Diesel Technician - San Diego Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

777 Camino del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108, USA Req #423
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Diesel Technician


Job Summary:

The Diesel Technician will be responsible for inspecting, repairing, and maintaining a variety of diesel engines and components for our fleet of trucks and other vehicles. Diesel Technicians will be expected to have a strong knowledge and understanding of diesel engine systems and components. You will need to have excellent customer service skills as you will be client facing and working on their vehicles. As with all positions within dealerships, Technicians are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards.


Essential Functions:

  • Diagnose and repair diesel engines and other related components
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose engine performance issues
  • Replace and repair worn parts and components including pistons, rings, bearings, seals, and valves
  • Perform preventative maintenance and tune-ups on diesel engines
  • Use special tools such as timing lights, compression testers, and scan tools to diagnose and repair engines
  • Repair and adjust fuel injectors, fuel lines, and fuel pumps
  • Inspect and test vehicle electrical and electronic systems
  • Rebuild engines and other components as necessary
  • Install and adjust engine components and systems
  • Maintain records of maintenance and repair work performed
  • Monitor and adjust engine performance parameters such as fuel pressure, air-fuel ratios, and timing
  • Perform diagnostic tests to identify and diagnose engine malfunctions
  • Use computerized diagnostic equipment to diagnose and repair engine-related problems
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed



Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working on diesel engines
  • Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record; required to have California within 30 days
  • Ability to regularly lift 30 pounds; occasionally lifting lift up to 50 pounds
  • Technicians must keep abreast of the federal, state and local regulations that affect their operations, and must also comply with these regulations as well as hazardous waste disposal and OSHA policies
  • Ability to perform all essential functions of the job description


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification in the eight automotive specialty areas (engine repair, engine performance, heating and air conditioning, electrical systems, automatic transmissions, manual transmission and axle, brakes and front end)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical diagrams and schematics
  • Must have knowledge of hydraulics and electronic systems
  • Must possess basic math skills
  • Must have strong mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to use diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot and repair systems
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Physical Demands: 

  • Regularly stands, walks, sits; uses hands; reaches with hands and arms; talks and hears. Occasionally climbs or balances; bend, stretch, stoops, kneels, crouches, squats or crawls to perform repairs and inspections; must lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in tight spaces
  • Good vision to inspect repair work
  • Must be willing to work long hours and weekends when needed



  • Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions


Our employees are offered competitive pay, medical, dental and vision plans, health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), paid holidays and vacation, short and long-term disability, company sponsored life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, vehicle purchase, service and parts discounts, employee assistance plans (EAP), Maderas Golf Club discounts, and more!  

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and maintain a drug free workplace. If you receive an offer of employment, it will be a conditional offer contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


Sunroad is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection,  race (including traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); religion; religious creed; religious dress/grooming; color; age (40 and over); sex; sexual orientation; gender; gender identity (meaning a person’s identification as male, female, a gender different from the person’s sex at birth, or transgender); gender expression (including a person’s gender-related appearance or behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s sex at birth); national origin; ancestry; citizenship status; uniform service member status; military or veteran status; marital status; pregnancy; childbirth; medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breast feeding; medical condition (including cancer related or HIV/AIDS related); handicap; physical disability; mental disability; genetic characteristics; genetic information; or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state and local laws.  Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy applies equally to interns and volunteers.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.85
  • Max Hiring Rate $16.85
Location on Google Maps
  • 777 Camino del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108, USA