Trailer Technician

Epes Carriers Chester , VA 23836

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Overview:

Inspects, services and repairs all over-the-road trailers, including van trailers and reefer trailers. Performs daily yard check of trailers.

Qualifications:

  • High school Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

  • Technical or diesel training or one year experience; prefer trailer and/or truck mechanic experience

  • Prefer welding experience

  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug test

  • No conviction of felonies, serious crimes, or have charges pending. However, a conviction is not an automatic disqualification of employment.

  • Have valid driver's license

  • Certified brake inspector.

  • Certified Federal inspector.

  • Certified fork lift operator.

  • Possess necessary mechanic's tools.

  • Ability to work independently; initiative; self-starter.

  • Ability to plan and organize workload; flexibility to handle pressure and work with interruptions and meet deadlines; attention to detail

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.

  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.

  • Willingness to learn and accept responsibility.

  • Ability to successfully pass drug test and physical; no convictions of felonies or serious crimes.

  • Knowledge of DOT regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs pre-trip inspections of van trailers and reefer trailers, including tires.

  • Conducts air pressure, light checks on all units.

  • Services and repairs all defects discovered during inspection prior to dispatch, including tires.

  • Makes all emergency repairs on an as needed basis.

  • Applies equipment markings to trailers.

  • Drives equipment from yard to shop facility and back.

  • Maintains required DOT documentation.

  • Documents all work, time and charge parts in TMT maintenance software.

  • Keeps work area clean and free of safety hazards; handles all job duties according to Company's safety procedures.

  • Works in all areas of the shop.

  • Demonstrates support to the Epes Transport System, LLC Quality Management System and its objectives, as applicable.

  • Other duties as may be assigned.

About Us:

Epes Transport is dedicated to providing quality transportation services. Our mission is to continuously improve the quality of our service to meet and exceed the needs of our customers. Continuous improvement in quality is the means we will use to ensure reasonable profits and long term growth.

Epes Transport System, LLC is the largest private trucking company in North Carolina.

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