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Mechanic

YRC Freight Carlisle, PA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

***100% PAID MEDICAL, VISION and DENTAL BENEFITS***

BENEFITS

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Employee selected medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family
  • PTO and paid holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan

The Mechanic will perform skilled repair and maintenance of transportation vehicles and dock equipment; inspect motorized and mechanical equipment; maintain inventory; and diagnose problems and determine the extent of necessary repairs

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Repair, adjust and overhaul a wide variety of diesel and gasoline engines in transportation vehicles and dock equipment.
  • Comply with all company policies, local work and safety rules, as well as federal, state, and local regulations that govern the industry. Perform the required paperwork and/or computer records accordingly.
  • Inspect, repair, replace and modify components of engines including drive lines, transmissions, brake systems, clutches, and steering assemblies.
  • Repair or replace ignition parts, diesel injectors and carburetors. Replace faulty parts including wheel bearings, shock absorbers, oil seals, emission systems, exhaust systems, generators, distributors, lights and switches.
  • Perform routine servicing, lubricating, and greasing of vehicles.
  • Perform electronic diagnostics and troubleshoot electrical systems; repair and replace faulty components including wiring.
  • Use welding equipment to fabricate, rebuild and strengthen various equipment parts.
  • Determine serviceability and replacement needs for vehicles and equipment.
  • Maintain an inventory of fluids, parts, and equipment, and perform some physical plant maintenance.
  • Remove, repair, and mount tires and maintain the tire inventory.
  • Perform pre-trip equipment inspections, including ensuring that permits are valid and units are clean and fueled.
  • Participate in training programs; maintain and update safety skills and knowledge; keep current with hazardous material training requirements.

COMPETENCIES

  • Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  • Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.
  • Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
  • Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.
  • Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
Company Description
With more than 28,000 employees, YRC Freight is the largest operating unit of Overland Park, Kansas–based YELLOW, and one of the largest trucking companies in the United States.

Being one of the largest isn’t what makes YRC Freight a great company to work for. With a reputation for competitive pay and benefits in the LTL freight industry, there are many reasons to consider working with us.

Five reasons YRC Freight attracts the best drivers on the road

100% Company-paid health care benefits and vacation time.
All equipment is provided and maintained by the Company.
Daily dispatches with minimum time away from home.
Union contract pay rates: first year road driver can earn up to $60,000, and city drivers can earn an average of over $20 per hour.
YRC Freight is the only LTL freight company that pays road drivers hourly in case of load delays or breakdowns.
Safety is a first priority at YRC Freight

We maintain a safe fleet of approximately 8,400 Company-owned tractors and 34,500 trailers. We have 12,000 48’ and 53’ vans, and more than 20,400 28’ trailers. When you drive for YRC Freight, you’re among skilled, professional drivers ranked some the safest in our industry. Our drivers are involved in:

National Truck Driving Championship
America’s Road Team
Safe Driver Awards (million milers, accident-free all stars)
Driver Hall of Fame
Diversity matters

We believe hiring people with varied characteristics builds a stronger workforce. The YRC Freight commitment to diversity lets everyone reach his or her full potential in our organization.

YRC Freight hosts “Diversity Days” at many of our terminals from coast-to-coast. These activities help to build community. We invite agencies, such as universities, chambers of commerce, diversity organizations, local and state employment agencies and area Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission representatives.

Women in Trucking Partnership

YRC Freight works in partnership with Women in Trucking (WIT), an organization that promotes women’s employment in our industry, to expand recruiting programs and to reach out to truck stop owners on interstate highways to encourage more female-friendly environments.

YRC Freight

Why Work Here?
YRC Freight drivers enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the industry—hands down. 100% paid benefits for you and your family!

With more than 28,000 employees, YRC Freight is the largest operating unit of Overland Park, Kansas–based YELLOW, and one of the largest trucking companies in the United States. Being one of the largest isn’t what makes YRC Freight a great company to work for. With a reputation for competitive pay and benefits in the LTL freight industry, there are many reasons to consider working with us. Five reasons YRC Freight attracts the best drivers on the road 100% Company-paid health care benefits and vacation time. All equipment is provided and maintained by the Company. Daily dispatches with minimum time away from home. Union contract pay rates: first year road driver can earn up to $60,000, and city drivers can earn an average of over $20 per hour. YRC Freight is the only LTL freight company that pays road drivers hourly in case of load delays or breakdowns. Safety is a first priority at YRC Freight We maintain a safe fleet of approximately 8,400 Company-owned tractors and 34,500 trailers. We have 12,000 48’ and 53’ vans, and more than 20,400 28’ trailers. When you drive for YRC Freight, you’re among skilled, professional drivers ranked some the safest in our industry. Our drivers are involved in: National Truck Driving Championship America’s Road Team Safe Driver Awards (million milers, accident-free all stars) Driver Hall of Fame Diversity matters We believe hiring people with varied characteristics builds a stronger workforce. The YRC Freight commitment to diversity lets everyone reach his or her full potential in our organization. YRC Freight hosts “Diversity Days” at many of our terminals from coast-to-coast. These activities help to build community. We invite agencies, such as universities, chambers of commerce, diversity organizations, local and state employment agencies and area Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission representatives. Women in Trucking Partnership YRC Freight works in partnership with Women in Trucking (WIT), an organization that promotes women’s employment in our industry, to expand recruiting programs and to reach out to truck stop owners on interstate highways to encourage more female-friendly environments.

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Carlisle, PA
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