 
You are personable, determined, and driven to make a difference. You can see beyond a problem, respond to situations in crafty ways, and put a positive and professional spin on any situation.
Multitasking and professionalism are natural habits. 
You thrive on succeeding, overcoming challenges, and have an exceptional work ethic.
Friends and co-workers describe you as a highly organized and productive person.
You are a team player and an individual performer who can quickly connect with others inside and outside of the company.
You naturally possess a “can get it done attitude” even when the odds are not in your favor.
You are very organized and disciplined and can effectively manage multiple conflicting priorities and deadlines in a rapidly changing environment.
You are reliable and are always looking for what to do next.
You are at least 18 years of age.

Pre-employment screenings if required by the client

Express Employment Professionals – Redding
2697 Victor Avenue
Redding, CA  96002
530-221-7044 call or text

Express Employment Professionals is an equal opportunity Employer.  

Express Office: Redding
2697 Victor Avenue
Suite B
Redding, CA 96002
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