Experienced Truck/Trailer Technician

Employer
CR England, Inc.
Location
Front Royal, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Performs minor trailer and truck repairs including component replacement requiring minimal diagnostic skills. Makes good value decisions following established guidelines. Provides general non diagnosis-type assistance to Senior Mechanics and Supervisors. Completes routine repair work in the areas of PM Inspections, minor electrical, hydraulic, and minor crash repairs including completing the appropriate paperwork.Responsibilities:Job requirements may include, but are not limited to:Performs duties in the trailer, tractor and express areas of the shop when completing Preventive Maintenance (PMs), annual inspections and minor repairs on door seals, hardware, minor electrical, brakes, mud flaps, routine Qualcomm repairs, blower motors, and minor body work. Reads paper or electronic instructions to understand, document and close work orders to be completed.Works outdoors at the Inspection Island or similar areas to perform safety, or other related inspections and write-ups.Performs express-related services including tire changing, minor brake, electrical, and safety related inspections and work.Utilizes computer system (TMT /TMW and internet) to accurately create, track and complete work order repairs including the tracking of time (labor hours), parts used, work completed and locate technical information as required.Estimates required repairs or directs the estimation to a qualified Mechanic who can further diagnose and estimate the required repair, cost and repair timeline.Communicates with internal customers (ie other shop associates, Drivers, Driver Managers, other maintenance shops) on such things as stances, wait times, reasons for repair decisions and status updates.Assists Senior Mechanic(s) on tractor and trailer repairs that DO NOT require diagnosis.Inspects components including: loose tie rod ends, king pins, wheel bearing, hood adjustment, and air ride height etc.Job qualifications may include, but are not limited to:Strong mechanical aptitude. (ie: Must be able to certify as a brake inspector.)Skill with windows based computer systems, preferred.Technical reading aptitude (ie electronic service bulletins; auto repair manuals).Valid driver's license.Excellent customer service, oral and written communication, and teambuilding skills. Basic welding skills. Ability to provide own basic hand tools. (The Service Manager or Supervisor will cover required tools.)Must become a certified Brake Inspector and Annual Vehicle Inspector (only after associate meets DOT requirements) within 6 months of being hired as a General Mechanic.Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and written, and have the ability to read and understand EnglishTechnical KnowledgeStrong mechanical aptitudeAbility to locate, read and understand technical information on the computer work station or vendor web sites.External visual inspection skills. Must be able to determine if components meet DOT and CR England repair stances.Complexity of DutiesPhysical inspection of components. (Brake components, suspension, coupler plate, wheels / tires, doors etc.) (Loose tie rod ends, king pins, wheel bearing, hood adjustment, air ride height etc.)Tool mastery - Cutting torch, hand tools, Qualcomm Cart, MPSI reader, volt meter, torque wrench.Typical WorkThe minimum role requirements include ESA repairs. (Tires, minor light / wiring repair, mud flaps, sealing small holes in roof / side panel etc.)The fully qualified General Mechanic will perform tractor and trailer AVIs and brake jobs once the associate meets DOT requirements. Other repairs include prop leg replacement, tractor PM's Retrofits / recalls, door seal repair, roof patches, panel repairs, Qualcomm repairs, & blower motor replacement. Performs component replacement after diagnosis or inspection has been made by a Senior Mechanic or Master Mechanic.Required TrainingMust complete all Safety Compliance training including tire training.Freightliner Modules - Give Me a Brake / Foundation Parts, The Pressures On Air Brakes & Using A DMMAnnual Vehicle Inspector (Per DOT requirements).Brake Inspector (Per DOT requirements).*CB*