LAST UPDATED: May 16, 2013
Tractor Technician I (T-1)
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 in accordance with 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)
The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position.
Reads information, often in small print.
Differentiates sounds in order to inspect and maintain equipment, identify potential hazards, or recognize safety alarms.
Enter and locate information on computer or system communication device.
grasps, turns, and manipulates objects of varying size and weight requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Moves up and down a ladder or stairs.
Moves, lifts, carries, and places parts and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance.
Apply sideways/upward/downward pressure to tighten and loosen hardware (e.g. nuts, bolts).
Reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Stand for extended periods of time.
Visually inspects equipment.
Visually verifies information, often in small print.
Walk within work area for extended periods of time.
Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required, which could include, but not limited to fall protection, eye protection, hearing protection, respiratory protection, chemical protection and electrical protection such as protective footwear.
Operate a motor vehicle or other large power equipment within tight spaces.
Employee must be willing to work any shifts available at the time of hire and posses his/her own tools to complete the task identified in job description.