Military Veteran - Diesel Mechanic (Apprentice)

Adaptive Construction Solutions - Houston, TX

Military Veteran - Diesel Mechanic Apprentice

ACS is looking for motivated veterans with some mechanic experience to build their careers as Diesel Mechanics.

Adaptive Construction Solutions, Inc. (ACS) is a veteran owned and operated company that operates a community based DOL Registered Apprenticeship program.  After starting a job as an apprentice, the program provides employer sponsored training that provides industry-recognized credentials. ACS operates one of the largest and fastest growing Registered Apprenticeships in the nation.

Apprenticeship programs provide apprentices the opportunity to progress from an entry-level position to journey-level status through a combination of related technical instruction and on-the-job training while being employed from the commencement. In addition to earning competitive wages, while learning a skilled trade, veterans may apply to receive a tax-free monthly housing allowance from their GI Bill benefits.

Role of a Diesel Mechanic

  • Preparing work plans after fully scoping out the issues
  • Running diagnostic tests on diesel engines and interpreting the results to offer suitable solutions
  • Inspecting vehicle systems, including suspensions, steering and exhausts
  • Repairing or replacing vehicle transmissions, brakes, engines and other associated parts
  • Conducting field visits in the case of an emergency or sudden breakdown
  • Test driving repaired vehicles to gauge their performance
  • Completing oil changes, wheel balancing, alignment and brake checks
  • Maintaining records of parts inventory and serviced vehicles
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Environment

As one may expect, construction is performed in physically demanding and dangerous conditions. These include but are not limited to confined spaces, cold winters and hot summers. As a result, mechanics must be willing to work in austere (strict) safety conditions.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Full-time job with employer sponsored training
  • Competitive wages with incremental pay increases
  • Eligible to receive GI Bill monthly housing allowance in addition to wages
  • Opportunities for growth in a skilled trade


Starting at $18 with incremental wage increases

Candidate Requirements

Candidates are required to have the following;

  • Ability to work in and promote a drug free environment
  • Able to carry 50/60+ lbs of equipment and lift 100lbs
  • Be reliable and practice good attendance
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Have completed high school or earned an equivalent
  • Preference is provided to applicants who have served in the Armed Forces



Posted On: Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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