Diesel Mechanic - Red Seal

  • Vivid Staffing Solutions
  • Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape
  • Feb 02, 2024
Full time Transport

Job Description

Port Elizabeth

A National Logistics Company is seeking to appoint 2 x Qualified Diesel Mechanics

Red Seal Certificate essential

Role & Responsibilities

Conduct visual inspections and/or on-board diagnosis during the pre-diagnosis.

Receive the workshop job card and check its content for accuracy and understanding.

Ensure flat rates on repairs are adhered to.

Attend to office hours & after-hour breakdowns.

Job cards sign off.

Ensure all parts used on the job is booked to a job card, i.e. engine oils.

Prepare operating equipment and bring the necessary parts to the service bay.

Perform all maintenance services in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and the maintenance schedule/maintenance computer.

Perform all visual inspections, calibration work, adjustments etc.

Identify deviations, irregularities and unusual wear and tear and initiate additions to order & feedback to the Workshop Foreman

Reset maintenance systems as per internal processes and procedures.

Reset dismantled parts and prepare their return to supplier, if there are parts that can be reconditioned.

Inspect disassembled and dismantled parts and replace them with new or reconditioned parts.

Return parts (old/unusable parts) and document the work carried out.

Compare the current state of the vehicle with common production configurations and evaluate its technical condition.

Perform final checks on the vehicle being repaired, using testing and measuring equipment to ensure repairs have been carried out in full, and that the vehicle is roadworthy and functionally reliable

Maintain professional conduct

Assist in relevant operations/operational functions as required

Ensure dress code is in accordance with company Standard Operating Procedures

Maintain housekeeping standards on a daily basis

Ensure standards of Health and Safety are maintained


Grade 12

Must be a trade tested commercial vehicle Diesel Technician

Skills required

Able to utilize appropriate techniques and strategies in order to establish a positive image of own work area.

Can make basic inferences from customer usage patterns.

Able to apply business principles related to your own work environment.

able to deal with customers directly related to own functions/work area.

Able to implement business principles in own work area.

Able to identify hazards and handle them with direct instructions/guidance in place.

Able to apply basic Health and Safety procedures relevant to own work functions under direct supervision


Ability to handle pressure.


Team player


Sense of urgency

Client centric

Remuneration: To be discussed. Medical & Provident Fund. Company contribute half

Experience Level

Senior Level