Trailer Mechanic

XPO Logistics Inc. Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 2 months ago

Solutions driven success.

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.

Pay starts at $21.60

  • 3rd Shift, Monday - Friday

As the Trailer Technician, you'll need strong technical and diagnostic abilities, a desire to take on challenges and a willingness to be a team player dedicated to exceptional customer service. At XPO, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on trailing equipment, in compliance with the manufacturers' and company schedules

  • Access any area of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of trailers

  • Repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems

  • Apply knowledge and work in accordance with DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations, as required

  • Maintain proficiency on equipment and technologies that enhance our productivity

  • Move trailers throughout the property

  • Operate a hostler in all types of weather; safely walk and stand for extended periods of time

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • 1 year of experience in general trailer repair

  • A valid driver's license

  • Ability to perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation

  • Basic computer skills

  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Previous or current ASE certifications

  • Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC)

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and more than 75 lbs. occasionally

  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery, including working outdoors in inclement weather

  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

Job Segment: Mechanic, 3rd Shift, Operations, Night

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