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Your path to a career in the shop

Schneider is constantly recruiting skilled diesel technicians to fill our shops. If you’re looking to become a part of the team, it’s time to make it happen. Check out this step-by-step overview of our hiring process and get tips on how to prepare for your interview with us.

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The hiring process: How it works

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    Profile creation and application

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    Application review

  • People with telephone

    Phone interviews

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    Additional interviews

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    Candidate selection

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Step 1. Create a candidate profile and apply for jobs.

Search for a position you’re interested in, read the description and click “Apply Now.” To get started, you will create a profile. Then you can:

  • Upload your resume and background information into our system.
  • Apply to open positions quickly through the Job Search tab.
  • Check submitted application status through the My Jobpage tab.

Step 2. Hold tight as we complete an application review.

Our recruiting team reviews all applications and resumes. If your background lines up with the requirements for the position, we’ll reach out!

Step 3. Complete phone interviews.

If you’re one of the most qualified candidates for the position, someone from the Schneider team will call you to set up an interview with a recruiter. Usually, these interviews take place over the phone, but some may be conducted face-to-face. 

Step 4. Have additional interviews.

After your interview with a recruiter, you may have an additional phone conversation with the hiring manager. Then, we may call you to set up a face-to-face interview at a Schneider facility. We’ll provide you with specific interviewing details, based on the role you are interviewing for and the location of the position. You could have several interviews when you’re at Schneider, each with different members of the hiring team.

Step 5. Find out if you are chosen for the position. 

Members of the hiring team will work together to decide if you’re the best person for the job. If you are found successful during the interview, you will be required to pass a drug screen and background check prior to starting work.

Step 6. Begin a dynamic career at Schneider

Members of the hiring team will work together to decide if you’re the best person for the job. If you are found successful during the interview, you will be required to pass a drug screen and background check prior to starting work.

Interview preparation: Tips for success

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    Research Schneider

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    Prepare questions

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    Tell your story

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    Discuss real life experiences

1. Research Schneider.

Who is Schneider and what do we do? These are two of the most important questions you will want to know off the top of your head. You don’t need to know the transportation industry to have a career at Schneider — we can help grow your knowledge through our company-offered trainings. Understanding our mission, core values and what we do, though, will help you go a long way in the interview process.

To gain more information on Schneider, review and You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to stay updated on Schneider events and industry information.

2. Prepare questions to ask the interview team. 

After researching Schneider, you will have the information you need to formulate the best questions to ask our interview team. Ask the experts. They will be able to provide you more insight about what our maintenance team is like — the culture, the environment and the career paths. Our team will be able to help you understand what the day-to-day work is like for the role you applied for.

3. Tell us your story. 

During your interview with Schneider, you will have the opportunity to share your successes and tell us your story. Use your resume as a roadmap and walk your interviewer(s) through your achievements in your education, certificates, previous work experience and more.

4. Use real-life/specific examples

Schneider’s interview questions are based off behavioral-based interviewing. We look for specific examples from your story that illustrate past success that can be a foundation for future success.

Some questions that will help you think about specific examples could include:

  • Can you provide some examples of technical work you have completed, including diagnostics and repairs?
  • Tell me about a time you had to persuade another person to make a decision. How did you go about persuading that individual?
  • Tell me about a time that you had to work on a technical project and it was a success. What steps did you take to make it a success?

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