Diesel Mechanic Job - $7,500 Signing Bonus
Company: Freightliner Northwest
Posted on: May 10, 2019
We're putting our money where our mouth is, offering a signing
bonus of $7,500 to qualified technicians. To qualify for the bonus,
we're looking for a Class A or B CDL as well as diesel industry
Don't have your CDL or Freightliner certifications? While you may
not qualify for the bonus, don't worry, we are looking for
technicians like you and we have programs in place to help you
SUMMARY OF BENEFITS
Benefits are a big part of your total compensation package. We
strive to offer our employees competitive benefits to accompany
their wages. The list below highlights our current benefits
FNW is self-insured and uses the Blue Cross/Blue Shield network.
The healthcare plan is administered by a third party administrator,
Regence Group Administrators (RGA). For Hawaii employees only, the
healthcare plan is administered by Kaiser Permanente. FNW offers a
bundled health plan package for all eligible employees; which
includes Medical, Dental, Vision and Pharmacy Benefits.
HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT (HSA)
The HSA is designed to work in conjunction with the high deductible
health plan and is administered by Bank of America. An HSA is a
savings account that the company and employee contribute to.
This program offers all employees an opportunity to save for their
retirement. Employees can contribute up to 60% of their pre-tax
earnings, and the company will match dollar for dollar of your
contributions up to 3% of your income.
FNW offers vacation time off to eligible employees. The amount of
awarded vacation is dependent upon tenure with the company.
Eligibility to take accrued vacation begins after 12 months of
PAID TIME OFF (PTO)
FNW also offers Paid Time Off (PTO) to eligible employees for
unexpected illnesses, emergencies, a day off to relax or for any
other reason and/or as per state law/s. Check with Human Resources
to discuss eligibility requirements; our PTO benefit is in
compliance with the respective state paid sick leave laws.
FNW offers eligible employees an employer-paid basic group term
life policy equal to one times the employee's annual salary. This
benefit is free to you!
SUPPLEMENTAL LIFE INSURANCE
Eligible employees may also purchase additional life insurance for
themselves and their dependents.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)
This program provides confidential counseling, assessments, and
referrals to a variety of resources to eligible employees and their
dependents that may have personal or professional concerns.
Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and members
receive up to 3 sessions of free consultation annually per
FNW offers the following paid holidays to eligible employees: New
Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving
Day and Christmas Day.
FNW offers full-time employees up to three (3) consecutive work
days due to the loss of a close family member.
VOLUNTARY SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM DISABILITY
Short-term and/or Long-term Disability is available through a
payroll deduction to eligible employees. This plan serves as an
income supplement for those employees who cannot work due to a
non-work related injury or illness for a certain period of time.
Employees may choose coverage levels within the plan to best meet
their needs and may voluntarily elect short-term, long-term
disability or both if they wish. For our Hawaii based employees,
our temporary disability falls in line with HI TDI state
At times, we offer a signing bonus of $7,500 to qualified
candidates at locations across our network. Inquire with Human
Resources to see what incentive you might qualify for.
WORK BOOT REIMBURSEMENT
Up to $100 towards workboot replacements are made on an annual
PAID MANUFACTURER'S TRAINING
Both on-line and instructor led*, we offer our technicians access
to training on the products that come in to our shop. Ongoing
Factory training certifications keep you trained on all of the
latest changes in technologies. *Travel may be involved for some
instructor led training in which case the company covers the cost
associated with that travel.
PAID CDL TRAINING
Available based on department need, we offer paid CDL training to
technicians who meet insurability requirements and have the desire
to earn their Commercial Driver's License.
COMPANY PROVIDED PPE AND COVERALLS
Your work coveralls as well as safety glasses and hearing
protection are provided by the company. We also provide weekly
professional cleaning for coveralls.
We recognize the value of assisting its employees in furthering
both their educational goals and employment opportunities within
FNW. FNW is pleased to offer an Education Assistance Program to
qualified employees. The program is designed to reimburse employees
for certain business-related classes that are applicable to their
current job or another opportunity within FNW.
FNW recognizes that your tools are your livelihood. We supply
specialty tools such as as torque and impact wrenches, seal drivers
and 1" drive sockets but you will also need to provide some tools
of your own. FNW will support you with Original Equipment
Manufacturer (OEM) training, personal protective equipment,
professionally laundered uniforms and a work boot reimbursement
Since trucks never stop, you must be open to work a variety of
shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends. Heavy
equipment dealership experience definitely helps; currently
reviewing mecahnics at all levels. Bring your strong mechanical
aptitude, team player mentality and belief in safety first to Team
And we'll pay accordingly. We offer a competitive starting salary
and benefits including healthcare, 401k with company match, paid
time off, vacation and holiday pay, and education assistance. But
it doesn't stop there. We have a yearly work boot incentive, OSHA
approved PPE, paid life insurance, and voluntary short term and
long term disability.
Now is the time to build a career, not just get another job - and
we want you to build it with us at Employer and Gordon Truck
Centers. We are family-owned and operated throughout Washington,
Oregon, and Hawaii, and we will put our 70 years of trucking
industry experience and over 30 years in the commercial truck
dealership business to work to help you train and build your way to
a leadership opportunity in heavy duty diesel.
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