Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic - Shreveport, LA


Elite Diesel Technicians Wanted!
US AutoLogistics is looking for Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics and Technicians! At USAL our Mechanic associates receive industry leading pay, benefits and culture. We have a fleet of 500+ trucks, 6 major shops, and 16 terminals located throughout the Southern United States.

If you know that you have what it takes to join ranks of the Elite Heavy Duty Diesel Technicians here at US AutoLogistics, complete an application at www.usal.com

What We Offer:

  • Industry leading hourly rates for each level of Mechanic/Technician
  • Annual discrentionay performance bonus
  • $2,000 Sign on Bonus
  • 401(K) savings program with a 4% match day one
  • Fantastic benefits, perks, paid off, and paid holidays

Role Expectations: Mechanic I

  • Inspect and repair heavy duty Auto Transport Truck units and trailers to meet DOT inspection requirements
  • Perform Preventative Maintenances (PMs) in a timely manner. Replacing items such as oil and filters, tires, and other related parts
  • Perform overhead tune-ups on all types of company owned heavy duty diesel engines
  • Diagnose electronic diesel engine control systems
  • Replace and/or repair air compressors, water pumps, fan hubs, belts, power steering and other external engine parts
  • Troubleshoot and repair heavy truck air brake systems, a/c and heating systems, electrical systems, trailer components, transmissions
  • Inspect trailer components and make repairs to hydraulics, and other trailer parts. May perform some welding
  • Enter data (inspections, repairs, work orders, etc.) into shop labor system (TMT) accurately and timely
  • Communicate with internal customers and shop associates
  • Operate a forklift
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Certified Mechanic from an accredited school and/or a minimum of 2 years of experience as a heavy duty truck diesel mechanic or 3 years of experience as a heavy duty truck diesel mechanic.
  • Preferred ASE Certifications (taken and passed two of the following):
  • Preferably in the following categories: Diesel Engines, Drive Train, Brakes (T4), Suspension & Steering (T5), Electrical/Electronic Systems (T6), HVAC (T7) or Preventative Maintenance Inspection (T8).
  • Demonstrable knowledge of machines and tools, their design, uses, maintenance and repairs.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude. (i.e.: Must be able to certify as a brake inspector.)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong ability to adapt to a variety of situations
  • Exposure to windows based computer systems, preferred.
  • Technical reading aptitude (i.e. electronic service bulletins; truck repair manuals).
  • Currently hold or be able to successfully complete forklift certification training.
  • Ability to learn welding techniques. Basic welding skills desired.
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external customers, including Drivers and Operations.
  • Experience with diesel electronic control systems DDEC.
  • Must provide own basic hand tools.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: *

  • A valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License is preferred.
  • Preferred to have at least 2 ASE certifications dealing in Medium-Heavy Truck "T" category


What You Need to Be Successful
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


You can choose to be a Diesel Mechanic at nearly any company. Or you can join an organization where the "extra mile" is often traveled--where our associates recognize and demonstrate that exceptional customer service are not the results of ordinary effort.

Great company, management is easy to work with, great pay, and great home time. I love it here!" -- Julian S., driver

Great place to be employed...I'm happy to be here." -- John R., driver

Such an awesome place to work!" -- Claudine P., terminal support


About US AutoLogistics
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, US AutoLogistics (USAL) offers the highest quality, cost-effective transport solutions for the world's best automobile brands throughout the contiguous United States. Originally established as a regional carrier in 1980, USAL was formed in 2013 as a result of a consolidation between Houston-based GST Transport Systems and Birmingham-based Alaplex Auto Transport. Our drivers and terminal support associates strive to deliver each load according to our S.O.L.D. philosophy--safely, on-time, legally compliant and damage-free. USAL is part of The Friedkin Group.

Learn more at USAL.com. Connect with us on Facebook.

The Friedkin Group and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain drug-free workplaces by conducting pre-employment drug testing.

Posted: August 1, 2020
Job ID: 65937
Location: US Autologistics, LLC - Shreveport, Louisiana (LA)
Job Type: Mechanic

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