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Assistant Diesel Mechanic APPLY NOW

Simpsonville, South Carolina
18 - 20 usd / hour
Full time

General Equipment & Supply is the nation's leader in reconditioning power tools for the construction industry.

Are you looking for a company that rewards employees for their skills and abilities and provides opportunities for growth?

Would you like to work with a team that promotes safety, training, pride in workmanship, advancement opportunities, and great benefits?

If you answered yes, a position at General Equipment & Supply may be the right job for you!

Job Summary:

The Assistant Diesel Mechanic will support sales by performing preventive maintenance inspection (PMI), troubleshooting, repairing, and rebuilding engines on construction equipment for resale or rental to our customers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

-Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with OSHA Standards/corporate SOPs and perform all work within established safety procedures.

-Perform proficient inspection, diagnosis, and repair of equipment.

-Ensure timely and effective repair of any problems identified during an inspection.

-Estimate time and material costs on repairs and request new parts.

-Advise supervisor if additional work is needed or if repairs cannot be completed in a timely manner.

-Inspects the quality of 3rd party repairs.

-In the absence of supervision, may provide maintenance supervisory duties.

Required Skills & Experience:

-Past experience repairing the following: small gasoline and diesel engines, portable generators, compressors, water pumps, tamper/compactors, concrete saws, blowers, cement mixers, welders, similar equipment, and a large variety and volume of incoming tools.

-Capable of operating the necessary tools and equipment utilized in the repair of engines and special purpose equipment.

-Aptitude to diagnose defects and damage and assign needed repairs utilizing the most appropriate method(s).

-Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks.


-Must be at least 18 years old.

-Posses a valid driver's license with clean driving record.

-Legally eligible to work in the United States.

-Ability to lift 50 pounds and perform physical requirements of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations.

-Forklift experience is a plus, however, we will train and certify the right candidate.

-Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.

-Clean background check for the last 7 years.

-Ability to travel up to 25%.

Work Schedule and Environment:

-7:00am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday.

-Occasional overtime may be required in response to customer's needs.

-Shop is typical in that it includes processes such as fabrication, repair, welding, painting. The successful candidate will be able to work in this environment.


$18 - $20/hour, based on experience.

General Equipment & Supply is an equal opportunity employer.

Veterans encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Simpsonville, SC 29680: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Diesel engine repair: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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