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Sr Trailer Mechanic

Company: Cox Enterprises
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Reference #: R202336510 * If you have any questions or to connect with a recruiter while your application is being reviewed, please Text DFS3 to 317-597-8130 *

*Veterans encouraged to apply *

Fleet Services - A Cox Automotive Company keeps your fleet moving!

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Fleet Services by Cox Automotive has grown to become one of the largest fleet maintenance companies in the country.

Fleet Services is the leading provider of on-site mobile maintenance and repair services nationwide, offering mobile on-site fleet service for light medium, and heavy-duty trucks and trailers. Fleet Services also services customers utilizing its 50+ nationwide service centers; each offering accident repair, painting, refurbishment, and heavy mechanical repair. We are supported by a 24/7 in-house call-center and provide scheduled maintenance services and unscheduled services to fleets anywhere, anytime.

JOB SUMMARY

Fleet Services By Cox Automotive is currently hiring a Sr. Shop Trailer Mechanic. This is a dedicated on-site shop position and we do not provide emergency side of the road type repairs. If you are looking for a new place to call home, we would love to talk to you! The Sr Shop Trailer Technician will be responsible for performing certified DOT inspections, Preventative Maintenance inspections, light and advanced repairs, and other duties as assigned such as aluminum and chem-lite, trailer brakes, air lines, auxiliary pumps and engines, liftgates, brake chambers, welding, fabrication, replacement of panels, body and framework. Heavily relied upon for advanced diagnostics and triage of complicated repairs by Shop Trailer Technician I/II. Considered the Lead on jobsites by customers and Technicians. Functions as a consultant on the customer's behalf. A successful Sr Shop Trailer Technician complies with all company policies and achieves high level performance metrics.

DUTIES

Always follows and complies with safe operating practices and procedures. Independently determine parts required for each job and interact with the Shop Parts Department to obtain them. Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Assist in cleanup at the end of each day for tools, parts, and equipment. Applies knowledge that is acquired through formal training or on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job. Work with Service Writer to assess customer needs, providing information or assistance, resolving their problems, or satisfying their expectations.

Manage concurrent assigned tasks, making effective judgments as to prioritizing work related activities and time allocations. Act with integrity, demonstrate honesty and keep commitments. Behave in a consistent manner, keeping sensitive information confidential and adhering to ethical and professional standards. Perform scheduled preventative maintenance ("PM"), DOT Inspections and follow up repairs on light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles in a Shop environment. Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment. Use hand tools, precision instruments, as well as Trailer tools, welding equipment, lifts and jacks. Document according to company standards and upload pictures of work performed, parts used, and all findings observed on Repair Orders ("RO") using company issued device and/or Karmak application. Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in a timely fashion. Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or close to most Standard Repair Times. Communicate with Shop Manager and support team to obtain approvals on repair estimates, retrieve purchase order numbers and/or discuss RO findings notes. Perform all work in compliance with organizational safety, health and environmental policies, and federal regulations, to include OSHA, EPA, and DOT. Participate and complete all-in com any required safety training. Maintain Shop assigned service trucks, conduct safety checks and daily pre/post trip inspections. Perform minor adjustment and repairs on various types of trailer equipment and systems including, but not limited to the following: aluminum and chem-lite, trailer brakes, air lines, auxiliary pumps and engines, liftgates, and brake chambers, Trailer steering systems. Adhere to company policies, processes, and procedures. Diagnose, adjust, and repair various types of trailer equipment and systems including, but not limited to the following: aluminum and chem-lite, trailer brakes, air lines, auxiliary pumps and engines, liftgates, and brake chambers, Trailer steering systems, welding, fabrication, replacement of panels, body and framework. Identify problems, determine accuracy and relevance of information, using sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives. Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers and pressure gauges. Assist Shop Trailer Technician I with diagnostics. Support Shop Trailer Technician I/II in obtaining correct parts for each job. Identify problems, determine accuracy and relevance of information, using sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and make recommendations.

Assist Shop Trailer Technician I/II with diagnostics. Perform advanced diagnostics and triage of complicated repairs by Shop Trailer Technicians I/II.

REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or GED preferred Must have valid driver's license and meet Cox Automotive Mobility minimum driving qualification standards. Valid DOT Medical Card or ability to obtain one prior to employment or withing 72 hours of hire Possess and supply a set of hand tools necessary to perform required job duties. OEM training and certifications are preferred. Minimum of 5 years of experience as Trailer Technician on medium to heavy-duty vehicle repair or equivalent combination of technical education/certifications/skill/experiences. Associate degree, BA/BS or Technical certification + up to 3 years experience 7 years of equivalent experience in a similar capacity Technician role. Participate in and complete all-in company required training Diagnose, adjust, and repair various types of trailer equipment and systems including, but not limited to the following: aluminum and chem-lite, trailer brakes, air lines, auxiliary pumps and engines, liftgates, and brake chambers, Trailer steering systems, welding, fabrication, replacement of panels, body and framework. Identify problems, determine accuracy and relevance of information, using sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives. Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers and pressure gauges. Assist Shop Trailer Technician I with diagnostics.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Knowledge of trailer parts and systems, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance, to make repairs or perform maintenance services.

Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. Ability to lift, bend, climb, stand, and walk for long periods of time; ability to perform moderately heavy laboring work Ability to exert oneself physically over long periods of time without tiring, which may include performing repetitive tasks. Ability to accurately judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from the observer, or the distance between an object and

Keywords: Cox Enterprises, Philadelphia , Sr Trailer Mechanic, Engineering , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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