Fleet Technician III

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.    Robert, LA
Job Description

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

Summary

Tests, services, and repairs tractors, trailers and related mechanical components.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform in-depth diagnostic and repairs on engines, transmission, driveline, HVAC, electrical, suspension, lighting systems, body panels, brakes and air systems etc.
  • Perform light trailer body repairs including doors, tires, lighting system etc.
  • Act as a mentor and trainer to Tech I and II’s as needed.
  • Identify and obtain necessary replacement parts as needed to execute repairs.
  • Drive trucks and yard jockey trailers in and out of shop before and after repairs.
  • Repair/replace bolts on body parts such as hoods and cab extenders.
  • Perform DOT inspections as outlined in USX guidelines; accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in timely fashion.
  • Perform open seat inspections to prepare tractor for next driver.
  • Perform 90-day lease operator inspections.
  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.
  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers as outlined in USX PM guidelines.
  • Check vehicle fluids (e.g. transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.).
  • Change vehicle tires.
  • Grease mechanical parts.
  • Clean and maintain work area on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or better than SRT times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology preferred.
  • Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of tractor and trailer experience required.
  • A Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program may substitute for 1 year of the required experience.
  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus.
  • Skills/Certifications

  • ASE Certifications preferred.
  • DOT, AC, and brake certifications required.
  • Advanced welding skills required.
  • Proficiency in using OEM websites for diagnostic repairs.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Must be consistently capable of independently analyzing and safely resolving mechanical problems.
  • Must provide own hand tools that is adequate to perform job functions.
  • 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


    Thu, 14 Mar 2019 21:09:44 GMT

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