Us Xpress Careers – Diesel Mechanic

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Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform DOT inspections as outlined in USX guidelines.
  • Grease mechanical parts
  • Repair/Replace bolt on body parts such as hoods and cab extenders.
  • Capable of using all diagnostic equipment and resources.
  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in timely fashion.
  • Change vehicle tires.
  • Perform open seat inspections to prepare tractor for next driver.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers
  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.
  • Clean and maintain work area on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or close to most SRT times.
  • Drive trucks in and out of shop before and after repairs.
  • Perform vehicle preventative maintenance (pm’s) as outlined in USX pm guidelines.
  • Diagnose and repair most transmission, engine, electrical, suspension, driveline, HVAC, brakes and air systems. May require assistance from Tech III.
  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.
  • Perform 90 day lease operator inspections.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently move shoulders with full range of motion in all six planes of movement
  • Minimum of 2 years of tractor experience required.
  • Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Ability to reach and stretch across the midline with full cervical range of motion and bilateral range of motion
  • Ability to read and write.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • A Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program may substitute for 1 year of the required experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to reach heights over 72” frequently; ability to crouch to height of 18” frequently
  • Must provide own hand tools that are adequate to perform job functions.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.

Job Details:

Company:  U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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