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Mobile Trailer Mechanic


Buffalo, NY - Kennedy Rd.



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Job Title:
Mobile Trailer Mechanic

Department:
Maintenance

Country:
United States of America

State/Province:
New York

City:
Buffalo

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under close supervision, this position is responsible for performing basic services of our tractors, trailers, chassis, containers, and power equipment at a customer site or rail yard using a mobile service truck. This position has the possibility to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends in addition to overtime; it requires full-time attendance.

Job Description:

Come join a team where family comes first and safety matters!

$3,000 Sign-On bonus, $1,000 payout at hire, $1,000 paid out at first month anniversary and last payment at 60 days.

$18 - $35/ hour

$150 Yearly Boot Allowance

Our Buffalo, NY location has been 1-year accident free! Win a yearly monetary award!

No roadside repairs – set shift schedule - No on call work!  

Additional benefits:

Uniforms

401(k) matching

Employee assistance program

Vacation, Sick, & Personal time

Paid Holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Medical, Dental and Vision

Be proud to come to work in a clean professional environment with vast opportunities for growth and advancement!!

Applicants can be considered for I, II, or Sr. Trailer Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability

 

Key Responsibilities:   

  • With guidance, perform basic preventive maintenance tasks to include, but not limited to, tire replacements/flat repairs, brake adjustments/services/replacements, electrical diagnostics, basic structural repairs on trailer chassis, sub-frames, etc.  

  • Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections under supervision of a certified technician as required.  

  • Patch holes in trailer/container side panels and roofs ensuring all holes are sealed and water-tight.  

  • Understand and demonstrate the basic use of a cutting torch and welding equipment; perform minor repairs on chassis, frames, brackets, etc.  

  • Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repair costs. 

  • Accurately complete work orders and other written materials according to established procedures.  

  • Operate assigned service truck in a professional manner and according to company requirements; keep unit clean and well stocked.  

  • Follow all safety requirements while at a customer or rail yard. 


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • 18 years of age for equipment up to 10,000 pounds or 21 years of age for equipment over 10,000 pounds. 

  • Willingness to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends if needed. 

  • Illustrate a clean motor vehicle record as per JB Hunt guidelines.  

 

Preferred Qualifications  

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 

  • Commercial Drivers License. 

  • Up to 1 year of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively. 

  • Ability to fulfill physical requirements (lift/move appliance up to 50 pounds). 

  • Ability to multitask. 

  • Ability to read documents and/or information in English. 

  • Ability to wear appropriate work attire (protective gear/PPE). 

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 

  • Basic active listening skills. 

  • Basic computer skills. 

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills.   

  • Basic organizational skills. 

  • Basic problem-solving skills. 

  • Basic time management skills.  

  • Self-motivation. 


Education:
GED, High School

Work Experience:
Maintenance

Certifications:
Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) - Microsoft Corporation

Job Opening ID:
00445584 Mobile Trailer Mechanic (Open)


“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”


Posted 29 Days Ago

Full time

00445584


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