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Diesel Tractor Mechanic/Technician

Company: Dayton Freight Lines Inc.
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

You belong at Dayton Freight! Join our team of Tractor Mechanics and be a part of The Dayton Difference .

Dayton Freight is a recognized leader in regional LTL transportation services and we are truly different from other carriers. It's apparent in how we treat our customers, and each other. Our culture is one of teamwork, respect and professional honesty. Dayton Freight appreciates its employees: you are not just a number, you are family. We attribute our growth to the dedication of our employees, and the loyalty of our customers and business partners .

Tractor Technicians are to perform maintenance services in which the volume and quality of work is within the acceptably measures standards for a Dayton Freight Lines.

Additional job duties include:
Effectively perform maintenance and part replacement procedures
Able to diagnose and repair components of tractors
Masters troubleshooting skills, combining personal experience with broad knowledge of Electronic Control Module diagnostic programming
Proficient in the repair of all major power and drive train components
Effectively and efficiently performs Preventative Maintenance inspections and services
Repair and adjust brake system
Repair, adjust, and align suspension system
Perform collision and body repair service
Maintain tire pressure program
Able to effectively test and repair entire truck chassis electrical system. *Dependent upon Class of technician
Proficient in the disassembly and rebuilding of diesel engines.*Dependent upon Class of technician
Perform service calls
Wash and fuel equipment when necessary
Perform road tests on vehicles to ensure quality repair service is performed. *Dependent upon having a CDL
Perform other maintenance duties or assignments when necessary
Consistently positive attitude, interacting courteously and professionally with fellow employees
Proactively assist, guide and direct junior technicians
Be aware of all assigned work in the shop and assume responsibility for its proper completion
Be involved in the daily operations and when asked, fill in during absence of the supervisor. *Dependent upon Class of technician
Demonstrate professional excellence at all times and be a positive example for others to follow
Be a leading participant in the care and upkeep of the shop, the grounds and all equipment and tools
Maintain a clean, safe environment that complies to OSHA and company standards
Be proficient in recording all work and labor on a computer in Dayton Freight's Equipment Maintenance System
Report questionable abuse and unauthorized tampering of equipment to the supervisor
Work with the Parts Department to assume that all necessary material; parts, service supplies and shop supplies are maintained at proper quantity levels
Comply with all Parts Department procedures and rules at all times
Work in compliance to EPA regulations
Work within all DOT and company safety requirements
Be responsible to actively participate in any company sponsored continuous improvements

Job Requirements:
Knowledge of diesel tractors and diagnostics
Able to work in a fast paced environment
Great communication skills

Benefits Stable and growing organization
Competitive weekly pay
Quick advancement
Laundered uniforms
Professional, positive and people-centered work environment
Modern facilities
Clean, late model equipment
Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, 401(k), etc.
Paid holidays (8); paid vacation and personal days

Keywords: maintenance technician, maintenance, maintenance tech, maintenance mechanic, general maintenance, - maintenance manager, mechanic, diesel mechanic, motor, chassis, repair, engine, Diesel, Mechanic, Truck Mechanic, Fleet Mechanic, Diesel Tech., Class 8 Truck Mechanic

Keywords: Dayton Freight Lines Inc., Elkhart , Diesel Tractor Mechanic/Technician, Engineering , Elkhart, Indiana

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