Diesel Mechanic - 3rd shift M-F

Requisition Id:  373321
Business Unit:  LTL

St. Louis, MO, US, 63147

What you’ll need to succeed as a Diesel Mechanic at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in tractor and trailer inspection and repair, a technical school degree with certification in heavy-duty truck/trailer maintenance
  • 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) and mechanical skills
  • Basic hand tools required for heavy-duty trailer and tractor maintenance
  • Basic computer 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
  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends


Preferred qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent work-related or military experience
  • 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
  • Able to diagnose and repair vehicle air conditioning systems


About the Diesel Mechanic job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Experienced Technicians can earn up to $36.61/hour including Master Certification 
  • Monday – Friday operation
  • Night 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 of PTO over your first year
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Education assistance
  • This is a Motor Carrier Act Exempt position


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
  • Abide by 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 the work area is always clean, safe, and organized
  • Interact with operations and shop management


Diesel Mechanics are required to:

  • Frequently lift up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift more than 75 lbs.
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods 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 on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery


About XPO

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. 


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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