Ryder - Portland - Technician Jobs in Portland, ME


  • Ryder - Portland shop photo
  • Ryder - Portland shop photo
  • Ryder - Portland shop photo
  • Ryder - Portland shop photo
  • Ryder - Portland shop photo
  • Ryder - Portland shop photo

Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Heated Break room air conditioned

What is the size of the team I’d be working with?

24 employees

What are the shop hours and what are the shift timeframes?

Shop Hours 5:00am- 11:30pm Monday - Friday Satruday 7:00am-3:30pm First shift -5:00am-1:30pm, 7:00am-3:30pm Second- 3:00pm-11:30pm

What tools does the shop provide that are available for all technicians to use?

Diagnostic tools -3/4 and up for sockets and pneumatic tools (air guns) and speciality engine tools All other tools supplied by technician -basic tools with rollaway chest

What type of break room facility is provided?

A separate room with table, microwave and refridgerator

How many bays does your shop have?

10 bays

How many repair orders do you average per month?

500 repair orders on average per month

What is your parts ordering process?

A designated parts person-tech does not order parts

What is your policy on side work?

Approved through human resources-ethics department

Are there any other unique features of the work environment worth noting?

97 customers 617 units Job security Growth opportunity Good culture

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Training is ongoing Crossed trained on a variety of fleet

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We build career paths for all job opportunities

Can you describe your performance review process?

Annual performance review- manager sits with tech and discusses career path Manager sits with tech monthly to discuss bonuses- techs are eligible for quarterly bonus paid up to $500 a quarter and up to $2,000 a year

What type of safety training is required?

Follow safety policies and procedures Ryder #1 priority is safety

Can you describe how Techs work with and mentor younger techs?

Lower level techs are buddied up with senior techs- teamwork

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Ryder as a whole company gets involved with a lot of charitable organizations.

Do you do anything with local high schools or tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession?

Yes- we have a tech school program that our team reaches out with the most updated job openings. We also do career fairs in the area.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Continue to grow and gain more customers.

Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

Yes, it's all online and takes about 10 minutes.

Do you phone screen applicants before doing in-person interviews?

Yes, we have a recruiter that will conduct a phone screen to make sure that we're a fit on both ends

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Manager asks about previous employment, skills and qualifications, and job history. Manager also a brief tour of the shop.

Do you perform background checks, drug screening, or personality tests before hiring an applicant?

Yes, we use a third party company to do our backgrounds that include, drug testing (5 panel) criminal, employment, DOT medical card, motor vehicle report.

Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring an applicant? If yes, what does it entail?

No formal skills assessment. Skill set is discussed during the interview process.

After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or an offer?

Within 24 hours.

Approximately how long does the full hiring process take from submitting the application to the time of the hiring decision?

1-3 days.

