About Haddad’s

Since 1954, our team has helped us grow to become the #1 family-owned movie equipment rental company in America. Headquartered just south of Pittsburgh, PA, we have locations in New Jersey, New York, Michigan, Georgia (Dallas & Savannah) and Massachusetts.

We provide high-end trucks, trailers and production rental equipment for television and film.  With a team of more than 100 members and a “Can Do Attitude,” Haddad’s continues to set the standard for exceptional service and quality.

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Job Description

The Diesel Mechanic maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records. This position will report to the Service Director and the Service Manager

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems
  • Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments


  • At least two (2) years of experience with tooling, supply management and mechanical inspection tools preferred but we will train!
  • Must have a technical understanding with attention to detail
  • Demonstrate dependability, thoroughness and excellent verbal communication skills
  • Prefer an education or training in Diesel Mechanics but we will train!
  • Experience with state inspections, PM services, electrical wiring installation and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair
  • CDL Class A & Inspection license is preferred but not required

Key Attributes

  • Motivated, Self-starter
  • Quick Learner
  • Detail oriented
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment


  • Competitive Pay
  • 100% Paid Healthcare Benefits (for employee, spouse and children)
  • Unrestricted, Guaranteed Overtime
  • Performance-Based Bonus
  • Weekly Pay Check
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401K with Company Matching
  • Free Year-Round, Hands-On Training Program
  • Advancement Opportunities


Monday- Friday, 9am-7pm (Occasional Saturdays)

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