Diesel & Trailer Service Technician

Diesel & Trailer Service Technician


JOB SUMMARY:  The Xpress Cargo Diesel & Trailer Service Technician is responsible for diagnosing the cause of any malfunction and performing repairs on diesel trucks and trailers.                                                                                         



(The following statements describe the general nature of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties.  Additional responsibilities may be assigned by management.)

  • Performs repairs, replace parts on trucks and trailers with efficiency and accuracy.

  • Operate Xpress Service Bay doing DOT Inspections and routine PM services.

  • Advises the Shop manager immediately if additional work is needed, outlined work is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed in agreed upon time frame. 

  • Maintain safety culture of the shop.

  • Ensure that company vehicles and shop are kept clean.

  • Communicate with Parts Department and Shop Manager continuously to ensure timely availability of needed parts.

  • Understand and follow federal, state and local regulations governing the disposal of hazardous waste.

  • Execute/use resource tracking system (Currently using TMT) accurately input data in Work Station.

  • Keep work area and entire shop clean and organized.



  • Ability to adapt to change in a fast-growing production environment

  • Ability to safely operate maintenance support equipment, such as towing vehicles and forklifts.                                     

  • Skill to closely follow written and oral directions, while maintaining a strong detail orientation.   

  • Demonstrate a desire to learn/grow in the trade                             



  • High school Diploma or GED preferred

  • Diesel Engine Technology Certifications / Education are a plus.

  • 1 – 3 years of customer service experience.                                                                                                                                        



  • Must be able or willing to learn how to read fault codes

  • Must have experience diagnosing and repairing diesel trucks and trailers.                                                                                          

  • Must possess complete set of hand tools with rollaway toolbox and a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain a CDL.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

  • Move objects up to and exceeding 200 pounds with reasonable assistance.                                                                  

  • Physically able to stand, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, twist, lift, push, pull, climb, balance, crouch, handle, and move items weighing up to 50 pounds with/without assistance.                                                                                                                              

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision, while demonstrating teamwork, dependability, accuracy, and timeliness.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Must be able to concentrate and focus on task; in a sometimes loud and high energy environment.  



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