Knight Transportation, Inc.

Assistant Shop Manager

Req No.
Regular Full-Time





Shop Manager:


Knight Transportation is one of the fastest growing transportation companies! Knight is a nationwide transportation provider, which delivers industry leading growth and profitability. We offer a high level of opportunity for each of our team members, while creating value through continuous training and development. We are a highly innovative transportation company who prides ourselves on our modern and advanced equipment and technology. Although Knight is a growing and successful business, we are ever mindful of the road behind us but excited about the road ahead. The Knight Transportation heritage is built on hard work ethic, family values, and an overall passion for success! This is a truly an exciting and energizing place to work and we are looking for only exceptional talent to join our team!


Why work for Knight Transportation:

  • Competitive wages
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Continual management training
  • Recognition of performance
  • High levels of expectations
  • Quarterly bonus program based on shop performance
  • Financially secure organization
  • A leader in the trucking industry

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of the equipment and all shop personnel:
    • Ensure proper maintenance and repairs on all equipment
    • Ensure shop meets OSHA standards
  • Direct and manage the maintenance program:
    • Cost of maintaining tractors and trailers
    • Cost of maintaining tires on tractors and trailers
    • Ensuring on time service of equipment
  • Developing shop employees, through Knight’s mechanical development program and through additional trainings
  • Maintain and preserve proper inventory management
  • Create an environment that promotes high performing employees

 Position Qualifications:

  •  Professionalism-in both how we manage employees and provide customer service
  • Transportation or automotive management experience 
  • Knowledge of compliance with OSHA and DOT regulations
  • Demonstrated track record of achievement and success
  • Competitive and driven to succeed
  • High initiative and high energy and high expectations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Independent thinking and problem-solving skills


  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401K available after 1 year

Knight is recognized by Forbes 2014 Magazine as one of "America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.” Knight is ranked 14 of 8,000 publicly traded companies and the HIGHEST of any Transportation Company.


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