Matheson Companies Diesel Mechanic - Denver, CO in Commerce City, Colorado

Matheson, Inc. is looking for an experienced Full Time Diesel Technician with general mechanical diesel experience with diagnosis and repair on emissions systems in ourDenver, CO shop.


  • Perform general mechanical work on chassis.

  • Ability to perform pm maintenance trailer repairs.

  • Perform electrical and ABS diagnosis on disc and drum brake applications.

  • Assist Shop Manager in day to day operations while continuing to effectively work on equipment as needed

  • Diagnoses mechanical failures and repair tractor and trailer components according to manufacturer specifications

  • Perform brake jobs to include air brake overhauls, measure brake lining thickness, drums, s cam replacement, bushings, slack adjusters, and replace relay valves and air tanks

  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in reliable working order

  • Understand theory of operations and is capable of disassembling, assembling and troubleshooting all assigned products and systems

  • Use good judgment in managing time, providing timely effective communication with management and , co-workers, other technicians/mechanics and drivers

  • Communicate effectively with Shop Manager on repair/service time estimates, troubleshooting and status updates

  • Performs safety inspections on equipment and prepare safety documents required by DOT, company and any other Federal, State or Local regulations

  • Knowledge and ability to use specialized tools and precision measuring devices used by a variety of engine manufacturers

  • Ability to connect to truck with a laptop and use OEM diagnostic software

  • Efficiently assist shop manager in maintaining accurate parts inventory

  • Experience with Eaton ultra-shift automated transmissions a plus

  • Experience with natural gas fuel systems a plus

Compensation: Will Commensurate with experience.

What is the Matheson Inc. Advantage?

We manage a fleet of over 2,700 tractors, trailers and aircraft ground support equipment, as well as maintenance facilities across the United States. We have been an industry leader for over 40 years. Our fleet is comprised of diverse equipment including our new fleet of Kenworth T660, T680, T800 and T880 tractors —so you will have a working balance of today’s technology as well as mature model’s and work with some of the most experienced mechanics in the nation.