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compensation: Competitive
employment type: full-time

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Job Summary

Responsible for repairs and required preventive maintenance of trailers
Inspect, trouble shoot, diagnose, and perform maintenance on equipment
Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepares safety documents required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), company and any other Federal, State or Local regulations
Interpret work orders and technical manuals
Repair or replace defective parts, components or systems
Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that the work meets manufacturer's specifications and legislated regulations
Regular attendance is required
This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all mental and physical capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances. Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned. Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks


High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education, which would provide an equivalent background
18 + years of age
Must have a minimum of one-year experience and/or completion of trade school; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be able to use hand tools and test equipment
Must have own tools
Must know general repairs and PM criteria
Must possess the ability to keep up with changing technology and updates
Possess mechanical ability and interest of electronics and precision equipment
Must possess the strength and stamina required to work with heavy equipment and work in awkward positions
Physical activities include: walking, lifting, twisting, turning, climbing a ladder, etc.
Must have a valid driver's license; CDL is a plus although not required
Must have an acceptable MVR
Possess excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills
Should be self-starting and organized
Must possess a strong work ethic and good problem solving skills
Must be willing to work any shift, including nights and weekends in any weather condition; flexible work schedule Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct
Must be able to interact well with others
Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting
Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities
Must be able to lift approximately 70 lbs., or more if required by the essential functions of the job
Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check
Must be authorized to work in the United States

Equal Employment Opportunity EOE/Vets/Disabled

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