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TRAILER MECHANIC

PORTLAND METRO, OR | Temp-to-Hire

Post Date: 08/08/2018 Job ID: 19018 Industry: INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC Pay Rate: 20.00
Trailer Mechanic
Troutdale, Oregon

As a resourceful, hands-on Trailer Mechanic, you will be responsible for diagnosing and repairing medium to heavy-duty trailers with minimal supervision; including preventative maintenance, inspections and repairs, air and hydraulic brake repairs, suspension and electrical systems troubleshooting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Determine trailer condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests and identifying worn and damaged parts
- Keep equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; install component and part upgrades; control corrosion
- Correct vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts or systems, such as brakes, steering, hydraulics, make adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, valve mechanisms and governors.
- Verify vehicle performance by conducting test drives, adjusting controls and systems
- Comply with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety and combustion control standards
- Maintain vehicle records by annotating services and repairs
- Keep shop equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs

Benefits:
We offer unprecedented benefits to our employees. In addition to a fantastic salary of up to $40, 000 annually, based on experience, we offer:
- Excellent career path
- Healthcare plan
- Long-term and short-term disability
- Paid holidays
- Life insurance

Qualifications:
- High School diploma or GED equivalent
- Valid commercial driver's license preferred
- Ability to read diagnostic codes and diagnosis instructions on the computer
- Ability to document repairs performed on the computer
- Proven medium to heavy-duty vehicle repair preferred
- Certifications in brakes, air conditioning, DOT inspections preferred
- Must possess basic hand tools up to (3/4"drive set)
If interested, please text your name and the word JOB to 971-470-7175.

Kelly Buffum
Recruiter

Kelly joined the Madden Team in April of 2012 as an Administrative Assistant, bringing over 10 years of customer service experience. In 2015, she became a full time recruiter in the Vancouver Office. Kelly came to us from the Southwest Washington Humane Society where she oversaw animal advocacy programs requiring great customer service and administrative skills. Kelly is pursuing her degree in Business Management at Clark College while managing an active household of three teenagers. In her free time Kelly enjoys camping and fishing with her family.
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