Anchorage, AK, USA Req #1538
Monday, October 3, 2022

At Odyssey, we believe high expectations are the key to everything. When we strive to become better than what we are, everything around us becomes better, too.  Odyssey strives to foster an environment that allows employees to develop new ideas and thrive. With our advanced technology, global network and integrated processes, we regularly break new ground for clients and are able to offer logistics careers that cultivate successful professionals and develop existing talent.

Our team is comprised of logisticians, engineers, technicians and supply chain experts, as well as professionals in other administrative and specialized areas who work at multiple locations across the United States, as well as in our international operations in North America, Europe and Asia.

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American Fast Freight, a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (OLT), is recruiting for a Maintenance Mechanic in Anchorage, AK for the domestic freight forwarding businesses of Alaska. OLT is privately held and one of the top 100 US third-party logistics companies with operations across the US, Europe and Asia.

The Maintenance Mechanic maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records. This position reports directly to the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor.

What We Offer:

• Medical / Vision / Dental

• Life Insurance

• Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off

• 401(k)

• Steady, year-round work


Work Schedule: 40 hrs./week. Overtime may be required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages,
    clutches, and traction units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Valid AK Driver’s License.

• Diesel vehicle and engine repair experience or training.

• Ability to perform routine maintenance and other tasks in a fast-paced environment.

• Ability to read, interpret and transcribe data in order to maintain accurate records.

• Ability to lift objects that weigh as much as 50 lbs.

• Experience as a lube technician or prepared to do on-the-job training.

• Understanding of automotive air-conditioning systems.

• Ability to use the diagnostic equipment.

• Experience with heavy equipment and as a diesel mechanic, diesel engine knowledge, or prepared to do on-the-job training.

• Good hand-eye coordination.

• Proven ability to diagnose and repair vehicles and follow safety instructions and directions.

• Proficiency with maintenance and repair tools and inventory control.

• Attention to detail.

• Excellent verbal and written/documentation communication skills.

• Good organization skills and attention to detail.

• Excellent active listening, problem solving, and communication skills.

• Self-motivated, independent, and reliable with a strong work ethic.

• Predictable and reliable attendance.

• CDL Class A License highly desirable.


Other Requirements:

• Must be able to the pre-employment background and drug screening.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Choice of medical plans with FSA, HRA and HSA options;
  • Company-paid dental and life/disability Plans; 
  • 401K with company match;
  • Preferred vendor discounts;
  • Work-life balance

No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Odyssey does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Anchorage, AK, USA