Lead Diesel Mechanic

Battle Creek, Michigan, US

$30 - $45/hr

We are looking for an Experienced Lead Diesel Mechanic in the Kalamazoo, MI area. This position is mostly working in our shop/shop yard but does have the odd road calls, all technicians should be comfortable working in the field and being exposed to the elements. Technicians with experience working on class 8 trucks, trailer and heavy equipment from John Deere, Caterpillar, Volvo, and Komatsu are considered an asset.



  • Oversee mechanics and all shop repairs to ensure quality of repair and efficiency and that they are performed in a timely manner.
  • Perform diagnostics/troubleshooting, electrical and hydraulic system repairs.
  • Perform all repairs including engine repairs and overhauls.
  • Locate and diagnose failures, replaces defective components, and performs basic troubleshooting using standard electronic equipment, able to read and interpret schematics and blueprints.
  • Follow preventative maintenance schedule in accordance with customer fleet.




  • Mechanics should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Diesel Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Mechanic performing in-depth repairs and at least 2 years supervisor experience.
  • Strong troubleshooting.
  • Proficient with OEM software programs such as CAT ET/SIS, Service Advisor and Cummins Insite.
  • Strong Computer skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Must have your own set of tools.
  • CDL-A is preferred but not required
  • ASE


All successfully hired technicians must complete a pre-employment checks including physical, drug screen, criminal and MVR checks.




  • $30.00 - $35.00/hour, wage range varies based on experience and qualifications.



Days, flexible start time Monday – Friday, should be flexible to overtime.


CONTACT: If you have any questions about this position, call Dwight toll free at 1-833-632-4562 or email dwight@rockstarmechanics.com. To see more great opportunities, visit www.rockstarmechanics.com/job



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