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Level II Mechanic (Tractor & Trailer)

The primary purpose of this position is responsible for the daily assigned mechanical work for a Level II Mechanic on American Central Transport’s fleet of tractors and trailers. Within the Mechanic Level II job, there are three additional levels; A, B and C. Progression to the next level is based off of acquired skills and competency around the needed work procedures.

Essential Duties:

  • All Level I Skills:
    • Trailer electrical diagnosis & repair
    • Use cutting torch and minor welding
    • Brake certification
    • Install temporary trailer patch
    • Replace trailer air lines
    • Replace shocks
    • Adjust air ride height
    • Adjust brakes, replace lining, drums, and cams
    • Computer skills required for the role
    • Replace mud flaps and hangers
    • Replace, mount and dismount tires
  • DOT inspection and certification
  • Basic Arc or MIG welding
  • Repair or replace anything on the brake system
  • Clutch, transmission, & differential replacement
  • Read fault codes
  • Perform alternator output test
  • Repair or replace external engine parts
  • Repair or replace anything in the cab system
  • Repair or replace anything in the cooling system
  • Heater diagnosis & component replacement
  • 5th wheel adjustment, repair and overhaul
  • Complete quality tractor & trailer PM checklist
  • Steering system component replacement
  • Follow & comply to set repair procedures

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Great organizational skills.
  • Prioritize and multitask.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office Programs and the Internet.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.

Educational/Experience:

  • Class A Tech School, preferred.

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