Sr Mechanic / Sr Technician

FedEx Freight | Houston, TX

Posted Date 2/02/2024

Job Description

Starting Rate of Pay for Sr Diesel Mechanic / Sr Technicians:  $31.75 / hour
Benefits for Fleet Maintenance Diesel Mechanic / Technicians with FedEx Freight:

  • Additional $5.50 per hour for candidates with ASE Master Certifications
  • $1,000 Annual Tool Reimbursement Allowance
  • Shift Differential Pay Available
  • Tuition Reimbursement for Diesel Mechanic ASE Certifications

A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply!



To provide timely, quality, and cost-effective repair and maintenance for vehicle fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment that requires preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, modifications and repairs



Repairs, modifies and performs preventive maintenance inspections; troubleshoots fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment Performs advanced diagnostics to identify source of trouble and performs repairs and/or replaces or rebuilds all components and systems Makes necessary adjustments to equipment for safe and efficient operation and prepares required safety documentation Provides guidance and mentoring to less-experienced technicians Ensures proper accurate documentation of all maintenance performed, completes reports in writing and electronically Performs safety inspections of equipment and documents the work Performs paint and body work on vehicles, as required Complies with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures Performs other assignments (or duties) as required


Disclaimer:  This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.



  • High School Diploma (or GED), preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing vehicle maintenance
  • A heavy-duty vehicle maintenance certificate obtained from an accredited vehicle maintenance vocational/trade school may substitute for one year of vehicle maintenance experience
  • A Master ASE certification may substitute for an additional two years of vehicle maintenance experience
  • Demonstrated competency in repair and maintenance of Brakes, Electrical, PMI, Powertrain, and Trailing Equipment required
  • Medium/Heavy Truck Master ASE Certification and Class A CDL preferred
  • Must possess proficient computer skills including maintenance programs, and diagnostic systems
  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of gas and diesel engines and on-board computers
  • Experience using precision measurement instruments, oxygen/acetylene equipment, and lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes, etc.)
  • Able to frequently lift components weighing up to 110 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks
  • Valid driver’s license may be required depending on work assignment
  • Ability to safely operate vehicles equipped with manual or automatic transmissions
  • Ability to enter and exit the driver’s compartment of the truck and/or behind cab using normal available footholds and handholds
  • Paint and body work experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills



  • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job
  • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noise
  • May be required to drive service van to off-site locations and perform work
  • Exposure to climate conditions of the geographic area
  • Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases, paints, or other irritants
  • Hours may vary due to operational need



FLSA Status:  [x] Exempt   [  ] Non-Exempt

FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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FedEx Freight will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Salary31.75 Hour

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