Shop Lead – Kansas City, MO terminal





Original Date


 Reports To

Shop Manager

Position Summary

(Describe primary function of the job):

This role assists the Shop Manager by leading the maintenance teams responsible for mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance of a tractor/trailer fleet.  Shop Lead oversees work assigned to maintenance team and addresses minor discipline problems with team members.

Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Schedule shop work flow
  • Order parts for equipment
  • Coordinate outside repairs and issue PO’s
  • Invoice entry into computer systems
  • Open, inspect, correct and close repair orders
  • Daily PM tracking and coordination of completion
  • Assist mechanics when needed
  • Work with Accounting Dept to ensure accuracy of invoices
  • Perform Shop safety audit
  • And, other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of one year in tractor/truck fleet maintenance
  • Experience in diagnostic equipment
  • Good communication skills to interact with drivers, dispatch, suppliers, and customers.

Abilities Required:

(specific physical requirements):

  • Climb ladders and steps
  • Ability to enter and exit tractor and trailers
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Manual dexterity
  • Able to lift 50 lbs

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee will perform other related duties and responsibilities outside of their normal responsibilities as required by management.