Us Xpress Jobs – Diesel Technician III

Website U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Job Description:

At U.S. Xpress, we’re proud to have one of the largest, newest and most technologically advanced fleets in the entire nation. But machines don’t make our company great. People do— —especially the highly trained problem—solvers who keep these sophisticated machines running at their peak. How we see it, every time you help a delivery arrive on time, you’ve enabled us to fulfill our word to a customer. That’s why we believe you deserve a highly competitive compensation package, including a technician sign—on bonus, boot allowance, and college tuition at no cost to you or your children. So if you’re driven to passionately pursue your goals, we’re eager to welcome you to our team. Because when we focus our varied talents on reshaping the future of transportation, that’s what we call the POWER OF U.S.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

  • Must be consistently capable of independently analyzing and safely resolving mechanical problems.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Must provide own hand tools that is adequate to perform job functions.
  • Ability to read and write.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Some college/trade school preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of tractor experience 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.

Job Details:

Company:  U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Irving, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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