Mechanic Specialist

Requisition Id:  367678
Business Unit:  LTL

Clackamas, OR, US, 91076


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, 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. 


Pay, benefits and more.

  • Pay starts at $21.05/hour
  • Monday – Friday operation
  • Quarterly tool allowance to grow your tool kit  
  • Full health insurance benefits on day one 
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of your first year
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Education assistance


What you’ll do on a typical day:

Work under direct supervision of a qualified shop technician to perform maintenance and repair on fleet equipment including:

  • Handle routine repairs on trailers
  • Assisting with trailer inspections and brake replacement to gain experience necessary to meet requirements of FMCSA 396.19 and 396.25
  • Complete component replacements
  • Spend up to 50% of your day performing maintenance, service, and repairs on trailer doors and SafeStack Systems to units parked at the dock.
  • Spend 50% or more of your day working alongside technicians in the shop to complete minor trailer repairs
  • Enter job times and parts on repair orders to track activities
  • Operate specialized tooling and vehicles
  • Ensure work area is always clean, safe, and well-maintained by reporting any damage or negligence to management immediately
  • Interact with operations management and shop management


What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • A valid driver’s license
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Basic computer skills for documenting maintenance, service, and repair activities
  • Ability to perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation
  • A desire to become a trailer mechanic
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends



It would be nice if you had:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior mechanical training or experience such as automotive or skilled trades
  • Have a desire to become a Technician Level 1
    • Disclaimer:  Employee will have to have a combination of one (1) year verifiable previous experience with heavy duty maintenance and time in this role to be eligible for a promotion to a Technician Level 1.
  • Basic hand tools



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
  • Walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery



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. 

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

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