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Shop Mechanic 1

Odessa, TX

Order: 817270

Our client, who specialized in heavy duty equipment and generators are in need of a Shop Mechanic 1 to service their full fleet in Odessa, TX. This is a direct hire position with competitive benefits offered!


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Inspect automobiles, trucks, and equipment to determine the extent of repairs.
  • Perform needed repairs on gasoline, diesel, and propane engines with minimal instruction.
  • Inspect, adjust, and repair components as needed.
  • Repair cooling, fuel, electrical, and exhaust systems using diagnostic tools.
  • Perform preventative maintenance as needed to improve condition and performance of the fleet.
  • Operate equipment to troubleshoot and test equipment as needed.
  • Maintain records of all maintenance performed.
  • Clean and maintain Garage area as needed.
  • Other related duties as required.


Skills Required:

Be knowledgeable with the following: 

  • The methods, materials, equipment and tools used in vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Various mechanical systems of gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Various electrical systems of gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Standard practices, tools and equipment of the automotive and equipment mechanical trade.
  • Principles and practices of gasoline and diesel engine repairs and maintenance.
  • Familiarity with a variety of hand and powered shop tools
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures.
  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and others with whom he will have contact.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Attendance at a vocational school in auto mechanics and background experience working as an auto mechanic. Sufficient experience may be substituted for vocational school attendance.
  • Experience with repairs of large trucks, forklifts, and heavy equipment a plus.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Mechanic: Fleet Mechanic: Diesel engines: gas powered engines