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XPO, Inc. Trailer Mechanic - FAC Shift in Kansas City, Kansas

Trailer Mechanic - FAC Shift

Requisition Id: 372824

Business Unit: LTL


Kansas City, KS, US, 66115

What you’ll need to succeed as a Trailer Mechanic at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

  • 1 year of verifiable experience in heavy-duty maintenance and/or time in an entry-level Technician role

  • A valid driver’s license

  • Able to perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation

  • Basic computer skills

  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

  • Brake inspection qualified as defined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations, Section 369.25

  • Vehicle Inspection qualified in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations, Section 369.19

  • Basic hand tools required for heavy-duty trailer maintenance

Preferred qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent work-related or military experience

  • Prior mechanical experience such as automotive or skilled trades

  • Diesel tech school diploma

  • Previous or current ASE certifications

  • Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC)

About the Trailer Mechanic job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Pay starts at $24.76/hour not including shift differential

  • $1/hr for 2nd shift

  • $3/hr for 3rd shift

  • Quarterly tool allowance to grow your tool kit

  • Full health insurance benefits on day one

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over your first year

  • 9 paid company holidays

  • 401(k) option with company match

  • Education assistance

  • This is a Motor Carrier Act Exempt position

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on trailing equipment, in compliance with the manufacturers, DOT, and company schedules

  • Access any area of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of trailers

  • Repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems

  • Abide by DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations

  • Maintain proficiency in equipment and technologies that enhance our productivity

  • Move trailers throughout the property, and operate a hostler in all types of weather

  • Enter job times and parts on repair orders to track activity

  • Operate specialized tooling and vehicles

  • Ensure the work area is always clean, safe, and organized

  • Interact with operations and shop management

Trailer Mechanics are required to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights frequently up to 50 lbs. and occasionally more than 75 lbs.

  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery, including working outdoors in inclement weather

  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

  • Walk and stand for extended periods on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery

About XPO

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.

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