Top Trailer Mechanic Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Trailer Mechanic. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Trailer Mechanic resumes they appeared on. For example, 31.3% of Trailer Mechanic resumes contained Repair Trailers as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Trailer Mechanic actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Trailer Mechanic resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Repair Trailers

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Here's how Repair Trailers is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Repair trailers, for inspections, welding, electrical wiring and any other repairs that is needed in trailers
  • Reason for leaving: Better pay at BlazinJob Duties: Repair trailers and Semi trucks as needed
  • Repair trailers for Fed-Ex account including brake work and electrical repairs, welding and body repair.
  • Repair trailers perform pm's brake suspension electrical hydraulic and body work.
  • Diagnose & repair trailers - including breaks, electrical, misc.
  • Repair trailers ranging from small, moderate, and heavy repairs.
  • Repair trailers as needed and did minor repairs on trucks.
  • Service, wire, and repair trailers as needed.
  • Inspect, service, and repair trailers.
  • Repair trailers, containers, and flatbeds.
  • Repair trailers in accordance with work orders.
  • Inspect maintain and repair trailers and bogies.
  • Repair trailers and chassis and replaced tires.
  • Repair trailers, containers and chassis.
  • Repair trailers and reefer units.
  • Repair trailers, annually inspect trailers
  • Travel, Transportation and Tourism Go to different accounts and repair trailers as needed.
  • Repair trailers, brakes, roofs, panels Pick up and deliver trucks
  • Repair trailers as listed on work order in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and repair trailers 2.

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2. Defective Parts

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Here's how Defective Parts is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Replaced defective parts and components and adjusted brakes and adjusted wheel alignments.
  • Repair or replaced defective parts, components, or systems.
  • Assigned the tasks of replacing defective parts and repairing pumps and compressors and diagnosing malfunctions, and identifyingcause of error.
  • Do fmsca inspections and properly repair all defective parts on trailers
  • Fabricated and repaired trailers Provided fleet maintenance tasks Replaced defective parts and components on trailers Machine Operator
  • General automobile maintenance including: vehicle alignments, brake replacement and adjustments, defective parts replacements, problem diagnosis.

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3. Tractor Trailers

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Here's how Tractor Trailers is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Repaired internal compartments of tractor trailers.
  • Maneuvered tractor trailers in service yard
  • Performed routine and preventive maintenance, and repair of tractor trailers including flatbed and reefer units.
  • Repair, diagnose, maintain and inspect tractor trailers, company grounds and heavy machinery.
  • State: GeorgiaI fixed tractor trailers by taking defective parts off trailer and replacing with new
  • Serviced and Rebuilt Tractor Trailers Operated Counterbalanced Forklift, Sit Down (Forklift Certified)
  • Job Duties: Built and rebuilt rear suspensions for tractor trailers.
  • Diagnose, repair and maintain all aspects and areas of tractor trailers
  • Repaired, moved, and inspected tractor trailers.
  • Refurbished tractor trailers for yellow freight.
  • Repaired and maintained tractor trailers.
  • Service a fleet of tractor trailers, including brakes, pms, lights, etc.
  • Completed scheduled maintenance including oil changes and lubrications Completed repairs and maintenance on tractor trailers
  • air brake and air ride systems, performed all repairs on the tTractor trailers
  • repaired and replaced pnuematic systems and valves of tractor trailers.
  • Provide customer service to driver Repair tractor trailers Maintain work logs Inspect and scan trailers Maintained a safe and clean work environment

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4. Wheel Bearings

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Here's how Wheel Bearings is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Inspected brakes, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other parts to ensure proper operating condition.
  • Change brake boosters, brakes, slack adjusters, and changing wheel bearings.
  • replace following parts if needed, brakes, tires, wheel bearings, brake chambers, slack adjusters.
  • Grease and adjust brakes, welding, torching, and changing wheel bearings.
  • Repaired and replaced rear ends, drive lines, wheel bearings, and steering components.
  • Repair or replace defective ball joint suspensions, brake shoes, or wheel bearings.

