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Hirschbach Motor Lines Trailer Technician - Kansas City, KS in Kansas City, Kansas

For 80+ years, Hirschbach Motor Lines has built a sterling reputation for delivering time and temperature sensitive freight. Today, the organization runs two forward facing brands (Hirschbach & John Christner Trucking (JCT)) which generate a combined $1.2 billion in revenue and have become the 2 nd  largest refrigerated carrier in North America. We are a veteran owned company with over 30% of employees being veterans.

The companies collectively provide the highest level of service in the industry and offer a breadth of services to our customers. Hirschbach & JCT have a tenured history paired with a future of growth and opportunity.

Hirschbach is seeking Trailer Technicians at our Kansas City, KS shop! At Hirschbach you will complete preventative maintenance and minor repairs on one of the newest and fully featured fleets. Come join our talented tea, of Technicians!

 ​ Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves trailer and occasional tractor related problems

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely completion of necessary company paperwork repair orders, indirect labor forms, etc

  • Performs preventive maintenance (PM’s) on tractor and trailer equipment as assigned.

  • Properly categorize repairs (i.e. Preventative Maintenance, Component Failure, Abuse, and Accident, according to current company standards)

  • Accurately record parts and supplies used in performing repairs, which may include scanning bar codes of parts, and recording consumable supplies

  • Accurately record repair stories in order to properly document complaints, causes and corrections of component failures, and enable the company to recover warrantable expenses

  • Position includes bending, lifting (up to 100 pounds), climbing, as it relates to maintenance of Class 8 equipment

  • Assist other mechanics as needed

    Talent Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent in education

  • Two years’ experience in Fleet Maintenance, or Technical School Degree 

  • Previous experience with the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of Class 8 equipment not limited to general driver repair requests, warranty repair requests, on-board vehicle electronics, etc.

  • Previous experience with general welding skills in non-standard situations and on varying materials

  • Valid Driver's License 

  • Basic computer skills as it applies to diagnostic tooling

    Pay & Benefits

  • $2/hr shift premium for 2nd shift positions

  • $1,200/annual tool allowance

  • $1,200/annual CDL A stipend

  • Paid OEM training

  • Full comprehensive benefit plan, includes medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, and more voluntary elections!

  • Paid Time Off earned within your first year

  • 401(k)

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EOE. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion or pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

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