Tidewater Express Inc. current job openings

Job inquires can be made at 757-723-1214, option 6. Download job application here, then email back to employment@tidewaterexpressinc.com

ROAD SERVICE DIESEL TECHNICIAN AT CHESAPEAKE and WILLIAMSBURG, VA LOCATIONS

Reports to: Director of Operations, Wrecker Division

Job Description: Under the supervision of the wrecker division Operations Manager, this full-time position will be responsible for roadside diagnosing and repairing heavy duty diesel vehicles or other equipment. This highly-motivated, self-sufficient mechanic is expected to be able to work primarily unsupervised. This individual will be assigned a work truck stocked with parts and heavy repair machinery. Personal hand tools should be  provided by the applicant/future employee.

Requirements:

  • Must have at least 3 years experience as a medium/heavy duty truck or school bus mechanic
  • Must demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of preventative maintenance programs
  • Must have excellent customer service etiquette and communication skills
  • Possess and use own hand tools
  • Must have, and keep current, a USA issued drivers license with a clean MVR
  • Maintain and/or repair all mechanical, electrical, and electronic components on a wide variety of commercial vehicles and equipment within the time limits as outlined in standard labor guidelines
  • Clean, manage, and maintain tools and vehicle assigned
  • Perform duties during regular working hours and when circumstances arise, additional duty time required to complete a dispatched call or task requested by management
  • Must be capable of frequent walking, standing, kneeling, stooping, heavy lifting, and carrying at least 50 pounds
  • Must be willing and able to work outside and inside on slippy or uneven surfaces and ladders
  • Be comfortable with exposure to hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals, materials, and welding sparks
  • Assists service advisors and management by advising the most economical yet effective repair of customer or company equipment
  • Responsible for competent completion of daily maintenance and major repairs that are assigned
  • Support administrative policies and assigned duties
  • Pass pre-employment drug screening

***SIGN-ON BONUS WITH EXPERIENCE***

Benefits include; Medical*, Dental and Vision coverage, life insurance policy, legal and other supplemental coverage, Simple IRA with TEI matching contribution, PTO, holiday and bereavement pay.
*Medical insurance paid 100% by Tidewater Express Inc. at 5 year work anniversary
PLEASE NOTE: One of these positions is being filled for Colonial Truck & Trailer Service (a division of Tidewater Express Inc.) and is based out of Williamsburg, VA. The other opening will be based out of the wrecker division shop located in Chesapeake, VA.

Tidewater Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions please contact us by phone at 757-723-1214 option 6 or via email at employment@tidewaterexpressinc.com or sales@tidewaterexpressinc.com


VA STATE VEHICLE INSPECTOR/DIESEL TECHNICIAN AT CHESAPEAKE, VA LOCATION

Reports to: Operations Manager, Chesapeake Mechanics Division. Chesapeake, VA

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Chesapeake mechanics division Operations Manager, this skill-leveled technician will complete VA state inspections, diagnosing, and repairs on heavy duty vehicles and other equipment. This full-time position will work Monday through Friday, during normal business hours.

Requirements:

  • Must have or obtain VA state vehicle inspector license
  • Examine vehicles and trailers to determine compliance with Department of Transportation road safety requirements
  • Understand, keep current on, and comply with federal, state, and local regulations
  • Diagnose cause of any malfunction and perform required repairs
  • Perform work as outlined on the repair ticket with efficiency and accuracy
  • Must demostrate a thorough working knowledge of preventative maintenance programs
  • Road test vehicles when required. Class A CDL preferred but not required
  • Must have excellent customer etiquette and communication skills
  • Communicate with team members on parts, extra repairs, or more time needed on a repair ticket
  • Responsible for competent completion of daily maintenance and major repairs that are assigned
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience as a medium/heavy duty truck or school bus mechanic
  • Must own or obtain own tools
  • Keep assigned shop areas clean, neat, and tidy
  • Any other duties as assigned by Operations Manager
  • Pass pre-employment drug screening

***SIGN-ON BONUS OF UP TO $5000 AVAILABLE WITH QUALIFIED EXPERIENCE***

Benefits include; Medical*, Dental and Vision coverage, life insurance policy, legal and other supplemental coverage, Simple IRA with TEI matching contribution, PTO, holiday and bereavement pay.
*Medical insurance paid 100% by Tidewater Express Inc. at 5 year work anniversary

