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Trailer Mechanic

Company: Kansas City Peterbilt, Inc.
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description: Trailer Mechanic / Technician - Wreck Builder - Welder - Complete Trailer Tech
Great opportunity to start your career! New Technician Toolkit Program available to entry or apprentice-level technicians. WE'LL BUY YOU THE TOOLS YOU NEED!
Utility Trailer Sales of Kansas City is seeking qualified technicians and entry-level technicians to work in our 18-bay shop in Kansas City, KS. We are the dealer for Utility Trailers, Clement Trailers, and Trailstar; while also performing complete repairs on dry van trailers, refrigerated trailers, flatbeds, and end dump trailers.Utility Trailer Sales of Kansas City is locally owned and operated by Kansas City Peterbilt. Experienced applicants must be capable of making quality repairs to the suspension, lighting /electrical system, air brake and ABS systems, steel and aluminum welding, and trailer body/structure and doors. The applicant must also possess the skills to perform accurate and complete preventive maintenance inspections, PMs, and annual DOT inspections. Training is available on specific air and electronic systems. Starting pay for qualified technicians starts at $25 per hour.
Starting pay for entry or apprentice-level technicians starts at $22 per hour.
Roles of a technician - Job Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Commitment to Safety and Service Excellence.
Perform accurate and complete vehicle inspections (DOT, PM)
Perform air brake diagnostics, repairs, and inspections.
Perform ABS diagnostics and repairs utilizing a laptop diagnostic system
Perform floor, roof, door, and side panel repairs
Perform minor and major accident repairs
Perform electrical systems diagnostics and repairs
Perform air brake diagnostics and repairs
Perform wheel end repairs and adjustments
Perform aluminum and steel welding
Perform general repairs on trailer and trailer dollies
Perform PM maintenance accurately and efficiently
Responsible to adhere to all warranty policies and procedures
Ability to use electronic technical manuals and resources for diagnostics and repair
Provide accurate documentation on repair orders
Applicants will be a great fit in our company if they...
Are eager to learn and willing to be trained
Have a positive attitude
Have strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task
Work well with coworkers
Have the desire to perform top-level work on a daily basis
Possess our Core Values: Empathetic - Problem Solvers - Team Players - Ethical and Trustworthy - Professional
Perks and Benefits:
New Technician Toolkit Program - No experience? We'll buy your tools to get your career started in the right direction
AnyDay Pay Available - Instant access to your earned wages
Health, dental, vision, employer-provided life insurance policy, and health savings account
Paid time off and paid holidays
Performance-based bonus plan
Overtime and shift differential pay
Employee referral programWe are also developing a mobile version of this position!
Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Utility Trailer Sales of Kansas City is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination.


Keywords: Kansas City Peterbilt, Inc., Kansas City , Trailer Mechanic, Engineering , Kansas City, Kansas

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