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Adecco US, Inc. Trailer Mechanic - Chicago (Joliet) in Joliet, Illinois

TRAILER MECHANIC

Chicago, IL (Joliet)

Adecco Search is seeking qualified Trailer Mechanics for a national client we've partnered with.

Our client is the leader in the truck-trailer rental industry in North America. They're not truckers, but they're proud to support the transportation industry. For more than 50 years, their team has focused on providing "the box" to trucking companies that supply manufacturing plants, grocery stores, and distribution centers with the products used in daily life. And as a subsidiary of one of the largest holding companies in the world, they have the financial backing to support their customers and give their employees a level of stability that's hard to beat.

What makes our Trailer Mechanic position unique?

  • Guaranteed 40 hour Monday-Friday schedule

  • Competitive Benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401k retirement savings with company match

  • State of the art equipment; newest fleet in the market

  • Smaller shop with lots of autonomy

As a Trailer Mechanic, your typical day would include:

  • Diagnosing, servicing, and repairing all equipment as indicated on repair orders and consistent with repair standards.

  • Performing safety and legally required inspections (FHWA/BIT).

  • Maintaining parts and yard organization (with direction from operations management) to ensure a clean and safe working environment.

  • At the direction of the Branch Operations Manager, provide excellent service which meets and/or exceeds customer's expectations regarding quality and consistency of service provided.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma (or GED Equivalent) Preferred

  • In accordance with the FMCSA Inspector Qualification Requirements, knowledge of the inspection standards of Part 393 and Appendix G, and the ability to identify defective components; and have knowledge and proficiency in methods, procedures, and tools.

  • At least 12 months' trailer repair experience to complete FHWA inspections and brake related repairs; or specialized training via an apprenticeship and/or trade school (exception may be made for branches with more than one mechanic)

  • Must possess own tools in accordance with tool sheet

  • Must possess current/legal driver's license

  • Must obtain and maintain DOT certification

As a Trailer Mechanic, you'll need one year of trailer repair experience to complete FHWA inspections consistent with the Department of Transportation requirements. The people who succeed as Trailer Mechanics have knowledge of air, electronic, braking, and suspension systems as well as general knowledge of mechanical operation and body repair.

Trailer mechanics work in a small team environment with lots of independence. They inspect and repair only semi-trailers: dry vans, refrigerated vans, and flatbeds- no prior diesel technician experience required. Our client provides uniforms and PPE, but your workspace and tools are yours to manage. With no shop foreman, you'll partner closely with your Operations Manager to manage your training and workload. Once you've mastered our repair standards, you'll enjoy a more independent work environment with your team ready to help whenever you need them.

BENEFITS

If you are a regular full-time employee, you are eligible to elect coverage under certain group benefit plans (medical, dental, vision, supplemental life, pre-paid legal plan, and health and dependent care (FSA) accounts). Your coverage under the group benefits begin on the 1st day of regular full-time employment. Employees are able to enroll in our company's 401k plan. You will receive 13 days of PTO, sick leave, and enjoy twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Referral program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision insurance

Salary:

  • $48,000 - $54,000/yearly

Job type:

  • Full-time

Experience level:

  • 1 year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

  • Day shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • No nights

  • No weekends

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (preferred)

Experience:

  • Semi-trailer repair: 1 year (required)

  • Air-disc brake repair: 1 year (required)

Work Location:

  • In person

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume or you may email your resume to Senior Search Consultants Kris Wilhelm at kris.wilhelm@adeccona.com or Barry Tacktill at barry.tacktill@adeccona.com . Please include " Trailer Mechanic " on the subject line of any e-mail. Be sure to include your contact number as well. Thank you in advance for applying; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Questions regarding this position can be addressed by emailing or calling:

Kris Wilhelm - kris.wilhelm@adeccona.com / 904-834-1083

Barry Tacktill - barry.tacktill@adeccona.com / 631-431-2688

The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company and the global leader in Human Resource Solutions. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your Professional Career. For great opportunities near you, go to www.adeccousa.com today! Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please visit http://www.adeccousa.com/candidate-privacy/ . The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pay Details: $48,000.00 to $54,000.00 per year

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.adeccousa.com/candidate-privacy

The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.