Ryder System Diesel Mechanic Technician in PEORIA, Illinois

Position Description

Apply today for this PM tech position!

Interested? Call or text Kirsten at 224-475-9149 today!

Why Ryder?

Stable and trusted industry leader founded in 1933 and growing

Top of the line continuous technical training

Safe and clean working environment

Competitive pay with advancement opportunities

Potential annual incentive up to $2,000

Full Ryder benefit package - Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

PTO, vacation, sick time and holiday pay

401K and stock purchase plan

Great employee discounts on tools, cell phones, electronics and cars.

Ryder was recently named #62 of 500 on America’s Best Employers 2015 by Forbes

Uniforms and personal safety equipment provided along with a Boot Allowance

Tuition Reimbursement and tool discount program

Under close supervision, this position performs minor routine maintenance and repair services on different types of vehicles.

Works with the assistance of a T2, T3, T4, TIC SS or SM, when performing technical and diagnostic type repairs. Task assignments are directed by shop management to encourage development in a productive manner.



  • High Diploma or equivalent

  • Post-secondary vocational education strongly preferred

  • Must have minimum tool requirement


  • Ability to understand and communicate effectively, work shift work/weekend as required, perform all entry level tasks, and demonstrate mechanical aptitude

  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply knowledge of computers

  • Some experience in transportation maintenance preferred

  • This position requires for you to drive Ryder vehicles. In order to become a Ryder employee you must:

  • Must be able to obtain CDL within 6 months after hire

  • Pass a Ryder Drug Test

  • Pass a DOT physical

  • Pass a Ryder road test

  • Pass a Ryder Background and Motor vehicle check including Drug and alcohol verification from previous employers for the last 3 years

Important Note: Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.


  • Performs basic vehicle maintenance

  • Performs component identification and minor repairs

  • Performs preventive maintenance with training and support

  • Performs facility maintenance duties

  • Perform all entry level tasks

  • Diagnoses minor mechanical and electronic problems, utilizing diagnostic computer when applicable

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job Locations US-IL-PEORIA

Posted Date 1 day ago

Requisition ID 2017-44550

Category Technicians/Service Employees

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 7005