Forward Air Inc. is a publicly traded (NASDQ: FWRD) and highly respected transportation and logistics Company with revenues of approximately $1B annually. We are a growth-oriented company that has doubled in size over the past 5 years. We have an aggressive growth strategy and need great talent to help us achieve our goals. As an industry leader - we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.
Position: Fleet Mechanic
Forward Air, Inc. is looking for a self-motivated individual to join the maintenance team as a full time Fleet Mechanic. Duties include all aspects of vehicles, trailers, and other mechanical equipment of Forward Air, while adhering to the compliance of all Forward Air Policies, safe work practices, and high customer service.
Core Duties & Responsibilities:
Evaluate status of mechanical equipment, trailers and vehicles, and performs or schedules needed repairs
Maintain equipment according to DOT regulations
Perform routine truck, trailer, and/or forklift P.M.s
Perform tire mounting/dismounting and repairs
Perform minor cosmetic repairs
Perform roadside repairs
Conduct various analysis and inspections of vehicles, trailers, and mechanical systems to determine the most cost effective means of maintenance, repair, or replacement
Maintain regular and dependable attendance
Maintain work area, tools, and equipment
Operate a variety of diagnostic instruments and a variety of hand, electric, and air-driven tools
Perform minor building and facility maintenance
Perform Data Entry in Maintenance Software to track repairs
Keep shop and company tools clean and in good working order
Other duties as assigned
Prior experience with truck, trailer, and/or vehicle repair
Strong mechanical aptitude
Desire for a long-term career with an industry leading company
Ability to present and maintain a positive corporate image in a fast paced environment
Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule (extended hours as required)
Must have basic set of tools
Class A CDL a plus
Refrigerant experience a plus
Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401K, stock ownership plans, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, vision care plan, paid sick time, paid company holidays, and paid vacations.
Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.