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Mechanic Lead

Date: May 26, 2019

Location: Kansas City, KS, US, 66115

Company: XPO Logistics

Pay starts at $29.12

 

Shift: Evenings/Nights

 

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our skilled team of mechanics is the driving force that keeps our equipment in top condition. As the Mechanic Lead, you will ensure that your team has the tools and the skills needed to maintain the equipment. You’ll be responsible for creating schedules, supervising front line shop personnel, ordering parts, overseeing vendor control and training mechanics. You’ll also provide reliable and roadworthy equipment at the lowest cost of ownership to our Driver Sales Representatives to allow them to provide superior and safe service to our customers. If you’re excited about the challenge of working for a rapidly growing global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with XPO.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Schedule and supervise shop personnel
  • Order parts and manage vendors
  • Ensure mechanics receive required training
  • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on all types of class 7 and 8 diesel equipment, forklifts and trailing equipment in compliance with the manufacturers' and company’s schedules
  • Safely access any area of the equipment or vehicle to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of vehicles and trailers
  • Apply knowledge of and work in accordance with the standards of the Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); follow all rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and lead your team to do the same
  • Repair or rebuild all or parts of various equipment systems

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 3 years of hands-on experience as a fleet mechanic
  • Ability to lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally)
  • ASE Master MD/HD truck certification (if not already in place, will be required to test each session until Master Certification status is obtained)
  • Ability to diagnose and repair vehicle air conditioning systems
  • Ability to obtain EPA HVAC Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Certification within 90 days of hire (ASE, MACS or equivalent)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Tractor and trailer experience
  • Forklift repair knowledge
  • Basic welding skills

Be part of something big.

 

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City