Diesel Technician

Position Tile: Diesel Technician
The main purpose of the job is to produce the required labor hours through maintenance and repair work, in accordance with the Company quality and efficiency standards.
Reporting: This role will be reporting to the Team Leader
Job Objectives

  • Fault-finding and diagnosis on Volvo Products by interpreting product “under performance” and/or failure.

  • Interpret and implement information in Volvo Manual and Service Literature.

  • By following directives provided in Workshop Manuals, produce work of Volvo acceptable standards.

  • Follow repair, maintenance instructions and specifications as per the manual.

  • Ensure excellence in customer service delivery through meticulously following procedures/processes.

  • Provide comprehensive and accurate reports on diagnosis, assessment of component/part, failures, observations, actions and recommendations.

  • Follow procedures for breakdown work:

    • Liaise with driver before responding to customer breakdowns;

    • Ensure the correct documentation is in place and accurately completed before submission.

  • Compliance to ISO 9001 and other Safety standards.

Education and Job Experience

  • Must have Matric/N3.
  • Must have a Trade Test Certificate - Qualified Diesel Mechanic.
  • Must have 3 years Dealership experience in maintenance and repairs of heavy commercial vehicles.
  • ​Must be Computer Literate

Job Knowledge and Skills

  • Must have the ability to read all relevant measuring equipment.

  • Must have knowledge/skills to effect correct repair work.

  • Must have a the ability to interpret technical manuals and specifications and put into practice.

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.

Volvo Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd is an affirmative action 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 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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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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