Job Postings for Heavy Truck Mechanic

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Valley Vista Services has been helping businesses in Southern California reduce, reuse, recycle.

Our commitment is to provide them with a safe, dependable, and responsible service to help them focus on their business.

Job Posting Details

Position Title: Heavy Truck Mechanic

Dept. / Company: Maintenance (VGS) / Valley Vista Services

Location: City of Industry and South Gate

Reports to: Shop Manager

Salary Range: DOE

Valley Vista Services is a family-owned & operated waste disposal company that has been serving the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding Los Angeles areas since 1957.

We are seeking a positive and motivated individual to join our team of technicians in our Fleet Maintenance Shop. Qualified individuals will apply their technical expertise to the repair and maintenance of company vehicles.

This is a full-time position. Shifts vary.


    Maintenance Technician (mechanic) who performs tractor and trailer repair diagnosis and correction following standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Completes routine repairs and replacements, makes best value and safety decisions to continue to operate, repair or replace, and performs technical repairs and/or replacement.


    • Follows workplace and vehicle safety procedures consistently
    • Follows good housekeeping standards
    • Possess an advanced set of tools
    • Able to perform proper preventive maintenance such as: lube, filters, inspection, including truck appearance, interior and exterior, cab related safety and security
    • Direct/Indirect labor accountability (completing paperwork)
    • Diagnose and repair of cab related defects
    • Perform electrical repairs
    • Perform tires inspections for tread, inflation, rotation, wear and alignment
    • Perform emergency road calls
    • Proficient brake diagnostic, repair & replace and adjustments
    • Perform basic computer skills for company related initiatives
    • Possess diagnostic computer skills
    • Able to perform DOT inspection in accordance to FMSCA guidelines
    • Basic understanding and repair of drive train components
    • Basic understanding and repair of cooling system maintenance
    • May perform basic accident repairs on tractors or trailers
    • Must be able to communicate with internal staff (i.e. other shop associates, drivers, other maintenance shops, etc.) on things such as wait times, reasons for repair decisions and status updates


    • Must have valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record (Class B a plus)
    • Possess necessary basic tools
    • Diagnostic and troubleshooting competency relating to equipment repairs
    • Successfully demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Ability to work as a team while providing excellent customer service skills
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Have a basic understanding of hydraulic systems
    • Must be able to lift and/or pull 75 lbs or more without restriction
    • Must be able to work outside in inclement weather conditions
    • Must be able to work in environment with excessive noise
    • Must be able to stand or lie for extended periods of time in order to repair equipment
    • Must be able to have flexible movement: to reach equipment and/or parts and maneuver equipment


      • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day
      • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 25 pounds rarely
      • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely


      • The opportunity to learn and grow
      • Competitive compensation and benefits
      • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage. Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
      • 401(k) plan with a generous company match


      Qualified applicants should email their cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department: