Diesel/Light Duty Vehicle Technician

LEI is seeking to hire a top-notch individual to join us as an Automotive Mechanic! The Automotive Mechanic will provide regular maintenance and repairs to vehicles that are critical for the company to operate. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with excellent time management skills and be able to operate with little to no supervision. This position is based near Mahaska, Kansas but can require occasional travel with company vehicle.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Will be responsible for all aspects of fleet maintenance and repair
  • Effectively and efficiently diagnose and repair company vehicles
  • Perform routine services on vehicles
  • Works on various vehicles including but not limited to cars, trucks and semis
  • Oversee maintenance and repair on all site generators and skid loaders
  • Follows safety procedures and reports concerns to supervisor
  • Order parts through our Warehouse/Logistics Administrator
  • Communicate with drivers to schedule maintenance, time estimates and details
  • Able to effectively communicate with outside vendors as needed
  • Must be able to comprehend manuals and schematics


  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Applicant must have a valid U.S. driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. at a time
  • Operating hand tools and power tools
  • Experience with diesel and gasoline engines and hydraulics
  • Must provide own tools
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions

LEI is an equal opportunity employer. LEI offers health insurance, dental/vision, short and long term disability, accident coverage and all applicable employee benefits including sick and vacation time.

We are a family-owned prospering company experiencing continuous growth. New positions are being added to ensure a strong foundation is set for upcoming growth initiatives.

LEI Supports A Drug-Free Workplace

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