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Diesel Technician

Company: U. S. Xpress
Location: Peoria
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

DIESEL TECHNICIANShop Location: 2900 166th St, Markham, IL 60428As a U.S. Xpress Diesel Technician, you will be part of our elite fleet maintenance and preventative maintenance team. You'll handle tasks based on your experience level that are critical to maintaining a safe and efficient fleet.You'll enjoy a clean and safe work environment and industry-leading benefits, including:Avg. $28 per hour (varies with experience)Career Advancement CertificationsUniforms & nitrile exam work glovesAnnual boot allowanceSign-on bonusShift differential payCompetitive base benefits packagePaid Parental Leave**What you'll be doing (overview, not limited to this list):*** Test, service, and repair tractors and related mechanical components * Diagnose and repair most transmission, engine, electrical, suspension, driveline, HVAC, brakes and air systems * Repair/Replace bolt-on body parts such as hoods and cab extenders * Maintain a high productivity level and complete jobs within or close to SRT times. * Perform DOT inspections as outlined in U.S. Xpress guidelines * Perform open seat inspections to prepare tractor for next driver * Perform 90-day lease operator inspections * Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentationWhat you'll need:Minimum of 1 year of mechanical experience preferredA Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program may substitute for 1 year of the required experienceExperience in the transportation industry preferredComputer experience preferredValid driver's license required18 years or older to work in U.S. Xpress Shop EnvironmentMust provide own tools that are adequate to perform job functionsD.O.T and Brake certification required to perform PM's and brake workOEM Online certifications preferredTechnical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program preferred.Pass a standard physical performance testBenefits:Avg. $22-40 per hour (varies with experience)Medical, Dental and VisionVacation, Sick & Personal TimePaid HolidaysPaid Parental LeaveQualifications:Experience in the transportation industry preferred.Computer experience preferred.

Keywords: U. S. Xpress, Peoria , Diesel Technician, Professions , Peoria, Illinois

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