U.S. Xpress, Inc. TECHNICIAN I in Springfield, Ohio

$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 / 16 / 2018

City: Springfield

Shift Details: Tues-Sat 8:00am-4:30pm

State: OH

Requisition Number: 10652

Shift: Weekday - Days

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time