Diesel Mechanic

Ryder System Stockton, CA

Position Description:

Ryder is a respected leader in the transportation industry. We have an immediate opening for a Diesel Technician in Stockton! Ryder is a global established company, and we are looking to add to our growing team!

At Ryder you'll be exposed to our diverse fleet! You may work on (but not limited to) the following equipment: Detroit, Cummins, Mack, International, Carrier, Volvo and Thermo King!

At Ryder, you'll also be able to take advantage of our excellent hands on training program! We have up-to-date software and training material to take your career to the next level.


Competitive pay Annual incentive up to $2,000 Employee discounts on cell phones, electronics & cars. Eligible for various Ryder health benefits packages 401k & stock purchase plan Tool discount Tuition reimbursement Newer equipment Top of the line training Safe & clean work environment Uniforms & personal safety equipment provided Opportunities for advancement Stable work environment Call Claudia today for more information at 630-961-7308 Ryder – Ever better #CB

Under close supervision, this position performs minor to average routine maintenance and repair services on different types of vehicles.

Works with the assistance of a T3, T4, TIC, SS or SM, when performing highly technical and superior diagnostic type repairs. Task assignments are directed by shop management to encourage development in a productive manner.

The T2 Technician performs minor to average repairs and routine maintenance under limited supervision. The T2 may be assigned to work/train directly with a T3 or T4.



High school diploma or equivalent Post-secondary vocational education strongly preferred

Must have minimum tools required as outlined in Maintenance policy 2.02 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must have a valid driver’s license Valid CDL (license A) is highly desired; mandatory in some locations Must possess state license as required This position requires for you to drive Ryder vehicles. In order to become a Ryder employee you must: Must be able to obtain CDL within 6 months after hire Pass a Ryder Drug Test Pass a DOT physical Pass a Ryder road test Pass a Ryder Background and Motor vehicle check including Drug and alcohol verification from previous employers for the last 3 years Important Note: Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.


Performs vehicle maintenance and repair duties including: Performs standard vehicle maintenance Performs standard component inspections and repairs Performs preventive maintenance Diagnoses standard mechanical and electronic problems, utilizing diagnostic computer when applicable Identifies root cause of basic failures/conditions and perform repairs as required Replaces defective components as instructed 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) 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 (TW208) Perform air pressure checks Check tread depth Identify tires that need to be changed or repaired Perform tire P.M. checks Replace tire and wheel assemblies Skill Area: Preventive Maintenance: PM trained and qualified within 90 days (PM230&PM298) Proper lube techniques Minimal tire inspection Brake check/applied stroke Battery check Under vehicle check/loose components Fault code identification Skill Area: Brakes-Hydraulic Brake Hydraulic trained and qualified within 90 days (BH220 & BH298)* where appropriate Road test for proper operation Make visual inspections for leaks Check park brake operation Check fluid level

Measure lining thickness

Adjust service brakes

Adjust park brakes

Skill Area: Brakes-Air: Brake Air trained and qualified within 90 days (BA220 & BA298)

Identify, remove, & replace all brake-related defective components Identify components of air brake system Operate brakes and identify irregular noises, air leaks

Perform simple air system tests

Measure lining thickness

Adjust brakes

Perform air brake sections of P.M.

Measure drums, rotors, cam bushings

Skill Area: A/C & Heater

Operate the system and recognize if the system is cooling or not (PM related) Perform basic system checks such as power to compressor, condenser obstructions, belt tension, etc. Skill Area: Cargo Handling/Transfer, Liftgates Identify leaks

Operate lift gate

Identify make and model

Add fluid to bring to proper level

Skill Area: Charging Systems (electrical) : HD electrical trained within 90 days (DR208)

Visually inspect batteries

Clean connections

Check condition of belts

Check alternator mounting and pulley

Replace and adjust belts

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 and check batteries Replace or repair defective cables Skill Area: Lighting System and Electrical Accessories Repair minor wiring problems Repair minor lighting problems Replace bulbs, lenses and simple light assemblies Replace and adjust sealed beams Install or replace accessories such as heated mirrors, fans, radios, CBs, spotlights, electronic devices, etc. Skill Area: Clutch Lubricate throw-out bearing, linkage, shafts, and cables- Identify proper clutch operation Identify proper clutch brake operation and adjust Adjust hydraulic or mechanical clutches Skill Area: Cooling Systems Check and adjust coolant levels Visually inspect system for leaks Make minor repairs such as hose replacements, fan shrouds, leaking fittings, etc. Recognize permanent antifreezes and their requirements Use refractometer Use pressure tester Skill Area: Drive Axles Inspect housings for leaks Change oil and filter, if required, and clean breathers Skill Area: Driveline Lubricate drive line Skill Area: Diesel/Gas Engines-All Engines

Check and adjust oil levels

Identify unusual noises, and oil leaks

Skill Area: Fuel Systems

Replace and prime fuel filter

Check gas and diesel fuel system components such as fuel lines, pickup tubes, return lines, etc. for proper integrity and condition

Skill Area: Steering and Non driven Axles and Alignment

Lubricate grease fittings, check and adjust fluid levels

Check all steering components for wear

Skill Area: Suspension-Chassis and Cab Identify makes and models Identify normal operation Identify and repair air leaks Identify malfunctions and make basic repairs (broken springs, excessive wear on bushings, etc.) withmoderate supervision Skill Area: Vehicle Coupling System (PM) Lubricate fifth wheel plate and slider mechanism Operate slider mechanism 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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