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Pitt Ohio Trailer Mechanic - Trailer Experience Required in Ankeny, Iowa

Description/Job Summary 1st or 2nd Shift Available 4 Day Work Week Available Dohrn Transfer is a leading Midwest LTL Carrier providing less-than-truckload, truckload, and value-added services throughout our 10-state service area. Join our team and become a part of our new growth and bright future! We offer competitive salary and a great benefit package in an exciting, rewarding industry. Dohrn is currently seeking a Trailer Mechanic at our Des Moines, IA (Ankeny, IA) terminal. *4 Day Work Week Available ESSENTIAL DUTIES:* * Operate and inspect mechanical equipment to diagnose defects * Preventive maintenance of equipment * Dismantle and reassemble equipment * Plan work procedure using charges and experience * Repair, replace and adjust necessary units and parts * Enter labor lines and parts into repair order computer system * May travel to other company shop locations when staff is needed * React to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: * A minimum age of 18 * High School completion or equivalent * Command of English language to communicate effectively with internal and external customers * Must pass a NON-Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination and functional screen NOTE: CDL-qualified mechanics will be subject to a DOT physical examination * Must consent to a pre-employment drug screen; Dohrn Transfer must receive a negative result * Experience is preferred * Federal inspection certifications are preferred * Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and techniques used in the repair and maintenance of a variety of automotive and mechanical equipment is required * Must have previous experience maintaining detailed and routine record keeping * Manual dexterity required * Must possess knowledge of occupational hazards & standard safety precautions * Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to communicate to both internal and external customers * Ability to work in a team as well as individually * Excellent attendance WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Overtime may be necessary during peak periods; Must be able to work a varied schedule or travel based on need * Heavy work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, and 100+ lbs. on an occasional basis * Subject to both internal and external environmental conditions: work occurs inside and outside; Outside work may be in extreme weather conditions * Subject to: standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching for sustained periods of time * Subject to noise: there is sufficient noise to require shouting in order to be heard above the ambient noise level * Subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical working conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, and exposure to chemicals * Subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists and gases * Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operate machines and motor vehicles * The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eye