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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Trailer Mechanic

San Diego, USA


Job Description


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.



  • 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.



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.



  • 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.



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


Company Description
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.

Trailer Rentals & Leasing
Diverse fleet of dry vans, reefers, storage vans, chassis and flatbed trailers
Innovative solutions provider
24/7 emergency roadside assistance
Custom pick-up & delivery service
GPS trailer tracking
Full service maintenance & repair facilities

Role: Trailer Mechanic
Job Type:
Location: San Diego,

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