Website Dayton Freight Lines

Trailer Technician/Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Trailer Technician/Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Engineering/IT
Location Altoona, IA, United States
Company Dayton Freight Lines

Company Profile

Dayton Freight Lines is a private, union-free LTL freight carrier. The Company consolidates freight from multiple shippers into a single truckload and provides high-quality regional LTL transportation services.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Trailer Technician/Mechanic who will perform maintenance service in which the volume and quality of work are within the acceptably measured standards for Dayton Freight Lines.

Educational Qualification

  • Not any special education revealed, yet may be required a High School Diploma

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have previous work experience in the related field.


  • Has a fundamental understanding of repairing and rebuilding components on 48ft. and 53ft. dry van trailers and can effectively repair the following components-
    -Brake and air components
    -Electrical, lighting, and wiring components
    -Interior and floor components
    -Landing gear assembly and components
    -Rear frame and door components
    -Side, nose, and roof components
    -Suspension and running gear components
    -Wheel components and tires
  • Able to thoroughly perform Preventative Maintenance inspections and repairs
  • Be a leading participant in the care and upkeep of the shop, the grounds, and all equipment and tools
  • Consistently positive attitude, interacting courteously and professionally with fellow employees
  • Maintains a clean, safe environment that complies with OSHA and company standards
  • Maintains a high level of welding and metal fabrication skills
  • Performs service calls
  • Pro-actively assists, guides, and directs junior technicians
  • Proficient in recording all work and labor on a computer in the EMS system
  • Road tests vehicles to ensure quality repair services were performed.*Dependent upon having a CDL
  • Washes and fuels equipment when necessary
  • Works in compliance with EPA regulations as well as DOT and company safety requirements
  • Works with the Parts Department to assure that all necessary materials, parts, service, and shop supplies are maintained at proper quantity levels
  • Performs other maintenance duties or assignments when necessary


  • Fluent in English
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to pass a drug screen


  • 401(k) plan, Company Match
  • Clean, late-model equipment
  • Competitive weekly pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, etc.
  • Modern facilities
  • Paid holidays (8); paid vacation and personal days
  • Professional, positive, and people-centered work environment
  • Quality Hours
  • Quick advancement
  • Stable and growing organization

Other Requirements

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License

Employer’s Statement

Dayton Freight Lines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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