The Trailer Mechanic is responsible for performing preventative maintenance procedures and minor repairs on semi-truck trailers with little or no supervision. Such procedures/repairs include Federal Highway Inspections, light welding, brake repair, electrical system repair, minor body repairs, and tire & wheel repair.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meets daily with Service Manager and other operations personnel to discuss filling upcoming orders and demands for equipment.
Uses repair orders to record all work performed and submits a list of equipment numbers completed each day.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local government and company standards for reliability and safety.
Oversees shipping/receiving responsibilities, including inspecting, storing, and retrieving inventory.
Drives and spots equipment in yard.
Reports all costs of equipment added to fleet.
Responsible for the repair and maintenance of class 8 trailers.
Logs hours spent on repairs.
Fabricates and welds, custom designs and installs interiors into trailers.
Works in a safe manner.
Other duties may be assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
A High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or two years verifiable equipment maintenance related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in equipment maintenance and repair.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong work ethic and a desire to succeed.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Attention to detail and highly organized.
One to two years welding experience including fabrication of metal parts and assemblies.
1 Plus years of experience performing FHWA Inspection.
1 Plus years of experience Troubleshooting and repairing ABS.
1 Plus years of experience Troubleshooting, repairing and replacing brake components.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS
A valid driver’s license issued in state of employment.
The candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug test.
Mckinney Trailer Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Since 1988, Mckinney Trailer Rentals has been your first choice for semi-trailer rental and leasing, and superior customer service across the West Coast and Texas. With our full service maintenance program, you know that when you rent, lease or buy a trailer, you're getting reliable equipment that's ready to be put to work. We provide flexible and customized solutions to fit your needs, whether you are an owner-operator or a national corporation. Contact us today and let Mckinney provide a custom solution for your short-term or long-term tractor trailer needs.
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Role: Trailer Mechanic
Location: San Diego,
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