Diesel Technician

Job ID
Clinton, New Jersey, United States
Job Type
Contract To Hire

Talascend is currently seeking a Diesel Technician for a contract to possible direct hire opportunity with our client located in Clinton, New Jersey.


Ranked among Fortune 500 companies, this safety-oriented company is expanding their workforce nationwide. This fast-growing company caters to more than 10 million customers across 40 of the 50 States. These Diesel Mechanic positions are career opportunities, starting as contract positions (~2 months) to possible direct hire. We are proud to say that a good percent of our contractors are hired direct by our client. Maybe you’ll be next?


  • With general supervision, performs all drive train component work (on diesel and non-diesel equipment and trucks), as well as suspension and steering systems repairs and maintenance on heavy equipment and, where necessary, can perform basic tire work, such as replacement, tire rotation, etc., and checks torque specifications and replaces, where necessary, wheel end components, such as bearings.
  • Requires advanced mechanic type knowledge of engine drive trains, suspension and steering systems, electrical and hydraulic systems, advanced knowledge of air brake and valve systems to be able to perform advanced-level repair and maintenance on a variety of heavy equipment in the shop and on the road under emergency conditions.
  • Identify the source of the malfunctions using a variety of electronic tools.
  • Refer more complex repairs to a Technician A, Lead Technician or Maintenance Supervisor.


Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a technician position working on heavy duty class 8 trucks.

Advanced knowledge and experience in air brakes, tires, hydraulics, electrical, suspension, steering, wheel-end components, and drive train.


ASE Certifications
Previous experience in the heavy transportation industry as a technician/mechanic

Class B Commercial Driver’s License


High School Diploma or G.E.D.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary, other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Drug Screen may be required for this position.

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