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FedEx Freight Technician in Hagerstown, Maryland

Job DescriptionPOSITION OVERVIEW:To provide timely, quality, and cost-effective repair and maintenance for vehicle fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment that requires preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, modifications, and repairs.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Performs preventative and routine maintenance on tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment2. Performs basic diagnostics to identify source of trouble and makes necessary adjustments to equipment for safe and efficient operation3. Works with other technicians in performing preventative maintenance and repairs4. Ensures proper and accurate documentation of all maintenance performed, completes reports in writing and electronically5. Performs safety inspections of equipment and documents the work6. Performs paint and body work on vehicles, as required7. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures8. Perform other duties as requiredDisclaimer: 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), preferredMust have one (1) year experience performing vehicle maintenance or either possess (or be within sixty (60) days of obtaining) a vehicle maintenance certificate from an accredited vocation/trade school or completion of the FedEx Freight, Inc. Apprentice Program with satisfactory performance.One or more Medium/Heavy Truck ASE Certifications and Class A CDL preferredMust possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasksValid drivers license may be required depending on work assignmentKnowledge of the use and operation of testing equipment, gauges and tools associated with vehicle troubleshooting and repairsBasic computer skills including maintenance programs, and diagnostic systemsBasic knowledge of gas and diesel enginesFamiliarity with precision measurement instruments, oxygen/acetylene equipment, and lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes, etc.) preferred.Able to frequently lift components weighing approximately 110 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another personAbility to safely operate vehicles equipped with manual and automatic transmissionAbility to enter and exit drivers compartment of truck and/or behind cab using normally available foot and handholdsPaint and body work experience preferredAbility to work independently and/or as a team memberBasic written and verbal communication skillsWORKING CONDITIONS:Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the jobExposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noiseMay be required to drive service van to off-site locations and perform workExposure to climate conditions of the geographic areaExposure to chemicals, oils, greases, paints or other irritantsHours may vary due to operational needDivision Category:MaintenanceCompany Name:FedEx Freight Inc.