Mechanic Specialist

Requisition Id:  373648
Business Unit:  LTL

Clackamas, OR, US, 97015

What you’ll need to succeed as a Technician Specialist at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

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


Preferred qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent work-related or military experience
  • Prior mechanical training or experience such as automotive or skilled trades
  • Own a set of basic hand tools
  • 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 an in-line promotion


About the Technician Specialist job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Pay starts at $22.32/hour
  • 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 your first year
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Education assistance
  • This is a Motor Carrier Act Exempt position


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Assist with trailer inspections and brake replacement to gain the experience necessary to meet requirements of FMCSA 396.19 and 396.25
  • Complete component replacements
  • Perform maintenance, service, and repairs on trailer doors and SafeStack Systems to units parked at the dock
  • Work 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 the 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


Technician Specialists are required to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights frequently up to 50 lbs. and occasionally more than 75 lbs.
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods 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


About XPO

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. 


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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