Shop Technician 2/Mechanic
FedEx Freight - Kettleman City, CA

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To provide timely, quality, and cost effective repair and maintenance for vehicle fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts and other equipment that requires preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, modifications and documentation to ensure a safe and efficient fleet of vehicles.

Position Information:
  • Performs preventative and routine maintenance on tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment (which will include the use of diagnostic equipment)
  • Diagnoses cause of malfunctions and performs repairs from preventative maintenance up to component replacements
  • Diagnoses and trouble shoots general vehicle operating systems
  • Documents work performed, prepares vehicle records and reports in writing and electronically
  • Works with other technicians or independently in performing preventative maintenance and repairs
  • Performs necessary adjustments in equipment to ensure safe and efficient operations and prepares required safety documentation
  • Performs paint and body work on vehicles, as required
  • Comply with all applicable laws / regulations, as well as company policies / procedures
  • Perform other assignments (or duties) as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

  • High School Diploma (or GED) preferred
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience performing vehicle maintenance; may substitute one year vehicle maintenance experience with one year accredited vehicle maintenance technical school training
  • Any ASE certifications preferred
  • Brake Inspection Certification eligible
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks
  • Valid driver’s license preferred; Class A CDL preferred
  • Computer skills including email, maintenance programs, and diagnostic systems
  • Thorough knowledge of late model gas and diesel engines and on-board computers
  • Experience using oxygen/acetylene equipment (cutting, heating, bending, fabricating equipment during repair)
  • Experience using lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes, etc.)
  • Experience using precision measurement instruments (micrometers, dial indicators, electronic multimeters/testers, A/C charging station, etc.)
  • Able to frequently lift components weighing approximately 110 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person
  • Ability to safely operate vehicles equipped with manual and automatic transmission
  • Ability to enter and exit the driver’s compartment of the truck and/or behind cab using normal available footholds and handholds
  • If paint and body work duties required, experience preferred
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors)

  • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job
  • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noise
  • Exposure to climate conditions of the geographic area
  • Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases, paints or other irritants
  • Hours may vary due to operational need

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