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Ryder System Diesel Mechanic Technician in SOMERSET, Pennsylvania

Position Description

Our Somerst, Pennsylvania Shop HasAnImmediate OpeningForAn Experienced Diesel Mechanic Technician

  • Ryder Technicians Are Paid Weekly

  • Sign On Bonus: Ryder pays you in two installments over90 daystotaling $4000

  • Can Make Up To $30.00 per hour with shift differential pay

  • Overtime: Available DependingOnShop

  • Yearly Annual Merit Increase

  • Schedule: Days On: Monday-Friday / Days Off: Saturday and Sunday

  • Hours: 3 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. / Saturday rotation 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join an Industry LeaderWithGreat Pay, Benefits and Incentives! At Ryder, our Diesel Technician is a position that requires a high level of proficiency and working knowledge related to Heavy Duty Diesel repairs.

  • Safety is Ryder’s #1 Priority

  • Excellent Work-life balance

  • Technician Performance Quarterly Incentive

  • Career advancement and growth opportunity

  • State of the art equipment

  • Onthe JobTraining with multiple top manufacturers

  • Paid Time Off Starts DAY ONE

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K etc. Starting 30 Days from hire date

  • 401K offers a company match

  • HIGH VALUED Stock at 15 % Employee Discount


Call Sarah or Text "Somerset" to 740-400-8323

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  • Post-secondary vocational education strongly preferred

  • Must have minimum tool requirement

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Valid CDL (license A) is highly desired; mandatory in some locations

  • Must possess state license as required

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment.


  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment

  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply knowledge of computer skills: PC, Windows, mouse, etc.

  • This position requires for you to drive Ryder vehicles. In order to become a Ryder employee you must:

  • 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.


  • Performs vehicle maintenance and repair duties including:

  • Performs standard vehicle maintenance

  • Performs preventive maintenance

  • Diagnoses complex mechanical and electronic problems utilizing diagnostic computer when applicable

  • Completes complex and detailed mechanical inspections & repairs with minimal supervision

  • Replaces defective components as instructed

  • Works unsupervised on most tasks

  • Performs facility maintenance duties

  • Interacts with customers/drivers to properly determine nature of complaint once assigned a task.

  • Utilizes key functions of Shop Management System and electronic documentation available.

  • Works in accordance with all federal/ provincial and corporate compliance guidelines (i.e., safety, DOT, MOT).

  • Acts as mentor for Tech 1 and Tech 2 levels.

  • Demonstrate the ability to access and use internal and external maintenance documents.

  • Other support duties as required to support operations. These could include but are not limited to Service Island support

  • SBTIII trained within 180 days (SBT220)

  • Complete 2 of the OEM On-Line diagnostic scan tool software courses as required by location fleet mi. (predominant OEM of fleet mix completed within 365days)

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.

Job Locations US-PA-SOMERSET

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/3/2022 4:01 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-124362

Category Technicians/Service Employees

Employment Type Regular-Full time

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 1000356