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Old Dominion Freight Line is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician to join our OD Family Culture. The Diesel Mechanic, Maintenance Technician position is to repair company equipment in a safe, timely, cost effective and practical manner. Company equipment consists of Heavy Trucks, Forklifts, etc.  Depending upon the level of experience and the degree of supervision involved, this position description may apply to the following job titles: Apprentice Mechanic, Mechanic’s Helper, Mechanic, Lead Mechanic, and Journeyman Mechanic. Specialized jobs might include body specialist, fender specialist, and painter. 


Compensation & Benefits Package

  • Weekly Pay:  Rate varies by experience and location. Approx. $28.25 up to $36.40 
  • Shift Differential
    • $1.50 per hour for 2nd and 3rd Shift Differential
    • $1.00 per hour Weekend Shift Differential
  • Great Benefits including a ZERO Dollar Premium Medical Plan (Value Plan)
    • Employee Only Value Plan – ZERO Dollar Premium
    • Employee Only Choice Plan - $10.80 premium
  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • United Health Care, Delta Dental, Superior Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
    • $0.50 of every dollar up to 6% annual salary
  • Paid Time Off – 12 days off in your first 0-4 years
  • 9 Paid Holidays

Job Specifics

  • Access to manufacturers technical resources and diagnostic software
  • Access to company provided manufacturer specific tools
  • Access to manufacturers online training and self-paced courses
  • iPad Provided to each Technician to manage work items, store technical resources
  • Average Age of Equipment – Freightliner, KW, Volvo
    • SA-Daycabs – 5.88 years
    • TA Daycabs – 6.37 years
    • Sleepers – 3.12 years
    • Pups – 8.0 years
    • Vans – 6.98 years
  • Avg tenure of technicians – 30% have 10 years or more
  • Uniforms & Cleaning, PPE, Gloves, and Safety Glasses at no cost
  • Bi-Annual Paid for Boot Program
  • Referral Program - $1,000 Bonus

Build Your Career

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - $5,000
  • Career Pathway Program
    • Career Progression - Tech I, II, III
    • Supervisor Development Program
    • Maintenance Management Trainee Program
  • Continuing education incentives
    • ASE Accredited Training Program
    • Employees reimbursed for any ASE test passed
  • 1 Hour Per Week of Paid Training for Self-Paced Training

Being a female in a male dominated industry may feel intimidating at first, even scary. When I decided to pursue my passion and start my career at OD as a diesel technician, I quickly realized the only one ever stopping me was myself. I have an incredible support system ranging from management to technicians and drivers. I find joy and meaning in my work, I'm proud to be a part of the OD family.

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