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Trailer Mechanic

Job in Saint Paul - Ramsey County - MN Minnesota - USA
Company: Koch Companies
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-08-05
Job specializations:
  • Transportation
  • Logistics
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Trailer Mechanic-$3000 sign on Bonus

Job Description

With 40 years of experience, Stan Koch & Sons Trucking is one of the upper mid-west leaders in the transportation industry. We are looking for Trailer Mechanics to join our growing team.

Trailer Mechanics for Koch Trucking, Inc. complete preventative maintenance tasks and diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul various trailers for use in the over-the-road trucking industry. If you are looking for a career path as a mechanic, this is your first step!

$3000 Sign on bonus offered for new Mechanics! Initial payment of $500 with first paycheck, $500 after 30 days, $1000 after 60 days and $1000 after 120 days. Bonus is based on satisfactory performance during 120 days where employee must meet the requirements of the position and competently perform duties assigned to be eligible.

Competitive salary and benefits offered, including tool & boot allowance! Clean, well equipped, customer driven shop.

What does the job look like daily?

  • Complete preventative and reactive maintenance on all company trailers and customers including: oil/fluid changes, brakes, lights, subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, changing clutches, repairing wheel seals, tire changes, and replacing wind shields

  • Use diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices to determine required repairs

  • Maintain Company equipment and facilities including keeping them in good, clean, orderly condition

  • Order necessary parts to repair the equipment

  • Using hoists and hand tools and will examine parts for damage or excessive wear

  • Occasionally cleaning parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent

  • Occasionally weld or solder broken parts and structural members using an arc/wire feed welder/O2 torch and soldering tools

What do you need to do the job?

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Ability to work with a team and communicate effectively

  • Mechanical aptitude preferred

  • Must be able to up to 50+ lbs

  • Able to constantly work in awkward positions of bending, kneeling and laying as well as frequent climbing on ladders or into/onto tops of trailers for repairs as necessary

Why work for us?

  • Training to set you up with a career as a Mechanic

  • Experience Original Equipment Manufacturers Training from big names in the industry

  • Competitive salary based on experience plus shift pay for second, third and weekend shifts!

  • Annual profit sharing bonus

  • Growing company

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance

  • Holiday pay and Paid Time Off

  • 401K with immediate company match

  • Fun team of experienced professionals who love their job

Koch Trucking is a place to call home.

Family owned, Driver Focused.

Company Description

Koch Companies is a multi-faceted group of companies specializing in Manufacturing, Trucking and Supply Chain Management:

Koch Industries is a premier provider and merchandiser of chain, rope and accessories in North America.

Koch Trucking has 40 years of experience as one of the upper mid-west's leaders in the transportation industry.

Koch Logistics is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) company providing smarter supply chain connections through its transportation, shipping and distribution services.

With a focus on innovation, service and people, we are looking for qualified, motivated and high energy individuals to provide excellent customer service to both drivers and customers as part of the Koch Companies Family. Koch delivers you the best!

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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