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CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. Diesel Mechanic Apprentice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Diesel Mechanic Apprentice

Location IA, Cedar Rapids

Division/Department Equipment Solutions - Shops

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CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. is Delivering Promises and Driving Success to Ensure Everyone Has What's Needed to Live and Thrive. Today, more than ever, we are looking for talented individuals who will help us bring this vision to life.

Diesel Mechanic Apprentice

CRST Equipment Solutions is actively seeking a Diesel Tech Apprentice in our Cedar Rapids, IA shop - Apply today!

Why You Should Pick CRST:

  • $15-$17.50/hr Starting Wages Based on Skill Set, Experience & Knowledge - We encourage entry-level or new technicians to apply!

  • 4/10 Work Schedule

  • The Latest Shop Tools & Equipment

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package (PTO, Paid Holidays, Health Insurance, 401K, $400 Referral Bonuses & Parental Leave)

  • Boot Allowance and Uniform Laundry Service

  • Structure Technician Development Plan

  • Strong Safety Culture

  • New Fleet & Collision Mitigation

  • Overtime Offered

    Job Summary:The Technician Apprentice is responsible for general maintenance repair, preventative maintenance, regulatory inspection, and repair on a diverse fleet of tractors and trailers. Job Schedule: Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat (1:00 PM-11:30 PM)

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain written repair orders to include labor hours, parts used, and general comments.

  • Complete written preventative maintenance inspection forms.

  • Log in and out of repair orders in a computerized shop management system to include job codes, complaints, causes, and corrections for each repair.

  • Work safely within the guidance of the company’s work rules and safety guidance.

    Will Receive On-the-Job Training To:

  • Diagnose and perform required maintenance services on fleet tractors and trailers.

  • Perform tractor preventative maintenance services as required by DOT 49 CFR 396.

  • Perform trailer preventative maintenance services as required by DOT 49 CFR 396.

  • Operate basic shop tools to include welders, torches, impact wrenches, band saw, scaffolding, ladders, and other equipment as assigned. 

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED is preferred

  • General mechanical skills relating to Class 8 tractors and trailers

    To apply, please email your resume to

The CRST core values:Safety at the Core of All We Do - Integrity in Every Decision and Action - Commitment to the Success of Employees, Customers, Agents, Contractors and Communities.

EEO Statement:All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.