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Trailer Technician

Trailer Technician

Requisition ID 
2017-3593
Job Locations 
US-GA-Forest Park
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 - Sunday - Thursday 11 AM - 7:30 PM

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare vehicle records and report both manually and on a computer
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation required
  • The candidate must have experience repair dry vans, swing doors, roll up doors, side panels, roofs, floors, Electrical, air brakes and DOT Inspections.
  • Also must have experience in MIG, TIG or Stick welding.
  • 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 trailer maintenance.
  • Must be able to operate a manual transmission trailer to determine if operating properly
  • Must be able to enter and exit the driver's compartment of the trailer 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