Trailer Mechanic Job – As a Trailer Mechanic you will be required to perform tasks involving physical labor at our manufacturing plant and will be required to operate a variety of hand and power tools. Responsibilities will include the assembly of products using bolts, screws, clips, soldering tools, and assorted fasteners. The Final Assembly will be responsible for the efficient production of products according to established procedures, following all safety protocols and workplace policies.
Trailer Mechanic Job
Assemble heavy duty trailers
Inspect heavy duty trailers for detect faults and malfunctions
Test equipment for proper performance
Air & ABS braking systems
Electrical, Axles, Wheels and Tires
Inspection of trailers for CVIP’s and new PDI’s
Trailer Chassis and frame
Suspension, including some welding
Completing written work orders and associated paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
Develop and maintain a regular cleaning schedule to ensure the shop is kept tidy and well organized upon completion of work assignments
Ensure racking is kept in an order that work orders are easily accessible
Attend toolbox meeting prior to shift
Attributes and Skills
Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
Ability to read schematics, blueprints, and other technical diagrams.
Critical eye for identifying defects.
Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
Knowledge of appropriate materials, methods, and the tools required in various assembly processes.
Strong working mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Able to work autonomously and uses good decision-making practices.
Organizational, planning and time management skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills
4-7 years experience in heavy haul trailer assembly
Journeyman & Licensed is an asset
CVIP ticket an asset
Physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs – fitness test required
Standing on your feet for a long period of time
Have good eye to hand coordination
Be able to bend, crouch and kneel for extended periods
Ability to wear personal protective gear most of the day
The work performed is carried out indoors in a regulated environment
Regular exposure to industrial shop hazards which require additional protection from noise, fall hazards and air quality. Safety boots must be worn.
Regular fast pace or work with tight deadlines
A medium stress environment due to timelines
Days – Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm
Afternoons – Monday – Thursday 4:00pm – 2:30am
Extended Health Care & Dental Benefits
AD&D, Life and STD Disability Benefits
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
Company supplied PPE equipment
Great work life balance
Safety Boot Allowance
Weekend and Over time work available
Family environment and company culture