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5. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Preform preventative maintenance on semi-trailers, reefers, and occasionally on semi-trucks
  • Performed preventative maintenance inspections, and troubleshooting mechanical issues.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on chassis and containers.
  • Repair trailers and perform preventative maintenance.
  • General preventative maintenance on campers.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on trailers.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and repairs on trailers, such as brakes, panel repairs and replace.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on trailers to make sure that each trailer ran at optimal performance.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on diesel engines, electrical and ABS air brakes systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance to trailers, and fix problems on unit as needed.
  • Perform preventative maintenance actions and diagnose possible future failures on trailer systems.
  • Performed repairs and preventative maintenance on contracted fleet trailers and vehicles.
  • Performed repairs and preventative maintenance for company trucks and semi trailers.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on company trailers and light diesel work.
  • Inspect and repair damages, preventative maintenance, D.O.T.
  • Performed preventative Maintenance to meet DOT standards.
  • Repair Brakes & Axles, Preventative maintenance.
  • Perform preventative maintenanceinspections, operating service truck, and troubleshooting mechanical issues.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and repairs on fleet of 30 International tractors and 80 Trailmobile and Wabash trailers.
  • Preform preventative maintenance and repair to meet D.O.T standards as well as FED EX standards.

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6. Aluminum

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Here's how Aluminum is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Certified at Plasma-ark and aluminum welding.
  • Replace and repair aluminum and wood decking Ryder Truck Rental, Olympia, Wash.
  • Installed and fixed adjustable aluminum siding E Track in trailers.
  • Worked with aluminum and other various steels.
  • Sectioned floors, both wood and aluminum.
  • Fabricated steel and aluminum for custom projects.
  • Replace and repair aluminum and wood decking
  • Performed aluminum and steel welding.
  • unloaded and loaded 30ft aluminum rails in bundles on and off trailers for out coming and incoming.
  • Metal and aluminum , welded, troubleshoot electrical problems.
  • Job duties- Machine polished aluminum semi rims.
  • Weld (aluminum, steel), wood flooring, patch kemlite, hang ply wood, air brakes.
  • Experience with steel/aluminum welding Maintained and repaired hydraulic systems Read and interprets wiring diagram, schematics, charts and sketches.
  • weld aluminum decking,and steel.

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7. MIG

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Here's how MIG is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Fabricated and installed complete front and rear end assemblies for steel shipping containers and container chassis, (MIG welding).
  • Welded steel and aluminum with ARC and wire fed gas MIG welders.
  • Repair landing gears, wing plates, change out cross members, we use migs on steel, aluminum and stainless.
  • steel main rails on damaged container chassis, (fitting, fabricating, MIG welding).
  • Used cutting torches and plasma cutter, and also used mig and arc welders when needed.
  • Skilled in MIG welding, SMAW welding, Oxy Acetylene Torch, and Plasma cutting procedures.
  • Rebuild, repair, or fabricate trailer frames with the use of a Mig welder.
  • Perform mig and stick welding.
  • Examined malfunctioning production machinery foe defects * Trained to use mig and stick welding to patch up containers.
  • Go On The Road And Service Semi Trailers That Have Broken Down -Weld Trailers (MIG and STICK) Steel -Clean Shop
  • Performed mig welding on trailers/serviced air brakes/maintained company property/maintained work space in a orderly manner
  • Repair trailers Change bearings, shafts and pulleys Fabricate metal components for trailers MIG, TIG, STICK and ARC welding
  • Performed metal and sheet metal fabrication and mechanicing on trailers Stick & MIG welding Torch cutting and plasma cutting
  • Body, suspension, brake and electrical Skills Used Mig and aluminum welding.
  • Major and minor welding stick and mig cutting with torch.
  • repaired box trucks and all aspects of trailer repairs can stickand mig weld steel and alum i have a class a lic
  • Repair and or Install Side panels Roofing Chassis Flooring -Mig & Stick welding -Torch and plasma cutting usage

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8. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Managed inventory control on multiple types of hand tools by making sure equipment was tested and worked properly to accomplish job.
  • Worked with trucks Used hand tools, pneumatic tools, welding equipment and jacks and hoists Inspected and tested brake systems.
  • Used large variety of hand tools, pneumatic and cordless power tools, used specialty tools and diagnostic equipment.
  • Use hand tools such as pressure gauges, wrenches, precision instruments, pliers, and power tools.
  • Used hand tools, power tools, precision measuring instruments, electrical and electronic testing devices, pullers.
  • Make daily use of all forms of electric, pneumatic and hand tools in fabrication and welding.
  • Repaired or replaced defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
  • Diagnose problems with trailers and repair using hand tools, welders, torches, etc.
  • Have purchased the majority of tools that are used most, air and hand tools.
  • Utilized hand tools, pneumatic tools, and battery operated tools.
  • Assembled component parts using hand tools and power tools.
  • Operated pneumatic, electric, and hand tools.
  • Used both hand tools and power equipment.
  • Use vehicle lifts, torches, air tools, jacks, jack stands and hand tools to remove parts.
  • Use of welding and fab tools and all types of hand tools.
  • Work with hand tools, power tools and with out tools.
  • Use of Power an Hand tools.
  • Air brake systems, 12 volt electrical systems, tire repair and replacement Service and maintenance Working and maintaining hand tools

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9. Electrical Systems

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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Experienced in welding, installation and alignment Maintained pneumatic systems and electrical systems Inspected and tested equipment.
  • Serviced and maintained mechanical components and electrical systems.
  • Maintained pneumatic systems, electrical systems.
  • Diagnosed and repaired charging & electrical systems, cooling systems, and comprehending the fault codes in equipment.
  • Repaired brakes, tires, electrical systems, suspensions, air conditioning, and heating systems
  • Repaired and replaced entire electrical systems on the trailers.
  • Repaired air break and 12-volt electrical systems.
  • Test and repair trailer electrical systems.
  • Replace and repair electrical systems , lights .
  • Repair and Replace Electrical Systems Body Patching and Replacement Air Tools Riveting Equipment Light Welding

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10. Brake Pads

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Here's how Brake Pads is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Completed changing of spark plugs, oil filters, brake pads, tires and installing new batteries.
  • Changed oil filters, replaced brake pads, picked up parts to repair college vehicles.
  • Repaired, replaced and adjusted brakes and brake pads.
  • Repair, replaced and adjusted brakes and brake pads.
  • Oil changes, replacement of brake pads, brake shoes, alternator's, starter's and replacement of suspension parts.
  • Completed maintenance repairs such as: replace brake pads, axles, wheel seals, alternators, starters, radiators.

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11. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Trouble shooting electrical and diagnosis engine problems, repairs on air brakes, bearings, alternators, starters and tires.
  • Handled tractor/trailer break-downs, trouble shooting, sent vendors/tow truck, repaired line haul drive ups as needed.
  • Performed a variety of repairs from replacing tires to trouble shooting and repairing hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Serviced trailers, preps, electrical trouble shooting and replacement.
  • Provided necessary repair, fabrication, and trouble shooting.
  • Trouble shooting problems on lights and various other things.
  • Trouble shooting for electrical repair.
  • Performed pm maintenance, trouble shooting and repairing of diesel trucks and commercialtrailers.
  • Job skills includ trouble shooting, diagnostics, welding, brazing, and knoledge of reading scmatics.

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12. DOT

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Here's how DOT is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Assessed, determined and repaired mechanical defects toward safety maintenance according to DOT standards.
  • Perform DOT Inspections and write up any and all repairs needed as well as make material list for those repairs.
  • Perform electrical, brake system, suspension, landing gear, lift gate, DOT Inspections, and PM Inspections.
  • Performed all T1 inspections on trailers including trouble shooting, minor repairs, welding and compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Do PMs; repair and replace parts as needed according to DOT and BIT; weld repairs as needed.
  • Performed DOT inspections at 3,6, 12 month intervals and did all required repairs to meet those standards.
  • DOT inspections, brake jobs, wheel seals, suspension, lights, inspect, repair and replace tires
  • Tear down and rebuild all aspects of trailer to get back on the road according to DOT specification
  • Completed repairs for superior efficiency including repairing wiring harnesses, lighting, welding, and DOT bumpers.
  • Repaired and replaced slack adjusters, lights, DOT bumper, trailer beams, and side rails.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair mechanical problems according to the regulation of OSHA and DOT.
  • Dot inspections inspect trailer if did not pass fix trailer mostly wheels seals brakes drums shocks
  • Repair dry van trailers, weld fabricate parts, preventive maintenance inspections to dot standards.
  • Perform daily preventive maintenance on Fleet trailers as outlined per DOT policies and safety regulations.
  • Repaired trailers from body work to removal of bogey boxes as well as DOT Inspections
  • Conduct periodical mechanical safety checks on trucks and trailers as mandated by the DOT.
  • Trouble shoot and diagnose equipment problems and repair accordingly to DOT guidelines and regulations.
  • Repair trailer in accordance to Federal DOT regulations to ensure safety on the road.
  • Perform yearly DOT inspections on tank trailers to ensure safe transportation of materials.
  • Dot - Pm's Repaired all write ups All electrical and under carriage Resigned

