Diesel Mechanic Technician

Job Description

Do you love working with the latest diesel technology? Does having an incredible parts inventory to work from give you a lot of job satisfaction? We are seeking a Diesel Technician/Mechanic to keep up our level of commitment and safety for our award winning fleet in Portland, Oregon. This is an amazing opportunity to work with an exceptionally talented team of fellow dedicated diesel mechanics! We offer an annual tool allowance and on-going paid training/certification with an emphasis on Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) training.

NW Navigator Luxury Coaches is the finest luxury motorcoach company in the Pacific NW. We have been recognized as the West Coast’s first motorcoach company to be GREEN Certified by The University of Vermont’s Certification for Sustainable Transportation; among the 100 Top Private Fastest Growing Companies in Portland 2012 – 2017 and Top Women Owned Businesses in Portland 2012 – 2018 by the Portland Business Journal; Best of Portland 2012 – 2018; the first ever motorcoach company to be awarded Trusted Carrier by the Department of Transportation; Travel Oregon’s Forever Oregon Partner Award for Sustainability; American Bus Association Green Spirit Award for Sustainability; Travel Portland’s Sustainability Award; and Inc. 5000 Top Private Companies List 2017.

HOURS: Full-time, Days. Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-7pm. Must be available to work every other Sunday, potentially.

PAY:$25.00-$30.00/hour, dependent upon experience. Advanced experience is negotiable.


  • Perform routine, scheduled and preventative diesel engine maintenance inspections and required repairs to company standards
  • Diagnose malfunctions and perform vehicle repairs including steering, electrical, cooling, brake systems, drive trains, suspension, transmissions, etc
  • Keep diesel repair process efficient
  • Keep automotive parts inventory up to date
  • Repair/maintain vehicle wheelchair lifts to ADA standards
  • Ensure vehicle work orders are accurate and properly completed
  • Some diesel motorcoach driving is occasionally required to move fleet vehicles and for vehicle pick-ups

Job Requirements:

  • Prior vehicle/diesel mechanic experience required (minimum 2 years)
  • Able to obtain Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications in Preventative Maintenance and Brakes
  • Must own and supply appropriate automotive/diesel mechanic tools for necessary duties
  • Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s License. Willing to obtain CDL, Class B with Passenger endorsement
  • Must have dependable transportation
  • Must be willing to work early mornings or evening shifts, including weekends, on an as-needed basis
  • Must be able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check
  • Must be able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug screen, including for MARIJUANA and Department of Transportation (DOT) physical

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in all aspects of bus, motorcoach or large commercial vehicle engine/diesel repair
  • Automotive electronic diagnostic and repair experience
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in Transit Bus, Charter Bus, or Medium/Heavy Duty Truck a plus
  • Working knowledge of automotive Air Conditioning & Electrical Systems
  • Some experience driving commercial passenger vehicles preferred
  • Computerized record keeping skills
  • Fluent in English