Southeastern Freight Lines, Inc. - Technician Jobs in Dallas, TX

About Us

A privately-owned regional less-than-truckload transportation services provider specializing in next-day service in the Southeast and Southwest. We serve customers through 89 service centers across 13 states and Puerto Rico. Southeastern has a network of service partners to ensure transportation services in the remaining 37 states, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Mexico. Southeastern Freight Lines provides more than 99.35% on-time service in next-day lanes. Are you ready to join a best in class LTL Trucking Company where you are appreciated? Consider joining the Southeastern Team, a privately held family company since 1950. We’re looking for talented, hard working individuals who want to make an impact in our company, as well as their community.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Heated

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

35 Technicians

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

7:00am - 3:30pm 3:00pm - 11:30pm 11:00pm - 7:30am Monday - Friday 24 Hours

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

Specialty tools for repair/ Technicians receive $500 for tools after 6 Months of service

What type of break room facility is provided?

Air Conditioned

How many bays does your shop have?

15 Tractor Bays 5 Trailer Bays

How many repair orders do you average per month?

Our repairs vary

What is your parts ordering process?

We have a parts specialist at all of your Fleet Shops who handles this process

What is your policy on side work?

Not Acceptable

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

Our culture of serving is what sets us apart

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We offer training on the equipment we operate

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We offer paths for technicians to become shop managers, assistant shop managers and progression from apprenticeship levels to all levels of technician classifications

Can you describe your performance review process?

We complete an annual review of technicians on where they need to be completing repairs based on the level of classification they are at

What type of safety training is required?

We provide OSHA safety training

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

We have our new hire technicians work with mentors in the shop until they feel they can complete the work on their own. We will complete an evaluation on the technician also

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We have Southeastern Serves it is our community service project wing

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

Yes we attend local job fairs aswell as school career fairs

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We want to continue to serve our associates and customers for years to come

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

Yes 3-5 Minutes

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

Yes

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Overview of the position, Learn about the candidate

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

Yes

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

No

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

1-3 Days

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

Variable

A Level Technician
A Level Technicians are highly skilled technicians that have strengths in their diagnostic and mechanical ability. This level of technician typically has many years of experience and education. We view an A Level Technician as the highest skilled technician in a shop
Pay Range: $64,470 - $68,650/year ($31.00 - $33.00/hr)

$31-$33 per hour. In this role, you would be responsible for inspecting, repairing and maintaining all the equipment we use to transport and handle freight. Common equipment you would be working on would be single and tandem axle diesel over-the-road and city tractors, diesel city straight trucks and propane and diesel powered industrial forklifts. If you are looking for a long term career and want to join a best in class carrier where your talents are appreciated, then we would love for you to join our team!

B Level Technician
B Level Technicians are skilled in mechanical repair and, while not their specialty, have some diagnostic skills. B Level Technicians generally have a fair amount of experience and can be trusted to handle most repairs.
Pay Range: $58,250 - $64,470/year ($28.00 - $31.00/hr)

$28-$31 per hour. In this role, you would be responsible for inspecting, repairing and maintaining all the equipment we use to transport and handle freight. Common equipment you would be working on would be single and tandem axle diesel over-the-road and city tractors, diesel city straight trucks and propane and diesel powered industrial forklifts. If you are looking for a long term career and want to join a best in class carrier where your talents are appreciated, then we would love for you to join our team!

C Level Technician
C Level Technicians are more of entry level technicians. C Level Technicians’ responsibilities typically include basic maintenance, alignments, brake and suspension work, along with other base level repairs.
Pay Range: $54,070 - $60,330/year ($26.00 - $29.00/hr)

$26-$29 per hour. In this role, you would be responsible for inspecting, repairing and maintaining all the equipment we use to transport and handle freight. Common equipment you would be working on would be single and tandem axle diesel over-the-road and city tractors, diesel city straight trucks and propane and diesel powered industrial forklifts. If you are looking for a long term career and want to join a best in class carrier where your talents are appreciated, then we would love for you to join our team!

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $56,150 - $60,330/year ($27.00 - $29.00/hr)

$27-$29 per hour. Responsible for performing preventive maintenance services on Company equipment. This generally includes, but is not limited to, oil changes, inspections, and lubrication of equipment.

