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Lead Diesel Mechanic - Full Time

XPO - Kansas City, KS


Posted on 04/16/24 (Ref: KSYgaJShmk-371337-en_US)

Lead Diesel Mechanic - Kansas City, KS - XPO

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, 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 earn $37.55/hour including Master Certification.
  • Monday - Friday operation
  • Day Shift, Monday - Friday, 5:00am - 1:30pm
  • Quarterly tool allowance to grow your tool kit
  • Full health insurance benefits on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of your first year
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • 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
  • A valid driver's license
  • Strong 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
  • 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
  • ASE Master MD/HD truck certification (if not already in place, will be required to test each session until Master Certification status is obtained)
  • Prior mechanical experience such as automotive or skilled trades
  • Diesel tech school diploma
  • 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
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time 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 of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery

Be part of something big.

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.

Lead Diesel Mechanic - Kansas City, KS - XPO


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