diesel mechanic resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Diesel Mechanic versed in troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair. Completes routine repairs, preventive maintenance and specialized rebuilds. Proficient in custom fabrication, checklists and working with customers to evaluate vehicle needs.

  • Engine Rebuilds
  • Motor Analyzers
  • Parts Reconditioning
  • Welding and Brazing
  • Equipment and Machinery Lubrication
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Testing Instrument Operation
  • Oil Changes
  • Brake System Maintenance
  • Engine Tune-Ups
  • Diesel Engine Repair
  • Preventive Maintenance
Work History
Diesel Mechanic, 12/2020 to Current
Clyde Companies Inc.Saint Anthony, ID,
  • Disassembled and repaired diesel engines in automobiles, trucks, buses and construction vehicles.
  • Discussed repairs with customers and advocated for vehicle safety.
  • Completed checklist of fluid levels, air filter, tire pressure and more as part of service orders.
  • Used specialty equipment, standard tools, and gauges to complete assessments and repairs.
  • Inspected vehicle systems to assess function and uncover defects.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on engines, transmissions, tires and other vehicle systems.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed problems with brakes, steering and transmissions.
  • Installed new systems and components in vehicles.
  • Conducted full operational compliance inspections before releasing vehicles for use.
  • Diagnosed mechanical problems for repair or replacement.
  • Performed proper handling and disposal of dangerous waste to satisfy regulatory compliance requirements.
Heavy Equipment Operator, 06/2018 to Current
State Of IndianaPlainfield, IN,
  • Completed diligent equipment inspections, repairs and maintenance actions to prolong life of each piece of machinery.
  • Adhered to heavy equipment safety and operation protocols, resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Placed tools and job site machinery in locked areas and secured location at end of each shift.
  • Operated range of heavy equipment on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Moved equipment between job locations using truck and trailer.
  • Performed thorough pre-shift and post-shift inspections and accurately completed equipment logs and reports.
  • Trained in diverse pieces of equipment and useful attachments to handle team needs.
  • Determined and marked locations of underground pipes and wires to plan optimal digging locations.
  • Maintained fueled and fully operational equipment to jump on project requirements and keep teams on tight schedules.
  • Removed topsoil, vegetation and rocks to grade earth to specifications.
  • Operated machining equipment safely with team of operators.
Automotive Mechanic, 03/2016 to Current
Kar Auction ServicesYaphank (Long Island), NY,
  • Stripped multiple V8's down to just the block and rebuilt the engine, then broke in engine to ensure it was in good working order
  • Checked brake systems and determined need of pad replacement, disc turning or other maintenance requirements.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Changed vehicle oil and replaced filter.
  • Corrected unsafe conditions in work areas and immediately reported correctable conditions to supervisor.
  • Followed established safety procedures and techniques when working under lifted vehicles.
  • Performed basic electric repairs such as resetting circuit breakers and fitting lighting fixtures.
  • Replaced damaged, missing or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Consulted manuals, technical documentation and repair tree charts for further information prior to conducting fixes.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
  • Inspected customer vehicles for wear, tear and damage from accidents.
  • Maintained functionality and reliability of engines, machines and systems through regular diagnostic checks.
  • Serviced vehicles according to OEM recommended maintenance schedules for oil changes, engine tune-ups and fluid changes.
  • Inspected and tested vehicles and completed preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, wheel balancing and filter replacement.
  • Test drove vehicles to determine problems and test repairs.
  • Demonstrated process of preventive maintenance and visual inspections to junior mechanics.
  • Measured depth of current tire tread and educated customers about dangers of low tread.
  • Rotated and balanced tires for even wear.
  • Inspected vehicles and evaluated condition of systems, equipment, lights and accessories.
  • Kept equipment in good working order by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and maintaining supplies.
  • Disassembled defective parts to make proper repairs.
  • Diagnosed electrical malfunctions using oscilloscope.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches and control systems.
  • Measured revolutions per minute (rpm), amperage and voltage of units or parts to diagnose problems using ammeters, voltmeters and other testing devices.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2022
West Jordan High School - West Jordan, UT
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: Tire and Lube Tech, Diesel Tech, SP2 and OSHA Certified
  • Working on ASE Certifications 1-9 and 12

OSHA Manufacturing safety certified

SP2 Mechanical safety Certified

Tire and Lube Tech

Diesel Tech

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School Attended

  • West Jordan High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Automotive Mechanic


  • High School Diploma

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