Us Express Jobs – Trailer Technician

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Job Description:

Test, service, and repair trailers and related mechanical components.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Clean and maintain work area on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a high productivity level and complete jobs within or close to SRT times.
  • Perform most diagnostics and repairs to brakes, air system, suspension, light trailer body repairs including doors, tires, lighting system etc. May need some assistance from Trailer Tech III.
  • Perform vehicle preventative maintenance (pm’s) as outlined in USX pm guideline’s
  • Change vehicle tires
  • Pull trailers in and out of shop using a yard jockey before and after repairs.
  • Grease mechanical parts
  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.
  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.
  • Must be able to move equipment in and out of shop
  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers
  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in timely fashion.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to reach and stretch across the midline with full cervical range of motion and bilateral range of motion
  • Ability to read and write
  • Ability to reach heights over 72” frequently; ability to crouch to height of 18” frequently
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • Basic welding skills preferred
  • DOT and Brake Certifications required
  • Ability to frequently move shoulders with full range of motion in all six planes of movement
  • Must provide own hand tools adequate to perform job functions.
  • Ability to use hand tools constantly for extended periods of time
  • Ability to walk 1000 feet minimum and change positions frequently
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time supporting full body weight
  • Minimum of 2 years of working on trailers required.

Job Details:

Company:  U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Springfield, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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