Senior Mechanic Diesel - Fleet Services
$43,000 + $5,000 stipend
Job Description and Requirements:
  • Purpose -
    Under direction, performs varied mechanical work involved in the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and mechanized equipment containing diesel engines; works with various machines, testing equipment, and hand tools common to the trade; does other related duties as required.

    Essential Functions:
    1. Perform both routine repair/maintenance and troubleshoot mechanical issues on diesel engines.
    2. Use diagnostic equipment to discover mechanical malfunction and repair to working condition.
    3. Reconditions and replaces parts such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves, and bushings, and using engine lathes, boring machines, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments.
    4. May test drive motor vehicles and/or construction equipment on public streets.

    Successful completion of one (1) year of training in diesel engine repair at an accredited community college or vocational school.
    Three (3) years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of diesel engines.
    NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required year of formal training may substitute one (1) additional year of experience as outlined above.
    NOTE: Possession of a certificate as a diesel mechanic issued by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence may be substituted for one (1) year of formal training.
    Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B or higher with Airbrake Endorsement
    Heavy Duty Towing Certification a plus.

    Position has consistent opportunity for overtime.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    Knowledge of varied types of diesel engines and their operation.
    Knowledge of causes for engine failure and steps necessary to correct the condition.
    Knowledge of tools and equipment used in disassembling engines, installing new parts, reassembling engines and verifying operation after repairs are made.
    Knowledge and ability to correctly and accurately diagnose complex diesel/gasoline emission repairs using a scan tool/laptop.
    Knowledge and ability to diagnose and repair various vehicle electrical systems.
    Knowledge and ability to diagnose and repair/replace various steering, suspension, chassis and braking components.
    Knowledge of procedures for obtaining, storing, recording, safeguarding, and using equipment, materials, and supplies.
    Must be able to take direction.
    Must have effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
    Must be comfortable working independently and as part of a team.
    Must be detailed and well organized.

    Environmental Requirements -
    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential function as well as possess the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the position. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible if they can perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

    Please be advised, all Monmouth County positions are on site. There are no provisions to work remotely.

How to apply:
  • Individuals will only be considered if they possess the minimum requirements listed above.
  • All applicants: In order to be considered for a job opening, an Application for Employment must be completed for each position. Resumes may be attached but are not considered as substitution for a fully completed job application form.
  • Mail: Completed applications referencing the job title code on the application to: County of Monmouth, Human Resources Department, 1 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Phone: To request a Job Application be mailed to you, call 732-431-7300
  • In Person: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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