Trailer Mechanic

Summary

Trailer Bridge is looking for energetic and self-motivated go-getters to join and support our team of Trailer Mechanics. The Trailer Mechanic is responsible for performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, major and minor repairs on trailers, chassis, and containers in accordance with established maintenance and safety standards.  Our Trailer Mechanics provide reliable and roadworthy equipment in a cost effective manner to meet customer service requirements.

Essential Functions
  • Performs major repairs on equipment including, but not limited to, steel fabrication and bearings
  • Regularly accesses any area of equipment necessary to perform maintenance, to include inspecting and performing work in, on, or under parts of equipment
  • Performs vehicle systems diagnostics and repairs
  • Performs brake repairs on equipment
  • Performs safety inspections as required and prepares appropriate documentation
  • Completes repair orders and attendance records legibly and in a timely manner
  • Responsible for shop cleanliness and safety and compliance
  • Maintains proficiency on equipment and technologies to enhance quality of work and productivity
  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • 3-4 years of container/chassis/trailer repair experience
  • Knowledge of repairs including electrical, brake and air systems, suspension, landing gear, interior, doors, floors, body work, DOT inspections, PM inspections
  • Knowledge of vehicle systems
  • Annual vehicle and brake certification
  • Basic welding skills such as Oxy/Acetylene and MIG. Welding certification preferred
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting up to 100 lb., bending, kneeling, reaching, climbing, and working in awkward positions for extended periods of time
  • Must provide own hand and air tools
  • CDL and ASE certifications desired but not required
  • Supports the culture of Trailer Bridge by modeling the TB12 Core Values of a TB team member
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