Fleet Mechanic

Forward Air Irving , TX 75061

Posted 1 week ago

Company Overview:

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

Job Description:

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.

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