Trailer Technician A Pay Range: $28 - $32/year ($0.01 - $0.02/hr)

$28-$32 per hour. Responsible for inspecting, repairing, and maintaining all trailers and related equipment used by the Company in the transportation and handling of freight in a safe, efficient, timely, cost-effective, and practical manner. This equipment includes over-the-road and city trailers of various makes and configurations.

Trailer Technician B Pay Range: $25 - $29/year

Responsible for inspecting, repairing, and maintaining all trailers and related equipment used by the Company in the transportation and handling of freight in a safe, efficient, timely, cost-effective, and practical manner. This equipment includes over-the-road and city trailers of various makes and configurations.

Tire Technician Pay Range: $26 - $29/year

Responsible for inspecting and replacing tires on the Company’s equipment. Inspects equipment for proper wheel and axle alignment and other mechanical repairs that may be needed. Responsible for inventory control of the Company’s tires, rims, and related equipment and material needed to perform tire related tasks.

FT Mechanic/Technician Apprentice Pay Range: $23 - $25/year

Responsible for inspecting, repairing, and maintaining all equipment used by the Company in the transportation of and handling of freight in a safe, efficient, timely, cost-effective, and practical manner. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, single and tandem axle diesel over-the-road and city tractors, diesel city straight trucks, propane and diesel powered industrial forklifts, over-the-road and city trailers of various makes and configurations, Company vehicles and pick-up trucks, and various types of converter gear. Associates in this position are entry level employees working as an apprentice.

Checklane Tech Pay Range: $23 - $25/year

Responsible for the inspection, lubrication, repair, and maintenance of equipment primarily as it moves through the check lane. The equipment includes, but is not limited to, single and tandem axle diesel over-the-road and city tractors, diesel city straight trucks, propane and diesel powered industrial forklifts, over-the-road and city trailers of various makes and configurations, Company vehicles and pick-up trucks, and various types of converter gear.

Parts Specialist Pay Range: $25 - $28/year ($0.01 - $0.01/hr)

$25-$28 per hour. Performs activities to monitor and maintain inventory control of materials needed to repair and maintain all equipment used by the Company. May perform receiving, stocking, distributing, and packing in addition to inventory control. Performs skilled clerical work in maintaining accurate records of vehicle repair and maintenance activities and inventory, including billing, accounts payable, and vehicle records.

Health Insurance Offered
o MyQHealth navigation services; BlueCross BlueShield Preferred Blue network o Two medical plan options from which to choose: ▪ Co-Pay Plan – a traditional plan featuring co-pays ▪ HSA Plan – a high deductible plan that is Health Savings Account eligible
Dental Insurance Offered
o Delta Dental PPO and Premier networks o Annual maximum benefits of $2,500; orthodontic benefits for eligible dependents
Vision Insurance Offered
EyeMed Vision Insurance (Insight network)
Retirement Plan Offered
o Company matches 50% on up to 10% of eligible compensation o Auto enrollment at 6%, and 1% annual auto increase until 10% (unless opt out)
Sick Leave Offered
Yes
Vacation Offered
Paid Time off (Vacation, Holidays, Personal Time)
Paid Holidays Offered
Paid Time off (Vacation, Holidays, Personal Time)
ST / LT Disability Offered
o Employer-provided Short-term Disability Benefits o Employer-provided Long-term Disability (insured by Lincoln Financial)
Life Insurance Offered
o Employer-provided Basic Life/AD&D and Basic Dependent Life o Supplemental Life available for associate, spouse, and child(ren) o Voluntary AD&D coverage available for associates
Uniforms Offered
Full uniform provided through Cintas
Other Offered
Flexible Spending Accounts o Health Care FSA (may be paired with the Co-Pay Plan) o Dependent Daycare FSA Disability Insurance o Employer-provided Short-term Disability Benefits o Employer-provided Long-term Disability (insured by Lincoln Financial) Voluntary Benefits o VOYA Hospital Indemnity o VOYA Critical Illness o VOYA Accident o VOYA Whole Life o Lincoln Financial Supplemental Short-Term Disability (hourly associates only)

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