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Fleet Maintenance Trailer Technician

GP Transco is a modern trucking company that hires experienced drivers, talented office staff, and uses state-of-the-art equipment & software to deliver goods in the U.S. and Canada. We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join the Maintenance Team as a Fleet Maintenance Trailer Technician - Fleet Maintenance for our brand-new maintenance facility and headquarters in Joliet, IL.

As the Fleet Maintenance Trailer Technician of Fleet Maintenance, your key responsibility is to Execute directives as set forth by the Maintenance Department and Maintenance Manager to guarantee safe and timely repairs to equipment in the shop for P.M. or repair. Supervises activities of shop employees to provide efficiency, productivity, and safety. Assists Technicians in troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing tractors, trailers, and related mechanical components.

GP Transco provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws and offers competitive compensation and benefits packages. If you are a motivated safety professional with a passion for promoting a culture of safety, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Essential Duties & Requirements:

  • Creates and maintains a safe and efficient work environment

  • Assigns jobs to technicians and follows up on progress

  • Reviews Repair Orders for accuracy and completeness

  • Assist Technicians in troubleshooting, testing, cleaning, and adjusting parts or assemblies, use various instruments to make sure they are working properly

  • Inspects vehicles for roadworthiness and lists any work required

  • Responsible for floor level operations of the shop

  • Accounts for all employees’ time

  • Assists the maintenance manager with employee scheduling, productivity reviews, and daily operation of shop

  • Assists manager with repair coordination, OSHA compliance, data entry, and warranty work as needed

  • Assists manager with equipment tracking and quality control

  • Ensures inspection of new driver assigned trucks

  • Meets with staff to ensure consistency with company policy, procedures, and other issue resolutions

  • Assists with training of shop employees

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • General knowledge of the transportation industry

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Ability to multitask efficiently

  • Professional attitude and team mindset

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