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13. Side Panels

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Here's how Side Panels is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Replace hubs, speedy tape, patch roofs, replace broken flooring, replace side panels Skills UsedMechanical
  • Replaced cross members, side panels, flooring, roof sections, etc.
  • Side panels, post, nose rails, corner radius and bottom rail.
  • Replaced doors, side panels and floor sections.
  • Repaired Trailer Outside and Inside Panels.
  • repair trailer components such as doors, floors and side panels.
  • Repaired and replaced side panels on 52 trailers.
  • Repaired or replaced brakes, wheel seals, tires, lights, floorboards, side panels, roofs, ect
  • Replaced roofs, side panels, roll-up doors, grid sections, Kemlite roofs, foam replacement and floor replacements.
  • Serviced trailer repairsConsists of repairing and replacing doors, roofs, side panels and floorsWelding
  • Bottom Rail Side Panels Tires Brakes Doors Legs & Landing Gear 7 Ways Some Welding

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14. Air Bags

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Here's how Air Bags is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Complete undercarriage work including shocks, brakes, air bags, wheel seals, bushings, etc; using correct tools.
  • Fix non working lights and replace air bags also update federal.
  • Change out air bags put tire on trailers light fixtures
  • Air bags an mod valves.
  • repalaced air bags, and make sure vehichels are safe fpr the road
  • Replaced air bags and fifth wheels.

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15. Air Lines

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Here's how Air Lines is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Repair body damage on trailers troubleshot wires and air lines fabricate/modify on trailers cut, bend, and torch
  • Assure the slack adjuster is at the right specs, and all air lines are functional.
  • Repair and adjust brakes, align wheels, air lines, and assemble equipment.
  • Repair power steering, air lines and oil pressure hoses.
  • Cracked or broken air lines, glad hand replacement.
  • Installed air lines and handled cold weather damage.
  • Repair sidewalls, bumpers and air lines.
  • Greased trailers, checked and repaired tail lights, checked air in tires, adjusted brakes checkedall air lines.
  • Repaired all electrical components and all brake air lines Weld and fabricate steel and aluminum
  • Change brake drums, slack adjusters , air lines.
  • manage time wisely.ran parts,repair broken air lines,,trouble shoot lights.

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16. Door Repairs

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Here's how Door Repairs is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed brake repairs, replaced wheel bearings / seals, floor / body and door repairs and inspections
  • Major body and suspension rebuilding as well as swing and roll door repairs were routine.
  • Frame, Body, and door repairs.

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17. Electrical Repairs

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Here's how Electrical Repairs is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Repaired trailers, electrical repairs , minor welding, floor installation
  • Perform complex mechanical and electrical repairs.
  • Installed breaks, remote controls, thumbs and other electrical repairs, and general troubleshooting wherever and whenever needed.
  • Performed repairs and testing of transfer hose for the sand, general electrical repairs, general brake repairs.
  • Repaired combustible engines, transmissions, differentials, diesel motors, electrical repairs and machinery.
  • Major and Minor Electrical repairs Electronic engine controls.

