Trailer Mechanic

Barracuda Staffing Full-Time  Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States 5 Dec 2017
trailer mechanic repairing trailer

Job Description

We are currently looking to fill a Trailer Mechanic position with a Tulsa Company: the ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in welding and fabrication, as well as basic automotive maintenance skills including brake and shock repair.  Prior Semi Trailer/Box Truck repair experience is preferred but not required. We are looking for dependable, extremely motivated individuals who are ready to learn and grow into leaders in their field with a globally-recognized local company.
Our client believes in serving the Trucking Industry with prompt, friendly service and top-quality skill.  They have steadily grown into one of the biggest service facilities in Green Country because of their dedication to both customers and their employees; enjoy steady hours including a full hour lunch break as well as an excellent benefits package once full time with the client.
Shift: 1st, Monday – Friday
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Overtime
Starting Pay: $12 – $18 per hour, depending on experience

Trailer Mechanic Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Must have prior experience with Welding and metal fabrication;
  • Certification in FHWA inspections and air brakes, and/or diesel engine experience a plus;
  • Prior experience with Semi body work, floors, doors, wheel seals, brakes;
  • Experience with wiring and hydraulics helpful;
  • Able to maintain vehicle records, including all DOT compliance-related documents.

Trailer Mechanic Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds and lift, bend, and/or reach throughout shift
  • Team oriented and responds well to management
  • Valid OK driver license with a clean record
  • Self-motivated, positive, and willingness to learn and adapt
  • Preference will be given to valid CDL A applicants
Climate Controlled Facility? Mixed Work Environment
Required Education Level: High School – GED
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