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Trailer Mechanic - Earn up to $31.38/hour

Requisition Id:  329763
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

Columbus, OH, US, 43228

 

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. 

 

Pay, benefits and more.

  • Ability to earn up to $31.38 per hour with experience, and including the 3rd shift differential
  • $5,000 in bonuses available 
  • 3rd Shift, Monday - Friday, 11:00pm - 7:30am
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 10 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 certifications 
  • 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.

 

Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect will receive a $1000 sign-on bonus, subject to repayment if the employee voluntarily terminates their employment with XPO Logistics within the first 6 months. Bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply. Current XPO employees are not eligible for sign-on bonuses.

 

A $2000 retention bonus will be paid to those eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 6 months of continuous employment with XPO Logistics in their current qualified position. Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 12 months of continuous employment in their current qualified position will receive another $2000 bonus. The bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply. Current XPO employees are not eligible for retention bonuses.

 

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.  
 

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 


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