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18. Tire Rotations

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Here's how Tire Rotations is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed Oil changes, changing transmission fluid, differential fluid, transfer case fluid, tire rotations, changing of tires.
  • Performed duties such as, oil changes, tire rotations, general break work, and replacement of alternators and starters.
  • Oil changes, front and rear brake service, tire rotations, alignments, tire mounting and balancing, general automotive repair
  • Performed oil changes, tire rotations, car inspections and any other car repairs that's needed to meet customer needs.
  • Oil changes, tire rotations/balancing, & brake jobs -Shop cleanliness -Help diagnose electrical issues -Help mechanics with bigger jobs to learn
  • Performed engine tune ups, oil changes, tire rotations, tire changes, wheel alignments, Assisted in over hauls.

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19. Federal Inspections

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Here's how Federal Inspections is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed services and federal inspections on semi-truck trailers.
  • Complete federal inspections & assist team members to meet timely deadlines ensuring service to team members.
  • Prepared paperwork for service records, federal inspections, and work orders.
  • Major trailer repairs as well as federal inspections, fabrication, welding.
  • Conduct federal inspections and California Bits on units.
  • Perform federal inspections of tankers.
  • Buck ribbits, replace flooring, completed alignments on trailers and adjusting brakes to pass federal inspections.
  • Diagnosed and repaired trailer equipment Conducted state and federal inspections of intermodal and standard trailers.
  • Learn and apply all aspects of heavy duty trailer repair-Contract for BNSF Railroad Welding-Electrical Delegate work to 12 subordinates-Federal inspections Audit
  • Replaced tires and brakes Repaired trailer walls, floors, roof and doors Repaired dollies and landing gear Preventive maintenance Federal inspections

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20. Stainless Steel

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Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Fabricate all varieties of production and specialty trailers from mild and stainless steel.
  • Perform stainless steel sheeting repair/replacement, ladder and catwalk repair/replacement, and welding.
  • Weld 315 stainless steel when needed.
  • Run electrical wiring and new suspensions on trailers In plant certified welder/fabricator (stainless steel, carbon steel and aluminum)

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21. Body Repair

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Here's how Body Repair is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Major body repair and rebuilding experience in every structural component included in dry van and refrigerated trailers.
  • Perform PM service, electrical, mechanical, brakes, body repair, roof, floor, anti lock, suspension.
  • Complete body repairs and restoration, Including, swing and overhead door replacement and repairs.
  • Repair semi trailers including brakes, suspension parts, body repair, air valves.
  • Performed body repair and corrosion control, repaints and refinishes surfaces as required.
  • Trained on various body repairs on trailers i.e.
  • Have working experience with body repair.
  • work includes outer and inner body repairs, unit check overs and inspections.

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22. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Practiced my customer service skills while interacting with major company representatives.
  • Provide customer service to all drivers and office employees and assist them with any questions or concerns they may need.
  • Provided quality, timely and effective customer service in a fast paced environment.
  • Provided excellent customer service to large & small companies as well as individuals
  • Contribute to repeat and referral business through strong problem-solving skills and commitment to top-quality workmanship and excellent customer service.
  • Company Name: Cycle Concepts Primary Responsibilities: Custom Fabrication, complicated installs and customer service, motorcycle electronics.

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23. Fhwa

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Here's how Fhwa is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed safety and legally required inspection (FHWA/BIT).
  • Check for expired FHWA Inspection.
  • Perform PM's and also FHWA's.
  • Perform FHWA & BIT Inspections.
  • Perform FHWA/DOT Inspections as well as maintain fleet with preventive maintance.
  • Perform pre-trip and (FHWA) pre- maintenance inspection, change tires and road service calls when needed.

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24. Trailer Maintenance

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Here's how Trailer Maintenance is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Team work with CTS trailer maintenance to PM trailers.
  • Wash Trailers Change Tires Perform Maintenance when needed B-Service Trailer Maintenance

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25. Service Truck

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Here's how Service Truck is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Service Truck OperatorTires, brakes, electrical, roof & panel patching
  • Work on a rotating schedule for on call service truck
  • Monitored and maintained small parts inventory for service truck.
  • Worked out of a service truck as needed.
  • Operated a fully loaded service truck overnight.
  • Service RepairsRepaired body damageDrove a service truck
  • Performed Inventory control, parts and tool purchasing, repair of Intermodal Trailers, and maintenance of 4 service trucks.
  • Repair Trailers, Tires Site work and Service calls with service truck to various customers
  • Perform monthly preventive maintenance on yard trucks and company service truck th