Tidewater Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions please contact us by phone at 757-723-1214 option 6 or via email at employment@tidewaterexpressinc.com or sales@tidewaterexpressinc.com

 


CDL TOW TRUCK DRIVERS AT CHESAPEAKE, VA LOCATIONS

  • Class A CDL license is required
  • Towing and Recovery license and Driver Authorization Document (DAD) are required
  • Medical Examiner Certification is required
  • Must have good/clean DMV record
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening

***SIGN-ON BONUS WITH EXPERIENCE***

Benefits include; Medical*, Dental and Vision coverage, life insurance policy, legal and other supplemental coverage, Simple IRA with TEI matching contribution, PTO, holiday and bereavement pay.
*Medical insurance paid 100% by Tidewater Express Inc. at 5 year work anniversary

Tidewater Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions please contact us by phone at 757-723-1214 option 6 or via email at employment@tidewaterexpressinc.com or sales@tidewaterexpressinc.com


NON-CDL TOW TRUCK DRIVERS AT CHESAPEAKE, VA LOCATIONS

  • US issued Drivers license in good standing is required
  • Towing and Recovery license and Driver Authorization Document (DAD) are required
  • Must have good/clean DMV record
  • Must be able to pass drug screening
  • Tow Truck driving experience of at least 3 years is required

***SIGN-ON BONUS WITH EXPERIENCE***

Benefits include; Medical*, Dental and Vision coverage, life insurance policy, legal and other supplemental coverage, Simple IRA with TEI matching contribution, PTO, holiday and bereavement pay.
*Medical insurance paid 100% by Tidewater Express Inc. at 5 year work anniversary

Tidewater Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions please contact us by phone at 757-723-1214 option 6 or via email at employment@tidewaterexpressinc.com or sales@tidewaterexpressinc.com


DIESEL TECHNICIANS/MECHANICS AT HAMPTON, VA LOCATION

  • Perform preventative maintenance per PM checklists
  • Ability to recognize and define unsafe conditions on vehicles and potential breakdown conditions
  • Identify, prioritize and perform needed repairs both scheduled and unscheduled
  • Ensure all shop equipment is maintained and inspected according to regulations
  • Assist with scheduling vehicle downtime
  • Maintain shop cleanliness and safety according to company and OSHA regulations
  • State Inspector License is a PLUS
  • CDL is preferred but not required
  • Must have some personal tools to perform the work
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening
  • Salary based upon knowledge and experience in repairing light to heavy duty diesel engines ranging from pickups to RVs

***SIGN-ON BONUS WITH EXPERIENCE***

Benefits include; Medical*, Dental and Vision coverage, life insurance policy, legal and other supplemental coverage, Simple IRA with TEI matching contribution, PTO, holiday and bereavement pay.
*Medical insurance paid 100% by Tidewater Express Inc. at 5 year work anniversary

Tidewater Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions please contact us by phone at 757-723-1214 option 6 or via email at employment@tidewaterexpressinc.com or sales@tidewaterexpressinc.com


RV/TRAILER TECHNICIAN AT WILLIAMSBURG, VA LOCATION

Reports to: Operations Manager, Colonial Truck & Trailer Service

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, this full-time position will be responsible for diagnosing, adjusting, repairing, or overhauling recreation vehicles include travel trailers as well as tractor trailers. This individual should have experience with the following components; maintaining gas, eletrical, hydraulics, plumbing, and chassis/towing systems as well as repairing generators, appliances, and interior finish work.

Responsibilities:

  • Locate and repair frayed wiring, broken connections, or incorrect wiring
  • Repair plumbing and propane gas lines
  • Examine and test operation of parts/systems to ensure completeness of repairs
  • Inspect, repair, and replace brake systems
  • Removed damaged exterior panels, repair, and replace structural frame members
  • Refinish wood surfaces on cabinets, doors, moldings, and floors
  • Performing preventative maintenance on RVs and tractor trailers
  • Inspecting, servicing, and replacing trailer parts including tires
  • Ensuring tractors and trailers meets the US Department of Transportation road safety requirements
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager

Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of vehicle systems, and exceptional understanding of mechanical and technical information
  • Be able to work at a fast pace with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to multi-task and adapt easily to different types of tasks
  • Have a strong attention to details
  • Should have a “team first” attitude and maintain our team atmosphere even in stressful situations
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening

***SIGN-ON BONUS WITH EXPERIENCE***

Benefits include; Medical*, Dental and Vision coverage, life insurance policy, legal and other supplemental coverage, Simple IRA with TEI matching contribution, PTO, holiday and bereavement pay.
*Medical insurance paid 100% by Tidewater Express Inc. at 5 year work anniversary
PLEASE NOTE: this position is being filled for Colonial Truck & Trailer Service (a division of Tidewater Express Inc.) and is based out of Williamsburg, VA.

