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Diesel Technician
South Africa
Position Description
The main purpose of the job is to add value to labour hours through maintenance and repairs of trucks.

Reporting: This position reports to the Team Leader

Job Objectives

Fault tracing and diagnosis on Volvo Products.
Apply knowledge and experience to interpret symptoms of “under performance” or failure of components.
Follow directives provided in Workshop Manuals.
Interpret Volvo manuals, specifications, directives and instructions
Produce work of acceptable standards as per instructions/directives
Produce and maintain work in accordance with the Volvo standard
Follow repair and maintenance instructions and specifications provided in Volvo Manual and Service Literature
Follow procedures/processes to ensure vehicles/components are presented to customers in acceptable condition
Provide comprehensive and accurate reports on diagnosis, assessment of component/part, failures, observations, actions and recommendations
Document observations, actions, recommendations and job cards and relevant service/information sheets
On completion of the work, complete job cards
When completing the job cards the following will be looked at:
Completed QC and Service schedules
Parts Invoicing
Vehicle standard times
Accurate reflection of hours worked
Precise completion of job card to ensure accurate interpretation by the  Service Advisor
Ensure housekeeping is maintained to the Volvo standard and management requirements
All tooling is maintained
Work area is maintained as required by management and the Volvo prescription
Equipment stored according to management requirements
Repair Customer Breakdowns
Liaise with driver before responding to customer breakdowns.
Ensure the correct documentation is in place
Respond to and repair customer breakdowns
Complete job cards and log the kilometres, travelling time and parts invoice.
Ensure customer/driver signs the breakdown response form
On return from breakdown, hand in all documentation
Compliance to ISO 9001 and Safety
Following ISO standards for all processes in the area of responsibility
Ensure the safety processes are followed
Ensure adherence to the Safety Act and Regulations


Qualified Diesel Mechanic.

Job Experience

3 years in maintenance and repairs of commercial vehicles.

Key Competencies

Ability to read all relevant measuring equipment.
Knowledge/skills to effect correct repair work.
Ability to interpret technical manuals and specifications and put into practice.
Must be able to speak, read and write English.
Computer literate.

Volvo Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity employer.

About us
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

The Volvo Trucks brand has been built up over decades and enjoys a solid position worldwide. It is one of the world’s best known and respected brands within the commercial vehicle industry. It is associated with the core values quality, safety and environmental care. With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Auto req ID75616BR
Volvo Trucks
State / ProvinceNorthern Cape
Employment/Assignment TypeRegular
Travel Required (maximum)
Functional AreaAftermarket
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