Mechanic - Commercial Trucks and Trailers - $2,000 Signing Bonus! - Top Workplaces Award Winning Company!

Detroit, MI posted on December 6

Do you want a great job working for a great company?  Look no further!  At Vesco Oil Corporation, we have a culture where employees feel valued, supported, and part of a ‘family.’  In fact, we have recently been named a "Top Work Place" in the Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Competition!

Vesco offers excellent wages and benefits, including Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network medical and prescription drug coverage options, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) Plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick days, safety bonuses and a great profit sharing plan.  If you are hired for this position, you will receive a $1000 signing bonus after 90 days and an additional $1000 signing bonus after one year of service!


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • $1000 Signing Bonus after 90 days and another $1000 bonus after one year of employment 
  • Perform mechanical repairs on commercial (class 6, 7 & 8) trucks and trailers to include dry vans/lift gates and tankers
  • Perform routine maintenance- PM’s/DOT inspections
  • Replace tires as needed
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Annual Inspections
  • Diagnosis and repair of engine, drivetrain and AC
  • Troubleshooting of electrical wiring and components
  • Repair/replacement of brake and suspension components
  • Ability to Mig weld and use cutting torches
  • Assess tire wear and replace as needed
  • Assist with ordering parts inventory and maintaining stock
  • Communicate daily work in form of repair orders
  • Upkeep of shop equipment and general housekeeping
  • Communicate with management and receive work instructions


  • Previous experience as a truck/trailer mechanic
  • Knowledge of shop equipment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
  • Deadline and detail oriented
  • Possess own tools for conducting repairs (specialized equipment provided)
  • Familiarity and comfort with laptop diagnostics (Insight and Jaltest/Cojali software)
  • Possess repair knowledge of tank trucks/trailers, oil pumping systems, meters, etc preferred
  • ASE Heavy Duty Truck Repair Certificates preferred
  • Possess CDL – A or B license or willingness to obtain
  • Possess a good driving record and ability to test drive trucks
  • Work in a safe manner at all times
  • Must be a self-motivated and self-starter – no hand holding required
  • Must work well with others and interact in a positive and mutually respective manner
  • Must be able to work 1:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.