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Technician Apprentice / 3rd Shift / $2,000 in Bonuses

XPO Logistics
Des Moines IA
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 10/16/2020

Job Description Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect will receive a $500sign-on bonus, subject to repayment if the employee voluntarily terminates their employment with XPO Logistics within the first 6 months. Bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply.Current XPO employees are not eligible for retention bonuses. A $750 retention bonus will be paid to those eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 6 months of continuous employment with XPO Logistics in their current qualified position. Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 12 months of continuous employment in their current qualified position will receive another $750 bonus. The bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply.Current XPO employees are not eligible for retention bonuses. Pay starts at $22.35 3rd Shift / Monday - Friday / 10:00pm - 6:30am Logistics done differently. At XPO Logistics, our skilled team of technicians is the driving force that keeps our fleet of tractors and trailers operating in top condition. As the Technician Apprentice, you'll need strong technical and diagnostic abilities, a desire to take on challenges and a willingness to be a team player dedicated to exceptional customer service. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day:
Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on all types of class 7 and 8 diesel equipment, forklifts and trailing equipment, in compliance with the manufacturers' and company schedules
Apply knowledge and work in accordance with DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations as required
Access any area of the equipment or vehicle to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of vehicles and trailers
Repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems
Conduct safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:
1 year of experience in general heavy truck repair, automotive repair or equipment repair; equivalent trade school/technical school time may be applied toward this requirement
Your own technician hand tools required for tractor/trailer and forklift repairs and maintenance
Basic computer skills
Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings and weekends It'd be great if you also have:
Previous or current ASE certifications
Basic welding skills such as Oxy/Acetylene, ARC and MIG This job requires the ability to:
Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally
Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
Walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery or in various locations that may be outside Be part of something big. XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.