Ryder System Fleet & Equipment Porter/Quality Inspector in ALTOONA, Iowa

Position Description

The Equipment Quality Inspector will be responsible for delivering RVS's value to the customer. This individual will be primarily responsible for pre-inspecting vehicles before the customer takes delivery. S/he will also be taking scheduled vehicles for test rides as part of our scheduled RVS exercise program.



  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • One to three (1-3) years of mechanical and/or customer service experience

  • Mechanical aptitude preferred

  • Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to meet Ryder's driving qualifications

  • Basic computer skills

  • Demonstrated mechanical experience/aptitude preferred

  • Customer-focused

  • Knowledge of heavy duty truck equipment preferred

  • Ability to:

  • Work in an outside environment

  • Work flexible hours including shift work, weekends, holidays and, possibly, in a different location

  • Multi-task

  • Follow directions from multiple individuals


  • Exercise used vehicles on Ryder property to assure vehicles are "road ready" (check for leaks, visual inspections, and minor mechanical malfunctions)

  • Make recommendations/complete minor repairs on Ryder's used vehicles

  • Record findings/data in a variety of Ryder systems


  • Check in vehicles

  • Check for leaks/tire pressure/fluids

  • Check for minor mechanical malfunctions

  • Inspect all vehicles as they come into inventory

  • Complete minor repairs/adjustments, as needed

  • Make recommendations on possible repairs needed

  • Enter findings into Ryder's computer systems

  • Report findings and issues to Vehicle Sales Manager

  • Other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-53968

Category Admin Support, Clerical & Service Coordinators

Employment Type Regular - Part Time (5)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8416