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Mechanic Apprentice

Company: XPO
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

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.

  • Pay starts at $25.38/hour
  • Monday - Friday operation
  • 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 will do on a typical day:
    • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on all types of heavy-duty diesel equipment, forklifts, and trailing equipment, in compliance with the manufacturers, DOT, and company schedules
    • Apply knowledge and work in accordance with DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations as required
    • 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
    • Repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems
    • Conduct safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation
    • Move trailers throughout the property, operating a hostler in all types of weather
    • Enter job times and parts on repair orders to track activity
    • Operate specialized tooling and vehicles
    • Ensure work area is always clean, safe, and organized
    • Interact with operations and shop management What you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you will need:
      • 1 years of experience in tractor and trailer inspection and repair -OR- a technical school degree with certification in heavy duty truck/trailer maintenance
      • A valid driver's license
      • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, and weekends
      • 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
      • Basic hand tools required for heavy duty trailer and tractor maintenance It would be great if you also have:
        • High school diploma or equivalent
        • Previous or current ASE certifications
        • Diesel tech school diploma
        • Prior mechanical experience such as automotive or skilled trades
        • Basic computer skills
        • Basic welding skills such as Oxy/Acetylene, ARC and MIG 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 or in various locations that may be outside 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.

Keywords: XPO, Atlanta , Mechanic Apprentice, Engineering , Atlanta, Georgia

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