diesel mechanic resume example with 10 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Hardworking, reliable and punctual with strong abilities in troubleshooting mechanical and electrical faults. Adept in computer diagnostics, software/module updates and repairs. Confident in training mechanics in various repair and diagnostic fields. Offering an ability for fast paced learning, high personal productivity and the aptitude to handle various tasks at once. Able to understand and acknowledge each team member's strengths and weaknesses, not only benefiting overall productivity, but also increasing personal growth in each team member. Highly organized, proactive and punctual, with a dedicated team-oriented mentality.

Thank you for your consideration.

Jessica F.T. Claire #7899

Mason, Lodge 152

  • Completed all inspections
  • Completed QC's
  • Solid understanding of Trimets (bus maintenance) KPI's
  • Solid independent worker
  • Ability to Comprehend advanced ladder-logic, schematic and wiring diagrams
  • Confidence in my abilities while assisting other mechanics with their work.
  • Ability to work on any job assigned
  • Extremely detailed and organized
  • Excellent Multitasking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in adapting to new work environments and settings
  • Senior mechanic training completed and implemented
  • Good People skills
  • Adept at Troubleshooting buses (can give pointers to other mechanics)
  • Confident in using Insite to diagnose faults (able to teach other employees how to use the software.)
  • Exceeding 100 hours logged of additional training on Cummins Quickserve (able to teach team members when needed)
  • Safety Committee Chairman for Merlo Garage (From 10/2022 to Present)
  • Microaggression class completed and implemented daily
04/2018 to Current Senior Mechanic (Diesel) Pgt Trucking, Inc. | Laredo, TX,
  • Completed preventive maintenance on engines, transmissions and other vehicle systems.
  • Utilized computer programs, Cummins Insite and Quick Serve. Plus visual inspections and alignments with steering components.
  • Operated specialty equipment, standard tools and gauges to complete assessments and repairs.
  • Evaluated vehicle systems to assess function and uncover defects.
  • Diagnosed and performed accurate repairs on engines, suspensions, drive trains and transmission sensors and various other integral parts of our bus fleet.
  • Repaired electrical wiring of various systems, including harnesses, starting, after-treatment, back-bone and charging systems.
  • Diagnosed by troubleshooting with computer programs for malfunctions and tracing problems using ladder logic and schematics.
  • Conducted successful road calls for vehicle breakdowns and verified the safe return of our company's equipment.
  • On Fridays' took over all West-Side Truck responsibilities, including road calls, assisting operators at various locations and building positive rider relations.
  • Attended various, optional, training classes to better myself and to keep improving my prowess as a diesel mechanic.
  • Selected by my supervisor to attend meetings, to help in the creation of Trimet's new 'RDI' Inspections, for Gillig and New Flyers. Used critical thinking and personal experience to help in the brainstorming process of the inspection and SOP development. Then took the initiative to construct in-depth training materials / walk-through. I successfully completed training Swing, Graveyard and inspection shifts at Powell. Then moved garages and trained Swing shift at Merlo later in July of 2021.
11/2015 to 04/2018 Service Worker Campbell Soup Co | Albany, NY,
  • Maintained cleanliness, neatness and organization of buses and fuel house (Merlo). Plus Trains at Elmonica during my first sign up.
  • Entered fueling data correctly and accounted for missing and/or off property buses.
  • Ensured Trimet's buses had fuel, oil, coolant and DEF. Contacted shop supervisor for any defects or needed repairs.
  • verified all buses were carded properly for holds, workline, etc.
  • Activated fuel pumps to fill fuel tanks via the tank select. Also printed out daily usage before workline.
  • Eliminated safety hazards, cleaned "bio's" and hazard spills in accordance with safety guidelines.
  • Instructed new hires on how the yard, tracks and fuel house equipment operates.
  • Trained as a spotter relief at Merlo garage.
09/2012 to 07/2016 Delivery Manager Workiva | Scottsdale, AZ,
  • Managed performance issues with delivery team members.
  • Maintained positive relationships with clients to meet deadlines for service delivery.
  • Monitored staff and organization of staging areas.
  • Coached delivery teams to take accountability for delivery, risk and issue management.
  • Inspected deliveries for improper preparation and resolved concerns quickly to maintain schedules.
  • Personally delivered customers products alongside my delivery team.
  • Optimized delivery routes for team based on location and delivery times.
  • Assisted in loading and inspecting delivery truck product securement.
01/2013 to 11/2015 Fabrication Tech Supervisor Winroc-SPI | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated and reviewed staff performance.
  • Determined proper allocation of resources to maximize work coverage and team effectiveness.
  • Devised strategies for optimizing work procedures, technical training and standard processes.
  • Conducted inventory counting two times per year.
  • Executed and implemented solutions on time and within budget constraints.
  • Completed ISO and insulation in Intel's clean rooms.
  • Built insulation products for companies, including PCI and J&J Construction.
  • Taught new and temporary employees how to use equipment
  • Participated in orientation class for new and temporary employees.
  • Serviced damaged bandsaws, cutting blades, forklifts and other equipment.
  • Assisted in forklift certification training
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2005 to to High School Diploma | Hudson Bay High School, Vancouver, WA, GPA:
Expected in 06/2005 to to Certificate in CAD Drafting | CAD Drafting Clark County Vocational Skill Center, Vancouver, WA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Hudson Bay High School
  • Clark County Vocational Skill Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Mechanic (Diesel)
  • Service Worker
  • Delivery Manager
  • Fabrication Tech Supervisor


  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate in CAD Drafting

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