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Careers at Almstead

Diesel Mechanic - New Rochelle, NY


Basic Function

The Diesel Mechanic (Class A/B+) will be responsible for performing vehicle repair and maintenance work as assigned in accordance with in-house and manufacturers’ standards. The Diesel Mechanic will report to the Fleet Manager, and will be skilled enough to work independently with little or no supervision to ensure that all equipment and vehicles are ready and working as needed.



  • Conduct repairs on vehicles and other heavy-duty equipment.
  • Complete necessary paperwork and parts/supply orders in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Communicate with Fleet Manager regarding ongoing service and material needs.
  • Communicate with administrative personnel for data entry of important information.
  • Coordinate major repairs and maintenance with Fleet Manager.
  • Ensure that an adequate supply of products and materials are available to handle normal operating maintenance and repair needs.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly work environment.


  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar Mechanic role working with diesel and other heavy-duty equipment.
  • Familiarity with equipment, including but not limited to Mack, Peterbilt, Kenworth, Cummins, CAT, International, Ford, Isuzu, Perkins, and John Deere.
  • Experience working on Vermeer & Woodchuck (chippers) a big plus.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic pumps, pistons and valves.
  • Excellent diagnostic capabilities.
  • Must have the skills needed for welding and fabricating.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and computer skills.
  • The ability to read, write, and understand manuals, trouble-shooting documents, and other related literature.
  • Must have own tools.
  • CDL license preferred.
  • Must be a dependable, responsible, team-player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic.


$20 - $25 Per Hour


Apply Today

Send your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co.

58 Beechwood Avenue, New Rochelle NY 10801


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We offer a competitive compensation package for full-time employees including medical and dental plans with employer contribution, 401K, and paid vacation/sick/holidays.


Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Company, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or genetics.


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