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Lead Diesel Mechanic

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Montgomery, New York Full time JR2036-2024 Pay Rate: $33.50 - $38.50 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.

As a Lead Diesel Technician, you will perform hands-on supervision of shop staff consisting of trailer mechanics.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Instructs mechanics in proper diagnosis of failures and correct repair practices.
  • Maintains a local terminal's domiciled fleet of trailers and dollies.
  • Inputs data into a computer database for parts and work orders generated in shop
  • Performs inspections, service, and repairs on dry van trailers
  • Moves, operates, lifts, stores, and uses specialized equipment, including personal and company hand and power tools, shop machines and measuring devices to perform inspections, adjustments, repair or maintenance work
  • Uses diagnostic tools and computer software to assist in troubleshooting and repair of heavy duty braking and electrical systems used on trailers and dollies
  • Utilizes service information from available sources, internet, shop manuals, and industry service bulletins

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: $33.50 - $38.50 per hour, based on experience

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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