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Choate Diesel Solutions is a Diesel Mechanic Shop in Bolivar, TN. We are professional, fast-paced and customer-centric. $55 per flag hour for the right candidate.

Our company is hiring a Diesel Mechanic to work in a large manufacturing facility. The perfect candidate will have a background in diesel engine repair and experience driving and operating heavy machinery. We’re interested in speaking to qualified candidates who are looking for an opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment, and who are serious about their work and about advancing their careers.

Duties and Responsibilities – Diesel Mechanics collaborate with other repair team members to ensure a vehicle is safely and efficiently operating to the driver’s needs. They often have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Reading work orders to evaluate the tasks required
  • Preparing work plans after fully scoping out the issues
  • Running diagnostic tests on diesel engines and interpreting the results to offer suitable solutions
  • Inspecting vehicle systems, including suspensions, steering and exhausts
  • Repairing or replacing vehicle transmissions, brakes, engines and other associated parts
  • Test driving repaired vehicles to gauge their performance
  • Completing oil changes, wheel balancing, alignment and brake checks
  • Maintaining records of parts inventory and serviced vehicles

Skills and Qualifications – Diesel Mechanics use a variety of technical and soft skills to provide the most comprehensive repair solutions they can, including:

  • Advanced knowledge of a vehicle, its electrical system and the mechanisms of a diesel engine
  • In-depth knowledge of diesel engine components and operational mechanisms
  • Superior knowledge of maintenance tools and repair equipment
  • Comfortable using mechanical and electrical power tools
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of computer systems and other relevant electronics
  • Proficiency in the use of diesel engine diagnostic software
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective collaboration and communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55.00 per flag hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Bolivar, TN 38008: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Diesel Repair Mechanic: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Diesel engine repair: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Mechanical knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Job Categories: Shop
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: Choate Diesel Solutions Choate Engineering Performance

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