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Diesel Mechanic $1500 Sign On Bonus- Detroit, Michigan

Company: Trimac
Location: Detroit
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

Heavy Duty Truck/Trailer Mechanic 

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National Tank Services, a division of Trimac, is a North American leader in the cleaning and maintenance industry. With over 39 locations, National Tank Services offers career progression, competitive pay, benefits, and job security. We’re looking for a Truck/Trailer Mechanic Technician for our shop in Detroit, MI. If you’re looking for a safety-oriented company, partner with National Tank Services!

Mechanic Pay:

  • $21.75 - $27.50/hour (based on experience)
  • $1500 Sign On Bonus
  • $1500 Referral Bonus offered
  • Tool Incentive program offered

Mechanic Hours:

  • Shift will be determined during the interview

Mechanic Benefits:

  • Paid weekly direct deposit
  • Paid orientation training
  • Holiday and vacation pay 
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life insurance, disability insurance 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health & Dependent Care)
  • 401 (K)Profit sharing with company match (fully vested after 3 years)
  • Consistent, year-round work


  • Preventative maintenance on trailers and commercial trailers/trucks
  • Preventative maintenance checking tires, wheels, brakes, air systems, clutch/linkage, starting system, electrical system
  • Performs repairs and preventative maintenance on diesel "heavy-duty" trucks primarily,  and may also work on chemical trailers, including chemical tankers and dry bulk units
  • Diesel work duties typically include all aspects of truck repair other than bodywork, to include computer diagnostics on engine/transmission/chassis, emissions system repairs, transmission/clutch/linkage; electrical; starting systems; engine PM; A/C; and other typical truck repairs  
  • Trailer repair duties typically include checking running gear including brakes, tires/wheels, air systems, suspension, electrical systems & lights.  Trailer HM183 inspections are performed at this shop, will not be a requirement of this position but the opportunity to learn these will be present if desired to learn this aspect of trailer repairs
  • Both truck and trailer DOT-style inspections will be done


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • 2+ years of verifiable experience
  • Previous experience with all types and makes of tractors and trailers heavy-duty diesel trucks
  • Basic hand and air power tools
  • No driving violation involving the consumption of illegal or intoxicating substances in the past 7 years

Other Job Details:

  • May work above shoulder level with power and/or hand tools weighing 15lbs or less and in confined spaces
  • Must meet physical requirements of the position and have mobility, vision, hearing, and sense of smell and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties performed
  • May stand and walk on level and uneven surfaces, twist, bend, push, pull, crouch, climb stairs, bend and crawl, grasp, drag, lift, and carry items weighing 50lbs or less


Trimac Safety Commitments

  • We make safety a part of every decision
  • We make safety personal
  • We have the courage to intervene

Trimac Transportation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to employment equity. We value a diverse workforce and are committed to hiring practices that are fair and equitable.

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