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Trailer Technician

Trailer Technician

Requisition ID 
2017-3503
Job Locations 
US-MD-Hagerstown
Category 
Skilled Trades

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Position Summary

The Trailer Technician will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of Class 7 - 8 trailers. Operate vehicles and test all working parts in various functions to ensure proper operation.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare vehicle records and report both manually and on a computer
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation required
  • Inspect and perform work on the under parts of vehicles
  • Access any area of the equipment or vehicle to perform necessary maintenance
  • Move parts to and from the job site and remove or install these parts on vehicle
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
  • Perform other duties as required

Key Competencies and Minimum Education

  • Must have at least 3 years' experience performing vehicle and trailer maintenance.
  • Must be able to operate a manual transmission vehicle to determine if operating properly
  • Must be able to enter and exit the driver's compartment of the truck and/or behind cab using normally available footholds and handholds
  • Must provide own hand tools
  • Perform DOT inspections
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
  • Must be able to work with or around chemicals, oils, greases or other irritants

Working Conditions

  • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job.
  • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noise.
  • Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases or other irritants
  • Access any area of the equipment or vehicle to perform necessary maintenance
  • Ability to move and position objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair vehicles
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.
  • Employees may use their personal vehicle for business purposes. It is the personal responsibility of the vehicle owner to carry adequate insurance coverage for their protection and for the protection of any passengers. It is required that employees who regularly use their personal vehicle for company business maintain minimum of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury coverage and $50,000 property damage coverage on their vehicles