U.S. Xpress, Inc. TECHNICIAN I in shippensburg, Pennsylvania

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

Summary

Performs basic preventative maintenance and repairs on tractors and trailers.

*ATTENTION VETERAN MECHANICS! U.S. Xpress is an approved Veterans Administration Apprenticeship Sponsor for Heavy Truck Mechanics! *If you have benefits under your Post 9/11 or Reservist GI Bill, you can enroll in our Veteran's Apprenticeship Program for Heavy Truck Mechanics. U.S. Xpress is one of a select few trucking companies to offer this program to Veterans. This means that you can claim your tax-free housing benefits from the VA in addition to receiving training and earning great pay and benefits from U.S. Xpress!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers as outlined in USX PM guidelines.

  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.

  • Check vehicle fluids (e.g. transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.).

  • Change vehicle tires.

  • Grease mechanical parts.

  • Maintain a high productivity level and complete most jobs within or close to SRT times.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program preferred.

Experience

  • 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.

Skills/Certifications

  • Valid driver’s license required.

  • Ability to read and write.

  • 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.

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.

Work Environment:this job operates in a well-lit and well-ventilated repair shop environment.

Work Environment

None

Average

Extreme

Humidity or Wet conditions (non-weather-related)

X

Extreme Cold (non-weather-related)

X

Extreme Heat (non-weather-related)

X

Moving Mechanical Parts

X

Risk of Electrical Shock or Radiation

X

High or Precarious places

X

Fumes or Airborne Particules

X

Toxic, Caustic Chemicals or Hazardous Waste

X

Outdoor Weather Conditions

X

Work with Explosives

X

Noise

X

Standing

X

Walking

X

Sitting

X

Reaching

X

Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling

X

Speaking, Listening, Tasting, Smelling

X

Lifting, Climbing, Balancing

X

Special Visual Requirements

X

Special Hand Movements

X

Date Posted: 04 / 26 / 2018

City: shippensburg

Shift Details: Tues-Fri 10:00pm-8:30am

State: PA

Requisition Number: 10685

Shift: Weekday - Nights

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time