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Trailer Technician 1

Stockton, CA | Full Time
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Job Description


This position is primarily responsible for performing preventative maintenance, diagnosing, and repairing semi-trailers.  We offer in-house advanced-training opportunities - we are one of only three dealer groups in North America that is certified to conduct all Mack/Volvo training up to the master tech certification within our in-house Training Centers. We cover travel costs for our technicians to attend training. We also offer a family-oriented work environment.


Sign on bonus of up to $5,000 available depending upon experience/skill level


TEC provides our employees and their families with a full menu of health, wellness, and retirement benefits:

·         Choice of two comprehensive medical plan options that include prescription drug coverage

·         Full dental plan including preventative and diagnostic care, basic and major services, and orthodontia for children

·         Vision care, discounted hearing exams, and hearing aids

·         401(k) retirement savings plan with company contribution

·         Life, accident, and disability insurance

·         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

·         Education assistance

·         Seven paid holidays, vacation accrual, and paid sick leave where applicable


  • Conduct thorough inspections and diagnostic tests to troubleshoot issues and repair vehicle to proper operating condition
  • Perform advanced repairs and replace major components such as radiators, valve adjustments, and turbos
  • Rebuild or repair major components such as transmissions, gear plates and block reconditioning
  • Perform entire engine overhauls including replacing heads, rods and main bearings
  • Troubleshoot and perform complex wiring repairs and diagnose and repair any electronic issues
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance services. Identify worn and damaged parts all parts to include major components, repairing, adjusting, or replacing as needed
  • Maintain safe and organized work area
  • Ability to be on task to meet shop quality and efficiency standards
  • Maintain vehicle records by annotating services and repairs
  • Follow all state and federal vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards; follow company policies, procedures, and safety and EPA regulations
  • Must use all safety equipment necessary for the job
  • Maintain current knowledge of job and technical skills by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical and regulation publications


  • Minimum 2-5 years working on trailers 
  • Must have own hand tools
  • High expertise in troubleshooting using diagnostic software 
  • Proficient computer skills to input vehicle maintenance records and utilize diagnostic software
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the job (job requires frequent lifting/moving up to 50lbs, climbing, stooping, kneeling, seeing, grasping, hearing, etc.)
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision  
  • Ability to maintain predictable and reliable attendance and work in a safe and alert manner
  • Valid driver's license and able to meet insurance requirements. CDL license preferred but not required
  • Verify vehicle performance by conducting test drives and adjusting controls and systems

About Us

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all applicable screenings.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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