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Diesel Mechanic - 12644026

Braithwaite, LA · Construction/Facilities
VSRS is hiring Diesel Mechanics in Davant, Louisiana.

$30 per hour. 

This job is in Davant, Louisiana which is about 1 hour and 15 minutes south of New Orleans in Plaquemines Parish.

Mechanic will maintain diesel equipment by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; make adjustments and alignments; keep organized and updated records.


-Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
-Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
-Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
-Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
-Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
-Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
-Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
-Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
-Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
-Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
-Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
-May weld and cut parts, using arc-welding and flame cutting equipment
-Make use of computers, dials or gauges to interpret diagnostic test results.
-Use hydraulic machinery to lift large equipment and vehicles.


Must be able to pass pre-employment background and drug screening.
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