U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.

Job Title:   TECHNICIAN I
02 / 11 / 2013
5904
Laredo
Weekday - Nights
Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:
JOB FUNCTIONS



  • Perform basic or minor repairs on brakes, tires and wiring


  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers


  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.


  • Perform vehicle oil changes


  • Change vehicle tires


  • Grease mechanical parts


  • Maintain proper attendance and punctuality to ensure that the department is operated in an efficient and cost effective manner.


  • Ability to work on an USX site or USX customer location site while performing the essential functions of this position.


  • Other duties as assigned


 

 

KEY KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE



  • High school diploma or GED preferred


  • Computer experience preferred


  • General mechanical aptitude


  • Informal or formal experience working on vehicles 


  • Desire to learn tractor and trailer maintenance


  • Valid drivers license required


  • Must provide own 260 piece mechanic tool set along with a test light, adjustable pliers, needle nose pliers, channel locks (20.25 in.), and wire cutters/strippers/crimpers


 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS



  • Ability to stand for long periods of time supporting full body weight


  • Ability to walk 1000 feet minimum and change positions frequently


  • Ability to frequently move shoulders with full range of motion in all six planes of movement


  • Ability to reach heights over 72” frequently; ability to crouch to height of 18” frequently


  • Ability  to reach and stretch across the midline with full cervical range of motion and bilateral range of motion


  • Constant fingering and feeling to use wrenches and sockets


  • Ability to stoop to 30” minimum and kneel to 18” minimum


  • Ability to climb at least 51” and step 24” with and without a hand hold


  •  Ability to pull self up ladder with 4x17”steps with upper body



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