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Diesel technicians who choose Schneider enjoy access to job opportunities across the country. Whether you want to be an expert-level technician or plan to pursue a leadership role, we’ll provide you with the training and support you need to get you where you want to be. Check out our various diesel technician job opportunities.

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Diesel Technician

Our Diesel Technicians handle routine work such as tire changes, as well as minor electrical and accident repairs. You will perform various tasks, including general shop duties, routine part pick-ups and stocking, inventory management and tracking repairs. This role will give you the chance to gain on-the-job experience that will help you learn the trade or the autonomy you need to deepen your expertise, depending on your level of experience.

Service Advisor

As a Service Advisor, you will act as a liaison between Schneider’s truck drivers and our shop associates. Day-to-day job duties will include answering phone calls, writing service requests, estimating repair times and performing some minor repairs. You will also assist with inventory management, including verifying that all the parts needed for a repair are in stock and submitting parts requests when they’re not.

Trailer Technician 

Schneider’s Trailer Technicians specialize in completing repairs on our fleet’s signature orange van trailers. In this role, you’ll be tasked with diagnosing and repairing trailer electrical systems, as well as performing routine repair and replacements on trailer components including tires, prop legs, landing gear and minor accident repair.

Service Truck Technician 

As a Service Truck Technician, you will work mainly outside the shop while performing repairs at customer sites, distribution centers or rail yards. These jobs could include anything from tire changes to accident repairs. You will leverage your industry expertise and the tools in your service truck to complete the work on-site and help our drivers deliver their freight on time.

Tractor Technician Sr

Schneider’s Senior Tractor Technicians are highly skilled technicians who perform all tractor estimations, diagnoses and corrections while following Schneider’s standard operating procedures. You will be responsible for completing routine rebuilds and replacements, performing technical repairs and making decisions that deliver the best value and prioritize safety.

Maintenance Team Leader

If you have goals of working in a management role, our Maintenance Team Leader position may be the right fit for you. In this role, you’ll assist in assigning work to technicians and driving success among team members while learning the ins and outs of how our company shops operate.

Shop Floor Leader

Schneider’s Shop Floor Leaders assist with the overall management of Schneider’s company shops by performing a combination of managerial and leadership duties. A few of those duties include assigning work to associates, performing work order and performance audits, managing the parts inventory and leading the shop in the manager’s absence.

Shop Manager

Our Shop Managers use their strong mechanical aptitude and leadership experience to perform a wide range of job duties that support a high-performance shop environment. You will become a key player in your team’s success by leading efforts that lower the cost of repairs, increase equipment availability in the shop and ensure the satisfaction of Schneider’s various service offerings.

More details on Shop Manager job duties

Senior Shop Manager

The Senior Shop Manager role builds on the Shop Manager position with additional responsibilities that focus on the planning and execution of the shop’s overall business strategy. This role requires years of experience in maintenance shop leadership, as well as an analytical mindset, ingenuity and the ability to influence others.

Diesel Technician

Our Diesel Technicians handle routine work such as tire changes, as well as minor electrical and accident repairs. You will perform various tasks, including general shop duties, routine part pick-ups and stocking, inventory management and tracking repairs. This role will give you the chance to gain on-the-job experience that will help you learn the trade or the autonomy you need to deepen your expertise, depending on your level of experience.

Service Advisor

As a Service Advisor, you will act as a liaison between Schneider’s truck drivers and our shop associates. Day-to-day job duties will include answering phone calls, writing service requests, estimating repair times and performing some minor repairs. You will also assist with inventory management, including verifying that all the parts needed for a repair are in stock and submitting parts requests when they’re not.

Trailer Technician 

Schneider’s Trailer Technicians specialize in completing repairs on our fleet’s signature orange van trailers. In this role, you’ll be tasked with diagnosing and repairing trailer electrical systems, as well as performing routine repair and replacements on trailer components including tires, prop legs, landing gear and minor accident repair.

Service Truck Technician 

As a Service Truck Technician, you will work mainly outside the shop while performing repairs at customer sites, distribution centers or rail yards. These jobs could include anything from tire changes to accident repairs. You will leverage your industry expertise and the tools in your service truck to complete the work on-site and help our drivers deliver their freight on time.

Tractor Technician Sr

Schneider’s Senior Tractor Technicians are highly skilled technicians who perform all tractor estimations, diagnoses and corrections while following Schneider’s standard operating procedures. You will be responsible for completing routine rebuilds and replacements, performing technical repairs and making decisions that deliver the best value and prioritize safety.

Maintenance Team Leader

If you have goals of working in a management role, our Maintenance Team Leader position may be the right fit for you. In this role, you’ll assist in assigning work to technicians and driving success among team members while learning the ins and outs of how our company shops operate.

Shop Floor Leader

Schneider’s Shop Floor Leaders assist with the overall management of Schneider’s company shops by performing a combination of managerial and leadership duties. A few of those duties include assigning work to associates, performing work order and performance audits, managing the parts inventory and leading the shop in the manager’s absence.

Shop Manager

Our Shop Managers use their strong mechanical aptitude and leadership experience to perform a wide range of job duties that support a high-performance shop environment. You will become a key player in your team’s success by leading efforts that lower the cost of repairs, increase equipment availability in the shop and ensure the satisfaction of Schneider’s various service offerings.

More details on Shop Manager job duties

Senior Shop Manager

The Senior Shop Manager role builds on the Shop Manager position with additional responsibilities that focus on the planning and execution of the shop’s overall business strategy. This role requires years of experience in maintenance shop leadership, as well as an analytical mindset, ingenuity and the ability to influence others.

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Diesel Technician career paths

Schneider offers advancement opportunities and company-paid training programs that put you in control of your career path. Pick a place to start and grow from there!

Diagram illustrating the diesel technician career path at Schneider. Diesel Technician 1 - Service Truck Technician 2 - Diesel Technician 2 - Tractor Technician Senior - Maintenance Team Leader

The best thing I enjoy about my job is the interaction with many different people. I also like that we have a great TEAM SPIRIT. The atmosphere of TEAM, RESPECT and INTEGRITY.

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