Shop Technician 3/Mechanic
FedEx Freight - Chester, VA

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To provide timely, quality, and cost effective maintenance for vehicle fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment that requires preventive maintenance, repairs 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 may include the use of diagnostic equipment)
  • Works with other technicians in performing preventative maintenance and repairs
  • Prepares records and reports both in writing and electronically
  • Performs safety inspections of equipment and documents the work
  • Moves parts to and from the job site and removes or installs these parts on vehicle
  • 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.

Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma (or GED) preferred
  • Must have one (1) year experience performing vehicle maintenance; may substitute one year vehicle maintenance experience with one year accredited vehicle maintenance technical school training
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks
  • Valid driver’s license preferred; Class A CDL preferred
  • Any ASE certifications preferred
  • Knowledge of the use and operation of power, trailing and testing equipment, gauges and tools normally associated with troubleshooting and repair of industrial hydraulic, electrical, and diesel equipment
  • Basic computer skills including email, maintenance programs, and diagnostic systems
  • Basic knowledge of late model gas and diesel engines and on-board computers
  • Experience using oxygen/acetylene equipment (cutting, heating, bending, welding, fabricating equipment during repair), preferred
  • Experience using lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes etc.), preferred
  • Experience using precision measurement instruments (micrometers, dial indicators, electronic multimeters/testers, A/C charging station etc.), preferred
  • 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 driver’s compartment of truck and/or behind cab using normally available foot and handholds
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors)

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • 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 or other irritants
  • Hours may vary due to operational need

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