Diesel Mechanic

Saronic Technologies

Saronic Technologies

Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024
Saronic Technologies is a leader in revolutionizing defense autonomy at sea, dedicated to developing state-of-the-art solutions that enhance maritime operations for the Department of Defense (DoD) through autonomous and intelligent platforms.
Job Overview:
We are seeking a skilled Diesel Mechanic to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting diesel engines and related systems on our autonomous surface vessels (ASVs) to ensure optimal performance and reliability.


  • Perform routine maintenance tasks on diesel engines, including oil changes, filter replacements, and fluid checks, to ensure proper functioning and longevity.
  • Diagnose and repair diesel engine malfunctions, mechanical issues, and electrical faults using diagnostic tools, technical manuals, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Inspect and test diesel engine components, systems, and subsystems to identify and address potential problems or areas of concern.
  • Overhaul and rebuild diesel engines and associated systems, including fuel injection systems, turbochargers, and exhaust systems, as needed to restore performance and efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance and repair activities, including parts used, labor hours, and service performed, to track equipment history and ensure compliance with maintenance schedules and regulatory requirements.
  • Follow safety protocols and procedures for working with diesel engines and related equipment, including proper handling and disposal of hazardous materials and fluids.
  • Collaborate with other maintenance technicians, engineers, and operators to troubleshoot complex problems, share technical knowledge, and implement effective solutions.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; vocational training or certification in diesel mechanics or a related field preferred.
  • Proven experience as a diesel mechanic, with demonstratedproficiency in diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining diesel engines and related systems.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and technical skills, with the ability to read and interpret technical manuals, diagrams, and schematics.
  • Familiarity with diagnostic tools and equipment used in diesel engine repair, such as scan tools, multimeters, and oscilloscopes.
  • Marine Diesel and/or Volvo VODIA experience preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex mechanical and electrical issues.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with changing priorities and deadlines.
Saronic does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.