Diesel Mechanic

Company Name:
Ryder System
Under close supervision, this position performs minor routine maintenance and
on different types of
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.
## Requirements
High Diploma or equivalent
Post-secondary vocational education strongly preferred
Must have minimum tools required as outlined in Maintenance policy 2.02
## Additional Requirements
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
## Responsibilities
Skill Area: Preventive Maintenance: PM trained and qualified within 90 days (PM230&PM298;)
Proper lube techniques
Minimal tire inspection
Brake check/applied stroke
Battery check
Under vehicle check/loose components
Fault code identification
Skill Area: Tire and Wheel Maintenance: Tire & Wheel safety trained within 90 days (TW220)
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
Skill Area: 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
Adjust park brakes
Skill Area: A/C & Heater
Operate the system and recognize if the system is cooling or not (PM related)
Perform basic system checks such as power to compressor, condenser obstructions, belt tension, etc.
Skill Area: 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.
Skill Area: Cargo Handling/Transfer, Liftgates
Identify leaks
Operate lift gate
Identify make and model
Add fluid to bring to proper level
Skill Area: Charging Systems (electrical) HD electrical trained within 90 days (DR208)
Visually inspect batteries, clean connections, check condition of belts, check alternator mounting and
pulley, and replace and adjust belts
Skill Area: 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
Skill Area: Lighting System and Electrical Accessories
Repair minor wiring problems
Repair minor lighting problems
Replace bulbs, lenses and simple light assemblies
Replace and adjust sealed beams
Install or replace accessories such as heated mirrors, fans, radios, CB's, spotlights, electronic
devices, etc.
Skill Area: Clutch
Lubricate throw-out bearing, linkage, shafts, and cables
Identify proper clutch operation
Identify proper clutch brake operation and adjust
Adjust hydraulic or mechanical clutches
Skill Area: Cooling Systems
Check and adjust coolant levels
Visually inspect system for leaks
Make minor repairs such as hose replacements, fan shrouds, leaking fittings, etc.
Recognize permanent antifreezes and their requirements
Use refractometer
Use pressure tester
Skill Area: Drive Axles
Inspect housings for leaks
Change oil and filter, if required, and clean breathers
Skill Area: Driveline
Lubricate drive line
Skill Area: Diesel/Gas Engines-All Engines
Check and adjust oil levels
Identify unusual noises, and oil leaks
Skill Area: 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
Skill Area: Steering and Non driven Axles and Alignment
Lubricate grease fittings, check and adjust fluid levels
Check all steering components for wear
Skill Area: Suspension-Chassis and Cab
Identify makes and models
Identify normal operation
Identify and repair air leaks
Identify malfunctions of basic nature, broken springs, excessive wear on bushings, etc.
Skill Area: Vehicle Coupling System (PM)
Lubricate fifth wheel plate and slider mechanism
Operate slider mechanism
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace.

Title: Diesel Mechanic
Requisition Number: 31034
Job Category - Department: Technicians/Service Employees

Group: Regular - Full Time
Relocation: No
Travel Requirement: 0%
Work City: Dothan
Work State:
WorkZip: 36303

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