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Trailer Mechanic

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Richland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:



Solutions driven success. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, 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. Pay starts at $21.06 As the Trailer Technician, you'll need strong technical and diagnostic abilities, a desire to take on challenges and a willingness to be a team player dedicated to exceptional customer service. At XPO, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on trailing equipment, in compliance with the manufacturers 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
  • Apply knowledge and work in accordance with DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations, as required
  • Maintain proficiency on equipment and technologies that enhance our productivity
  • Move trailers throughout the property
  • Operate a hostler in all types of weather; safely walk and stand for extended periods of timeWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 1 year of experience in general trailer repair
    • A valid driver's license
    • Ability to perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation
    • Basic computer skills
    • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekendsIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Previous or current ASE certifications
      • Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC)This job requires the ability to:
        • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and more than 75 lbs. occasionally
        • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time 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 kneelBe part of something big. 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.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Jackson , Trailer Mechanic, Professions , Richland, Mississippi

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