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Lead Diesel Mechanic - $6,000 in Bonuses

Requisition Id:  337999
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

St. Louis, MO, US, 63147

 

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.

  • Experienced technicians can start at $32.68/hour 
  • $1/hour increase for 2nd shift
  • Shift: 3:00pm - 11:30pm Monday - Friday
  • $6,000 in bonuses available
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 15 days PTO over the course of your first year (if applicable)
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education assistance

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Schedule and supervise shop personnel
  • Order parts and manage vendors
  • Ensure technicians 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
  • 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’ll need:

  • 4 years of related work experience
  • ASE Master MD/HD truck certification (if not already in place, will be required to test each session until Master Certification status is obtained)
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Experience in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to diagnose and repair vehicle air conditioning systems
  • To obtain EPA HVAC Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Certification within 90 days of hire (ASE, MACS or equivalent)
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 3 years of hands-on experience as a fleet technician
  • Tractor and trailer experience
  • Forklift repair knowledge
  • Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC)

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

Be part of something big.

 

 

Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect will receive a $1,500 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 $1,500 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 $1,500 bonus. Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 18 months of continuous employment in their current qualified position will receive another $1,500 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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