Diesel Mechanic


Salem Carriers is hiring Diesel Mechanics to repair trucks, trailers, and other vehicles

Salem Carriers’ reputation for transportation excellence is built on our commitment to people – especially our shop and fleet maintenance technicians who keep us in motion. With more than 55 years of experience and 40 full-service shop locations in the Southeast, we have a wide variety of career options to fit your life and earning needs.

CDL Diesel Mechanic job responsibilities include:

• Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions

• Repair, reline, replace & adjust brakes

• Review work orders and discuss work with supervisors

• Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined & other potentially troublesome areas

• Plan work procedures using charts, technical manuals & experience

• Communicate with driver to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems

• Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services

• Repair manual & automatic transmissions

• Replace & adjust headlights

• Comply with all safety, DOT & OSHA guidelines

• Adhere to company rules & regulations

• Ensure cleanliness of shop & surrounding areas

Advantages & benefits:

Uniforms/ safety shoe program

Pay is negotiable and varies based on location and experience

Employee referral bonuses

Company sponsored skills training with pay increases!

Health / Dental/ Vision/ Company Paid Life / Disability

Excellent pay

Paid birthday, vacation and holidays from date of hire

Education Reimbursement Program

Quality Safety Awards

Sign on bonus for NEW HIRES


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year recent medium/heavy diesel maintenance experience
  • Must have own hand tools
  • Basic computer skills
  • CDL license preferred
  • Good driving record & proven work history
  • Must be able to work in extreme heat & cold temperatures

Bring your skills to a fleet with a well-deserved reputation for excellence -- Salem Carriers! Apply today!

LeadFlex Job ID: 13822

Post Date: 06/15/2024