LAST UPDATED: May 2, 2013
Tractor Trailer Technician
This position is responsible for assisting in the operations of the department. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job related responsibilities and duties throughout the facility as assigned and/or is necessary.
An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Communicate with (or to) individuals or groups verbally and/or in writing (e.g. customers, suppliers, peers).
Perform Preventative Maintenance on tractors and trailer according to act 396.17.
Provide Preventative and Corrective Maintenance on tractor-trailer brake system components (e.g. hydraulic, air, anti-skid, ABS, EBS), including adjustment or replacement according to written procedures.
Maintain and diagnose tire conditions in accordance with written procedures and the TMC Radial Tire Conditions Analysis Guide.
Diagnose and make electrical/wiring repairs to tractor-trailer light assemblies.
Perform wheel end maintenance and repairs in accordance with OEM specifications (e.g. wheel seals, bearings, adjustment).
Complete repair orders, records, logs and other written or computer based documents according to established procedures. (e.g. charge parts/lubes, account for time, PM Forms)
6 month technical school certificate in Heavy Equipment Maintenance or 1 year experience in a mechanical repair shop (e.g. other fleet maintenance company, medium/heavy duty truck dealership, military occupational specialty).
FMCSR Section 396.25 (brake) and Section 396.19 (inspector) qualified. (Salary Depends on Experience)