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Diesel Apprentice - $5K - 2nd Shift

Requisition Id:  316525
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

Fridley, MN, US, 55432

 

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. 

 

Pay, benefits and more.

  • Pay starts at $26.08hour
  • $5,000 in bonuses available 
  • 2nd Shift, Monday - Friday, 3:00pm - 11:30pm 
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education assistance

 

What you will do on a typical day:

  • 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 schedules
  • Apply knowledge and work in accordance with DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations as required
  • 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
  • Repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems
  • Conduct safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation
  • Move trailers throughout the property
  • Operate a hostler in all types of weather; safely walk and stand for extended periods of time

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you will need:

  • 1 year of experience in general heavy truck repair, automotive repair, or equipment repair; equivalent trade school/technical school time may be applied toward this requirement
  • Your own technician hand tools required for tractor/trailer and forklift repairs and maintenance
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, and weekends

It would be great if you also have:

  • Previous or current ASE certifications
  • Basic computer skills  
  • Basic welding skills such as Oxy/Acetylene, ARC and MIG

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery or in various locations that may be outside

Be part of something big.

 

Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect will receive a $1,000 sign-on bonus, subject to repayment if the employee voluntarily terminates their employment with XPO Logistics within the first 6 months. Bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply. Current XPO employees are not eligible for sign-on bonuses.

 

A $2,000 retention bonus will be paid to those eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 6 months of continuous employment with XPO Logistics in their current qualified position. Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 12 months of continuous employment in their current qualified position will receive another $2,000 bonus. The bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply. Current XPO employees are not eligible for retention bonuses.

 

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. 


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