Heavy Equipment Trailer Mechanic - Moses Lake, WA

Employer: Utility Trailer Sales of Washington

Job Description:
Trailer Mechanic duties and responsibilities:
A Trailer Mechanic is responsible for keeping customer trailer systems, liftgates, and other trailer functions operating and repairing any problems when they are discovered before they have a chance to worsen. A Trailer Mechanic will usually be required to perform a wide range of repair tasks on many types and ages of semi-truck trailers. Some other tasks a Trailer Mechanic may be called upon to do include:
- Performing routine maintenance including federal inspections, landing gear, and suspension greasing.
- Repairing broken or leaking air and hydraulic systems using current tools and techniques.
- Working on damaged electrical wiring and control components on trailers and liftgates.
- Maintaining equipment integrity in order to keep climate control in refrigerated trailers, truck boxes, containers. As well as maintaining dry box and flatbed integrity.
- Diagnostics of ABS, PSI, liftgates, low voltage systems, and understanding how the equipment should work.
- Applying preventative measures to the equipment to reduce the risk of future problems, such as recommending suspension, lighting, door or door seal repairs.
- Fixing potential safety hazards to avoid injuries
- Trailer Mechanic skills and qualifications

- A Trailer Mechanic requires a diverse mix of both hard and soft skills, particularly manual labor skills, including:
- Semi-Truck trailer system knowledge to address functionality, leaks, inefficiencies or other operating problems
- Electrical diagnostic and repair capabilities to manage problems with ABS and PSI systems, control circuits, loads, and computer interfaces
- Fabrication ability to handle repairs around the trailer frame, body, and trailer structure
- Interpersonal skills to interact with the management or employees of the customer in a pleasant manner
- Attention to detail to ensure that all jobs are completed in an exemplary manner and any potential hazards or warning signs of problems are not overlooked
- Physical stamina to handle a full shift of being active and working outdoors, on ladders and around heavy equipment

- Trailer Mechanic salary expectations
- This trailer mechanic job will be hourly, with the potential for monthly bonus’. It is common for a trailer mechanic to earn significant overtime pay during the year.
- Trailer Mechanic education and training requirements
- This trailer mechanic position requires at least a high school diploma or an equivalent degree such as a GED. Certifications that are recommended or required include welding certifications, air and hydraulic training certs, electrical training certs, refrigeration training certs, any Factory training is helpful.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.00 - $30.00 per hour
- 401(k)
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
Schedule:8 hour shift, Monday to Friday, On call, Overtime
Supplemental Pay: Bonus pay
Trailer Mechanic: 1 year (Required)
Pay Frequency: Bi weekly or Twice monthly
This Job Is:
- A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
- Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
Company's website: www.utilityofwa.com
Benefit Conditions: Waiting period may apply
Work Remotely: No

Contact Person:
Location: Moses Lake, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=Welding&l=Washington%20State&start=90&advn=8732633205331895&vjk=db25589b2fbfdad5
Base Pay: $18 - $30 HR

Posted on September 29, 2020

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