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Trailer Mechanic

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

•       Operate and inspect mechanical equipment to diagnose defects

•       Preventive maintenance of equipment

•       Dismantle and reassemble equipment

•       Plan work procedure using charges and experience

•       Repair, replace and adjust necessary units and parts

•       Enter labor lines and parts into repair order computer system

•       May travel to other company shop locations when staff is needed

•       React to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

•       A minimum age of 18

•       High School completion or equivalent

•       Command of English language to communicate effectively with internal and external customers

•       Must pass a NON-Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination and functional screen NOTE: CDL-qualified mechanics will be subject to a DOT physical examination

•       Must consent to a pre-employment drug screen; Dohrn Transfer must receive a negative result

•       Experience is preferred

•       Federal inspection certifications are preferred

•       Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and techniques used in the repair and maintenance of a variety of automotive and mechanical equipment is required

•       Must have previous experience maintaining detailed and routine record keeping

•       Manual dexterity required

•       Must possess knowledge of occupational hazards & standard safety precautions

•       Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to communicate to both internal and external customers

•       Ability to work in a team as well as individually

•       Excellent attendance

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

•       Overtime may be necessary during peak periods; Must be able to work a varied schedule or travel based on need

•       Heavy work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, and 100+ lbs. on an occasional basis

•       Subject to both internal and external environmental conditions: work occurs inside and outside; Outside work may be in extreme weather conditions

•       Subject to: standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching for sustained periods of time

•       Subject to noise: there is sufficient noise to require shouting in order to be heard above the ambient noise level

•       Subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical working conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, and exposure to chemicals

•       Subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists and gases

•       Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operate machines and motor vehicles

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eye