Night Trailer Rebuild Tech- Pittston, PA

US-PA-Pittston
6 days ago
Job ID
2017-1741
# of Openings
2
Category
Truck/Trailer Maintenance

Overview

PA Truck Yard

 

 

Prime, Inc.

Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

 

Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

 

Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

Responsibilities

Prime's Trailer Rebuild Shop operates shop tools and machinery to facilitate repairs on tractor trailers by performing the following duties:

 

  • Fabricate and repair body parts on trailers.
  • Replace defective body parts as required to return equipment to factory specifications.
  • Perform maintenance tasks including brake changes, services, and general repairs as required to maintain fleet.
  • Transfer product from one trailer to another.
  • Ability to read and understand repair orders in order to optimize shop space and address all maintenance tasks needing to be performed.
  • Perform detailed inspections of equipment in preparation for turn in and/or returning equipment to factory specifications.
  • Safely operates overhead crane, fork lift, and shop tools to facilitate trailer repairs.
  • Disassembles, re-assembles all trailer parts as necessary to repair damaged areas.
  • Diagnose wiring and air supply issues with lite check machine as required to identify and repair problems with braking, ABS, and air systems.
  • Replaces defective part with new part or repairs or reproduces part from various kinds of metal stock.
  • Verifies completion of all maintenance tasks performed in order to maintain fleet standard.
  • Provides good customer service to operators in order to identify problems and expedite repairs necessary to make on time delivery.
  • Maintains shop tools as necessary to preserve the life and functionality of company equipment.
  • Cleans tools and working area.
  • Performs other routine duties.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

 

Knowledge

Mechanical and welding experience is a plus.

 

Abilities

Must have a strong work history and positive attitude. Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights and weekends required. Candidate must be able to acquire a rolling toolbox and own tools once the training period has been completed.

 

Experience, Education, and Training

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 

Physical Requirements

This position requires constant standing, handling, and forward reaching; frequent head turning, bending, side reaching and pinching. The candidate will need to lift and carry 100lbs, push 50lbs, and pull 100lbs. Steel toed footwear, and safety glasses are required in the shop.

 

Working Environment

Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors. 

Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors. Applicants for the position understand and acknowledge that PRIME implements in active practice a respiratory program that is fully aligned with the prescribed OSHA and related  regulatory requirements (as defined in 29 CFR 1910.134).

Applicants for the position understand and acknowledge that PRIME implements in active practice a respiratory program that is fully aligned with the prescribed OSHA and related regulatory requirements (as defined in 29 CFR 1910.134).

 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
PRIME will provide protective equipment (“PPE”) as necessary to its associates in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.132(a). PRIME provides safe working conditions that are fully compliant with all applicable OSHA workplace regulations as it respects an associate’s exposure to chemical, mechanical, or other potential workplace hazards or impairing conditions that could compromise the integrity of the associate’s well-being, to include eyes, extremities, face, head, or respiratory system. PRIME associates must fully adhere to all PRIME PPE policies at all times. Any PRIME associate, who refuses to fully abide by these mandatory PPE policies, and related safety measures, may be subject to the appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination. All required personal protective equipment will be provided by PRIME to each associate at no cost to the associate.

 

Licensing/Certification

Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and reliable transportation to and from work.

 

Miscellaneous Requirements

Candidate must be able to pass a job specific post-offer physical prior to beginning employment with Prime, Inc.

 

Safety-First Culture
As a condition of employment, all PRIME associates must comply with PRIME’s OHSA safety training and any related company rules, protocols, and programs. PRIME’s OSHA safety program and policies are designed to ensure the safety of all PRIME associates. PRIME associates are at all times required to dutifully comply with any and all of PRIME’s OHSA safety requirements throughout the duration of their employ at PRIME. The failure of any associate to abide by the safety requirements stated in this paragraph may subject the associate to the appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

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