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Houston Terminal: Mobile Mechanic

Position Summary:

The Mobile Mechanic is responsible for repairs and the maintenance of diesel-powered tractor-trailers, for both internal and external customers, as well as ensuring the road worthiness of company and leased equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with preventive maintenance on trucks and intermodal chassis while utilizing personal safety equipment as required.
  • Open repair orders and charge the appropriate parts to the repair order
  • Perform tire inspections/appropriate paperwork to company standards
  • Performs housekeeping responsibilities as well as other miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
  • Inspects and maintains basic vehicle/accessorial worthiness including proper fuel levels and tire air pressure, fluid levels, brakes, lights, and safety equipment and submits reports indicating condition of equipment.
  • Possesses and demonstrates the ability to perform assigned tasks in a manner that adheres to the companies Safety, Health, Environmental and Security policies.
  • Performs mounted tire changes.
  • Troubleshooting of electrical lighting issues on chassis.
  • Perform Federal Annual Inspections on tractors and chassis.
  • Repair landing gear defects/issues.
  • Perform brake/air system inspections and repairs.
  • Repair wheel end defects and components

Skill Sets and Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to provide own basic hand tools (List available upon request)
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to read and comprehend service manuals
  • Knowledge of tools and equipment used in the shop to repair and maintain company equipment
  • A basic knowledge of tractor and intermodal chassis maintenance
  • Knowledge of D.O.T. regulations and out-of-service parameters for tractors, intermodal chassis and accessorial equipment.
  • Knowledge of proper procedures for handling and disposal of hazardous waste materials.

    Must be qualified per Inspectors Qualifications under 49CFR 396.19.

    Must complete and sign Inspector’s Qualifications and Brake Inspectors Qualifications form. Must provide certifications of training and verification of experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The minimum education or formal training for this position includes the following Provincial/State or other vocational or professional certification, trade license, apprenticeship or degree: Mandatory

    Specifically: High School Diploma/GED

    Relevant experience from previous jobs that would be required before entering this job, including time spent in formal apprenticeships.

    Approximately: 5 Years

E-Mail us with your C.V. at: admin@drivelinc.com