Heavy Duty and Trailer Mechanic


Whiteline Express, Ltd. is a truckload carrier with headquarters in Plymouth, MI. It was founded in 1983 to provide value added services for our affiliated companies. Since that time, we have continually grown to include terminals all over the Midwest including Jackson Center, OH; Medina, OH; and Champaign, IL. Become a member of our growing team today!

Job summary:

The Mechanic is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment. The Mechanic is responsible to diagnose mechanical problems, repair and rebuild equipment on or off-site. The Mechanic must have their own tools.


Essential duties and responsibilities include, however are not limited to:

-Maintain a clean and safe work environment

-Diagnose mechanical problems, repair and rebuild equipment

-Diagnoses problems and repairs brakes, transmissions, rear-ends, clutches, diesel engines, and electrical problems 

-Performs all aspects of trailer repairs

-Performs all phases of vehicle repairs

-Removes, cleans, repairs, re-installs and adjusts all vehicle components

-Welds equipment as needed

-Prepares and completes work orders on equipment repair

-Maintains completed paperwork on equipment

-Makes service calls as needed

-Works closely with other mechanic technicians and advises them on repairs

-Evaluates completed work and conducts final inspection of equipment prior to release to ensure compliance with federal and state codes regulations

-Receives, accepts and distributes all deliveries appropriately

-Responsible for opening and closing the Maintenance garage



Mental Effort, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

-Ability to trouble shoot electrical, mechanical, diesel engine problems

-Experience working on tractor trailers

-Basic welding skills (Mig, Oxy/Acl)

-Ability to understand type and nature of essential job functions                 

-Ability to understand necessary safety procedures and precautions

-Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide

-Intermediate knowledge of computer/lap top

-Intermediate knowledge of hand tools/power tools

-Ability to travel to off site locations for repair

-Ability to be on call

-Must be able to use battery and charging system test equipment


Physical Effort:

-Ability to lift and carry approximately 80 pounds

-Ability to sit, stand, slouch or lie for extended periods

-Ability to work safely around heavy machinery and heavy equipment

-Ability to hold air impact tools up to 30 lbs


Recommended Training/Education:

-High School Diploma or GED preferred

-Auto Mechanic

-Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic
-Class A CDL a plus
-ASE Certifications a plus


We’re ready to hear from you – apply today for heavy duty and trailer mechanic jobs at Whiteline Express!

Posted: November 15, 2020
Job ID: 73678
Location: Whiteline - Jackson Center , Ohio (OH)
Job Type: Mechanic

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