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Company Name Ryder Logistics & Transportation
Location Belmont, New Hampshire
Date Posted May 11, 2018
Category Non-Driving Jobs
Job Type Diesel Mechanic


This position must be capable of performing the majority of required maintenance and service on Ryder vehicles with minimal support from others. Works with the assistance of a T4, TIC, SS or SM when performing highly technical or intricate diagnostic type repairs. Task assignments are directed by shop management to encourage skill development in a productive manner.

The Technician III works under general supervision of the designated Shop Supervisor or Service Manager. Exercises some judgment and discretion in resolving issues or making repairs.

  • Post-secondary vocational education strongly preferred
  • Must have minimum tool requirement
  • Must have a valid driver s license
  • Valid CDL (license A) is highly desired; mandatory in some locations
  • Must possess state license as required
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment.


  • SBTIII trained within 180 days (SBT220)
  • Complete 2 of the OEM On-Line diagnostic scan tool software courses as required by location fleet mi. (predominant OEM of fleet mix completed within 365days)
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply knowledge of computer skills: PC, Windows, mouse, etc.

This position requires for you to drive Ryder vehicles. In order to become a Ryder employee you must:

    • Pass a Ryder initiated drug and alcohol screening test
    • Pass a regulatory agency (DOT) specific physical examination
    • Pass a Ryder road test
    • Provide appropriate CDL and endorsements for the position
    • Verify competency in critical skill areas for the specific driving position (e.g., hazmat, doubles, frequent backing)
  • Performs vehicle maintenance and repair duties including:
    • Performs standard vehicle maintenance
    • Performs preventive maintenance
    • Diagnoses complex mechanical and electronic problems utilizing diagnostic computer when applicable
    • Completes complex and detailed mechanical inspections & repairs with minimal supervision
    • Replaces defective components as instructed
    • Works unsupervised on most tasks
  • 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).
  • Acts as mentor for Tech 1 and Tech 2 levels.
  • Demonstrate the ability to access and use internal and external maintenance documents.
  • Other support duties as required to support operations. These could include but are not limited to Service Island support.
  • Skill Area: Tire and Wheel Maintenance: Tire & Wheel safety trained within 90 days (TW220)
    • Repair and replace tire and wheel assemblies
    • Perform nail hole repairs
    • Verify, diagnose and repair tire related ride quality complaints
  • Skill Area: Preventive Maintenance: PM trained and qualified within 90 days (PM230&PM298)
    • Mentor T1 & T2s in complete and efficient PMs
    • Conduct Quality Inspections on PMs
  • Skill Area: Brakes-Air: Brake Air trained and qualified within 90 days (BA220&BA298)
    • Measure lining thickness
    • Adjust Brakes
    • Perform air brake sections of P.M.
    • Perform brake overhaul
    • Measure drums, rotors, cam bushings
    • Replace S cams, and bushings, slack adjusters and shims
    • Replace foot and relay valves, air dryers, air tanks, air lines, and other similar components
    • Must meet federal qualifications of brake mechanic and inspectors (FMCS 396.25)
  • Skill Area: Brakes-Hydraulic Brake Hydraulic trained and qualified within 90 days (BH220&BH298)* where appropriate
    • Measure lining thickness
    • Adjust service brakes
    • Adjust park brakes
    • Repair or replace minor parts such as lines
    • Bleed brake systems
    • Perform brake shoe replacement
    • Measure rotors and drums
    • Inspects and replace wheel cylinders, master cylinders and boosters
    • Must meet federal qualifications of brake mechanic and inspectors (FMCS 396.25)
  • Skill Area: A/C, Heater & Refrigeration: A/C recycling and recovery certified within 90 days (CF609) & A/C trained and qualified within 180 days (AC220&AC298)
    • Perform basic system checks such as power to compressor, condenser obstructions, belt tension, etc.
    • Identify refrigerant and oil leaks
    • Operate charging and recovery equipment
    • Attach manifold gauges
    • Charge the system according to manufacturer's specification
    • Meet Federal Refrigeration/AC qualifications
    • Flush system contaminants
    • Run OEM performance tests and verify performance
    • Utilize electrical schematics and Diagnostic procedures to identify correct related problems
    • Diagnose and repair all systems and related problems
  • Skill Area: Cargo Handling/Transfer, Liftgates
    • Identify make and mode
    • Add fluid to bring to propler level
    • Make adjustments to lift platform and its controls
    • Identify basic malfunctions
    • Diagnose most mechanical and electrical problems
    • Replace rail cables or cylinders
    • Repair and replace motor and cylinder
  • Skill Area: Charging Systems (electrical) : HD electrical trained within 90 days (DR208)
    • Perform charging system diagnostics and repairs
  • Skill Area: Cranking system (electrical)
    • Inspect and test batteries
    • Visually inspect cables and cranking motor
    • Clean the battery cables, connections and starter
    • Replace batteries
    • Charge & Check batteries
    • Replace or repair defective cables
    • Diagnose and repair cranking system, including replacement of components
  • Skill Area: Lighting System and Electrical Accessories
    • Diagnose, isolate, and repair lighting system problems, such as shorted and open circuits
  • Skill Area: Clutch:
    • Identify proper clutch operation
    • Identify proper clutch brake operation and adjust
    • Adjust hydraulic or mechanical clutches
    • Remove and replace clutch, throw out bearing, pilot bearing, flywheel, clutch brake, etc.
  • Skill Area: Cooling Systems
    • Flush and refill systems
    • Diagnose overheating problems
    • Rebuild fan hubs, idlers, and replace fan clutches
    • Diagnose and repair all cooling system components
  • Skill Area: Drive Axles
    • Inspect housings for leaks
    • Change oil and filter, if required, and clean breathers
    • Diagnose and repair or replace rear axle assemblies
  • Skill Area: Drive line:
    • Perform diagnostics and repairs as required
    • Skill Area: Diesel & Gas Engines- all engines
    • Identify unusual noises, and oil leaks
    • Diagnose, overhaul, replace all assemblies and components with guidance from T4 or Shop
  • Skill Area: Fuel Systems:
    • Diagnose and repair gasoline and diesel fuel system components
  • Skill Area: Steering and Non driven Axles and Alignment
    • Perform alignment procedures and adjust as necessary
    • Diagnose and repair all steering components for wear and/or damage
    • Check and adjust trailer axle alignment
    • Adjust wheel bearings
  • Skill Area: Suspension-Chassis and Cab:
    • Diagnose and repair air leaks
    • Diagnose and repair suspension and chassis components
  • Skill Area: Vehicle Coupling System (PM)
    • Repair and/or replace 5th wheels
    • Diagnose and repair vehicle coupling components for wear and/or damage

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, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as qualified individual with disability.

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