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Job Details

  • Location: Granby, MO, 64844
  • Date Posted: 2023-09-08
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  • Req Number: 625719287d01f
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  • $18.00 - $23.50 an hour
  • $2,500 sign-on bonus
  • 401(k)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off



  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services on Class 8 tractors
  • Identify warrantable repairs and documents on repair order
  • Maintain work area appearance and safety
  • Road test vehicles when necessary to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly
  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery
  • Adjust and replace brakes, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment
  • Raise tractors and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers and meters
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain Tripac APUs



  • Ability to lift 150 pounds
  • Ability to use hands, arms, and legs for climbing, balancing, and lifting
  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, and reach
  • Ability to push and pull
  • Ability to grasp tools
  • Ability to discern color
  • Repetitive motion with wrenches and other handheld tools
  • The ability to work approximately 10 - 15 feet off the ground
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Experience and Qualification


  • Demonstrate proficiency in the diagnostics and repairs of diesel engines, powertrains (to include differentials and transmissions, clutches and drive shafts), HVAC systems, steering systems, electrical systems (to include starters, alternators, batteries, sensors, wiring, and ECMs), cooling systems, and brake systems
  • At least 5 years of practical experience with Class 8 tractor maintenance experience required
  • Certified to perform Annual inspections in accordance with 49 CFR 396.17
  • Certified to inspect, maintain and repair air brake systems in accordance with FMCSA 396.25
  • Vocational/Technical or certification preferred
  • Specialized training in the repair and replacement of vehicle components preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of shop tools required
  • Current Class A CDL preferred
  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance systems
  • Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions required
  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
  • Must have tools and toolbox suitable for a diesel mechanic


Hurricane Express provides our Driver Team Members with the finest Class 8 tractor-trailer equipment in the industry. Our custom Peterbilt trucks are the talk of the industry and a source of pride for the talented group of Diesel Mechanics that diagnose, maintain, and repair our equipment to keep our fleet running at peak performance. Our Maintenance team is top-notch and well respected in the industry.

Do you have the technical skills and desire to fit in with the best Diesel Mechanics in the business and at least 5 years of practical experience with Class 8 tractor maintenance?

If so, Hurricane Express is the place for you to grow in your career and work on the best equipment in the industry.
Use your natural eye for details, ability to diagnose complex problems, and a hard-working spirit to make a difference!