Now Hiring Diesel Mechanic

Garage • Albion, MI

Job Description:

Shafer Companies consist of Shafer Redi-Mix Inc. Shafer Bros., Inc. and Capitol Terminals. The Fleet has Concrete Ready-Mix Trucks, Boom Trucks and Gravel Trains along with Loaders, Telehandlers, Fork Trucks and other various forms of equipment

Job Purpose:

The primary responsibility of this position requires extensive knowledge of heavy equipment and small engine repair. Main focus will be on repair and maintenance of Redi-Mix Concrete trucks. Must be able to work as part of a team and responsible for general maintenance of all fleet vehicles.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing mechanical repairs of medium and heavy-duty diesel trucks
  • Perform all levels of Preventative Maintenance inspections and repairs
  • Road test Vehicles when necessary to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure they are properly working
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment using testing equipment such as laptop computers, motor analyzers, temperature and pressure gauges
  • Identify warranty repairs and document properly on the repair order
  • Keep work area clean and safe
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school degree or equivalent, (preferably trade school as well)
  • Valid Driver’s License with CDL preferred or the ability to obtain one
  • Experience servicing and maintaining diesel engines
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair medium to heavy-duty vehicles
  • Must have a complete set of hand tools and be proficient in all areas of truck repair
  • Must be detail oriented and able to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work intelligently with common sense, keep work environments clean and comply with all safety regulations
  • Must be available to attend additional training when needed


  • Competitive Wages (Starting at $27/hr)
  • Health Insurance options for employee and family with premium contribution from employer and/or HSA match from employer (available after 30 days)
  • 100% Employer paid Group Term Life Insurance for employee (available after 30 days)
  • 100% Employer paid Supplemental Accident, Disability and Critical Illness Insurance for employee (available after 90 days)
  • 100% Employer paid Sam’s Club Card (sign up once a year)
  • Holiday pay after 90 days of service
  • Vacation Pay after 1 year of service
  • Simple IRA with Employer Match Contribution, up to 3% of employee’s pay, after 1 year of service

Job Type:

  • Full-time


  • From $27.00 per hour

Additional Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability


  • Diesel Mechanic: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)