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Trailer Mechanic - Afternoon Shift

Company: XPO
Location: Houston
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:



What you'll need to succeed as a Trailer Mechanic at XPOMinimum qualifications:

  • 1 year of verifiable experience in heavy-duty maintenance and/or time in an entry-level Technician role
  • A valid driver's license
  • Able to perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation
  • Basic computer skills
  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends
  • Brake inspection qualified as defined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations, Section 369.25
  • Vehicle Inspection qualified in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations, Section 369.19
  • Basic hand tools required for heavy-duty trailer maintenance Preferred qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent work-related or military experience
    • Prior mechanical experience such as automotive or skilled trades
    • Diesel tech school diploma
    • Previous or current ASE certifications
    • Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC) About the Trailer Mechanic jobPay, benefits and more:
      • Pay starts at $26.40/hour including shift differential.
      • Afternoon Shift, 2:00pm - 11:30pm
      • Quarterly tool allowance to grow your tool kit
      • Full health insurance benefits on day one
      • Life and disability insurance
      • Earn up to 13 days PTO over your first year
      • 10 paid company holidays
      • 401(k) option with company match
      • Education assistance
      • This is a Motor Carrier Act Exempt position What you'll do on a typical day:
        • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on trailing equipment, in compliance with the manufacturers, DOT, and company schedules
        • Access any area of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of trailers
        • Repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems
        • Abide by DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations
        • Maintain proficiency in equipment and technologies that enhance our productivity
        • Move trailers throughout the property, and operate a hostler in all types of weather
        • Enter job times and parts on repair orders to track activity
        • Operate specialized tooling and vehicles
        • Ensure the work area is always clean, safe, and organized
        • Interact with operations and shop management Trailer Mechanics are required to:
          • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights frequently up to 50 lbs. and occasionally more than 75 lbs.
          • Safely walk and stand for extended periods on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery, including working outdoors in inclement weather
          • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
          • Walk and stand for extended periods on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery About XPOXPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO, Houston , Trailer Mechanic - Afternoon Shift, Professions , Houston, Texas

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