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Technician Diesel

Aurora, IL
May 18, 2020

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Erron Ruff

Journeymen Diesel Technician

Aurora, IL 60505


Career driven diesel technician. Excellent attendance record with several positive references. Positive attitude and pride in occupation.

Journeymen Diesel Technician

Get Fresh Produce November 2018- December 12, 2019

Journeymen diesel mechanic proficient in several make and model class 7 and 8 tractors, box trucks, trailers and reefers. Including Peterbilts, Freightliners, Kenworth, Volvo and international and Isuzu. Engines inlcuding Cummins ISB and ISX, Detroit series 60, Mercedes. Reefers included carrier and thermo king. Fleet of 140 moving pieces. Performing on spot repairs as well as road service repairs.

Journeymen Diesel Technician

Henniff Transportation April 2018 -November 2018

Overnight mechanic working independantly on all major and minor repairs on tractors, bulk liquid trailers and container trailers. Performing inspection on OTR and independently own tractors.

Journeymen Diesel Technician

XPOLogistics - Aurora,IL November 2014 to April 2018

Journeymen diesel technician proficient in trailer, dolly, forklifts and tractor repair. Work performed includes PM'S, Clutch replacement, medium engine repair, Emission control diagnostics and repair. Using Diagnostic link 8 and Cummins software. Able to track, look up and manage parts.

Team Member

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation - Aurora,IL April 2014 to November 2014

Team member for a corrugation plant. While employed have been forklift license as well as focusing on safety. Working in fast paced environment with little to no supervision.

"Semi Skill" technician

CadillacofNaperville - Naperville,IL January 2014 to March 2014

Ordered fast moving auto parts, such as oil filters, air filters and brakes. Managed and maintained the parts inventory. Provided prompt, efficient and courteous customer service to an average of 100 customers per month in the Chicagoland area. Answered customer questions and explained repairs or parts needed. Answered phones and recorded all sales and customer transactions that occurred. Coordinated and communicated with owner to ensure that daily tasks and objectives were being met. Maintained a professional relationship with local business vendors and nearby auto shops.


Merlins - SaintCharles,IL September 2013 to October 2013

Repair and replace damaged or worn parts. Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles. Examine parts for damage or excessive wear. Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools. Repair, rewire,and troubleshoot electrical systems. Fabricate needed parts or items from sheet metal. Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.

Assistant Manager (Shop)

Farm and Fleet - Montgomery,IL September 2012 to September 2013

Regularly assisted the lead mechanic on a variety of large projects. I was responsible for greeting customers in the waiting room and cashing customers out when their service was completed. Regularly performed routine maintenance jobs such as oil changes tire repairs and tune-ups.

Team member performing cashier duties

AutoZone - Naperville,IL May 2012 to August 2012

Assisted customers in knowing the reasons of vehicle breakdown and parts that is needed, Ensured the shop is stocked with necessary parts by placing orders in advance. Notified customers about the availability of parts and out-of-stock parts. Coordinated with the parts makers and vehicle manufacturing companies for latest update. Maintained cleanliness and accident-free status of the shop floor.


U.SMarineCorps - Kaneohe,HI June 2008 to March 2012

Serviced, adjusted, and replaced electrical system components and assemblies on medium to heavy wheeled equipment such as engines, fuel, cooling, final drives, inspect, suspension, hydraulics and brakes. Used schematics, troubleshooting guides, hand tools, power tools, and special test equipment provided technical guidance to subordinates; troubleshoots to the system level. Skilled in operating recovery vehicle (wrecker) to perform vehicle recovery operation, including the use of wielding equipment to facilitate safe recovery. Developed and conducted on-the-job training; completes maintenance records and reports


Automotive technology

Wabaunsee community college

August 2012 to 2014

Military Service

Branch: USMC

Service Country: United States Rank: E-4 Corporal

June 2008 to March 2012

Served in USMC for 4 years as Diesel Technician. Deployed twice and was honorably discharged after contract ended.


●Weld/ oxy acetylene torch

●Diagnosing Emissions/ suspension/ steering/ performance/ Electrical

●Keep a clean organized work space

●Timely/ professional repairs

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