Huber Heights
Employment Status
Avg. Hours
(per week)

Apprentice Tractor Technician


Minimum Qualifications:
Possesses a Class B Driver’s License.
Tractor Technicians are to perform maintenance services in which the volume and quality of work is within the acceptably measures standards for a Dayton Freight Lines.
Additional job duties include:

  • Effectively perform maintenance and part replacement procedures
  • Able to diagnose and repair components of tractors
  • Masters troubleshooting skills, combining personal experience with broad knowledge of Electronic Control Module diagnostic programming
  • Proficient in the repair of all major power and drive train components
  • Effectively and efficiently performs Preventative Maintenance inspections and services
  • Repairs and adjusts brake system
  • Repairs, adjusts, and aligns suspension system
  • Performs collision and body repair service
  • Maintains tire pressure program
  • Able to effectively test and repair entire truck chassis electrical system. *Dependent upon Class of technician
  • Proficient in the disassembly and rebuilding of diesel engines.*Dependent upon Class of technician
  • Performs service calls
  • Wash and fuel equipment when necessary
  • Performs road tests on vehicles to ensure quality repair service is performed. *Dependent upon having a CDL
  • Perform other maintenance duties or assignments when necessary
  • Consistently positive attitude, interacting courteously and professionally with fellow employees
  • Proactively assist, guide and direct junior technicians
  • Be aware of all assigned work in the shop and assume responsibility for its proper completion
  • Be involved in the daily operations and when asked, fill in during absence of the supervisor. *Dependent upon Class of technician
  • Demonstrate professional excellence at all times and be a positive example for others to follow
  • Be a leading participant in the care and upkeep of the shop, the grounds and all equipment and tools
  • Maintain a clean, safe environment that complies to OSHA and company standards
  • Be proficient in recording all work and labor on a computer in Dayton Freight’s Equipment Maintenance System
  • Reports questionable abuse and unauthorized tampering of equipment to the supervisor
  • Works with the Parts Department to assume that all necessary material; parts, service supplies and shop supplies are maintained at proper quantity levels
  • Comply with all Parts Department procedures and rules at all times
  • Work in compliance to EPA regulations
  • Work within all DOT and company safety requirements
  • Be responsible to actively participate in any company sponsored continuous improvements