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26. Oil Changes

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Here's how Oil Changes is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Brake Jobs, lift gates, welding, oil changes, PM/DOT inspections, suspensions and electrical work.
  • Preformed oil changes, filter changes and greasing on tractor trailer trucks.Preformed greasing and regular maintenance on trailers.
  • Fix and Maintain Semis and Trailers Oil changes Refill Fluids Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Brake jobs,oil changes,tire changes,belt changes.replace wheel seals and bearings.
  • Learned hands on mechanical and electrical components Performed oil changes, tune-ups and brake jobs Communicated effectively with staff
  • Oil changes-lube-check fluid levels/lift-mount-balance tires/ other car maintenance if needed.

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27. TIG

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Here's how TIG is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Applied advanced mechanical skills to rebuild/repair trailers: used TIG welder, air tools, scanning devices and monitoring instruments
  • Ground valves, relined and adjusted brakes, tightened body bolts, aligned wheels and tuned engine.
  • Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
  • Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.

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28. Safety Inspections

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Here's how Safety Inspections is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Conducted safety inspections to meet Department of Transportation standards.
  • Performed Utah and Federal safety inspections on all trailers in the fleet.
  • Performed safety inspections, preventive maintenances and prepared reports.
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation.
  • Performed safety inspections of equipment.
  • Operated repaired and maintained services and performed safety inspections of a fleet of busses.

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29. PMS

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Here's how PMS is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed preventive maintenance (PMs) on tractor and trailer equipment including routine technical repairs and completing repair orders
  • Perform PMs weld work on trailers and trucks on almost daily basis.
  • Service and PMs on tractor trailors.

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30. Necessary Repairs

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Here's how Necessary Repairs is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed all necessary repairs and maintenance for all trailers, con-gears and lift gates.
  • Repair of lift gate trailers, replacing parts and any necessary repairs.
  • Work on trailers and perform necessary repairs.
  • Do any necessary repairs that I find on the pms.
  • Completed necessary repairs while simul- taneously keeping quality, safety, and pragmatism at the forefront.
  • Repaired floors an other necessary repairs to trucks an trailers.

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31. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintained and repaired a variety of semitrailers, containers and yard trucks, performed preventative and corrective maintenance on heavy equipment.
  • Operated heavy equipment and used welding equipment to make repairs.
  • Repaired computers systems such as ECM, also electrical troubleshooting, hydraulic troubleshooting and power train troubleshooting specifically to heavy equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operational characteristics of automotive and heavy equipment, operational characteristics of electronic fuel and computer-controlled systems.
  • Experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic and Automotive Mechanic for Flour Daniel at Monsanto Chemical Plant in Cantonment Florida.
  • Performed troubleshooting and repaired electric starters on vehicles and heavy equipment.

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32. Road Calls

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Here's how Road Calls is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Repair truck trailers in shop as well as on road calls
  • Preformed road calls if needed.
  • Drive trailers/tractors to repair shop..perform duties of repairs, road calls and services to keep fleet up and running
  • Go on road calls threw out the Los Angeles Riverside, and San Fernando Counties.
  • Responded to emergency road calls and made field repairs if possible.
  • Helped drivers and did road calls.

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33. Suspension Systems

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Here's how Suspension Systems is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Repaired and rebuilt suspension systems on trailers old style spring ride or new Air Rides.
  • Perform auto repair and diagnosis for starting, charging, electrical, and suspension systems Removing and installing transmissions and engines
  • Do brake jobs, hydraulics, suspension systems, electrical and engine diagnostics.
  • Align and balance wheels and repair steering mechanisms and suspension systems.
  • Align front ends and suspension systems.
  • Align front ends and suspension systems.

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34. Service Calls

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Here's how Service Calls is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed service calls for emergency breakdowns
  • Use of company vehicle to pick up parts and service calls.
  • Service calls when needed, and tire program.
  • Responded to roadside service calls.
  • Service calls to customer locations and on the road all over the quad cities .
  • Answered and Managed road service calls to onsite repairs in transportation industry.

