Technician Trainee

Ryder - Norcross, GA (30+ days ago)3.5

Position Description
Are you looking for an excellent place to work that offers great pay, benefits and incentives?

Do you want to work on new trucks using state of the art tools?

Do you want a rewarding career with one of the largest transportation companies in the country?

If you answered “Yes” to these questions, you’ve got to check out Ryder!

Please call or text Tim @ 704-215-1217 for more information

The Technician Trainee (TT) role is a developmental position intended to familiarize a new employee with the Technician role while working as a Service Employee and is enrolled in Ryder’s 18 month Technical Training Developmental Program. The incumbent will be assigned to a mentor and receive hands-on experience and knowledge in a professional shop environment. In addition, Ryder will have the opportunity to gauge the trainee’s technical aptitude, work ethic, and if they are a culture fit. The ultimate goal is to acclimate the Technician Trainee to Ryder’s current business model, culture, and practices which could potentially lead to a future Technician I or Technician II position.

The Technician Trainee must be able to fulfill all assigned responsibilities and technician training on a weekly basis, as guided by their assigned location mentor. The TT must be in good standing with their employment and throughout the developmental program. As with all Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) Shop positions, the trainee is responsible for adhering to all Ryder Maintenance Operations policies and procedures. Upon completion of the Technical Training Developmental Program, the TT will be prepared for technician level opportunities within the company.

H.S. diploma/GED in General H.S. subjects
Zero to one (1) year mechanical experience working with, and maintaining, primarily diesel engines preferred
Must be 18 years of age or older
Proficiency in English written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated customer service skills
Strong technical aptitude with ability to learn to use and maintain equipment and machinery preferred

Ability to:
Quickly troubleshoot and resolve problems preferred
Work independently and as a member of a team
Professionally represent Ryder and competently engage both Ryder employees and customers
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Must have track record of performance and good attendance
Strong sense of personal accountability and a proven track record of achieving desired results
Competency in basic computer skills and in a Microsoft Office environment
Beginner level knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance preferred
Beginner level knowledge of shop management systems preferred
Valid Commercial Driver License (CDL) CLASS A Valid driver’s license (180 Days)
DOT safety regulated position; regulated tech
Safety sensitive position; minimum age requirements and work hours will be determined by State Law

Regulated Tech:
Must be able to obtain CDL within 6 months after hire
Pass a Ryder drug test
Pass a DOT physical
Pass a Ryder road test
Pass a Ryder background and motor vehicle check including drug and alcohol verification from previous employers for the last three (3) years
Important Note: Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.

Move heavy duty vehicles into or out of yard, wash bay, service shop, or delivered to rental shop. Wash and detail vehicles manually or using automated equipment; fuel diesel, natural gas, and hybrid vehicles properly while adhering to all shop safety policies and procedures; record fuel activity and maintain proper fuel and DEF inventories and reconciliation; this includes using hand held devices to properly identify customer and required services
Perform multi-point inspection on inbound units as required by company policies and procedures; this includes checking vehicle tire pressure and thread, fluid levels, lights, washing vehicle windows, changing tires, inspecting refrigeration units on trucks, and reporting service or driver issues to shop
Maintain fuel island area to Six Sigma standards and policies; perform some facility maintenance; perform minor maintenance tasks as assigned by supervisor
Attend and complete all Technician Training Development Program requirements and assessments. Training will include hands-on and online training as well as performing tasks learned. Technician Training Development Program will include but is not limited to:

Service Island Training:
Service Island Multi-point Inspection (includes Hand Held)
Vehicle Fueling and Washing
Environmental Safety & Spill Response
Safe Driving
Service Island Organization & Cleanliness (6S Standards)

Technician I Training:
Preventive Maintenance
Tire and Wheel
Service Bay Tool

Technician II Training:
HD Electrical
Air and Hydraulic Brakes
Performs other duties as assigned
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.