Job Title:

Trailer Technician III

Job Division:
TransTechs - Trailer Technician
Posting #:

Job Summary:

Trailer Technician 

Ellenwood, GA


Shift: Mon-Fri 6:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pay: $21.05 – $23.39 per hour, depending on experience


Trailer Technician Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Perform in-depth diagnostics and repairs to brakes, suspension, air system, lighting system, suspension and all body panels etc.
  • Tests, services, and repairs trailers and related mechanical components.
  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in a timely fashion.
  • May require diagnosing complex mechanical, refrigerant, and electrical problems related to all Reefer systems (single & multi-temp), including engine, cooling, heating and onboard computer modules.
  • Repairs and diagnostics on starting and charging system, complex cooling and re-charge, and electrical including common fault codes.
  • Identify and obtain necessary replacement parts as needed to execute repairs.
  • Proficient, in body repairs and panel repairs on trailers. 
  • Pull trailers in and out of shop using yard jockey before and after repairs.
  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers
  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.
  • Change vehicle tires
  • Grease mechanical parts
  • Clean and maintain work area on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a high productivity level and complete jobs within or better than SRT times.



Trailer Technician Qualifications and Requirements:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience of working on trailers required.
    • Experience in the transportation industry a plus.
    • Meritor/Bendix and tandem assembly certification preferred.
    • DOT and Brake Certifications required.
    • Valid driver’s license required.
    • Basic computer skills preferred.
    • Advanced welding skills.
    • Must provide own hand tools adequate to perform job functions.
    • Must be consistently capable of independently analyzing and safely resolving mechanical problems