Diesel Mechanic

Employer
US Xpress
Location
Thurmont, MD
Posted
Sep 13, 2021
Closes
Sep 17, 2021
Ref
91960887
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
DIESEL TECHNICIAN As a US Xpress Diesel Technician, you will be part of our elite fleet maintenance and preventative maintenance team. You'll handle tasks based on your experience level that are critical to maintaining a safe and efficient fleet. You'll enjoy a clean and safe work environment and industry-leading benefits, including: * Career Advancement Certifications * Uniforms & nitrile exam work gloves * Annual boot allowance * Sign-on bonus * Shift differential pay * Competitive base benefits package * Paid Parental Leave What you'll be doing (overview, not limited to this list): * Test, service, and repair tractors and related mechanical components * Diagnose and repair most transmission, engine, electrical, suspension, driveline, HVAC, brakes and air systems * Repair/Replace bolt-on body parts such as hoods and cab extenders * Maintain a high productivity level and complete jobs within or close to SRT times. * Perform DOT inspections as outlined in US Xpress 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 What you'll need: * Minimum of 1 year of mechanical experience preferred * A Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program may substitute for 1 year of the required experience * Experience in the transportation industry preferred * Computer experience preferred * Valid driver's license required * 18 years or older to work in US Xpress Shop Environment * Must provide own tools that are adequate to perform job functions * DOT and Brake certification required to perform PM's and brake work * OEM Online certifications preferred * Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program preferred. * Pass a standard physical performance test BENEFITS: Medical, Dental and Vision, Vacation, Sick & Personal Time, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in the transportation industry preferred., Computer experience preferred.