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Careers Trailer Technican/Mechanic in Altoona, Iowa

Trailer Technicians are to perform maintenance service in which the volume and quality of work is within the acceptably measured standards for Dayton Freight Lines.

  • Has a fundamental understanding of repairing and rebuilding components on 48ft. and 53ft. dry van trailers and can effectively repairs the following components:

  • Suspension and running gear components

  • Landing gear assembly and components

  • Wheel components and tires

  • Brake and air components

  • Electrical, lighting and wiring components

  • Rear frame and door components

  • Side, nose and roof components

  • Interior and floor components

  • Able to thoroughly perform Preventative Maintenance inspections and repairs

  • Maintains a high level of welding and metal fabrication skills

  • Performs service calls

  • Washes and fuels equipment when necessary

  • Road tests vehicles to ensure quality repair services were performed.*Dependent upon having a CDL

  • Consistently positive attitude, interacting courteously and professionally with fellow employees

  • Pro-actively assists, guides and directs junior technicians

  • Be a leading participant in the care and upkeep of the shop, the grounds and all equipment and tools

  • Maintains a clean, safe environment that complies to OSHA and company standards

  • Proficient in recording all work and labor on a computer in the EMS system

  • Works with the Parts Department to assure that all necessary materials, parts, service and shop supplies are maintained at proper quantity levels

  • Works in compliance to EPA regulations as well as DOT and company safety requirements

  • Performs other maintenance duties or assignments when necessary

  • Possess a valid Driver's License

  • Basic math skills

  • Fluent in English

  • Able to pass a drug screen

  • Stable and growing organization

  • Competitive weekly pay

  • Quick advancement

  • Quality Hours

  • Professional, positive and people-centered work environment

  • Modern facilities

  • Clean, late model equipment

  • Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, 401(k), etc.

  • Paid holidays (8); paid vacation and personal days

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Street: 1120 Adventureland Dr NE