Diesel Mechanic

Company Name:
Ryder System
This position must be capable of performing the majority of required maintenance and service on Ryder
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
or Service
. Exercises some judgment and discretion in resolving issues or making repairs.
## Requirements
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.
## Additional Requirements
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
skills: PC, Windows, mouse, etc.
## Responsibilities
Performs vehicle maintenance and
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 model
Add fluid to bring to proper 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 cylinders
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.

Title: Diesel Mechanic
Requisition Number: 31120
Job Category - Department: Technicians/Service Employees

Group: Regular - Full Time
Relocation: No
Travel Requirement: 0%
Work City: Albuquerque
Work State:
new mexico
WorkZip: 87107

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