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National Grid Auto/Truck Tech 3rd Class w/ Certs in Braintree, Massachusetts

$45.28 an hour

Job Purpose

Job Title: Auto/Truck Technician 3rd Class with Certs

Location: Braintree

Under general supervision, the Auto/Truck Technician will be responsible for the maintenance and operation of fleet equipment.

Key Accountabilities

As a Auto/Truck Technician you will perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Diagnose troubles, perform inspections and make repairs on chassis, engines, transmissions (including both automatic and manual), drive trains, rear axles, steering mechanisms, hydraulic braking systems, suspensions, cooling systems, wheels, tires, instruments, lighting accessories and other equipment as assigned.

  • Assist others in the performance of maintenance, inspections and repairs to all automotive/truck equipment owned by the company.

  • Work in a safe manner, productive and cost-effective manner.

  • Respond to service calls for scheduled and unscheduled repairs and preventive maintenance as assigned.

  • Handle standard garage materials and chemicals, some of which are classified as hazardous under Federal and State Right to Know laws and hazardous materials guidelines, including performing weekly and monthly garage inspections.

  • Accurately document work using Fleet Anywhere, or an equivalent vehicle maintenance program.

  • Works alone either in the assigned shop or at other locations within the limits of the classification.

  • Perform all other garage-related duties as assigned.

In order to proceed in the process, you must be able to pass pre-employment assessments, including a demonstration of job skills, background check and drug/alcohol and physical screening.


  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must have the ability to diagnose problems in automotive/truck equipment and to make the necessary repairs to return the equipment to safe and operable condition.

  • Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of general garage and machine shop practices.

  • Must be familiar with the operation of diagnostic instruments and other equipment used by the department.

  • Must demonstrate a responsible, thorough and a safe work ethic and sound mechanical ability.

  • Must be familiar with the use and safe operation of gas welding equipment.

  • Must have the ability to operate company-owned vehicles and equipment, such as trucks and forklifts.

  • Must possess a working knowledge of and the ability to use a desktop computer.

  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in English.

  • Must be able to work at heights.

  • Must furnish acceptable means of off-hour contact by telephone.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Must hold the following ASE certificates within twelve (12) months of entering this classification: T-1 Gasoline Engine and T-5 Suspension. If any 3/C technician fails any test within this period, they must pass the test at the next available opportunity.

  • Must be able to obtain within the first 6 months upon entrance to the classification a CDL-A license (interstate travel, restricted non-tractor trailer) with all appropriate restricted endorsements along with a valid health certificate.

More Information

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ("DOT") covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company’s testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.