Diesel Mechanic Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Hardworking Maintenance Technician bringing 15+ years of experience performing diverse maintenance and repair duties. Dedicated to maintaining optimal equipment functionality by managing routine and complex equipment and facility matters. Strong knowledge of hand and power tool operation and safety measures.

  • Engine Rebuilds
  • Operating Condition Checks
  • Visual Inspection
  • Front End Alignment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Wheel Bearings
  • Pressure Gauges
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Hydraulic Jacks and Hoists
  • Oil Changes
  • System Rewiring
  • Testing Instrument Operation
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Time Management
  • Handheld Computers
  • Brake System Maintenance
  • Fuel Injection Systems
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Steering Mechanisms
  • Malfunction Diagnostics
  • Piping Systems Maintenance
  • Cutting Torches
  • Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • Electrical Component Replacement
  • Metal Welding
  • Technical Documentation Interpretation
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Mechanical Repair
  • Repair Work Planning
  • Equipment Dismantling
  • Parts Lubrication
  • Cost Documentation
  • Heavy Object Lifting
  • Supply and Parts Ordering
  • Functional Part Calibration
  • Wiring Installation and Repair
Keller High Chool Keller, TX, Expected in 05/2003 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Certified Welding Inspector - 10+ years
  • Eaton Fuller Transmissions - 16 years
  • Certified Centrifuge Pump Technician, Plains All American Pipeline - 10+ years
Work History
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. - Diesel Mechanic
Columbus, OH, 06/2020 - 06/2021
  • Performed preventative maintenance on engines, transmissions, tires and other vehicle systems.
  • Used specialty equipment, standard tools, and gauges to complete assessments and repairs.
  • Troubleshot systems, traced problems and diagnosed root causes.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed problems with brakes, steering and transmissions.
  • Completed checklist of fluid levels, air filter, tire pressure and more as part of service orders.
  • Removed components and completed repairs or installed new replacements.
  • Inspected all vehicle systems to assess function and uncover defects.
  • Installed new systems and components in vehicles.
  • Inspected vehicles for repair and maintenance needs.
  • Disassembled and repaired diesel engines in automobiles, trucks, buses and construction vehicles.
  • Ordered parts necessary for vehicle repairs and new installations.
  • Replaced parts such as belts, hoses and motors on different systems.
  • Documented findings and all actions taken.
  • Completed warranty services and submitted required paperwork.
  • Discussed repairs with customers and advocated for vehicle safety.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
Graphic Packaging Holding Co - Mechanic
Battle Creek, MI, 01/2019 - 06/2020
  • Replaced damaged, missing or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Inspected and tested equipment to locate worn and damaged parts.
  • Inspected and tested vehicles and completed preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, wheel balancing and filter replacement.
  • Kept equipment in good working order by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and maintaining supplies.
  • Inspected vehicles and evaluated condition of systems, equipment, lights and accessories.
  • Serviced vehicles according to OEM recommended maintenance schedules for oil changes, engine tune-ups and fluid changes.
  • Ordered repair parts quickly to prevent delays in projects and repair work.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches and control systems.
  • Maintained accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.
  • Tested newly installed equipment to determine proper functionality and compliance with regulations.
  • Utilized diagnostic equipment to evaluate mechanical problems in vehicles.
  • Examined new and replacement parts to uncover defects.
  • Disassembled defective parts to make proper repairs.
  • Consulted manuals, technical documentation and repair tree charts for further information prior to conducting fixes.
  • Performed basic electric repairs .
  • Maintained functionality and reliability of engines, machines and systems through regular diagnostic checks.
  • Demonstrated process of preventive maintenance and visual inspections to junior mechanics.
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P - Mechanical Service Technician - Level III
City, STATE, 11/2009 - 11/2019
  • Attended all safety meetings and utilized techniques learned to avoid mishaps on job.
  • Listened carefully to supervisors to understand directions and then carried out all work responsibilities efficiently.
  • Used hand and power tools safely and efficiently, following all manufacturer and company directions.
  • Performed manual operating and maintenance duties in compliance with company quality standards.
  • Installed and repaired pipes, valves and pumps when on job sites.
  • Repaired surface machinery and performed period equipment inspections.
  • Assisted roughnecks with tasks and supplied with equipment.
  • Dug ditches around storage tanks.
  • Offloaded and loaded crane load and assisted crane operator.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Laid out materials for efficient project work.
  • Located and resolved problems with team production and performance to maintain consistent quality levels.
  • Monitored daily and weekly key performance indicators to maintain on-track status.
  • Implemented policies and standard operating procedures for continuous improvement.
  • Planned, organized and monitored resources to deliver efficient use of labor, equipment and materials.
  • Kept accurate and detailed records of personnel progress and productivity.
  • Analyzed equipment breakdowns using various troubleshooting methods.
  • Responded immediately to mechanical breakdowns and developed timely repair plan to minimize downtime.
  • Diagnosed malfunctions and troubleshot issues.
  • Performed preventative and regular maintenance on systems.
  • Followed all work orders and specifications to determine which machines and equipment required replacement, repair or maintenance.
  • Completed daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment to maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Increased overall lifespan of equipment by following preventative maintenance plans and executing unscheduled repairs.
  • Documented machine irregularities and completed repairs.
  • Used problem-solving skills to alleviate issues efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Managed available parts, tools and materials inventory to maintain prompt response capability.
  • Implemented preventive maintenance practices and upheld equipment guidelines to reduce downtime.
RAM Energy - Downhole Technician
City, STATE, 01/2004 - 05/2009
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Displayed good knowledge of safe operating and emergency procedures development and implementation.
  • Operated top-of-the-line equipment while adhering to safety procedures and effectively generated results.

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School Attended
  • Keller High Chool
Job Titles Held:
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Mechanic
  • Mechanical Service Technician - Level III
  • Downhole Technician
  • High School Diploma

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