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Trailer Mechanic

HODGKINS Primary Location: 7440 SANTA FE DRIVE , HODGKINS, IL - United States, 60445 Facility HODGKINS Job ID 228614

Job Summary

Candidate will possess personal knowledge and skills to perform preventative maintenance on UPS Transportation Trailers and Converter Dollies.  Will properly diagnose and perform necessary repairs to non-power equipment, including air brake systems and electrical systems.  Candidate must be willing to work 2nd or 3rd shift.  Schedules include Monday through Friday and Sunday through Thursday and Tuesday through Saturday. An attractive pay and benefits package is offered. Uniforms are provided. Candidate must possess all personal tools required to perform the job and will be required to appropriate necessary hand tools as required by job assignment.

Ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Current documented trailer mechanic experience
  • Experience using diagnostic equipment, scan tools and personal computer
  • Possess a full complement of personal hand tools
  • Ability to obtain Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Job Responsibilities

  • Meet D.O.T requirements
  • Bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb ladders and stairs, stand, walk, and turn/pivot frequently throughout the duration of the workday
  • Full time: 8-10 hours per day, 4-5 days per 7-day week
  • Report to work on a regular and timely basis and complete the scheduled workday on a consistent basis
  • Ability to work varying shifts, additional hours and/or overtime depending on service needs
  • Sitting required infrequently throughout the duration of the workday
  • Lift, lower, push, pull, leverage and manipulate equipment and/or packages weighing up to 70 pounds
  • Assist in moving packages or equipment up to 150 pounds
  • Simple hand grasping, power hand grasping, fine hand manipulation, reaching from foot level to above shoulder level as necessary to complete assigned tasks
  • Operate standard/manual transmission
  • Operate power, pneumatic tools
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment
  • Must meet all requirements to be Power Industrial Truck Operations (PITO) certified
  • Work in an environment with: variable temperatures and humidity (climatic conditions), exposure to cleaning materials, petroleum products, dust, dirt, and noise, outside inclement weather
  • Work cooperatively in a diverse work environment
  • Have a sufficient ability to communicate, through sight, hearing, and/or otherwise, to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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