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Diesel Mechanic/Technician – Start at $26/Hour – Excellent Benefits

FedEx - Technician Newburgh, NY

This is a Full-time position in Valley Cottage, NY posted April 30, 2021.

Now Hiring Technicians (Diesel Mechanic)
Pay Starting at $26.00/Hour + Excellent Benefits

FedEx Freight is looking for people to fill Shop Technician positions in Newburgh, NY.

Position overview: provide timely, quality, and cost-effective repair and maintenance for vehicle fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts and other equipment that requires preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, modifications and documentation to ensure a safe and efficient fleet of vehicles.

  • STEP ONE: Complete this short form
  • STEP TWO: Complete the online technician application on the FedEx Careers page (provided upon completion of STEP ONE)
  • STEP THREE: Connect with a FedEx career specialist; we will contact you upon completion of the FedEx Freight application


  • Pay starting at $26.00/hour
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k)
  • Personal/Sick Paid Time
  • Holiday Pay
  • Wellness Programs
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Credit Associate
  • Direct Deposit
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Shift Pay Differential for 2nd and 3rd Shifts
  • Safety Shoe Reimbursement
  • ASE Master’s Certification Earns Additional $3.50/Hour
  • $700 Tool Allowance Per Year
  • $120 Shoe Allowance


  • Performs preventative and routine maintenance on tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment (which will include the use of diagnostic equipment)
  • Diagnoses cause of malfunctions and performs repairs from preventative maintenance up to component replacements
  • Diagnoses and trouble shoots general vehicle operating systems
  • Documents work performed, prepares vehicle records and reports in writing and electronically
  • Works with other technicians or independently in performing preventative maintenance and repairs
  • Performs necessary adjustments in equipment to ensure safe and efficient operations and prepares required safety documentation
  • Performs paint and body work on vehicles, as required
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
  • Perform other duties as required


  • High School Diploma (or GED)
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience performing vehicle maintenance; a heavy-duty vehicle maintenance certificate obtained from an accredited vehicle maintenance vocational/trade school may substitute for one year vehicle maintenance experience
  • Medium/Heavy Truck Master ASE Certification preferred
  • Class A CDL preferred
  • Brake Inspection Certification eligible
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks
  • Valid driver s license may be required depending on work assignment
  • Computer skills including email, maintenance programs, and diagnostic systems
  • Thorough knowledge of late model gas and diesel engines and on-board computers
  • Experience using oxygen/acetylene equipment (cutting, heating, bending, fabricating equipment during repair)
  • Experience using lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes, etc.)
  • Experience using precision measurement instruments (micrometers, dial indicators, electronic multimeters/testers, A/C charging station, etc.)
  • Able to frequently lift components weighing approximately 110 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person
  • Ability to safely operate vehicles equipped with manual and automatic transmission
  • Ability to enter and exit the driver s compartment of the truck and/or behind cab using normal available footholds and handholds
  • If paint and body work duties required, experience required
  • If forklift repair duties required, prior forklift repair experience required
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Start Working with FedEx – Apply Now!

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