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Job Title: Trailer Mechanic

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Trailer Mechanic to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing maintenance and repairs on trailers, including brakes, suspension systems, electrical systems, and more. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a variety of trailer types and be able to diagnose and troubleshoot issues quickly and efficiently.


  • Perform routine maintenance on trailers, including oil changes, tire rotations, and brake inspections
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with trailers, including electrical systems, suspension systems, and more
  • Repair or replace damaged or worn parts, including brakes, tires, and suspension components
  • Perform welding and fabrication work as needed
  • Ensure all work is completed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Maintain accurate records of all work performed
  • Communicate with customers regarding repairs and maintenance
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and guidelines


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a vocational or technical program in trailer mechanics or a related field
  • At least 2 years of experience working as a Trailer Mechanic
  • Strong knowledge of trailer systems, including brakes, suspension, and electrical systems
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot issues quickly and efficiently
  • Experience with welding and fabrication
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, bend, and kneel for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with employer

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What is the best way to find and hire a Trailer Mechanic near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Trailer Mechanic applicants. Employers posting their Trailer Mechanic job on Indeed get about 11 applications from that board on average.
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Hourly paid workers, such as Trailer Mechanics are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 101% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Trailer Mechanic applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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