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35. R

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Here's how R is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Trained new mechanics and assisted drivers with individual issues pertaining to repairs while maintaining personal workload goals
  • Provided and maintained related administrative functions for documentation and record keeping.
  • Communicated with drivers to verify any needed repairs or incidents.
  • Provide preventive maintenance for 24/7 agricultural transportation operation.
  • Performed preventative and corrective maintenance on heavy equipment.
  • Repair or replace damaged or inoperable components.
  • Serviced and repaired trailers and refrigerator units.
  • Performed maintenance and repairs of semi-trailers.
  • Performed Federal inspections on trailers.
  • Perform routine maintenance like replacing worn out tires, replace headlights and light signals, repair/replace valves, and brake service/replacement.
  • Provided quality inspections and made full repairs and modifications as required on side walls and base floors both wood and metal.
  • Confer with customers, read work orders or examine trailer in need of repair to determine the extent of damage.
  • Thank you for your time and consideration, and do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
  • Build, rebuild and repair all parts of trailer equipment, as may be required in the department assigned to.
  • List part needed, estimate costs and plan work procedures, using parts lists, tech manuals or diagrams.
  • Job duties include welding, carpentry, and any mechanical tasks related to the fixing of trailers as needed.
  • Performed all trailer repairs such as servicing and rebuilding inner and outer skins along with all other routine maintenance.
  • Work on fed ex hub doing maintenance on out of service trailers and loaded relay's and outbound trailers
  • Serviced units with L.O.F., belts sensors, coolant, replaced bulbs & lens onto marker lights.
  • Conducted repairs on trailers such as building rear doors, straightening chassis frames, welding replacement bumpers.

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36. Bottom Rails

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Here's how Bottom Rails is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Perform tire inspections, gladhands, air leaks, bottom rails, electrical repair.
  • Repair metal roof,corner caps, top rails,uprights,bottom rails,hub seals,brakes including drums.

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37. Repair Orders

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Here's how Repair Orders is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintain accurate service documentation and repair orders.
  • Complete repair orders for ongoing and completed jobs including hours worked and description of repairs.
  • Studied and developed repair orders, preventive measures schedules, inventory forms and repair forecast.
  • Completed repair orders and records for repairs.
  • Used TMT for all vehicle maintenance and repair orders.
  • Give customers detailed information on repairs needed via notes and repair orders.

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38. Annual Inspections

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Here's how Annual Inspections is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed all fleet maintenance to include annual inspections as required
  • Certified mechanic performing maintenance and repair mechanic to sea containers and chassis- Perform DOT FMCSA trailer annual inspections
  • Check and repair trailer breaks; perform annual inspections.
  • Perform annual inspections and monthly maintenance.
  • Perform annual inspections on company fleet.
  • Greased trailer, tire and brake changes and annual inspections Skills Used Mechanical skills and diagnosing problems with abs.

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39. Refrigeration Equipment

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Here's how Refrigeration Equipment is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed skilled maintenance, installation, repair and inspected work on complex refrigeration equipment.

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40. Structural Repairs

low Demand
Here's how Structural Repairs is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed structural repairs and modifications to all types of semi-trailers; troubleshooter.
  • Ensured accurate performance with the trailer brake and electrical system, Structural repairs, panels, roofs, and door replacement.
  • Complete Inspection and repairs on trailers including suspensions, electrical, ABS, structural repairs.

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41. General Maintenance

low Demand
Here's how General Maintenance is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed preventative and general maintenance on Semi Trailers.
  • Performed general maintenance of equipment.
  • General maintenance, inspecting and preparing tanker trailers for stress cracks, brake jobs, electrical and miscellaneous shop duties.
  • General maintenance of trailers and chassis, changing of tires, airlines, and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Performed general maintenance on trailers to ensure trailers were road ready.
  • General maintenance of mountain surface lifts & aerial chairlifts.

