Diesel Technician Apprentice

at Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores in Searcy, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Req ID: 424125

Address: 2505 Queensway Searcy, AR, 72143

Welcome to Love’s!


Where People are the Heart of Our Success


Diesel Technician Apprentice – Truck Care

At Love’s, our values go beyond our name. We look for those same values in our people. Our network of travel stops is growing at a tremendous rate as we continue to be the leader in highway hospitality.

The Love’s Truck Care and Speedco Diesel Technician Apprentice program is a company paid training program designed to provide apprentices with classroom, on-the-job training (OJT) and computer-based training opportunities while working towards certification as a Love’s/Speedco diesel technician.

In the apprentice program, you can expect to learn:

+ Electrical diagnostics and repairs

+ Air conditioning & heating diagnostics and repairs

+ Wheel end assembly diagnostics and repairs

+ Air system diagnostics and repairs

+ Air brakes diagnostics and repairs

+ Charging system diagnostics and repairs

+ Basic computer diagnostics and auxiliary component replacement

+ Parts lookup and acquisition

How You Will Fit In

+ Assist customers with roadside services

+ Learn preventative maintenance services

+ Assist in keeping our locations clean

+ Ability to work a flexible schedule to include some nights, weekends or holidays

+ Possess a valid driver’s license and pass a drug screen

+ Capability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, working in close quarters

+ Always put the safety and satisfaction of your customers first, complying with company safety policies & procedures

Benefits That Can’t Be Beat

+ 100% of the training is covered by the company

+ Complete set of tools and toolbox that are yours to keep after completing the program and one year of employement

+ Opportunity to learn a skilled trade while earning a paycheck!

+ Medical/Dental/Vision and Life Insurance Plans

+ Flexible Scheduling

+ Road to Success Program for career development

+ On-the-job training

+ Competitive pay (paid weekly)

+ Commission opportunites

+ Team Member bonus program

+ Holiday pay

+ 401(k) with matching contributions

+ Parental Leave

+ Adoption Assistance

+ Pet Insurance

+ Employee Assistance Program

Typical Physical Demands

+ Regularly required to talk and hear

+ Requires standing and walking, with some bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing

+ Occasional lifting of up to 50lbs

+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment

While performing these duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outdoor elements in all seasons. Occasionally, the employee will also be exposed to fumes and particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud at times. While performing these duties, the employee may be exposed to dirt, dust, grime, grease, oil, gas, high-concentrated cleaning solutions, etc.

Diversity Statement

From the founding of Love’s, our leaders have been passionate about providing excellent customer experiences and helping our Team Members grow. We do both within a culture of respect and inclusion. In order to sustain this culture, we will welcome individuals who are diverse in experiences, age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion and physical or mental ability. Also, we are committed to sustaining a professional working environment where ALL people feel respected. By doing these things we will cultivate diversity of thought and a spirit of innovation.

Grow Far with Love’s

As a family-based company, we are committed to adhering to our values. Ensuring that each of our people succeeds is central to these values. The Road to Success Program offers leadership and management skills training. If management is your path, we will help you get there. As a merit-based culture, we champion creative and valuable ideas and hard work is not only recognized but rewarded. Whether you are looking for part-time work to supplement your income or to grow into a leadership role, with Love’s, all roads lead to success!

Job Function(s): Truck Tire Care

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we have provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We are passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly.

The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

+ Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets

+ Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists

+ Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader

+ Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

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Job Posting: JC249846211

Posted On: Oct 19, 2023

Updated On: Jan 26, 2024

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