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Careers Diesel Tractor Technician/Mechanic in Altoona, Iowa

Tractor Technicians are to perform maintenance services in which the volume and quality of work is within the acceptably measured standards for Dayton Freight Lines.

  • Understand troubleshooting diesel engine system with ECM diagnostic programs and other troubleshooting techniques

  • Capable of diagnosing, repairing, and replacing external engine components

  • Test and repair entire truck chassis electrical systems

  • Develop skills to become proficient in the repair of all major power and drive train components

  • Effectively and efficiently perform PM inspections and services, per DFL policy and time standards

  • Able to repair, adjust, and align suspension systems and brake systems

  • Maintain the tire maintenance program, per DFL policy

  • Perform service calls, per DFL guidelines or individual location guidelines

  • Wash and fuel equipment when necessary

  • Perform vehicle road tests to ensure quality repair service is performed, if qualified

  • Perform other maintenance duties or assignments, as necessary

  • Constantly have a positive attitude, interact courteously and professionally with fellow employees

  • Develop skills to become a leading participant in the care and upkeep of the shop, the grounds, and all equipment and tools

  • Maintain a clean and safe environment that complies with OSHA and company standards

  • Record all work and labor on a computer in the EMS system

  • Work with the Parts Department to assure that all necessary material; parts, service supplies, and shop supplies are maintained at proper quantity levels

  • Comply with all Parts Department’s procedures and rules at all times

  • Continuously improve processes

  • Posses a valid Driver's License

  • Basic math skills

  • Fluent in English

  • Able to pass a drug screen

  • Stable and growing organization

  • Competitive weekly pay

  • Quick advancement

  • Quality Hours

  • Professional, positive and people-centered work environment

  • Modern, organized facility

  • Clean, late model equipment

  • Safety oriented atmosphere

  • Open door policy

  • Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, 401(k), etc.

  • Paid holidays (8); paid vacation and personal days

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Street: 1120 Adventureland Dr NE