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Trailer Mechanic

Sparks, Nevada
$28.38 Per Hour
Job Type
22 Sep 2022


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you†re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.Â


Pay, benefits and more.

  • Experienced technicians can start at $28.38/hourÂ
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of your first year (if applicable)
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education assistance


What you†ll do on a typical day:

  • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on trailing equipment, in compliance with the manufacturers and company schedules
  • Access any area of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of trailers
  • Repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems
  • Apply knowledge and work in accordance with DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Interstate Authority, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations, as required
  • Maintain proficiency on equipment and technologies that enhance our productivity
  • Move trailers throughout the property
  • Operate a hostler in all types of weather; safely walk and stand for extended periods of time

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you†ll need:

  • 1 year of experience in general trailer repair
  • A valid driver†s license
  • Ability to perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation
  • Basic computer skills
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

It†d be great if you also have:

  • Previous or current ASE certificationsÂ
  • Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC)

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and more than 75 lbs. occasionally
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery, including working outdoors in inclement weather
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

Be part of something big.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.Â

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification. Â

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  • Job Reference: 718265192-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: XPO Logistics
  • Location: Sparks, Nevada
  • Salary: $28.38 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract