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FedEx Freight Diesel Mechanic in Henderson, Colorado

POSITION OVERVIEW:To provide timely, quality, and cost-effective repair and maintenance forvehicle fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts, and otherequipment that requires preventive maintenance, troubleshooting,modifications, and repairs.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:1.Performs preventative and routine maintenance on tractors, trailers,forklifts, and other equipment2.Performs basic diagnostics to identify source of trouble and makes necessaryadjustments to equipment for safe and efficient operation3.Works with other technicians in performing preventative maintenance andrepairs4.Ensures proper and accurate documentation of all maintenance performed,completes reports in writing and electronically5.Performs safety inspections of equipment and documents the work6.Performs paint and body work on vehicles, as required7.Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as companypolicies/procedures8.Perform other duties as requiredDisclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designedto contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma (or GED), preferred Must have one-year experience performing vehicle maintenance or eitherpossess (or be within sixty (60) days of obtaining) a vehiclemaintenance certificate from an accredited vocation/trade school orcompletion of the FedEx Freight, Inc. Apprentice Program with satisfactoryperf One or more Medium/Heavy Truck ASE Certifications and Class A CDL preferred Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks Valid driver's license may be required depending on work assignment Knowledge of the use and operation of testing equipment, gauges and toolsassociated with vehicle troubleshooting and repairs Basic computer skills including maintenance programs, and diagnostic systems Basic knowledge of gas and diesel engines Familiarity with precision measurement instruments, oxygen/acetyleneequipment, and lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, ortransmission jacks, floor cranes, etc.) preferred. Able to frequently lift components weighing approximately 110 pounds withappropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person Ability to safely operate vehicles equipped with manual and automatictransmission Ability to enter and exit driver's compartment of truck and/or behindcab using normally available foot and handholds Paint and body work experience preferred Ability to work independently and/or as a team member Basic written and verbal communication skillsWORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noise May be required to drive service van to off-site locations and perform work Exposure to climate conditions of the geographic area Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases, paints or other irritants Hours may vary due to operational need