Tidewater Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions please contact us by phone at 757-723-1214 option 6 or via email at employment@tidewaterexpressinc.com or sales@tidewaterexpressinc.com


DISPATCHER AT CHESAPEAKE, VA LOCATION

Reports to: Lead Dispatcher, Tidewater Express Inc., in Chesapeake, VA.

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Lead Dispatcher, this full-time position will assist with TEI dispatching duties. The dispatchers are responsible for answering the TEI phones 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position will work first shift Monday through Friday, with some weekend and weekday night dispatching duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer emergency and non-emergency calls and document important information
  • Use phone and computer to direct wrecker drivers and road service technicians to the appropriate location/task
  • Prioritize and organize calls according to urgency, customer requests, and predetermined schedule
  • Maintain frequent communication with drivers and tech on the status of calls
  • Responds to and takes immediate action to resolve customers and driver/tech problems
  • Reply to customer emails regarding truck and heavy equipment tows
  • Understand tow truck loading and tow/recovery rigging basics, or the ability to quickly learn
  • Making, answering, and directing phone calls and the distribution of messages
  • Data entry into the Tidewater Express Inc. accounting system and filing records as needed
  • Ensuring the correct paperwork is complete and prepared according to corporate procedures
  • Any other duties as assigned by Lead Dispatcher

Requirements:

  • Must have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong knowledge of emergency response procedures
  • Should have a “team first” attitude and maintain the team atmosphere even in hectic times
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Must have interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office and data entry
  • Weekday night and weekend availability for dispatching rotation
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening

Benefits include; Medical*, Dental and Vision coverage, life insurance policy, legal and other supplemental coverage, Simple IRA with TEI matching contribution, PTO, holiday and bereavement pay.
*Medical insurance paid 100% by Tidewater Express Inc. at 5 year work anniversary

Tidewater Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions please contact us by phone at 757-723-1214 option 6 or via email at employment@tidewaterexpressinc.com or sales@tidewaterexpressinc.com


PARTS RUNNER/CLEANER AT CHESAPEAKE, VA LOCATION

Reports to: Chief Admin Officer. Chesapeake, VA.

Job Description: This full-time position will assist the Tidewater Express Inc. accounting, parts, and service departments by performing pickup and deliveries of parts and paperwork. This position will also be responsible for cleaning and the general upkeep of appearance of the lobby and office areas at the Chesapeake and Hampton locations.

Responsibilities:

  • Pickup and deliver parts to destinations around the Chesapeake/Hampton/Williamsburg areas
  • Pickup and deliver Tidewater Express Inc. paperwork between Hampton, Williamsburg, Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach locations
  • Pickup mail at the Tidewater Express Inc. PO Box in Hampton Monday through Friday
  • Be in communication with the Chief Admin Officer prior to changing locations
  • Follow all applicable Tidewater Express Inc. SOPs and policies
  • Clean, stock, and supply designated facility areas at the Hampton and both Chesapeake locations. To include dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, restroom upkeep, and trash removal
  • Crate/return all cores once part has been replaced
  • Assist Parts Advisor with year-end inventory
  • Notify the appropriate builing Operations Manager of any needs for facility repairs
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Chief Admin Officers

Requirements:

  • Must have a valid drivers license and clean driving record
  • Be able to lift 40 pounds
  • Knowledge of cleaning, chemicals, and supplies
  • Know, understand, and follow all health and safety regulations
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Must have interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must pass a drug screening

Benefits include; Medical*, Dental and Vision coverage, life insurance policy, legal and other supplemental coverage, Simple IRA with TEI matching contribution, PTO, holiday and bereavement pay.
*Medical insurance paid 100% by Tidewater Express Inc. at 5 year work anniversary

Tidewater Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions please contact us by phone at 757-723-1214 option 6 or via email at employment@tidewaterexpressinc.com or sales@tidewaterexpressinc.com