Trailer Mechanic

48forty Solutions

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(2)

Richmond, IL

Why you should apply for a job to 48forty Solutions :

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.

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    Position summary

    Troubleshoot new and existing equipment

    • Quick response to urgent maintenance needs of any kind
    • Inspection of wiring, repairs, and troubleshooting of equipment is necessary to ensure transportation operations run smoothly
    • Repair damaged trailers and maintain safety specific functions such as trailer brakes and drums
    • Perform annual inspections of trailer to ensure DOT compliance
    • Address any issue found during daily driver inspections to ensure trailer safety
    • Support other maintenance functions including light PM work on forklifts

    Experience and Qualifications

    • Minimum 2 years of experience working on Commercial DOT certified trailers
    • Working knowledge of FHWA safety requirements
    • Basic knowledge of electrical wiring, carpentry, welding and mechanical knowledge of trailer systems
    • Knowledge of Low Voltage Electrical systems. Knowledge of wiring trailer lights and welding skills are needed for the position.
    • Interpersonal skills to interact with all employees, contractors, and general public
    • Attention to detail to ensure all jobs and tasks are completed in an exemplary manner and any potential hazards or warning signs of problems are not overlooked
    • Able to work on your own with little to no supervision
    • PHYSICAL Stamina to handle a full shift of being active and working on systems
    • Able to comfortably climb, stand, and lift as needed to complete the functions of the job
    • Brake Certification preferred
    • Forklift/Automobile maintenance experience preferred

    Benefits

    • Competitive Pay
    • Holiday Pay
    • Referral Bonuses
    • Long-Term Career Advancement
    • Great Team Environment
    • PTO
    • Full-time employees eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, AD&D and Short-Term & Long-Term Disability insurance on the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment
    • Annual Clothing Allowance

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Ability to work in extreme conditions to include, but not limited to, elements, heat, cold, and air particulate.
    • Repetitively lift up to 75 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for entire shifts of varying lengths in time.
    • The employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, walk and use hands to handle, feel and reach.
    • The noise level in the work environment depends on location.
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required (eye protection, ear protection is mandatory at several locations, safety shoes)
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.
    • Must have a good sense of balance & good eye-hand-foot coordination

    48forty Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

    Hourly pay is dependent on experience and other variables, but this is our starting target range.

    Hourly

    $24-$24 USD

    Why you should apply for a job to 48forty Solutions :

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.