U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.

Job Title:   Trailer Technician II
07 / 10 / 2013
6168
Shippensburg
Weekend - Nights
Wednesday - Saturday 2:30pm - 1:00am
Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:
POSITION PURPOSE

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

 

JOB FUNCTIONS



  • 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.


  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in timely fashion.  


  • Pull trailers in and out of shop using a yard jockey before and after repairs.


  • Clean and maintain work area on a daily basis.


  • Maintain a high productivity level and complete jobs within or close to SRT times.

    Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.


  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers


  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.


  • Perform vehicle preventative maintenance (pm’s) as outlined in USX pm guideline’s


  • Change vehicle tires


  • Grease mechanical parts


  • Must be able to move equipment in and out of shop


  • Maintain proper attendance and punctuality to ensure that the department is operated in an efficient and cost effective manner.


  • Ability to work on an USX site or USX customer location site while performing the essential functions of this position.


  • May include other duties as assigned by management.


 

KEY KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE



  • High school diploma or GED preferred


  • 2-3 years prior experience working on trailers


  • DOT and Brake Certifications required


  • Valid driver’s license required


  • Basic welding skills preferred


  • Basic computer skills preferred


  • Ability to read and write


  • Must provide own hand tools adequate to perform job functions. 



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