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FEDEX FREIGHT INC Diesel Mechanic Apprentice / Technician Apprentice in DES MOINES, Iowa

Diesel Mechanic Apprentice / Technician Apprentice Starting Rate of Pay for Diesel Mechanic Apprentice / Technician Apprentice :\$24.28 / hour

*POSITION OVERVIEW:*

Develop knowledge and skills to become a heavy-duty equipment technician and create a career path in Fleet Maintenance at FedEx Freight. Learn how to safely perform preventative maintenance and repairs on a vehicle fleet that includes tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other on- and off-road equipment.

*ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:*

Learn to work safely and professionally in a shop / LTL operational environment Complete each learning objective timely to develop competency levels in preventative and routine maintenance on tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment Work with other technicians in performing preventative maintenance and repairs Learn to prepare records and reports both in writing and electronically to document work performed Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures Perform other 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.

*QUALIFICATIONS:*

  • High School Diploma (or GED), preferred

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Valid driver\'s license may be required depending on work assignment, Class A CDL preferred

  • Ability to safely operate vehicles equipped with manual and automatic transmission

  • Ability to enter and exit driver\'s compartment of truck and/or behind cab using normally available foot and handholds

  • Able to frequently lift components weighing approximately 110 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person

  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training

  • Ability to stand, bend and twist

  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member

  • Basic written and verbal communication skills

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

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``` - Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job - Exposure to dust, diesel fumes and noise - Exposure to climate conditions of the geographic area - Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases, paints or other irritants

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

If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Freight, please call 800-888-8252 or e-mail at ADAAssistance@freight.fedex.com.

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.

FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran.

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