Mobile Trailer Technician

Website Mckinney Trailer Rentals

Mobile Trailer Technician Job Highlights

Title Mobile Trailer Technician
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Phoenix, AZ, United States
Company Mckinney Trailer Rentals

Company Profile

Mckinney Trailer Rentals is a leading provider of equipment rentals and leases. The company offers an extensive fleet of dry vans, refrigerated trailers, flatbeds, curtain vans, chassis, and storage trailers strategically located near key distribution points. Mckinney also operates its own full-service maintenance and repair facilities.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Mobile Trailer Technician who will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance procedures and minor repairs on semi-truck trailers with little or no supervision. Such procedures/repairs include Federal Highway Inspections, light welding, brake repair, electrical system repair, minor body repairs, and tire/wheel repair.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience in equipment maintenance and repair

Work Experience

  • Possess 2 years of verifiable equipment maintenance-related experience or training


  • Drives and spots equipment in the yard.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local government and company standards for reliability and safety.
  • Fabricates and welds, custom designs and installs interiors into trailers.
  • Logs hours spent on repairs.
  • Meets daily with Service Manager and other operations personnel to discuss filling upcoming orders and demands for equipment.
  • Oversees shipping/receiving responsibilities, including inspecting, storing, and retrieving inventory.
  • Reports all costs of equipment added to the fleet.
  • Responsible for the repair and maintenance of class 8 trailers.
  • Uses repair orders to record all work performed and submits a list of equipment numbers completed each day.
  • Works in a safe manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Communicates with a wide range of individuals from yard staff to upper management.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Other Abilities-

  • 1 plus year of experience performing FHWA Inspection.
  • 1 plus year of experience Troubleshooting and repairing ABS.
  • 1 plus year of experience troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing brake components.
  • 1-2 years of welding experience including fabrication of metal parts and assemblies.
  • Attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to succeed.


  • A valid driver’s license issued in the state of employment.

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly is required to sit.
  • Frequently required to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and to reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must operate equipment such as phone, computer, copy machine, fax machine, fork truck, yard goat, hand tools, welding equipment, and refrigerated trailers.

Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, working in high precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.
  • Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Exposed to extremes in temperature and environmental conditions.
  • May work in a shop, yard, or out of a mobile service vehicle.


  • 401k Match
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Supplemental Benefits

Employer’s Statement

Mckinney Trailer Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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