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Trailer Technician

Trailer Technician

Requisition ID 
2017-3559
Job Locations 
US-CA-Spring Valley
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.

 

Shift - 7 AM - 3:30 PM Monday - Friday

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

  • 5 plus years of trailer experience, welding and body repair experience required

  • 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