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Diesel Technician

Company: U.S. Xpress
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

DIESEL TECHNICIANAs a U.S. 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:

  • Avg. $28 per hour (varies with experience)
  • 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 U.S. 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 documentationWhat 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 U.S. Xpress Shop Environment
    • Must provide own tools that are adequate to perform job functions
    • D.O.T 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 testBenefits:
      • Avg. $28 per hour (varies with experience)
      • Medical, Dental and Vision
      • Vacation, Sick & Personal Time
      • Paid Holidays
      • Paid Parental LeaveQualifications:
        • Experience in the transportation industry preferred.
        • Computer experience preferred.

Keywords: U.S. Xpress, Elmhurst , Diesel Technician, Professions , Elmhurst, Illinois

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