Diesel Mechanic

U.S. Xpress - Jacksonville, FL (30+ days ago)3.2


$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS; Technician Incentive Plan Eligible

Summary

Tests, services, and repairs tractors and related mechanical components.

Shift Details: Wed-Sat 6:00am-4:30pm

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair most transmission, engine, electrical, suspension, driveline, HVAC, brakes and air systems. May require assistance from Tech III.
  • Repair/Replace bolt on body parts such as hoods and cab extenders.
  • Perform DOT inspections as outlined in USX guidelines.
  • Perform open seat inspections to prepare tractor for next driver.
  • Perform 90 day lease operator inspections.
  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in timely fashion.
  • Capable of using all diagnostic equipment and resources.
  • Drive trucks in and out of shop before and after repairs.
  • Clean and maintain work area on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or close to most SRT times.
  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.
  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers
  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.
  • Perform vehicle preventative maintenance (pm’s) as outlined in USX pm guidelines.
  • Change vehicle tires.
  • Grease mechanical parts
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of tractor experience required.
  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus.

Skills/Certifications

  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Must provide own hand tools that are adequate to perform job functions.

Physical Requirements: while performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel; and reaches with hands and arms.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time supporting full body weight
  • Ability to walk 1000 feet minimum and change positions frequently
  • Ability to frequently move shoulders with full range of motion in all six planes of movement
  • Ability to reach heights over 72” frequently; ability to crouch to height of 18” frequently
  • Ability to reach and stretch across the midline with full cervical range of motion and bilateral range of motion
  • Ability to use hand tools constantly for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stoop to 30” minimum and kneel to 18” minimum
  • Ability to frequently climb 51’ with one 24” step and pull full body weight.
  • Ability to frequently climb stairs 24” without a hand hold rail.
  • Ability to pull self up ladder with 4x17”steps with upper body pull.
  • Ability to constantly go in/out of truck on 51” and one 24” step pulling full body weight.
  • Ability to frequently go up and down ramp.
  • Ability to occasionally push 250 lbs, pull 125 lbs, frequently push/pull 100/50 lbs and constantly push/pull 50/25 lbs.
  • Ability to occasionally carry, lift overhead, high, low and medium lift 51/75 lbs, frequently 50/21 lbs and constantly 20/1 lbs.

*Must be able to perform all physical requirements with reasonable accommodation.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Diesel Mechanic: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)