Position title
Heavy Line Diesel Mechanic

Sammy's Disposal is looking for experienced Heavy Line Diesel Technicians available for hire immediately. We're offering top pay and benefits for qualified candidates!

  • Performs repairs as needed in accordance with OEM manufacturers recommendations and State and Federal regulations.
  • Inspects equipment for defects, determines root causes and completes repairs for appropriate correction to defects found.
  • May install accessories such as two-way radios, cameras and GPS systems.
  • Has adequate understating /operational use of diagnostic software for diesel and gas engines, braking systems, etc.
  • Parts procurement and inventory control.
  • Communicate with drivers, operations staff and other Fleet technicians regarding maintenance difficulties and/or advises or assists as necessary.
  • Perform safety inspections; assists with annual Michigan State Police inspections.
  • Appropriate housekeeping of maintenance facility.
  • Prepares vehicle maintenance reports and submits to Regional Fleet Manager.
  • Reviews technical reports, vehicle maintenance manuals, electrical diagrams, and meter readings to evaluate, diagnose, and repair.
  • Consults with vendors concerning ordering or use of parts.
  • Consults with drivers and other mechanics regarding maintenance problems and/or needs and advises or assists as necessary.
  • Properly disposes of unusable replacement parts such as batteries, brake drums, as well as used motor oil, transmission fluid, and antifreeze.
  • May change oil and repair or replace tires.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Useful understanding of preventative maintenance inspection and repair processes to include but not limited to:
    • Diesel and gas engines
    • Air and hydraulic braking systems
    • Suspension systems
    • Drivetrain assemblies
    • Automatic transmissions
    • Differentials
    • Hydraulic lift systems
    • Electrical systems
    • Body assemblies
  • Heavy Line Diesel Mechanic - 2 years (preferred)
  • Garbage Truck Experience - (preferred)
Job Benefits
  • 401k
  • 401k Matching
  • Health Insurance
  • PTO


Employment Type
Duration of employment
Job Location
Battle Creek, Michigan
Working Hours
8 hour shift Monday - Friday
Base Salary
$25-$35 Per hour
Date posted
June 16, 2023
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