Heavy Truck and Tractor Trailer Technician / Mechanic
at Groendyke Transport

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

Job Description

Heavy Truck and Tractor Trailer Technician / Mechanic

“If you take care of Groendyke, Groendyke will take care of you.  They pay attention to details and the small things, like my birthday and my family. That matters."

Inspect, repair, and perform routine maintenance on all terminal shop equipment, such as truck-tractors, semi-cargo tank trailers, and related shop equipment in a safe, timely, cost-effective and practical manner. Maintain complete, timely, and accurate records on all maintenance performed.
Essential Functions:
  • Diagnose any mechanical, electrical, or other breakdown or failure of a motor vehicle or related equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and perform failure analysis of the component parts and systems on the truck-tractor, or the component parts and systems of a cargo tank semi-trailer.
  • Inspect, repair, and perform routine maintenance on Company vehicle fleet, including component parts. 
  • Make proper use of both power and hand tools to repair or replace defective components of Company fleet and other equipment.
  • When applicable, use welding skills and knowledge of metals to complete vehicle repairs
  • Safely operate tractor-trailer unit within terminal premises, and drive equipment safely over roadways to either test drive or deliver to outside shop for repairs.
  • Prepare and maintain maintenance records in accordance with Company policies, and state and federal regulations.
  • Ability to write, read and speak the English language for the following purposes.
  • Make entries on reports and record entries on maintenance records to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Read reports, technical manuals, and other documents to keep abreast of changes in Company fleet, including all component parts.
  • Converse with co-workers and properly communicate with others.
  • Work shifts that consist of days or nights and/or weekends as specified by Shop Foreman or Terminal Manager.
  • Provide a safe work environment for co-workers at all times.
  • Assure that the cargo tank entry procedures are followed at all times.
  • Perform other duties as required or designated by supervisor.


We Offer:

Among the many advantages of working at Groendyke Transport are the employee benefits. Our people enjoy one of the best benefit packages in the industry. Groendyke Transport will provide you with excellent pay rates and comprehensive benefits.  

Additional benefits available Include:

  • Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) plan

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
  • Five years of heavy truck maintenance experience preferred.
  • Must be physically capable of performing tasks.
  • Must be dependable.
  • Neat and clean appearance.
  • Must have own hand tools.
  • Must pass a PFT (Pulmonary Function Test) in order to wear a respirator if required.
  • Read, speak, and comprehend English.
  • Must be able to perform task safely.
  • Stable work history.
  • Must be qualified by a physician on all essential functions.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Groendyke Transport is one of the largest tank-truck carriers in the nation, bringing over 80 years of expertise to liquid bulk shipping operations. Today’s leading manufacturers of chemical, petroleum, and bulk products number among our many valued customers. As an ISO 9001-registered carrier, we have the highest-quality commitment and processes in place to meet your most stringent qualifications with each and every load—more than 420,000 last year alone.

Groendyke is looking for Professional Class A CDL drivers, Hazmat endorsement preferred. We offer careers–with paid job training–for energetic, hard-working, experienced people. Groendyke offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits to attract and recognize the industry’s best.

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