Technician

Job Description

Job ID: 438084BR
Address Line 1: 250 Research Drive
City: Milford
State: Connecticut
Zip Code: 06460
Position Status: Full-Time
Grade: M2F

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

To provide timely, quality, and cost-effective repair and maintenance for vehicle fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment that requires preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, modifications, and repairs.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Performs preventative and routine maintenance on tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment
2. Performs basic diagnostics to identify source of trouble and makes necessary adjustments to equipment for safe and efficient operation
3. Works with other technicians in performing preventative maintenance and repairs
4. Ensures proper and accurate documentation of all maintenance performed, completes reports in writing and electronically
5. Performs safety inspections of equipment and documents the work
6. Performs paint and body work on vehicles, as required
7. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
8. Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma (or GED), preferred
Must have one (1) year experience performing vehicle maintenance or either possess (or be within sixty (60) days of obtaining) a vehicle maintenance certificate from an accredited vocation/trade school or completion of the FedEx Freight, Inc. Apprentice Program with satisfactory performance.
One or more Medium/Heavy Truck ASE Certifications and Class A CDL 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 testing equipment, gauges and tools associated with vehicle troubleshooting and repairs
Basic computer skills including maintenance programs, and diagnostic systems
Basic knowledge of gas and diesel engines
Familiarity with precision measurement instruments, oxygen/acetylene equipment, and lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes, 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
Paint and body work experience preferred
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 considerable amounts of 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

Division Category: Maintenance
Company Name: FedEx Freight Inc.

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