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42. CDL

low Demand
Here's how CDL is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • can drive semi's with trailers, just not cdl certified.
  • Hold a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Doubles/Triples endorsement.
  • Help with CDL training for qualified drivers.
  • Obtained a Class B CDL (NO RESTRICTIONS)
  • Prepared/staged new service trucks designated for road repairs Maintained CDL
  • acquired class A CDL and was put on the road to transport seafood due to the shortage of drivers

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43. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Leveraged strong reputation for maintaining clean and organized work areas to continually adhere to company and OSHA regulations.
  • Spearheaded intensive training regarding internal policies and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
  • Utilize safety practices and procedures following establishment company safety rules and OSHA regulations.
  • Required to work independently while maintaining OSHA requirement.
  • Implement new safety procedures for both transportation and material handling equipment IAW OSHA and local laws.
  • Used power tools, safety harnesses, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) as specified in OSHA regulations.

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44. Important Parts

low Demand
Here's how Important Parts is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Serviced air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling and electrical systems followed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined.
  • Followed checklists to ensure all-important parts are examined.
  • Followed checklist for P.M. inspections to verify all important parts were examined.
  • Followed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined.
  • Inspect brakes systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are working properly.
  • Followed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined.

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45. Yard Truck

low Demand
Here's how Yard Truck is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Repair and inspect trailers Drive spotter or yard truck

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46. Safety Devices

low Demand
Here's how Safety Devices is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Repair Frayed wringCheck all required safety devices to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
  • Examined protective guards, loose bolts and specified safety devices on trucks, and made adjustments with handtools.
  • Examined protective guards, loose bolts and specified safety devices on trucks, and made adjustments with handtools.

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47. Pressure Gauges

low Demand
Here's how Pressure Gauges is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Used handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, pressure gauges and DDEC readers.

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48. Floor Repair

low Demand
Here's how Floor Repair is used in Trailer Mechanic jobs:
  • Steel and aluminum welding Fabricating parts from raw stock Brake and suspension repair Floor and sub-floor repair/replace Container repairs Hydraulic Electrical Mechanical

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20 Most Common Skill for a Trailer Mechanic

Repair Trailers37.8%
Defective Parts10.8%
Tractor Trailers6.5%
Wheel Bearings6.2%
Preventative Maintenance6%
Aluminum4.8%
MIG4.1%
Hand Tools3.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Trailer Mechanic

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Repair Trailers
Repair Trailers
31.3%
31.3%
2
2
Defective Parts
Defective Parts
8.9%
8.9%
3
3
Tractor Trailers
Tractor Trailers
5.4%
5.4%
4
4
Wheel Bearings
Wheel Bearings
5.1%
5.1%
5
5
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
4.9%
4.9%
6
6
Aluminum
Aluminum
4%
4%
7
7
MIG
MIG
3.4%
3.4%
8
8
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Brake Pads
Brake Pads
1.7%
1.7%
11
11
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
1.4%
1.4%
12
12
DOT
DOT
1.4%
1.4%
13
13
Side Panels
Side Panels
1.3%
1.3%
14
14
Air Bags
Air Bags
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Air Lines
Air Lines
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Door Repairs
Door Repairs
1.1%
1.1%
17
17
Electrical Repairs
Electrical Repairs
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Tire Rotations
Tire Rotations
1%
1%
19
19
Federal Inspections
Federal Inspections
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Body Repair
Body Repair
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Fhwa
Fhwa
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Trailer Maintenance
Trailer Maintenance
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Service Truck
Service Truck
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Oil Changes
Oil Changes
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
TIG
TIG
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Safety Inspections
Safety Inspections
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
PMS
PMS
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Necessary Repairs
Necessary Repairs
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Road Calls
Road Calls
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Suspension Systems
Suspension Systems
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Service Calls
Service Calls
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
R
R
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Bottom Rails
Bottom Rails
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Repair Orders
Repair Orders
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Annual Inspections
Annual Inspections
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Refrigeration Equipment
Refrigeration Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Structural Repairs
Structural Repairs
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
CDL
CDL
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Osha
Osha
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Important Parts
Important Parts
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Yard Truck
Yard Truck
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Safety Devices
Safety Devices
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Pressure Gauges
Pressure Gauges
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Floor Repair
Floor Repair
0.4%
0.4%

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