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Interstate Power Systems Inc Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic - Journeyman in Billings, Montana

Interstate Power System's is looking for Heavy Duty Field Journeyman Diesel Truck Mechanic/Technician(s) for our Billings Montana location. We are currently seeking Journeyman Diesel Mechanic/Technician(s) to join our team who are specializing in Freightliner, Detroit, Allison, Cummins, CAT products, MTU and more! We are offering highly competitive wages!

A Journeyman Diesel Truck Technician will be a resident expert within their assigned field. They will have the ability to work a job from start to finish independently from assignment. Has expertise on all internal systems within their job scope. A Journeyman will mentor other employees by providing training and guidance on use of internal systems. This individual will proactively identify improvements, responds in times of need, and makes themselves available to service team. A Journeyman will have more than 5 years' experience as a mechanic in the heavy-duty truck industry.

Diesel Technicians will be responsible for diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining diesel engines and related components in trucks, buses, and other heavy-duty vehicles. The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical aptitude, diagnostic skills, and a passion for working with diesel engines. Most repairs taking place will be done at customers location or roadside.

Interstate Companies, Inc. is a dynamic organization that provides rewarding careers for more than 1,500 employees in its corporate office and five operating units - Interstate Assembly Systems, Interstate Bearing Systems, Interstate Energy Systems, Interstate Power Systems, and I-State Truck Center. Interstate is also a leader in Heavy Diesel Construction Equipment, Off Highway Equipment and Agriculture Equipment.

At Interstate we take personal pride in our work and our customer relationships that is why we carry out Pride in Service in every interaction, every single day!

Diesel Mechanic/Technician Job Duties

  • Responsible for repairing, maintaining diesel engines and diesel components used in various vehicles and diesel equipment.
  • Technical degree or certification a plus.
  • Accurately and efficiently diagnose complex diesel engine conditions and make necessary repairs.
  • Communicate effectively with peers, foreman, and service team regarding those repairs.
  • Quality control work performed to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
  • Keep paperwork updated and handed in upon completion.
  • Meet requirements for certifications.

Diesel Mechanic/Technician Requirements

  • Valid Driver's license (Bonus compensation for CDL holders)
  • 5 years plus as a heavy-duty diesel truck mechanic.
  • Must possess a good work ethic, a positive attitude, and be reliable.
  • Must possess an excellent understanding of Detroit Diesel engines through the current GHG17 product.
  • Experience with other diesel engine platforms such as Cummins, CAT, & International are a plus.
  • Other mechanical skills desired but not essential: Hydraulics, Brakes & Suspension, Manual Transmissions, Drive Train, and Automatic Transmissions.
  • This is an atmosphere that is driven by customer satisfaction, accuracy of diagnostics, and efficient repairs. If you feel like you have this to offer and more, please apply.
  • Must be physically able to lift and work with no restrictions.

Diesel Mechanic Desired Skills/Qualities

  • Positive attitude and the ability to set goals and accomplish them.
  • The desire to take advantage of certification opportunities to have the most updated product training.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Wages - Be paid your worth!
  • Uniforms - fully supplied by Interstate!
  • Tool program - available
  • Tuition assistance - for educational and ongoing career growth
  • Health, dental and vision coverage - begins on the first day of the following month.
  • Paid Time Off - (PTO) starts accruing day one of your full-time employment.
  • Holidays - 6 Holidays and 2 Floating Holidays per year
  • 401(K) - with company matching.
  • Long Term Disability - Supplied
  • Short Term Disability - Supplied
  • Life Insurance - Supplied
  • Healthiest You - Virtual Health Care paid by Interstate.
  • PPE Reimbursement- Safety Glasses and Safety Boot Reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance - We care about our furry friends!
  • Employee Discounts - available on products and services
  • Paid Employee Assistance Program - Free 24/7 Access to a guidance consultant regarding life challenges you or family member may face.
  • Paid Health and Well-being screening - for employees and their spouse

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Interstate Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage all qualified and interested persons to apply for this position by submitting a resume for consideration.



Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.