XPO, Inc. Trailer Mechanic in Aurora, Illinois
Requisition Id: 365833
Business Unit: LTL
Aurora, IL, US, 60503
Solutions driven success.
XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.
Pay, benefits and more.
Experienced Technicians can earn up to $32.99 including 2nd shift differential
Monday – Friday operation, 2nd shift
Quarterly tool allowance to grow your tool kit
Full health insurance benefits on day one
Life and disability insurance
Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of your first year
9 paid company holidays
401(k) option with company match
What you’ll do on a typical day:
Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on trailing equipment, in compliance with the manufacturers, DOT, and company schedules
Access any area of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of trailers
Repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems
Apply knowledge and work in accordance with DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations, as required
Maintain proficiency on equipment and technologies that enhance our productivity
Move trailers throughout the property, operate a hostler in all types of weather
Enter job times and parts on repair orders to track activity
Operate specialized tooling and vehicles
Ensure work area is always clean, safe, and organized
Interact with operations and shop management
What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you’ll need:
1 year of verifiable experience in heavy duty maintenance and/or time in the Entry-Level Technician role
A valid driver’s license
Ability to perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation
Basic computer skills
Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends
Brake inspection qualified as defined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations, Section 369.25
Vehicle Inspection qualified in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations, Section 369.19
Basic hand tools required for heavy duty trailer maintenance
It’d be great if you also have:
High school diploma or equivalent
Prior mechanical experience such as automotive or skilled trades
Diesel tech school diploma
Previous or current ASE certifications
Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC)
This job requires the ability to:
Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and more than 75 lbs. occasionally
Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery, including working outdoors in inclement weather
Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
Walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery
Be part of something big.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
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