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about your hiring process?
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Health Insurance Offered
Effective Date of Coverage Coverage for all benefits is effective 30 days from hire date (hire date + 30 days) providing you have maintained continuous full-time, active employment, unless otherwise noted.* You must enroll within 30 days of your hire date.
Dental Insurance Offered
Effective Date of Coverage Coverage for all benefits is effective 30 days from hire date (hire date + 30 days) providing you have maintained continuous full-time, active employment, unless otherwise noted.* You must enroll within 30 days of your hire date.
Vision Insurance Offered
Effective Date of Coverage Coverage for all benefits is effective 30 days from hire date (hire date + 30 days) providing you have maintained continuous full-time, active employment, unless otherwise noted.* You must enroll within 30 days of your hire date.
Retirement Plan Offered
Yes, Ryder will match your 401(k) contributions. Generally, you will be eligible for a company match as of the first of the month after you have turned 21 and have worked for Ryder for 1 year and at least 1,000 hours. For additional information, contact the Ryder Retirement Service Center (Fidelity) via the web at www.Netbenefits.fidelity.com or call 1-800-373-7300. The 401(k) Savings Plan provides the tools you need to help you build a solid retirement future. All Ryder new hires/re-hires are eligible to make contributions to the plan through payroll deduction upon hire. You are eligible to contribute on either a pre-tax or post-tax basis, to a combined maximum of 50%. The maximum the IRS allows you to contribute on a pre-tax basis is $20,500. If you are age 50 or over, you can contribute up to an additional $6,500 in pre-tax dollars after your contributions have reached the allowable maximum of $20,500. You are eligible to receive a Company matching contribution the month after you have completed one year of service in which you have worked 1,000 hours, and attained age 21. Ryder makes a matching contribution on your behalf into the 401(k) plan or Roth plan: • Company match of 50% of the first 6% of pay you contribute on a pre-tax basis. • All Company matching contributions will be deposited into the investment options you selected at the time of enrollment. Company matching contributions are subject to a 5-year graded vesting schedule whereby you are 25% vested after the completion of 2 years of service, then 25% each year thereafter until 100% vested at 5 years.
Sick Leave Offered
40 hours of earned time off will be front-loaded upon commencement of employment and at In the beginning of each calendar year (January 1)
Vacation Offered
1 year less than 2 years - 40 hours + 3 floating holidays 2 years less than 5 years- 80 hours + 3 floating holidays 5 years less than 15 years -120 hours + 3 floating holidays 15 years -160 hours + 3 floating holidays
Paid Holidays Offered
Generally, regular full-time employees and regular part-time employees are eligible for paid holidays. Ryder as a Company observes the following holidays. Your location may follow a different holiday schedule, please check with your manager. • New Year’s Eve (1/2 day) • New Year’s Day • Memorial Day • Independence Day • Labor Day • Thanksgiving Day • Day After Thanksgiving • Christmas Eve (1/2 day) • Christmas Day
ST / LT Disability Offered
STD provides you with valuable financial protection in the event of a non-occupational illness or injury. STD benefit payments are based on your base pay on the date of your disability and do not include any overtime pay, bonuses, incentive pay or any other incentive compensation. Basic STD is provided by the Company at no cost to you. Basic STD provides 70% of your earnings up to a weekly maximum of $325. You may elect to purchase Additional STD coverage which provides 70% of your earnings with no weekly maximum. If you work in a state that provides disability benefits by law, Ryder System STD benefits will be reduced by the amount of state benefits you receive. Long-Term Disability (LTD) LTD helps to replace a portion of your income if you are sick or injured and unable to work due to an occupational or nonoccupational disability. LTD benefits are based on your predisability earnings as of your last day worked. Pre-disability earnings is defined as the greater of: the average of the two years of total earnings as of August 31 of the prior year or your base pay as of August 31 of the prior year, whichever is greater. August 31 of any given year determines the level of benefits in place as well as the premiums you will pay in the next plan year. Basic LTD is provided by the Company at no cost to you. You may elect to purchase Additional LTD coverage to supplement the Company-provided benefit, up to 50% or 60% to a monthly payment maximum of $8,000, which extends the benefit payment period for up to 5 years. All LTD benefit payments are subject to reduction in benefits from other sources of disability income such as Worker’s Compensation or Social Security disability payments.
Life Insurance Offered
Company Pays Basic- Employee Benefit 1 x pay Benefit Max- $200,000 **Optional coverage available for employee and family
Uniforms Offered
Yes- 11 shirts, 11 pants, 2 jackets, foul weather gear(1 pair of winter coveralls for outdoor employees) and two hats with Ryder logo Boot allowance -$200 per calendar year Tool allowance- company will reimburse $425 one time basis per contract year from April 1 - Dec 31 for tools used in the performance of the technician duties
Other Offered
Health Savings Account (HSA) Ryder Contribution If you enroll in the UHC HSA Medical Plan, Ryder will make contributions into your HSA (up to $250 for single coverage and up to $500 for Employee +1 or family coverage, depending on your benefit effective date) and you can also make contributions into the HSA on a pre-tax basis. You can use the money in your HSA (up to the amount in your account) for current eligible medical expenses (such as deductibles, co-insurance or co-pays) or you can save it for future eligible expenses. Adoption Assistance Employees enrolled in a Ryder Medical plan are eligible to receive up to $2,000 toward the cost of documented adoption-related expenses. This benefit is limited to two adoptions per family, per employee lifetime for the adoption of a child. Employee Assistance Program The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided by the Company makes professional counseling available for you and your family on a voluntary basis. The EAP has two components, the Counseling and Referral Program and the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program. Consult the Benefits Enrollment Guide or Summary Plan Description for more information. Power Financial Credit Union 4Power Financial Credit Union is a $615 million financial institution that is dedicated to providing financial solutions and services to Ryder employees. Services include savings and checking accounts; investments; ATM/Debit cards; credit cards; Online Banking; Mobile App; eStatements; direct deposit; financial counseling; mortgages and home equity loans; lines of credit; auto loans; boat loans; motorcycle loans; business loans; personal loans and much more. Visit the website at: www.powerfi.org or call us at 800.548.5465. RyderShares Through RyderShares, employees can purchase Ryder Common Stock at 85% of fair market value through payroll deduction. There are no commissions or fees for the purchase of shares, and reduced commissions when shares are sold. There is a three-month hold period after the end of each quarter before your shares can be sold. All dividends from purchased shares are automatically reinvested in the plan to purchase additional shares of stock. Employees are eligible to enroll after they have worked 90 continuous days. Contributions begin the first payroll period each January, April, July or October. For additional information, contact Morgan Stanley directly at 1-888-301-0681. Health Advocate Employees enrolled in a Ryder Medical Plan are automatically enrolled in Health Advocate (HA). HA helps you and your extended family navigate through the healthcare system by assisting with clinical and administrative issues involving medical, hospital, vision, dental, pharmacy and other healthcare needs. Tobacco Usage Plan If you are a non-tobacco user, you can elect the Non-Tobacco User Credit and receive a $50* credit each month toward your medical plan contributions. If you are covering a spouse/domestic partner under your medical plan, your spouse/domestic partner must also be tobacco-free, in order for you to receive the credit. You are considered a tobacco user if you use any tobacco product, regardless of how often you use it. If you successfully complete the Quit For Life® tobacco cessation program through UHC, you may elect the Non-Tobacco user credit at that time, provided that your enrolled spouse/domestic partner is also tobacco-free.