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
Road to Success Program for career development
Competitive pay (paid weekly)
Team Member bonus program
401(k) with matching contributions
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
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.
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