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U.S. Xpress, Inc. Diesel Mechanic I in Duncan, South Carolina

Date Posted:10 / 23 / 2020

Requisition Number:13733


Shift:Weekday - Nights

Shift Details:Monday-Friday 1:30pm-10:00pm

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time


Diesel Mechanic I



Performs basic preventative maintenance and repairs on tractors and trailers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers as outlined in USX PM guidelines.

  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.

  • Check vehicle fluids (e.g. transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.).

  • Change vehicle tires.

  • Grease mechanical parts.

  • Maintain a high productivity level and complete most jobs within or close to SRT times.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program preferred.


  • Minimum of 1 year of mechanical experience preferred.

  • A Technical Diploma from an accredited Diesel Technology Program may substitute for 1 year of the required experience.

  • Experience in the transportation industry preferred.

  • Computer experience preferred.


  • Valid driver’s license required.

  • Ability to read and write.

  • Must provide own tools that are adequate to perform job functions.

  • D.O.T and Brake certification required to perform PM’s and brake work.

  • OEM Online certifications preferred.

Physical Requirements:while performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel; and reaches with hands and arms.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time supporting full body weight

  • Ability to walk 1000 feet minimum and change positions frequently

  • Ability to frequently move shoulders with full range of motion in all six planes of movement

  • Ability to reach heights over 72” frequently; ability to crouch to height of 18” frequently

  • Ability to reach and stretch across the midline with full cervical range of motion and bilateral range of motion

  • Ability to use hand tools constantly for extended periods of time

  • Ability to stoop to 30” minimum and kneel to 18” minimum

  • Ability to frequently climb 51’ with one 24” step and pull full body weight.

  • Ability to frequently climb stairs 24” without a hand hold rail.

  • Ability to pull self up ladder with 4x17”steps with upper body pull.

  • Ability to constantly go in/out of truck on 51” and one 24” step pulling full body weight.

  • Ability to frequently go up and down ramp.

  • Ability to occasionally push 250 lbs, pull 125 lbs, frequently push/pull 100/50 lbs and constantly push/pull 50/25 lbs.

  • Ability to occasionally carry, lift overhead, high, low and medium lift 51/75 lbs, frequently 50/21 lbs and constantly 20/1 lbs.

*Must be able to perform all physical requirements with reasonable accommodation.

Work Environment:this job operates in a well-lit and well-ventilated repair shop environment.