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Trailer Technician

Company: STS Trailer and Truck Equipment
Location: Bowmansville
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Sign-on BonusAnnual boot and tool allowanceSTS is seeking an experienced Trailer Technician for its Buffalo location. This is a full-time position and pay will be competitive based on education-level and experience. This position is responsible for efficient day-to-day running of the repair shop including best use of space, equipment, and technicians, and effective coordination of service department workload.Lead Mechanic Responsibilities:Diagnose and repair trailers and heavy/light truck equipment and complete installation of truck equipment including without limitation: snowplows, liftgates, hoists, van and dump bodiesPerform preventive maintenance (PMs) on trailer and truck equipment including routine technical repairs and make recommendations for future repairsDocument work order details within the Company's internal order and billing programAbide by all policies and safety rules and assist in maintaining a clean, safe work environmentDriving consists of picking up and delivering customer vehicles and transporting trailers between Company locationsWork independently and finish jobs at the quoted time on brake systems, hydraulics, welding, riveting, metal fabrication, trailer body and floor repairs, suspension troubleshooting and repairs, door repairs, and other trailer and truck equipment systems of all types.Foreperson Responsibilities:Using the daily bay assignments from the Service Manager, oversee each tech's preparation for the day assuring that they understand the steps of each job, have proper tools, and all required parts are in the bay.Supervise all work in the shop to assure quality and that standards of performance and safety are met. Knows the status of all jobs and reports any concerns to the Service Manager.Advises and makes recommendations to the Service Manager placing emphasis on serving the best interests of the customer.Assure that every job is completed on time, on schedule, and correctly the first time at maximum door rate.Perform quality control and sign off on every job before it leaves the shop.Ensure that all job paperwork is properly handled, that time on the job is accurately tracked, and that parts and equipment used are accounted for.Enforce safety amongst all technicians and maintain all equipment and work areas with safety as a priority.Qualifications:Must provide own toolsDemonstrate diagnostic and troubleshooting competency relating to equipment repairsThe ability to demonstrate successful welding skills in non-standard situations and on varying materials is a plusExcellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and communicate effectively with other employees, management, and customers.Applicant Must Be Able To:Walk, stand, balance, climb, kneel, and crouch for extended periods of timeVisually inspect small defects and/or small partsOperate machines, motor vehicles, hand tools, and job specific equipment and tools; determine the accuracy and thoroughness of workDemonstrate the ability to hear and accurately interpret mechanical, technical, and business information in an environment subject to noise, vibrations, etc.Perform all work safely in a fast-paced work environmentBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offReferral programVision insuranceSchedule:Day shiftMonday to Friday

Keywords: STS Trailer and Truck Equipment, Buffalo , Trailer Technician, Engineering , Bowmansville, New York

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