Trailer Mechanic

Estes Express Lines, Inc. Normal , IL 61790

Posted 2 months ago

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.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education, which would provide an equivalent background

  • 1 year experience and/or completion of trade school; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 18 + years of age

  • 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.

  • A valid CDL and acceptable MVR are required if driving on public roads

  • If a CDL holder, must be registered with the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.

  • 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

  • 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

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Trailer Mechanic

Estes Express Lines, Inc.