Diesel Mechanic - Monday - Friday, Plus Bonuses

Requisition Id:  369560
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

La Salle, IL, US, 61301

 

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, 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.

  • Experienced Technicians can earn up to $40.39/hour including Master Certification and shift differential. 
  • $3,000 in bonuses available 
  • Monday – Friday operation
  • Hiring for 2nd or 3rd Shift
  • 2nd Shift, 3:00pm - 11:30pm
  • 3rd Shift, 11:00pm 7:30am
  • Quarterly tool allowance to grow your tool kit 
  • Full health insurance benefits on day one 
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of your first year
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Education assistance

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on all types of class 6 through 8 diesel equipment, forklifts, and trailing equipment
  • Access any of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under part of the equipment
  • Repair or rebuild all or parts of various equipment systems
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment and component issues and perform repairs accordingly
  • Perform HVAC system repairs
  • Work in accordance with DOT, EPA, Interstate Authority, OSHA and other rules and regulations
  • Conduct safety inspections on equipment and prepare safety documentation as needed
  • Maintain proficiency with equipment and technologies that enhance productivity
  • Move trailers throughout the property, operating a hostler in all types of weather
  • Enter job times and parts on repair orders to track activity
  • Operate specialized tooling and vehicles
  • Ensure work area is always clean, safe, and organized
  • Interact with operations and shop management

 

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 2 years of experience in tractor and trailer inspection and repair -OR- a technical school degree with certification in heavy duty truck/trailer maintenance
  • To obtain EPA HVAC Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Certification within 90 days of hire (ASE, MACS or equivalent)
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC)
  • Basic hand tools required for heavy duty trailer and tractor maintenance
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Brake inspection qualified as defined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations, Section 396.25
  • Vehicle Inspection qualified as defined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations, Section 396.19
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends

 

It’d be great if you also have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior mechanical experience such as automotive or skilled trades
  • Previous or current ASE certifications
  • Diesel tech school diploma
  • Experience with trailer repair, diesel engine system diagnostics and preventive maintenance for tractor technicians
  • Ability to diagnose and repair vehicle air conditioning systems

 

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. frequently and more than 75 lbs. occasionally
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery, including working outdoors in inclement weather
  • 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

 

Be part of something big.

 

Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect will receive a $1000 sign-on bonus, if you voluntarily terminate employment before 12 months of continuous employment, you are required to repay 100% of the sign-on bonus.  If you terminate employment after 12 months but before 24 months, you are required to repay 50% of the sign-on bonus. The sign-on bonus will be paid in accordance with the Company’s payroll procedures on the normal payroll date following 30 days of your continuous employment. Current XPO employees are not eligible for sign-on bonuses.

 

 

A $1000 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 $1000 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.  
 

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