Ryder System Mobile Maintenance Technician III in HOUSTON, Texas
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We are currently hiring a Mobile Diesel Mechanic/Technician III in Houston, TX!
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The Mobile Maintenance Technician III (MMT) position will diagnose problems and perform identified repairs and preventive maintenance services on different types of vehicles with minimal supervision through the use of their mobile service truck and tools. The mobile service truck, tools, and inventory must be maintained and kept in serviceable condition at all times as per company policy and procedures.
The MMT will interact with relevant business support members and departments as needed. When working in a higher classification which they do not possess the skill to perform independently, the incumbent will be assigned to work with the assistance of a Technician 4, Technician in Charge, Shop Supervisor, or Service Manager. Task assignments are directed by shop management to encourage development in a productive manner.
This position is primarily off-site and will not be assigned to a specific location, which will require extensive travel and exceptional customer focus. The MMT will represent Ryder and interact with customers in order to establish a relationship and promote and develop business opportunities to up-sell Ryder's products and services. After the work shift has been completed, depending on the distance of the nearest Ryder service location, the MMT may take assigned mobile service truck home, but will be required to secure vehicle and contents as per company policy.
High School diploma or equivalent
Vocational or Technical Certification in related field preferred
Two (2) years or more experience with mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment
Must have minimum tools required to perform their job duties as outlined in Ryder's Maintenance policy 2.02
Pass a Ryder drug test and previous employer's for the past 3 years, DOT physical, Ryder road test, pass a Ryder Background check and Motor vehicle check including Drug and Alcohol verification from previous employers for the last 3 years
Able to take home assigned mobile service truck as applicable and secure vehicle and contents preferred
Must be able to drive Ryder vehicles
Ability to understand and adhere to Company policies in all areas
Proven hands-on mechanic, customer service, and account management skills
Ability to complete repair orders with the Company established systems
Demonstrates customer service skills. Strong relationship management skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Ability to prioritize workload
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Self-starter and self-sufficient approach
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Other Service Island support - SBTIII trained - SBT220 within 180 Days
Other Complete 2 of the OEM On-Line diagnostic tool software courses as required by location fleet mix (predominant OEM of fleet mix) within 1 year
Other Tire & Wheel safety - TW220 within 90 Days
Other Preventive Maintenance: qualified - PM230 & PM298 within 90 Days
Other Brakes-Air qualified - BA220 & BA298 within 90 Days
Other Must meet qualifications of brake mechanic and inspectors (FMCS 396.25)
Other Brake Hydraulic qualified - BH220 & BH298 where appropriate within 90 Days
Other A/C recycling/recovery certified - CF609 within 90 Days
Other A/C qualified - AC 220 & AC298) within 180 Days
Other HD electrical trained - DR208 within 90 Days
Valid NonCommercial Driver License CLASS E, Commercial Driver License (CDL) CLASS A and/or State driver's license as required
DOT Safety Regulated Position
Safety Sensitive Position
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.
Interact with customer, exhibit account management skills to independently facilitate preventative maintenance, repair issue resolution, and discuss new repair estimates with customer. Coordinate work schedule as required by customers. Road test vehicles to identify cause of complaints for repairs, ensure quality of repair work performed, and deliver customer satisfaction. Preventive maintenance (PM) and vehicle repairs responsibilities include but is not limited to:
A/C & Heater: Operate the system and recognize if the system is cooling or not (PM related); Perform system checks such as power to compressor, visual inspection of condenser, belt tension, etc; Identify Freon and oil leaks
Brakes-Air: Identify components of air brake system; Operate brakes and identify irregular noises, air leaks; Perform simple air system tests; Measure lining thickness; Adjust brakes; Perform air brake sections of P.M.; Measure drums, rotors, cam bushings Perform brake repairs per BA 298 once trained and qualified
Brakes-Hydraulic: Road test for proper operation; Make visual inspections for leaks; Check park brake operation; Check fluid level; Measure lining thickness; Adjust service brakes; Perform brake repairs per BH 298 once trained and qualified; Adjust park brakes
Cargo Handling/Transfer, Liftgates: Identify leaks; Operate lift gate; Identify make and model; Add fluid to bring to proper level; Make minor adjustments to lift platform and its controls; Identify basic malfunctions
Charging Systems (electrical): Visually inspect batteries; Clean connections; Check condition of belts; Test batteries; Check alternator mounting and pulley; Replace and adjust belts; Perform basic charging system check
Clutch: Lubricate throw-out bearing, linkage, shafts, and cables; Identify proper clutch operation; Identify proper clutch brake operation
Cooling Systems: Check and adjust coolant levels; Visually inspect system for leaks; Make minor repairs such as hose replacements, fan shrouds, leaking fittings; Recognize permanent antifreezes and their requirements; Use refractometer; Use pressure tester; Flush and refill systems
Cranking System (electrical): Inspect and test batteries; Visually inspect cables and cranking motor; Clean the battery cables, connections and starter; Replace batteries; Charge and check batteries; Replace or repair defective cables
Lighting System and Electrical Accessories: Repair minor wiring problems; Replace bulbs, lenses and simple light assemblies; Repair minor lighting problems; Replace and adjust sealed beams; Install or replace accessories such as heated mirrors, fans, spotlights
Drive Axles: Inspect housings for leaks; Change oil and filter, if required, and clean breathers
Driveline: Lubricate drive line; Inspect components for wear or damage
Gas Engines-All Engines: Check and adjust oil levels; Identify unusual noises, and oil leaks
Fuel Systems: Replace and prime fuel filter; Check gas and diesel fuel system components such as fuel lines, pickup tubes, return lines, etc, for proper integrity and condition
Preventive Maintenance: Proper lube techniques; Minimal tire inspection; Brake check/applied stroke; Battery check; Under vehicle check/loose components; Initial Fault code identification; All PMs (PM 298) including C supplements to exclude overheads, engine brake overhauls, DPF servicing, clean doser injector, servicing ArvinMeritor unitized hubs, inspect Lece Neville alternator brushes, inspect modulator system for proper operation, inspect/adjust shift selector cable, pop test Isuzu injectors
Steering and Non-driven Axles and Alignment: Lubricate grease fittings, check and adjust fluid levels; Check and adjust toe; Check all steering components for wear; Check and adjust trailer axle alignment; Adjust wheel bearings including replacement of wheel seal
Suspension-Chassis and Cab: Identify makes and models; Identify normal operation; Identify and repair minor air leaks; Identify malfunctions of basic nature, broken springs, excessive wear on bushings, etc.
Tire and Wheel Maintenance: Perform air pressure checks; Check tread depth; Identify tires that need to be changed or repaired; Perform tire P.M. checks; Replace tire and wheel assemblies; Mount/dismount and rotate tires; Perform tire/wheel checks/repairs per TW298
Vehicle Coupling System (PM): Lubricate fifth wheel plate and slider mechanism; Operate slider mechanism
Utilize key functions of Shop Management System and electronic documentation available. Perform work in accordance with all federal/provincial and corporate compliance guidelines (i.e. safety, DOT). Use internal and external maintenance documents
Ensure proper maintenance of all service, safety and environmental records required to meet and/or exceed corporate, federal, state, and local government mandated requirements
Accountable for key maintenance measurements established by company policy, related to the inspection and performance of PMs, brakes, tires, wheels, including any maintenance items directly associated with the safety of the customer
Act as a mentor for the Mobile Technician II level
Performs 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.
Requisition ID 2018-59034
Category Technicians/Service Employees
Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements 0-10%
Position Code 8041