Mechanic – Drayage Technician Level 2
Reporting to the Director of Safety & Equipment, the Mechanic is responsible for repairs and the maintenance of diesel-powered tractor-trailers, for both internal and external customers, as well as ensuring the road worthiness of company and leased equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with preventive maintenance on trucks and intermodal chassis while utilizing personal safety equipment as required.
- Open repair orders and charge the appropriate parts to the repair order.
- Inspect and maintain basic vehicle/accessorial worthiness including proper fuel levels and tire air pressure, fluid levels, brakes, lights, and safety equipment. Submit reports indicating condition of equipment.
- Perform tire inspections/appropriate paperwork to company standards.
- Performs mounted tire changes.
- Troubleshoot electrical lighting issues on chassis.
- Perform Federal Annual Inspections on tractors and chassis.
- Repair landing gear defects/issues.
- Perform brake/air system inspections and repairs.
- Repair wheel end defects and components
- Install ELD, tablet mounts, harness connection to EMC and all components in tractors.
- Install GPS units and power connections on chassis.
- Engage on professional communication with internal and external customers and vendors.
- Regularly respond to off-site repairs as needed.
- Carry out work assignments to the highest level of quality.
- Possess and demonstrate the ability to perform assigned tasks in a manner that adheres to the companies Safety, Health, Environmental and Security policies.
- Perform housekeeping responsibilities as well as other miscellaneous related duties as assigned and deemed appropriate by Leadership.
- Regular attendance is a requirement of the position.
- Must have a valid Driver’s License (Commercial Driver’s License -Class A preferred)
- Ability to provide own basic hand tools (List available upon request).
- Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, fleet management systems).
- Ability to read, write and speak the English language (Bi-lingual a plus).
- Ability to read and comprehend service manuals.
- Knowledge of tools and equipment used to repair and maintain company equipment.
- A basic knowledge of tractor and intermodal chassis maintenance.
- Knowledge of D.O.T. regulations and out-of-service parameters for tractors, intermodal chassis and accessorial equipment.
- Knowledge of proper procedures for handling and disposal of hazardous waste materials.
- Must be qualified per Inspectors Qualifications under 49CFR 396.19.
- Must complete and sign Inspector’s Qualifications and Brake Inspectors Qualifications form.
- Must provide certifications of training and verification of experience.
- Must hold a current certificate or pass a DOT physical examination.
- Must obtain a negative result for a Pre-Employment drug screen.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule on occasion.
The minimum education or formal training for this position includes the following Provincial/State or other vocational or professional certification, trade license, apprenticeship or degree:
Relevant experience from previous jobs that would be required before entering this job, including time spent in formal apprenticeships:
Approximately 5 Years