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Is your career taking you where you want to go?
When it began in 1924, Saia (NASDAQ: SAIA) covered a two-state area: Louisiana and Texas. Today, Saia is one of the most successful carriers in the United States, providing regional and interregional LTL, non-asset truckload service, and third-party logistics. Headquartered in Johns Creek, GA, Saia is a growing corporation offering the best-in-class benefits and opportunities to inspire every member of our team. With over 9,000 employees dedicated to their jobs and our customers, you may discover your own career path at Saia.
The road to a great career starts with Saia!
Today, Saia's network of 156 terminals covers 40 states in the U.S. as well as Canada.Through our network of partners, we serve the balance of the U.S. including Alaska and Hawaii, plus Puerto Rico and Mexico. Through our three operating service groups - Saia LTL, Linkex, and Saia Logistics Services - we provide complete transportation and logistics solutions.
As a company, Saia is dedicated to providing every employee the opportunity and environment to continue to grow and contribute, individually and as part of a team. Perhaps that is why the average employee tenure at Saia is 8 years, nearly twice the national average, and why more than 300 employees have been with us for over 20 years.
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Lead Diesel Technician / Lead Diesel Truck Service Mechanic
Experienced Diesel Technicians don’t miss this great opportunity to join one of the most successful LTL carriers in the U.S! Working for Saia means the opportunity to partner with a successful company and enjoy stability and security for you and your family.
But don’t just take our word for it, here’s what some of our employees have to say:
“Saia sets themselves apart because they invest in their drivers, their dockworkers, their mechanics, and their equipment." - Current Employee
“Saia is a company that truly knows how to achieve success. They care about the people and they care about their customers." - Current Employee
If you are looking for an amazing opportunity with a growing company, great benefits and competitive salary, apply today!
As a Lead Diesel Technician you will perform hands on supervision of shop staff consisting of trailer mechanics.
Other responsibilities include:
Instructs mechanics in proper diagnosis of failures and correct repair practices
Maintains a local terminal's domiciled fleet of trailers and dollies
Inputs data into computer database for parts and work orders generated in shop
Performs inspections, service, and repairs on dry van trailers
Moves, operates, lifts, stores, and uses specialized equipment, including personal and company hand and power tools, shop machines and measuring devices to perform inspections, adjustments, repair or maintenance work
Uses diagnostic tools and computer software to assist in troubleshooting and repair of heavy duty braking and electrical systems used on trailers and dollies
Utilizes service information from available sources, internet, shop manuals, and industry service bulletins
3+ years maintenance experience
Maintenance lead person experience
Training in diagnostic software and computerized tools for troubleshooting
Electronic braking systems
Experience rebuilding, repairing & fabricating aluminum & steel components
At Saia, your success is our success! That’s why we work hard to provide you with what you need to build an awesome career. We are committed to rewarding superior employee performance so that when you work hard, your achievements won’t go unnoticed
We are proud to offer the following benefits:
Health Insurance with Medical, Rx & Vision
Free Life Insurance
Free Short-term Disability
401(k) with immediate vesting & company match
Immediate eligibility for Holiday Pay
Paid Vacation days and Personal/Sick Days
Employee Stock Purchase plan
At Saia Inc., success comes down to taking care of the people who matter most - our customers, our employees and our shareholders. The rest will take care of itself.
"Provide best-in-class service - as defined by our customers - through quality processes in an environment that respects employees, advocates safety, recognizes excellence, and builds shareholder value."
As an industry leader - Saia places a premium on finding and developing the right people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do.
Your job. It isn't just where you work; it's where you belong. As a member of the Saia family, you belong to something bigger - from day one.
At Saia, success comes down to taking care of the people who matter most - our customers, our employees and our shareholders. The rest will take care of itself
Role: Lead Diesel Technician
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