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Mechanic, Specialist- $5000 Sign On Bonus

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Des Moines, IA, US, 50321

Company: XPO Logistics


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Specialist, Technician, you will be responsible for maintaining tractors and trailers, and performing necessary repairs while adhering to company standards and safety policies. This role is critical to providing our drivers with safe and reliable equipment and helping us continue to deliver superior service to our customers.


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:

  • Inspect, maintain and repair tractors and trailers to ensure a safe and efficient operation
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs to tractors and trailers
  • Utilize troubleshooting techniques to resolve tractor and trailer malfunctions
  • Perform preventive maintenance on tractors and trailers
  • Ensure all paperwork required for maintenance and repairs of tractors and trailers is completed accurately and maintained in accordance with company standards
  • Continually recommend measures to improve production and quality methods, equipment performance and use, safety and workplace environment

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Basic computer skills for documenting maintenance, service, and repair activities
  • Basic hand tools
  • A desire to become a trailer mechanic

It would be nice if you had

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior mechanical training

Be part of something big.


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.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Des Moines

Job Segment: Mechanic, Operations