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Trailer Mechanic - Full Time

XPO - Chicago Heights, IL

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Posted on 07/21/24 (Ref: ILCtyro4cu-373717-en_US)

Trailer Mechanic - Chicago Heights, IL - XPO

What you'll need to succeed as a Trailer Mechanic at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

Preferred qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent work-related or military experience
  • Prior mechanical experience such as automotive or skilled trades
  • Diesel tech school diploma
  • Previous or current ASE certifications
  • Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC)

About the Trailer Mechanic job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Pay starts at $26.42/hour
  • Quarterly tool allowance to grow your tool kit
  • Full health insurance benefits on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over your first year
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Education assistance
  • This is a Motor Carrier Act Exempt position

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on trailing equipment, in compliance with the manufacturers, DOT, and company schedules
  • Access any area of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of trailers
  • Repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems
  • Abide by DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations
  • Maintain proficiency in equipment and technologies that enhance our productivity
  • Move trailers throughout the property, and operate a hostler in all types of weather
  • Enter job times and parts on repair orders to track activity
  • Operate specialized tooling and vehicles
  • Ensure the work area is always clean, safe, and organized
  • Interact with operations and shop management

Trailer Mechanics are required to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights frequently up to 50 lbs. and occasionally more than 75 lbs.
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery, including working outdoors in inclement weather
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Walk and stand for extended periods on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery

About XPO

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Trailer Mechanic - Chicago Heights, IL - XPO


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