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Diesel Mechanic

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Montgomery, New York Full time JR1466-2024 Pay Rate: $32.50 - $37.50 per hour, based on experience

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Saia is a different kind of logistics and transportation company. We do things the right way. You‘ll see it in our commitment to our people, customers, and community. You‘ll feel it in the support you get on day one – from leadership and from your team. A job with Saia is packed with opportunity – from learning new skills and advancing to competitive compensation and great benefits. It's all here and it’s exactly what going further is all about.


Job Summary
Saia is currently recruiting experienced Diesel Technicians to join our team.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to join one of the most successful LTL carriers in the U.S!    As a Diesel Technician you will use your mechanical skills and expertise to diagnose failures, make repairs and maintain all systems and parts associated with class 6, 7, & 8 diesel powered tractors. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Diagnosing failures and making repairs on mechanical, electrical, or other various systems on a vehicle
  • Discussing the nature of the difficulty with the driver(s)
  • Using hydraulic jacks or hoist, to gain access to the underside of the unit and to aid in the removal or replacement of assemblies such as engines, transmissions, differentials, springs, etc. 
  • Using electronic diagnostic tools and computer software to assist in the troubleshooting and repair of heavy duty trucks engine, braking, electrical, and cooling and exhaust systems 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years maintenance experience 
  • Maintenance lead person experience 
  • Training in diagnostic software and computerized tools for troubleshooting 
  • Electronic braking systems 
  • Experience rebuilding, repairing & fabricating aluminum & steel components

Pay Rate: $32.50 - $37.50 per hour, based on experience

Benefits
At Saia, your success is our success! That’s why we work hard to provide you with what you need to build an awesome career. We are committed to rewarding superior employee performance so that when you work hard, your achievements won’t go unnoticed.

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At Saia, our people are the reason we’ve been successful for over a century in the industry. Together, we’ve created a positive culture that’s driven by our core values – like dignity and respect, a customer-first approach, safety and more. With hundreds of terminals across the country and growing, we’re always looking for more collaborative and motivated individuals to join our team. So, if you’re ready to put your career on a solid path, let’s go further.

Saia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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