at Fedex in Topeka, Kansas, United States

Job Description

ob Description
Starting Rate of Pay for Diesel Mechanic / Technicians:  $31.03 / hour
Benefits for Fleet Maintenance Diesel Mechanic / Technicians with FedEx Freight:

Additional $5.50 per hour for candidates with ASE Master Certifications
$1,000 Annual Tool Reimbursement Allowance
Shift Differential Pay Available
Tuition Reimbursement for Diesel Mechanic ASE Certifications


To provide timely, quality, and cost-effective repair and maintenance for vehicle fleet including tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment that requires preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, modifications, and repairs.   



1.  Performs preventative and routine maintenance on tractors, trailers, forklifts, and other equipment

2.  Performs basic diagnostics to identify source of trouble and makes necessary adjustments to equipment for safe and efficient operation

3.  Works with other technicians in performing preventative maintenance and repairs 

4.  Ensures proper and accurate documentation of all maintenance performed, completes reports in writing and electronically

5.  Performs safety inspections of equipment and documents the work

6.  Performs paint and body work on vehicles, as required   

7.  Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures

8.  Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer:  This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


High School Diploma (or GED), preferred
Must have one (1) year experience performing vehicle maintenance or either possess (or be within sixty (60) days of obtaining) a vehicle maintenance certificate from an accredited vocation/trade school or completion of the FedEx Freight, Inc. Apprentice Program with satisfactory performance.
One or more Medium/Heavy Truck ASE Certifications and Class A CDL preferred
Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks
Valid driver’s license may be required depending on work assignment
Knowledge of the use and operation of testing equipment, gauges and tools associated with vehicle troubleshooting and repairs
Basic computer skills including maintenance programs, and diagnostic systems
Basic knowledge of gas and diesel engines
Familiarity with precision measurement instruments, oxygen/acetylene equipment, and lifting devices (bottle, floor, wheel, or transmission jacks, floor cranes, etc.) preferred.
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 driver’s compartment of truck and/or behind cab using normally available foot and handholds
Paint and body work experience preferred
Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
Basic written and verbal communication skills

Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job
Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noise
May be required to drive service van to off-site locations and perform work
Exposure to climate conditions of the geographic area
Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases, paints or other irritants
Hours may vary due to operational need

FLSA Status:  [ ] Exempt   [X] Non-Exempt



FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Freight, please call 800-888-8252 or e-mail at

FedEx Freight will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Job Posting: 12448961

Posted On: Mar 08, 2023

Updated On: Mar 08, 2023

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