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Sr Mechanic / Sr Technician

Company: FedEx Freight
Location: Kent
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Starting Rate of Pay: $35.75
Sign-on Bonus $5,000 payable in first pay cycle

As a Mechanic / Technician with FedEx Freight, you will use your heavy equipment experience and/or diesel mechanic education to maintain and repair our fleet of diesel tractors. Diesel mechanics are also responsible for trailers, forklifts, and other equipment that requires preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, modifications, and repairs.

Benefits for Fleet Maintenance Technicians:
• Additional $5.50 per hour for candidates with A.S.E. Master Certification
• $1,000 Annual Tool Reimbursement Allowance
• Shift Differential Pay Available
• Tuition Reimbursement for Diesel Mechanic ASE Certifications


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

Repairs, modifies and performs preventive maintenance inspections; troubleshoots fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment Performs advanced diagnostics to identify source of trouble and performs repairs and/or replaces or rebuilds all components and systems Makes necessary adjustments to equipment for safe and efficient operation and prepares required safety documentation Provides guidance and mentoring to less-experienced technicians Ensures proper accurate documentation of all maintenance performed, completes reports in writing and electronically Performs safety inspections of equipment and documents the work Performs paint and body work on vehicles, as required Complies with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures Performs other assignments (or 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.


  • High School Diploma (or GED), preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience performing vehicle maintenance
  • A heavy-duty vehicle maintenance certificate obtained from an accredited vehicle maintenance vocational/trade school may substitute for one year of vehicle maintenance experience
  • A Master ASE certification may substitute for an additional two years of vehicle maintenance experience
  • Demonstrated competency in repair and maintenance of Brakes, Electrical, PMI, Powertrain, and Trailing Equipment required
  • Medium/Heavy Truck Master ASE Certification and Class A CDL preferred
  • Must possess proficient computer skills including maintenance programs, and diagnostic systems
  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of gas and diesel engines and on-board computers
  • Experience using precision measurement instruments, oxygen/acetylene equipment, and lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes, etc.)
  • Able to frequently lift components weighing up to 110 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks
  • Valid driver's license may be required depending on work assignment
  • Ability to safely operate vehicles equipped with manual or automatic transmissions
  • Ability to enter and exit the driver's compartment of the truck and/or behind cab using normal available footholds and handholds
  • Paint and body work experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills

    • 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


      FLSA Status: [x] Exempt [ ] Non-Exempt

      Additional Information
      Salary Range Estimate: Hourly: $34.50 - $37.54
      This compensation range is provided as a reasonable estimate of the current starting salary range for this role. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, your work location, how many years of experience you have, and comparison to other employees already in this role.
      Employee Benefits: Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Employee Assistance Program, Personal/Sick Paid time, Educational Assistance Program, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, FedEx Shipping Discount, Vacation (Full Time, Non-Temporary Only), Adoption Assistance Benefit, Lifecare & Lifemart Discount Center.
      • \tVacation (6.67-13.34 hours per month based on time in position) & Paid Holidays (8 per year)
      FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

      If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Freight, please call 800-888-8252 or e-mail at

      FedEx Freight will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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