Trailer Technician - Amsterdam - job 635681

Amerit Fleet Solutions

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Amsterdam, New York

Employment type: Full-time

Position Summary

The Trailer Technician is responsible for timely repair and maintenance of trailers to ensure a safe and efficient operation. The Technician will require a high level of proficiency and working knowledge working on trailers, tires, PMs including Air Brakes, Wheel Seals, roll up doors and DOT Inspection repairs and sign offs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare vehicle records and report both manually and on a computer

  • Perform repairs and preventative maintenance to trailers

  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation required

  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures

  • Inspect and perform work on the under parts of vehicles

  • Access any area of the equipment or vehicle to perform necessary maintenance

  • Remove or install various parts on vehicles

  • Interact with clients through both email or phone as necessary

  • Perform other duties as required

Key Competencies & Education

  • Experience with Class 8 tractor trailers and BIT/DOT Inspections and repairs

  • Experience with PMs, tires, and electrical

  • Must provide own hand tools & toolbox.

  • Proficient computer skills: knowledge of Excel, Word, Fleet Management Systems, and Email

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)

Working Conditions

  • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job.

  • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noise.

  • Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases or other irritants

  • Ability to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair vehicles

  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.

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