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Apprentice Tractor Technician


You belong at Dayton Freight! Join our team of Technicians and be a part of The Dayton Difference.
Dayton Freight is a recognized leader in regional LTL transportation services and we are truly different from other carriers. It’s apparent in how we treat our customers, and each other. Our culture is one of teamwork, respect and professional honesty. Dayton Freight appreciates its employees: you are not just a number, you are family. We attribute our growth to the dedication of our employees, and the loyalty of our customers and business partners. 

Apprentice 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:

  • Learns to perform basic maintenance and part replacement procedures by observing, assisting and asking questions
  • Assist senior technicians when asked to do so
  • Develop skills in the diagnosis and repair of all DFL tractor components
  • Learn to effectively and efficiently perform PM inspections and services
  • Perform service calls
  • Perform other maintenance duties or assignments as necessary
  • 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
  • Proficient in recording all work and labor on a computer in the EMS system
  • Work with Parts Department to assure that all necessary material, parts, service supplies and shop supplies are maintained at proper quantity levels
  • Works in compliance to EPA and DOT regulations and Company safety requirements
  • Continuously improves processes


  • Possesses a Class B Driver’s License.
  • Able to pass a drug screen
  • Fluent in English


  • Stable and growing organization
  • Competitive weekly pay
  • Quick advancement
  • Laundered Uniforms
  • Professional, positive and people-centered work environment
  • Modern facilities
  • Clean, late model equipment
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, 401(k), etc.