Trailer Mechanic Job

March 22, 2022

Job Description

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

Trailer Mechanic Job

Main Responsibilities

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

Secondary Responsibilities

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.

Quality Management.

Good written and verbal communication skills

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4-7 years experience in heavy haul trailer assembly

Journeyman & Licensed is an asset

CVIP ticket an asset

Physical Requirements

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

Working Conditions

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

Shift Availability

Days – Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm

Afternoons – Monday – Thursday 4:00pm – 2:30am
Competitive Wages

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

Year-round work

Weekend and Over time work available

Stable career

Family environment and company culture

Aspen Custom Trailers