U.S. Xpress, Inc. Diesel Mechanic II in shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Summary

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

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair most transmission, engine, electrical, suspension, driveline, HVAC, brakes and air systems. May require assistance from Tech III.

  • Repair/Replace bolt on body parts such as hoods and cab extenders.

  • Perform DOT inspections as outlined in USX 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 documentation in timely fashion.

  • Capable of using all diagnostic equipment and resources.

  • Drive trucks in and out of shop before and after repairs.

  • 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.

  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.

  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers

  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.

  • Perform vehicle preventative maintenance (pm’s) as outlined in USX pm guidelines.

  • Change vehicle tires.

  • Grease mechanical parts

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of tractor experience required.

  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus.

Skills/Certifications

  • Valid Driver’s License required.

  • Basic computer skills preferred.

  • Ability to read and write.

  • Must provide own hand tools that are adequate to perform job functions.

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: 07 / 10 / 2018

City: shippensburg

Shift Details: Wed-Sat 2:30pm-1:00am

State: PA

Requisition Number: 10956

Shift: Weekday - Nights

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time