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Semi-Truck and Trailer Mechanic

Company: SBS Group of Companies
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

SBS Transportation is seeking a Truck and Trailer Mechanic to take on the responsibilities of inspecting and maintaining the mechanical and electrical parts of our trucks and trailers in our private shop. The responsibilities of the trailer mechanic include servicing and repairing trailer parts, compiling inspection reports, and ensuring that trailers are roadworthy. This may include traveling back and forth to our various locations within St. Paul, MN. Most tasks will be about preventative maintenance or minor repairs. Advanced engine tear downs or repairs be handled by external repair facilities making this position excellent for someone looking to build on existing, but less, experience. This position is offered at $23-$28 per hour. Our trucks are generally between years 2012-2018 and mostly day cab freight liners (some sleepers). Our trailers are year 2006 or newer and are dry van or chassie. Trailer Mechanic Responsibilities:Inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing semi-truck and trailer bodies, systems, and components.Performing preventative maintenance measures on semi-trucks and trailers.Maintaining braking systems and adjusting or replacing them when required.Servicing lighting or electrical systems and replacing lights when requiredInspecting, servicing, and replacing rims and tires.Testing all systems and equipment for performance issues.Performing DOT inspections and ensuring equipment is up to USDOT road safety requirements.Compiling inspection reports, documenting repairs, and reporting all findings to management.Effectively communicating with drivers to diagnose and resolve truck and trailer issues. Trailer Mechanic Preferred Qualifications:National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification. An Associate's degree in heavy truck technologyA minimum of 1 year experience as a trailer mechanic.A valid Class A CDL is strongly preferred, but not required.In-depth knowledge of vehicle systems, such as hydraulics, air breaks, and electrical systems.Experience with vehicle diagnostic equipment.Exceptional understanding of mechanical and technical information.Manual dexterity, experience with hand tools, and physical strength.SBS Employees Enjoy:Three weeks of PTO per year! 6 paid holidays per year!401(k) match!Job security with a growing company!Health, vision, dental and disability insurance!Mental health resources! PM21Powered by JazzHRPI177722316

Keywords: SBS Group of Companies, Minneapolis , Semi-Truck and Trailer Mechanic, Engineering , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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