Diesel Truck Mechanic – Northampton, PA

Shift: Full Time – Monday through Friday – 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Compensation: $24-$28/hr. (commensurate with experience)

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and Accident Insurance – 401K with generous company match – paid holidays, vacation and personal days – earn additional time off for perfect attendance – employee referral bonus program – paid uniforms – generous tool purchase allowance (after 6 months, the tools are yours to keep!) – flu shot program – on site chiropractic services

Nazareth Pallet is an exciting organization that is growing. As we continue to grow, we are searching for talented individuals to join our team. People who are driven to succeed, customer focused, adaptable to an ever changing environment, and willing to go the extra mile are what we are looking for.

Currently, we are looking for a skilled Diesel Mechanic. This individual will perform maintenance/repair tasks on various semi-trucks.

  • Maintains logs and records according to DOT regulations as required for CDL Class A drivers.
  • Maintains and checks trucks’ equipment and supplies to assure roadworthiness.
  • Notifies supervisor of currently needed or anticipated repairs.
  • Performs CDL Safety Inspections
  • Perform minor emergency roadside repairs.
  • Perform various equipment maintenance and service duties when not driving.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required:

  • Effectively communicates with customers, co-workers and management.
  • Current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL Class A) and clean driving record.
  • Must have PA CDL Safety Inspectors Certification
  • Secondary school graduate with one to three years of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic experience. May include equivalent college or vocational school education.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Ability to understand the necessary service and training manuals, including the ability to interpret schematics and effectively use electrical diagnostic instruments.
  • Keep pace with industry innovations in order to make sound recommendations to company.
  • Safely operate power tools, lifts, hoists, hydraulic jacks and overhead cranes.
  • Ability to perform strenuous and heavy work, can exert force up to 100 pounds on occasion and frequently handle loads to 50 pounds.
  • Physical stamina to perform continuously with full body motion for climbing, reaching, pushing, lifting and reaching, etc.
  • Must provide own tools for service work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of previous experience in hauling heavy equipment product lines.
  • Clean CDL A driver’s license
  • PA Safety Inspector Certification
  • Familiar with lowboy, flatbed, step/drop-deck trailers and other equipment hauling methods.
  • HS Diploma or equivalent

We have great commitment and respect for our employees.  We are a growing company with an excellent reputation. We offer competitive wages, benefits and internal promotional opportunities.  For 30+ years we have been proud to offer our employees a comprehensive compensation program that enables us to retain dedicated employees.  Nazareth Pallet is an equal opportunity employer.

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