Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

**Position Description**

**We are currently hiring a Technician Trainee in­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania!**

Shift: Monday through Friday

Days off: Saturday and Sunday

Hours: 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Benefits included: 401(k), Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts to cover: licensed nursery schools, day care centers, baby sitting in or out of your home and disabled dependent day care services

Additional perks: PPE, uniforms, boot vouchers, prescription safety glasses

The **Technician Trainee** (TT) role is a developmental position intended to familiarize a new employee with the Technician role while working as a Service Employee and is enrolled in Ryder’s 18 month Technical Training Developmental Program. The incumbent will be assigned to a mentor and receive hands-on experience and knowledge in a professional shop environment. In addition, Ryder will have the opportunity to gauge the trainee’s technical aptitude, work ethic, and if they are a culture fit. The ultimate goal is to acclimate the Technician Trainee to Ryder’s current business model, culture, and practices which could potentially lead to a future Technician I or Technician II position.

**Call or Text "WILKES BARRE" to Dawn at‪ (508)901-0585 for more info!**

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+ H.S. diploma/GED in General H.S. subjects

+ Zero to one (1) year mechanical experience working with, and maintaining, primarily diesel engines _preferred_

+ Must be 18 years of age or older

+ Proficiency in English written and verbal communication skills

+ Demonstrated customer service skills

+ Strong technical aptitude with ability to learn to use and maintain equipment and machinery _preferred_

+ Ability to:

+ Quickly troubleshoot and resolve problems _preferred_

+ Workindependently and as a member of a team

+ Professionally represent Ryder and competently engage both Ryder employees and customers

+ Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills

+ Must have track record of performance and good attendance

+ Strong sense of personal accountability and a proven track record of achieving desired results

+ Competency in basic computer skills and in a Microsoft Office environment

+ Beginner level knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance _preferred_

+ Beginner level knowledge of shop management systems _preferred_

+ Valid Commercial Driver License (CDL) CLASS A Valid driver’s license (180 Days)

+ DOT safety regulated position; regulated tech

+ Safety sensitive position; minimum age requirements and work hours will be determined by State Law

**Regulated Tech:**

+ 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 three (3) years

Important Note: Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.


+ Move heavy duty vehicles into or out of yard, wash bay, service shop, or delivered to rental shop. Wash and detail vehicles manually or using automated equipment; fuel diesel, natural gas, and hybrid vehicles properly while adhering to all shop safety policies and procedures; record fuel activity and maintain proper fuel and DEF inventories and reconciliation; this includes using hand held devices to properly identify customer and required services

+ Perform multi-point inspection on inbound units as required by company policies and procedures; this includes checking vehicle tire pressure and thread, fluid levels, lights, washing vehicle windows, changing tires, inspecting refrigeration units on trucks, and reporting service or driver issues to shop

+ Maintain fuel island area to Six Sigma standards and policies; perform some facility maintenance; perform minor maintenance tasks as assigned by supervisor

+ Attend and complete all Technician Training Development Program requirements and assessments. Training will include hands-on and online training as well as performing tasks learned. Technician Training Development Program will include but is not limited to:

+ Service Island Training:

+ Service Island Multi-point Inspection (includes Hand Held)

+ Vehicle Fueling and Washing

+ Environmental Safety & Spill Response

+ Safe Driving

+ Service Island Organization & Cleanliness (6S Standards)

+ Technician I Training:

+ Preventive Maintenance

+ Tire and Wheel

+ Service Bay Tool

+ Technician II Training:

+ HD Electrical

+ Air and Hydraulic Brakes

+ Performs other duties as assigned

_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-WILKES BARRE_

**Posted Date** _4 months ago_ _(8/18/2021 4:52 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2021-104004_

**_Category_** _Technicians/Service Employees_

**_Employment Type_** _Regular-Full time_

**_Travel Requirements_** _0-10%_

**_Position Code_** _8197_

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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  • …and doing it all at a place that encourages you to be your best.

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