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Tractor & Trailer Inspector

Sandbank, 224 Sandbank Road, Cheshire, Connecticut, United States of America Req #535
Friday, December 15, 2023

Position Overview:

 

As a Tractor and Trailer Inspector you will be responsible for ensuring the safety, compliance and operational efficiency of tractors and trailers within our fleet and conducting minor repairs. You will be responsible for ensuring all inspections are documented and aligned with DOT – state and federal policies as well as company policies to drive a safe working environment and culture.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performing thorough inspections of tractors and trailers to assess their overall condition, safety compliance and functionality
  • Ensuring that tractors and trailers adhere to the relevant safety regulations, standards and legal requirements set by local, state and federal authorities
  • Evaluating safety features such as breaks, lights, tires and coupling mechanisms to verify compliance with safety protocols
  • Clear and concise reporting of inspections, preventative maintenance, evaluations to management, drivers and maintenance team
  • Providing recommendations for necessary repairs or maintenance based on inspection results
  • Collaborating with maintenance teams to address identified issues promptly
  • Performing preventative or basic repairs post inspection to return to compliance
  • Conducting various tests on components like brakes, suspension systems and electrical systems to ensure they are meeting necessary performance
  • Maintaining accurate records of inspection reports, repair work, maintenance schedules.  Keeping track of the inspection history of each tractor and trailer
  • Staying up to date on industry standards, regulations and technological advancements
  • Participating in quality assurance programs for consistent adherence to industry safety standards
  • Assist in cleaning and maintaining a safe working environment in the fleet department
  • Flexibility to work various or additional shifts, as needed including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Perform other duties as assigned by leadership

Environment:

  • Various outdoor conditions and temperatures

Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday
  • 10 hour shifts – start time TBD
  • Weekend availability as needed by the business

 

Experience:

  • Preferred: One (1) years technical experience  
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Preferred: Experience using Microsoft Office Suite; CMMS etc

 

Skills:

  • Safety Culture: Maintain and drive safety policies; driving for accountability of safe practices throughout shift
  • Physical abilities: May be required to lift up to 80-85lbs. however there could be times of 100lbs of force is required; standing, bending, lifting and twisting for up to 90% of your shift; frequently lifting product from various heights including floor level to over your head; Ability to stand or walk at least 10 hours daily; working in various temperature environments; the ability to operate required equipment – getting on and off equipment throughout shift; using hand tools and job specific equipment
  • Strong communication Skills: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with peers and leaders on a daily basis
  • Organizational Skills: Ability to fulfill customer orders in a timely manner; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Working in a team based environment: Working independently and as a team player to ensure our customers are receiving orders timely and with the highest quality
  • Quality: Maintain integrity and high standards of product handling from all perspectives

 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Sandbank, 224 Sandbank Road, Cheshire, Connecticut, United States of America