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Diesel Mechanic

North Salt Lake, UT, USA Req #11281
Friday, February 9, 2024
Savage is hiring Diesel Mechanics at our North Salt Lake operation!  At Savage, we pride ourselves on providing our Team Members with a focus on safety not typically seen in other companies. You will enjoy working in a 5S environment that is safe to work in and free of clutter while receiving top-notch safety training and procedures to ensure that everyone makes it home every night to their loved ones. Hire Right, Train Right, Treat Right…it’s the Savage way.

Here’s what we’re offering to qualified Diesel Mechanic:

  • $2,000 for relocation to the North Salt Lake area
  • Company paid housing for 30 days
  • Up to $10,000 Retention Bonus DOE
  • Hourly wage of $26 to $34/hour DOE
  • Offering 50 hours/week
  • Quarterly Tool Allowance

These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage:

  • culture that appreciates our Team Members
  • Paid Time Off (“PTO”)
  • Paid holidays
  • Profit Sharing
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability, 401(k) matching
  • A culture of safety
  • Opportunity to grow
  • A commitment to helping our Team Members do things that they never dreamed possible. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Perform heavy and minor repairs on all semi tractors and pneumatic and oil tanker trailers
  • Maintain shop cleanliness and parts inventory
  • Utilize computer based diagnostic systems, skills, knowledge and experience to determine what repairs need to be done and whether it's a warranty issue
  • Occasional tire work
  • Implement a thorough preventative maintenance program for a fleet of tractors and trailers (crude and pneumatic) including: fueling, greasing, changing oil and other fluids and inspecting trucks for needed repairs
  • Accurately record work performed in our Manager Plus computer program
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Follow proper safety rules, maintenance and operating procedures
  • Assist with writing and revising maintenance procedures as needed

 What you need:

  • 1 to 2 years of Diesel Mechanic Experience a plus
  • Experience with a variety of trucks a plus
  • Experience with crude and pneumatic trailers a plus
  • Confidence in repairing suspensions, rear ends, transmissions, air brake systems, minor engine work (injectors, turbos, etc.) and more
  • An expert in identifying and diagnosing needed repairs by computer based systems, being able to visually recognize problems a big plus
  • Class A CDL a plus, but not required
  • Have an invested interest in operational safety
  • For the purpose of safety, it is essential that the candidate possesses English communication skills. The job demands the ability to understand and interpret both written and verbal operational and safety guidelines, as well as related regulations, policies, and memos. Clear and effective communication with colleagues and superiors is a key requirement for this role.
  • Knowledge and experience using computerized maintenance programs
  • Effective interfacing with internal leadership, direct reports, external vendors and other team members
  • Self-starter capable of working independently, in line with company goals, strategies and policies
  • Will be on your feet for extended period of time throughout the day
  • Navigating the facility will include, but is not limited to, exposure to harsh weather conditions, uneven ground, ladders, racks and other high places, ground that can be slick, icy or uneven, and other industrial hazards
  • The work site is an industrial setting and will require someone who can work safely in this type of environment
  • Ability to lift 100 pounds


Additional Information:
The complete job description is available upon request
Savage has been designated as a Military Friendly Employer.
Savage has been recognized as a Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation by the Women in Trucking Association 
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.
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For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • North Salt Lake, UT, USA