Requisition #
Date Posted:
06 / 05 / 2019
Store Number:

Fleet Trailer Mechanic



The Trailer Mechanic is responsible for the efficient repair and maintenance of all semi-truck trailer equipment. Also, this includes our small fleet trailers as well. Or anything else needed to allow the transportation department to deliver the products needed to maintain anything our Bashas’ supermarkets might need. Our repair shop is open Sunday through Saturday 3:00 am to 12:00 Midnight. Sometimes extra hours are required as work and business needs dictate.  This position is day shift and requires working from Wednesday through Saturday 5:00 am -5:00 pm.  Tuesdays can be added as an extra work day as determined by management as required.  
Job Responsibilities:     

  • Diagnosing and repairing semi-truck trailers
  • Performing all assigned work in a safe and efficient manner that contributes to the safety as well as the financial best interest of Bashas’.
  • Performing preventative maintenance as well as yearly DOT inspections.
  • Welding experience is desired
  • Making quick repairs for drivers requesting work on their trailers to be completed prior to starting off on their scheduled deliveries to stores.
  • Inputting all repairs completed as well as parts used on work orders to be imputed into RTA fleet management system.
  • Meeting and/or exceeding all established Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned by management. 
  • Learn and repair ABS brakes systems as needed.
  • Repairs of Cosmetics, such as side paint. Decals, and Front and Side Panels.
  • Repairs rear doors both swing and rolling.
  • Repairs air brake systems.

Perform other duties as needed or assigned by management.  Applicants must be at least 18-years old. 

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned;  This job description is subject to change at any time

Employer provides reasonable accommodations to a qualified employee that does not impose an undue hardship on the employer.




Ability to:

  • Consistently demonstrate a mechanical aptitude towards the maintenance and repair of semi-truck trailers.
  • Pass a drug and background screen.
  • With all shop team members and drivers, remain helpful, tactful and courteous at all times.
  • Work energetically and independently to accomplish tasks and to meet goals and objectives with little oversight by shop supervision.
  • Work in an environment that includes: petroleum liquids and fumes, loud noises, dust and fluctuating temperatures.
  • Communicate well with team members and supervisors, including the ability to explain problems and communicate solutions to those problems.
  • Listen well, taking the time to use the information presented by others to help resolve work problems and issues.
  • Problems must be solved analytically using deductive reasoning to resolve problems and challenges.
  • Lift and maneuver at least 60 pounds.
  • Use hands and digits to repair machinery.
  • Read instruction manuals, databases and company reports..
  • Use computers, keyboards and computer software to run reports and input work completed and supplies used.