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Ryder System Senior Level Diesel Mechanic in COLUMBIA, South Carolina

Position Description

Immediately hiring a Permanent Full Time Senior Level Diesel Technician to support our Truck Fleet at Ryder in Batesburg, South Carolina

Hear it from a Ryder Technician Employee Here:


  • Technician Positions Pay Each Week

  • Hourly Pay: $25.00 per hour

  • Extra Pay: $2.00 per hour for Second Shift

  • Quarterly Bonus: Ryder Pays you up to $500 Every Quarter - Four Times Per Year

  • Sign On Bonus: Ryder Pays You $3000 at 30 days and $3000 at 90 days

  • Schedule: Monday - Friday

  • Hours: Second Shift 2:30pm - 11:00pm

We want the right Maintenance Repair Mechanic to join us at Ryder to work on Heavy Duty Vehicles

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For More Info Call Chantel or Text "Batesburg" to 352-888-1673

We have all the benefits other Shops do without the wait!

  • Annual Merit Pay Increases Every Year

  • On the Job Paid Training

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 K etc. Start at 30 Days

  • We love our Ryder babies and offer 12 weeks of PAID Maternity Leave

  • Paid Time Off Starts Accruing at DAY ONE with 80 hours per year

  • 401 K offers a company match

  • HIGH VALUED Stock at 15 % Employee Discount


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We want YOU to join our family made up of Proud Women and Men in Logistics who work alongside Military Reserve and Veterans we hire everyday.

Additional Day Off for U.S. Military Veterans




  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Vocational or technical certification in technical education from high school or trade school in mechanics, welding, electronics, or machinist preferred

  • Five (5) years or more of experience with:

  • Advanced mechanical ability including the use of hand tools, shop equipment, machines, power and pneumatic tools

  • Advanced diagnostic and analytical skills using component test equipment

  • And highly skilled in, the ability to understand and follow procedures

  • And highly skilled in, the ability to use industry related disassembly, assembly, diagnostic, and test equipment

  • Up to one (0-1) year of experience in basic computer skills preferred

  • Ability to:

  • Read, write, understand, and communicate effectively in order to respond to written and verbal instructions in English for the purposes of safety, work instructions, and policies

  • Do basic mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

  • Lift up to 60 pounds unassisted

  • Stand or walk on concrete

  • Efficiently use power, pneumatic, and hand tools

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, protective eye glasses, gloves and footwear as required

  • Demonstrated ability to perform in cross-functional team environment and utilize effective interpersonal skills

  • Welding skills

  • Knowledge, understanding, and application of safety practices related to heavy-duty alternator & starter remanufacturing process (advanced level)

  • Knowledge and understanding of the proper handling of hazardous material (advanced level)

  • Knowledge of, and ability to move, operate, lift and store, specialized equipment that includes, but is not limited to hand tools, power tools and shop machines (advanced level)

  • Knowledge in the use of automated test equipment (intermediate level)

  • Knowledge and ability to properly record and understand failure codes (intermediate level)

  • Knowledge of and the ability to use computers (intermediate level)

  • Forklift operator certification preferred

  • Safety sensitive position, Non-regulated tech

  • Must have minimum tool requirement

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.


Perform remanufacturing and repair of heavy duty starters and alternators including but not limited to:

• Properly separate, sort, and clean parts for remanufacturing

• Perform assembly of complete unit per OE manufacturer’s specifications

• Diagnose mechanical and electrical problems utilizing computerized diagnostic test equipment

• Complete mechanical inspections and repairs with minimal supervision

• Replace defective components as required

• Work unsupervised on most tasks

• Lift starters and alternators and related components.

• Safely disassemble starters, alternators and related components; prepare parts components for rebuilding starters and alternators to specifications in a timely fashion

• Perform quality inspection of components used in the rebuilding process, determine disposition, and take appropriate action

Perform evaluation and processing of warranty returns of heavy duty starters and alternators including but not limited to:

• Visually inspect the unit for physical defects

• Utilize computerized diagnostic test equipment to evaluate unit

• Identify root cause of basic failures / conditions

• Perform repair to OE specification as required

• Process warrantable units utilizing appropriate failure codes to ensure proper credit to Ryder unit or

outside customer

Perform Preventive Maintenance of Equipment (including but not limited to):

• Check for wear

• Clean equipment

• Ensure all safety components are in place and operating properly

• Implement lock-out/tag-out procedures for unsafe equipment until equipment is repaired

• Participate in, and be responsible for appropriate control of parts inventory

• Adhere to and complete the documentation requirements per the established procedures

• Participate and/or find opportunities for process improvement, scrap reduction, machine efficiency increase, cost reduction, and salvage components used for remanufacturing

• Perform facility maintenance and housekeeping duties and other duties as assigned. Participate in safety and instructional training

• Be responsible for meeting or exceeding location production, quality, efficiency, and safety standards

• Works in accordance with all federal EPA and OSHA rules and regulations

• Be aware of and follow Rebuild Center specific and corporate Safety and Security policies and procedures

• May work with and around hazardous materials and noise generating equipment

• Be punctual and reliable. Work overtime as assigned

• Perform other 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.


Posted Date 1 month ago (2/14/2023 11:19 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-135638

Category Technicians/Service Employees

Employment Type Regular-Full time

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 1000439