Diesel Mechanic

Ryder System

Position Description

Torque by Ryder is Immediately hiring a Permanent Full Time Experienced Mobile Diesel Technician to support our Truck Fleet in Philadelphia, PA

For More Info Call Jordon or Text “Philadelphia MS3” to 904-541-8944

Hear it from a Torque Mobile Mechanic Technician Here:


Technician Positions Pay Each Week

Hourly Pay: $27.00 – $32.00 per hour basedon experience

All ScheduledMaintenanceNever On Call

Typical Schedule: 4 Day Work Week

Typical Hours: 10 Hour Days

Mobile Maintenance Vehicle, Fuel Card, Company Tablet, and Company Cell Phone provided

We want the right Maintenance Repair Mechanic Technician to join us at Ryder manage our fleet of Heavy Duty Trucks.

For More Info Call Jordon or Text “Philadelphia MS3” to 904-541-8944

At Ryder, we offer outstanding benefits:

Generous Paid Time Off

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance effective 30 days from hire date

Life Insurance and Disability Insurance Options

401K Savings Plan with Ryder matching contributions

Discount on purchase of Ryder Common Stock

Employee Discounts on Automotive, Mobile plans, Travel and Hotels

Tuition Reimbursement

PPE & Uniforms provided at no cost

Paid Job training and development

Apply today and see why a job with Ryder is what you’ve been looking for. Call us or go online to apply to one of our career opportunities

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High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Vocational or Technical Certification Post Secondary degree or Technical Certifications, preferred

Basic tools required

Requires demonstrated aptitude and applied experience in mechanical repair of automotive gas or diesel engines including:

Routine preventative maintenance, which should include oil changes, brake and tire work

Diagnostics and repairs, including AC, electrical systems

Advanced skilled level repairs to include some major engine repairs, diesel after treatment or automotive fuel injection repairs

Three (3) years or more relevant work experience, preferred

NonCommercial Driver License CLASS E, preferred

Valid Commercial Driver License (CDL) CLASS A, preferred

Other State drivers license, as required

Two (2) years or more experience with mechanical repairs and diagnostics on heavy duty and medium duty equipment

Able to take home assigned mobile service truck, as applicable, and secure vehicle and contents

Must be able to drive Ryder vehicles

Ability to:

Understand and adhere to Company policies in all areas

Complete repair orders with the Company established systems

Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

Work independently and as a member of a team

Prioritize workload

Proven hands-on mechanic, customer service, and account management skills

Demonstrates customer service skills

Strong relationship management skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

Self-starter and self-sufficient approach

Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices

Entrepreneurial spirit

Preventive Maintenance PM230 & PM298 within 90 Days

Brakes-Air BA220 & BA298 within 90 Days

Brake mechanics/inspectors FMCS 396.25

Hydraulic Brake BH220 & BH298 where appropriate within 90 Days

Tire & Wheel TW220 within 90 Days

CF609 & A/C trained and qualified AC220 & AC298 within 180 Days

HD electrical – DR208 within 90 Days

Svc Island Support SBTIII trained (SBT220) and SBT Phase 2 within 180 Days

Complete 2 of the OEM On-Line diagnostic tool software courses as required by location fleet mi. (predominant OEM of fleet mix)

This position requires for you to drive Ryder vehicles. In order to become a Ryder employee you must:

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.


Interact with customer, exhibit account management skills to independently facilitate preventative maintenance, repair issue resolution, and discuss new repair estimates with customer.

Coordinate work schedule as required by customers. Road test vehicles to identify cause of complaints for repairs, ensure quality of repair work performed, and deliver customer satisfaction.

Preventive maintenance (PM) and vehicle repairs responsibilities include but is not limited to:

A/C & Heater: Operate the system and recognize if the system is cooling or not (PM related); Perform system checks such as power to compressor, visual inspection of condenser, belt tension, etc; Identify Freon and oil leaks

Brakes-Air: 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 Perform brake repairs per BA 298 once trained and qualified

Brakes-Hydraulic: Road test for proper operation; Make visual inspections for leaks; Check park brake operation; Check fluid level; Measure lining thickness; Adjust service brakes; Perform brake repairs per BH 298 once trained and qualified; Adjust park brakes

Cargo Handling/Transfer, Liftgates: Identify leaks; Operate lift gate; Identify make and model; Add fluid to bring to proper level; Make minor adjustments to lift platform and its controls; Identify basic malfunctions

Charging Systems (electrical): Visually inspect batteries; Clean connections; Check condition of belts; Test batteries; Check alternator mounting and pulley; Replace and adjust belts; Perform basic charging system check

Clutch: Lubricate throw-out bearing, linkage, shafts, and cables; Identify proper clutch operation; Identify proper clutch brake operation

Cooling Systems: Check and adjust coolant levels; Visually inspect system for leaks; Make minor repairs such as hose replacements, fan shrouds, leaking fittings; Recognize permanent antifreezes and their requirements; Use refractometer; Use pressure tester; Flush and refill systems

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

Lighting System and Electrical Accessories: Repair minor wiring problems; Replace bulbs, lenses and simple light assemblies; Repair minor lighting problems; Replace and adjust sealed beams; Install or replace accessories such as heated mirrors, fans, spotlights

Drive Axles: Inspect housings for leaks; Change oil and filter, if required, and clean breathers

Driveline: Lubricate drive line; Inspect components for wear or damage

Gas Engines-All Engines: Check and adjust oil levels; Identify unusual noises, and oil leaks

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

Preventive Maintenance: Proper lube techniques; Minimal tire inspection; Brake check/applied stroke; Battery check; Under vehicle check/loose components; Initial Fault code identification; All PMs (PM 298) including C supplements to exclude overheads, engine brake overhauls, DPF servicing, clean doser injector, servicing ArvinMeritor unitized hubs, inspect Lece Neville alternator brushes, inspect modulator system for proper operation, inspect/adjust shift selector cable, pop test Isuzu injectors

Steering and Non-driven Axles and Alignment: Lubricate grease fittings, check and adjust fluid levels; Check and adjust toe; Check all steering components for wear; Check and adjust trailer axle alignment; Adjust wheel bearings including replacement of wheel seal

Suspension-Chassis and Cab: Identify makes and models; Identify normal operation; Identify and repair minor air leaks; Identify malfunctions of basic nature, broken springs, excessive wear on bushings, etc

Tire and Wheel Maintenance: 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; Mount/dismount and rotate tires; Perform tire/wheel checks/repairs per TW298

Vehicle Coupling System (PM): Lubricate fifth wheel plate and slider mechanism; Operate slider mechanism

Utilize key functions of Shop Management System and electronic documentation available. Perform work in accordance with all federal/provincial and corporate compliance guidelines (i.e. safety, DOT). Use internal and external maintenance documents

Performs other duties as assigned.

Ensure proper maintenance of all service, safety and environmental records required to meet and/or exceed corporate, federal, state, and local government mandated requirements.

Accountable for key maintenance measurements established by company policy, related to the inspection and performance of PMs, brakes, tires, wheels, including any maintenance items directly associated with the safety of the customer.

Act as a mentor for the SM II level.

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.

Posted Date 9 hours ago (6/11/2024 10:45 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-160815

Location (Posting Location) : State/Province PA

Location (Posting Location) : City Philadelphia

Location (Posting Location) : Postal Code 19114

Category Technicians/Service Employees9

Employment Type Regular-Full time

Travel Requirements Greater than 60%

Position Code 1001311

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