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TECHNICIAN I
SHIPPENSBURG PA 17257
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-88402155

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U.S. Xpress, Inc.

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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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TECHNICIAN I
**$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS; Technician Incentive Plan Eligible**
**Summary**
Performs basic preventative maintenance and repairs on tractors and trailers.
**ATTENTION VETERAN MECHANICS! U.S. Xpress is an approved Veterans Administration Apprenticeship Sponsor for Heavy Truck Mechanics!** If you have benefits under your Post 9/11 or Reservist GI Bill, you can enroll in our Veteran's Apprenticeship Program for Heavy Truck Mechanics. U.S. Xpress is one of a select few trucking companies to offer this program to Veterans. This means that you can claim your tax-free housing benefits from the VA in addition to receiving training and earning great pay and benefits from U.S. Xpress!
**Duties & Responsibilities**
* Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers as outlined in USX PM guidelines.
* Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.
* Check vehicle fluids (e.g. transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.).
* Change vehicle tires.
* Grease mechanical parts.
* Maintain a high productivity level and complete most jobs within or close to SRT times.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
**Qualifications**
Education
* High school diploma or equivalent required.
* Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program preferred.
Experience
* Minimum of 1 year of mechanical experience preferred.
* A Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program may substitute for 1 year of the required experience.
* Experience in the transportation industry preferred.
* Computer experience preferred.
Skills/Certifications
* Valid driver's license required.
* Ability to read and write.
* Must provide own tools that are adequate to perform job functions.
* D.O.T and Brake certification required to perform PM's and brake work.
* OEM Online certifications preferred.
**Physical Requirements:** while performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel; and reaches with hands and arms.
* Ability to stand for long periods of time supporting full body weight
* Ability to walk 1000 feet minimum and change positions frequently
* Ability to frequently move shoulders with full range of motion in all six planes of movement
* Ability to reach heights over 72" frequently; ability to crouch to height of 18" frequently
* Ability to reach and stretch across the midline with full cervical range of motion and bilateral range of motion
* Ability to use hand tools constantly for extended periods of time
* Ability to stoop to 30" minimum and kneel to 18" minimum
* Ability to frequently climb 51' with one 24" step and pull full body weight.
* Ability to frequently climb stairs 24" without a hand hold rail.
* Ability to pull self up ladder with 4x17"steps with upper body pull.
* Ability to constantly go in/out of truck on 51" and one 24" step pulling full body weight.
* Ability to frequently go up and down ramp.
* Ability to occasionally push 250 lbs, pull 125 lbs, frequently push/pull 100/50 lbs and constantly push/pull 50/25 lbs.
* Ability to occasionally carry, lift overhead, high, low and medium lift 51/75 lbs, frequently 50/21 lbs and constantly 20/1 lbs.
**Must be able to perform all physical requirements with reasonable accommodation.*
**Work Environment:**this job operates in a well-lit and well-ventilated repair shop environment.
**Work Environment**
**None**
**Average**
**Extreme**
Humidity or Wet conditions (non-weather-related)
X
Extreme Cold (non-weather-related)
X
Extreme Heat (non-weather-related)
X
Moving Mechanical Parts
X
Risk of Electrical Shock or Radiation
X
High or Precarious places
X
Fumes or Airborne Particules
X
Toxic, Caustic Chemicals or Hazardous Waste
X
Outdoor Weather Conditions
X
Work with Explosives
X
Noise
X
Standing
X
Walking
X
Sitting
X
Reaching
X
Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling
X
Speaking, Listening, Tasting, Smelling
X
Lifting, Climbing, Balancing
X
Special Visual Requirements
X
Special Hand Movements
X
*Date Posted:* 04 / 16 / 2018
*City:* shippensburg
*Shift Details:* Wed-Sat 7:00am-5:30pm
*State:* PA
*Requisition Number:* 10653
*Shift:* Weekday - Days
*Full/Part Time Status:* Full Time

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