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The Technician III must be capable of performing the majority of required maintenance and service on Ryder vehicles with minimal support from others. Works with the assistance of a T4, TIC, SS or SM when performing highly technical or intricate diagnostic type repairs. Task assignments are directed by shop management to encourage skill development in a productive manner. The Technician III works under general supervision of the designated Shop Supervisor or Service Manager. Exercises some judgment and discretion in resolving issues or making repairs.
PERFORMS VEHICLE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR DUTIES INCLUDING:Performs standard vehicle maintenancePerforms preventive maintenanceDiagnoses complex mechanical and electronic problems utilizing diagnostic computer when applicableCompletes complex and detailed mechanical inspections & repairs with minimal supervisionReplaces defective components as instructedWorks unsupervised on most tasks
Utilizes key functions of Shop Management System and electronic documentation available
ACTS AS MENTOR FOR TECH 1 AND TECH 2 LEVELSDemonstrate the ability to access and use internal and external maintenance documentsPerforms facility maintenance duties
Interacts with customers/drivers to properly determine nature of complaint once assigned a taskWorks in accordance with all federal/ provincial and corporate compliance guidelines (i.e., safety, DOT, MOT)
TIRE AND WHEEL MAINTENANCE: Tire & Wheel safety trained within 90 days (TW220)Repair and replace tire and wheel assembliesPerform nail hole repairsVerify, diagnose and repair tire related ride quality complaints
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: PM trained and qualified within 90 days (PM230 & PM298)Mentor T1 & T2s in complete and efficient PMsConduct Quality Inspections on PMs
BRAKES-AIR: Brake Air trained and qualified within 90 days (BA220 & BA298)Measure lining thicknessAdjust BrakesPerform air brake sections of P.M.Perform brake overhaulMeasure drums, rotors, cam bushingsReplace S cams and bushings, slack adjusters and shimsReplace foot and relay valves, air dryers, air tanks, air lines, and other similar componentsMust meet federal qualifications of brake mechanic and inspectors (FMCS 396-25)
BRAKES-HYDRAULIC BRAKE: Hydraulic trained and qualified within 90 days (BH220 & BH298)* where appropriateMeasure lining thicknessAdjust service brakesAdjust park brakesRepair or replace minor parts such as linesBleed brake systemsPerform brake shoe replacementMeasure rotors and drumsInspect and replace wheel cylinders, master cylinders and boostersMust meet federal qualifications of brake mechanic and inspectors (FMCS 396.25)
A/C, HEATER & REFRIGERATION: A/C recycling and recovery certified within 90 days (CF609) & A/C trained and qualified within 180 days (AC220 & AC298)Perform basic system checks such as power to compressor, condenser obstructions, belt tension, etc.Identify refrigerant and oil leaksOperate charging and recovery equipmentAttach manifold gaugesCharge the system according to manufacturer's specificationMeet Federal Refrigeration/AC qualificationsFlush system contaminantsRun OEM performance tests and verify performanceUtilize electrical schematics and Diagnostic procedures to identify correct related problemsDiagnose and repair all systems and related problems
CARGO HANDLING/TRANSFER, LIFTGATES:Identify make and modelAdd fluid to bring to proper levelMake adjustments to lift platform and its controlsIdentify basic malfunctionsDiagnose most mechanical and electrical problemsReplace rail cables or cylindersRepair and replace motor and cylinders
CHARGING SYSTEMS (electrical): HD electrical trained within 90 days (DR208)Perform charging system diagnostics and repairs
CRANKING SYSTEM (electrical)Inspect and test batteriesVisually inspect cables and cranking motorClean the battery cables, connections and starterReplace batteriesCharge and check batteriesReplace or repair defective cablesDiagnose and repair cranking system including replacement of components
LIGHTING SYSETM AND ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIESDiagnose, isolate and repair lighting system problems, such as shorted and open circuits
CLUTCHIdentify proper clutch operationIdentify proper clutch brake operation and adjustAdjust hydraulic or mechanical clutchesRemove and replace clutch, throw out bearing, pilot bearing, flywheel, clutch brake, etc.
COOLING SYSTEMSFlush and refill systemsDiagnose overheating problemsRebuild fan hubs, idlers and replace fan clutchesDiagnose and repair all cooling system components
DRIVE AXLESInspect housings for leaksChange oil and filter, if required, and clean breathersDiagnose and repair or replace rear axle assemblies
DRIVE LINEPerform diagnostics and repairs as required
DIESEL AND GAS ENGINES - ALL ENGINESIdentify unusual noises and oil leaksDiagnose, overhaul, replace all assemblies and components with guidance from T4 or Shop Supervisor
FUEL SYSTEMSDiagnose and repair gasoline and diesel fuel system components
STEERING AND NON-DRIVEN AXLES AND ALIGNMENTPerform alignment procedures and adjust as necessaryDiagnose and repair all steering components for wear and/or damageCheck and adjust trailer axle alignmentAdjust wheel bearings
SUSPENSION-CHASSIS AND CABdiagnose and repair air leaksDiagnose and repair suspension and chassis components
VEHICLE COUPLING SYSTEM (PM)Repair and/or replace 5th wheelsDiagnose and repair vehicle coupling components for wear and/or damage
Skills and Abilities
Ability to read and/or listen and understand information and ideas communicated
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Highly thorough and dependable
Availability to be on call duty and work shift work/weekend
Strong mechanical skills
Perform all entry level tasks, road test vehicles as necessary
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
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
H.S. diploma/GED required General H.S. subjects
Vocational or Technical Certification preferred Must have minimum tool requirement
Two (2) years or more Experience with mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment required
Non Commercial Driver License CLASS E
Valid Commercial Driver License (CDL) CLASS A
State license as required
SBTIII trained (SBT220)
Complete 2 of the OEM On-line diagnostic scan tool software courses as required by location fleet mi. (predominant OEM of fleet mix)
DOT Regulated: Regulated Tech
Job Category: Technicians
Ryder is an equal opportunity employer. We value Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace and encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, visible minorities, aboriginals and persons with disabilities.
In accordance with our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Ryder welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment, selection, and assessment process. Should you require an accommodation, please inform the Human Resources representative of the nature of the accommodation requested so that we may discuss your needs with you. If you require assistance in order to apply please contact us at 905-302-3924.
Ryder est un employeur offrant l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous valorisons la diversité et l’inclusion en milieu de travail et nous encourageons tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler, y compris les femmes, les minorités visibles, les autochtones et les personnes avec un handicap. (L'emploi du genre masculin dans ce texte ne se veut pas discriminatoire et n'a pour but que de l'alléger)
Conformément à son engagement envers la diversité et l'inclusion, Ryder accueille et encourage les candidatures de personnes handicapées. Des accommodements peuvent être proposés sur demande pour les candidats qui participent à toutes les sphères du processus de recrutement, de sélection et d'évaluation. Si vous nécessitez un accommodement, veuillez informer le représentant des ressources humaines de la nature de l'accommodement souhaité afin que nous puissions discuter de vos besoins avec vous. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance pour postuler, veuillez nous appeler au 905-302-3924.