Pathway Home Diesel Technician Training Career Skills Program - Fort Carson, CO - Military Veterans

at Ryder System Inc.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

**Position Description**

**This position is for the 12 week Pathway Home Diesel Technician Training Career Skills Program.**

To be eligible the individual must be:

- On active duty military status

- Be in the last 180 days of military service

- Have a mechanical background, either MOS or prior experience

- Pass initial screening for program qualifications

- Upon completion of the training program the candidate must agree to work at one of 800 Ryder service locations

**Requirements**

+ High School diploma or equivalent

+ Vocational or Technical Certification, Post-secondary vocational education preferred

+ One (1) year or more combination of classroom training or work experience of mechanical repairs on heavy duty and medium duty equipment. Must have minimum tools required as outlined in Maintenance policy 2.02

+ One (1) year or more performing advanced mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment and the ability to demonstrate proficiency with advanced diagnostics, overhaul, and repair of all vehicle components and systems preferred

+ Effective interpersonal communication skills

+ Ability to:

+ Complete and apply required technical training as assigned

+ Pass Ryder Regulated Status Requirements

+ Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

+ Highly thorough and dependable. Work shift work and weekend as required. Perform all entry level tasks

+ Knowledge of and ability to apply knowledge of computers (intermediate level)

+ Non Commercial Driver License CLASS E

+ Valid Commercial Driver License (CDL) CLASS A preferred

+ Must possess state license as required

+ Safety Sensitive Position, Non-Regulated Tech

**Responsibilities**

+ Performs vehicle maintenance and repair duties

+ Performs standard vehicle maintenance

+ Performs standard component inspections and repairs

+ Performs preventive maintenance

+ Diagnoses standard mechanical and electronic problems, utilizing diagnostic computer when applicable

+ Identifies root cause of basic failures/conditions and perform repairs as required

+ Replaces defective components as instructed

+ 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)

+ Performs other support duties as required to support operations. These could include but are not limited to Service Island support

_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-CO-COLORADO SPRINGS_

**Posted Date** _1 year ago_ _(8/7/2020 9:25 AM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2020-88724_

**_Category_** _Technicians/Service Employees_

**_Employment Type_** _Regular - Full Time (4)_

**_Travel Requirements_** _0-10%_

**_Position Code_** _7965_

Colorado Springs, Colorado

At Ryder, we understand what makes a good career great.

  • Working with smart people you can count on
  • Having the ability to contribute your vision to a larger mission
  • Working together to overcome challenges and define new solutions
  • …and doing it all at a place that encourages you to be your best.

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