Diesel Mechanic

Ryder System
Aberdeen, MD
Jan 28, 2017
Feb 09, 2018
Automotive, Retail
Full Time
Position Description:

This position performs major and technically difficult diagnostics, repairs, and overhauls/rebuilds in a timely manner; ensuring quality, time standards, customer expectations, cost guidelines and reliability goals are met. The T4 works on assignments requiring considerable judgment and mentors other Ryder technicians on a regular basis.

The Technician IV provides the highest level of experience and expertise in vehicle diagnostics and repair. The position also plays a key role in the leadership, development and training of other grade technicians. The T4 may specialize in areas such as: refrigeration, electronics, exhaust systems, etc., and should possess a combination of extensive vehicle transportation experience, ASE certifications, and/or multiple Ryder Qualifications.



Ability to perform all T3 tasks Must have demonstrated advanced analytical and repair skills in vehicle maintenance Effective interpersonal communication skills Must have basic computer skills: PC, Windows, mouse, etc. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds Must be available to work shift work/weekends and on call duty as required Prefer ASE Certification in PM, Brakes, A/C, electrical, Electronics or ASE Master Mechanic Required to operate shop computers and diagnostic test equipment proficiently Must road test vehicles as necessary Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor/influence others This position requires for you to drive Ryder vehicles. In order to become a Ryder employee you must: 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 3 years Important Note: Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.


SBTIII trained within 180 days (SBT220) Complete all OEM on-line diagnostic scan tool software courses as required by location fleet mix. (completed within 365days) Complete Instructor led OEM courses as required to support location fleet mix. Skill Area: Tire and Wheel Maintenance: Tire & Wheel safety trained within 90 days (TW220) Repair and replace tire and wheel assemblies Perform nail hole repairs Verify, diagnose and repair tire related ride quality complaints Perform failure analysis and substantiate premature failure Skill Area: Preventive Maintenance: PM trained and qualified within 90 days (PM230&PM298) Mentor technicians in complete and efficient PMs Conduct Quality Inspections on PMs Skill Area: Brakes-Air: Brake Air trained and qualified within 90 days (BA220&BA298)

Measure lining thickness Adjust Brakes Perform air brake sections of P.M. Perform brake overhaul Measure drums, rotors,cam bushings Replace S cams, and bushings, slack adjusters and shims Replace foot and relay valves, air dryers, air tanks, air lines, and other similar components Must meet federal qualifications of brake mechanic and inspectors (FMCS 396.25) Perform failure analysis and substantiate abuse or premature failure Diagnose and repair all systems and related problems Skill Area: Brakes-Hydraulic: Brake Hydraulic trained and qualified within 90 days (BH220&BH298)* where appropriate Measure lining thickness Adjust service brakes Adjust park brakes Repair or replace minor parts such as lines Bleed brake systems Perform brake shoe replacement Measure rotors and drums Inspects and replace wheel cylinders, master cylinders and boosters Must meet federal qualifications of brake mechanic and inspectors (FMCS 396.25) Perform failure analysis and substantiate abuse or premature failure Skill Area: A/C, Heater & Refrigeration: A/C recycling and recovery certified within 90 days (CF609) & A/C trained and qualified within 180 days (AC220&AC298) Perform basic system checks such as power to compress