Shop Technician III

Theodore, AL

Job status
Full time
Job description
FedEx Freight is now hiring Shop Technician III position for our Theodore facility.

We offer shift pay differential for 2nd and 3rd shifts, as well as safety shoe reimbursement and a $600.00 a year tool reimbursement.

As a Shop Technician III you will be expected to provide timely, quality, and cost effective repair and maintenance for our vehicle fleet, which includes tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment. You will troubleshoot, modify, and document repairs to ensure a safe and efficient fleet of vehicles.
Education requirements
• High school diploma or GED.
Experience requirements
• Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience performing vehicle maintenance. A heavy duty vehicle maintenance certificate obtained from an accredited vehicle maintenance vocational/trade school may substitute for 1 year of vehicle maintenance experience.
• Experience using oxygen/acetylene equipment (cutting, heating, bending, fabricating equipment during repair)
• Experience using lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes, etc.)
• Experience using precision measurement instruments (micrometers, dial indicators, electronic multimeters/testers, A/C charging station, etc.)
• Paint and body work experience required.
• Prior forklift repair experience required.
Qualifications
• Class A CDL preferred.
• Brake Inspection Certification eligible.
• Medium/Heavy Truck Master ASE Certification preferred.
• Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.
• Valid driver’s license may be required depending on work assignment.
• Knowledge of the use and operation of power, trailing and testing equipment, gauges and tools normally associated with troubleshooting and repair of industrial hydraulic, electrical and diesel equipment.
Responsibilities
• Perform preventative and routine maintenance on tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment, including the use of diagnostic equipment.
• Works with other Technicians to perform repairs and preventative maintenance.
• Prepares records and reports both in writing and electronically.
• Preforms safety inspections of equipment and documents work.
• Moves parts to and from the job site and removes or installs these parts on vehicle.
• Perform other duties as required.
• Perform paint and body work on vehicles, as required.
• Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures.
Skills
• Basic computer skills including email, maintenance programs, and diagnostic systems
• Basic knowledge of late model gas and diesel engines and on-board computers
• Experience using oxygen/acetylene equipment (cutting, heating, bending, welding, fabricating equipment during repair) preferred
• Experience using lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes etc.)
• Experience using precision measurement instruments (micrometers, dial indicators, electronic multimeters/testers, A/C charging station etc.) preferred
• Able to frequently lift components weighing approximately 110 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person
• Ability to safely operate vehicles equipped with manual and automatic transmission
• Ability to enter and exit driver’s compartment of truck and/or behind cab using normally available foot and handholds
• If paint and body work duties required, experience required
• If forklift repair duties required, prior forklift repair experience required
• Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
• Basic written and verbal communication skills

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job
• Exposure to dust, diesel fumes and noise
• May be required to drive service van to off-site locations and perform work
• Exposure to climate conditions of the geographic area
• Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases, paints or other irritants
• Hours may vary due to operational need
Work hours
• Hours may vary due to operational need.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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