` Ascend - 14095

Diesel Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

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The Technician A is accountable to maintain company equipment in accordance with company standards, while maximizing utilization and uptime with a focus on company cost objectives. Technician A’s targeted productivity goal is 97% or above completions, within or under standard repair time, with rework at 2% or lower.

  • Pay starting at $18 - $27 per hour
  • $1,000 tool allowance + $250 boot allowance
  • 2nd shift employees (2:30 PM – 12:00 AM, M-F)
  • Capable of performing most major repairs with limited guidance or supervision.
  • Schedules time appropriately to accomplish objectives.
  • Repair equipment in the most effective manner with a focus on quality and cost control.
  • Perform effective diagnostic routines that identifies root cause and determine best repair method.
  • Provide mentoring and training to less experienced technicians.
  • Conduct all repairs in a manner that emphasizes personal and coworker safety.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
  • Demonstrates personal concern for maintaining a safe environment for themselves and others.
  • Actively promotes the proper use of equipment and adherence to processes
  • Builds trust by being upfront about what they can or can't do.
  • Model and promote Ascends Values: Zero Safety Events; Be Courageous; Act with Integrity;
  • Inspire Trust; Teamwork; Have Fun and Build a Legacy.

  • Minimum three years of experience in Class 8 maintenance and repair.
  • Experience with computer-based maintenance systems.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to continuously improve results.
  • Ability to promote a culture of trust and safety.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Vendor sponsored training in major vehicle components.
  • Certified in Torch and Welder Usage.
  • Certified in Brake and Wheel End Maintenance.
  • Certified in A/C Repair and Recovery.
  • Work on modern, low-mileage, private fleet equipment (Volvos and/or Freightliners with Cummins, Volvo and Detroit engines) in clean, safe shop facilities (preferred)
  • Provide bumper-to-bumper preventive maintenance service and/or repair to tractors and trailers.
  • Use computers for diagnostics and troubleshooting.
  • Electrical troubleshooting; tire maintenance; minor transmission repair; brake and air conditioning system repair.


Ascend is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive environment where all individuals may grow and thrive, respecting the different experiences that each employee brings to their job. Ascend believes that a diverse work environment results in a better experience for employees and customers and makes Ascend stronger.

With our mission of diversity and inclusion in mind, we provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), religion, age, disability, citizenship, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression), marital status, ancestry, genetic information, veteran and/or military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or Ascend policy.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position, other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Employee’s acknowledgment constitutes employee’s understanding of the principal accountabilities and duties of the position and certifies that they are physically able to perform the necessary duties in the work environment.

LeadFlex Job ID: 14095

Post Date: 05/15/2023

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