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Trailer Technician

Truck Centers, Inc

Truck Centers, Inc

Morton, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Company Description

For over 50 years, three generations have led Truck Centers, Inc. from a single store dealership into our current network of ten, full-service dealerships and two auxiliary locations proudly representing Freightliner and Western Star trucks in Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri. Our team has remained dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service in an environment that fosters collaboration, innovation, and a communal spirit of giving back. To learn more about us, visit truckcentersinc.com.

Job Description

The Trailer Technician is responsible for repairs of all types on a variety of trailers, except for repairs to the reefer unit. Work performed may include replacing panels, body repair, frame or suspension repair, as well as liftgates. We strive for better-than-new quality and superior customer service and our skilled technicians continually exceed expectations through high quality workmanship, attention to detail, and timely repairs.


  • 401(k) with company match
  • Health insurance with 3 plan options to choose from, Vision Insurance, and Dental Insurance
  • Paid time off including paid volunteer time
  • Disability insurance
  • FSA and HSA options
  • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  • Maternity leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program
  • Company paid uniforms
  • Company paid boot allowance
  • OEM and vendor certification training at no cost through our state-of-the-art Training Center at our Troy & South Bend campuses to maintain your certifications and obtain new ones
  • Tool insurance at no cost
  • Company-supplied specialty tooling


  • Review each repair order (RO) to understand the repairs needed prior to beginning work.
  • Consistently produce high-quality repairs in accordance with the repair order, OEM policies, or documentation provided for a positive customer experience.
  • Ability to properly use specialized tools and equipment in a safe manner.
  • Perform all aspects of trailer repair (excluding reefer units).
  • Identify parts necessary for repair completion and work in conjunction with Parts department to reduce downtime.
  • Move trailers in/out of shop and perform road tests as required.
  • Ensure company and OEM policies and processes are followed, including thorough documentation.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe workspace according to company and Elite Support guidelines.


What We're Looking For:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, physical, and drug screen.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver's License with ability to meet insurance requirements is required
  • Class B or Class A CDL with air brake endorsement is highly preferred
  • 1-3 years within a shop environment; heavy-duty repair experience is highly preferred
  • Demonstrated welding and fabricating experience
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Proven technical skills and the ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Ability to understand and comply with company, industry, and OSHA guidelines and policies
  • Ability to lift 110 lbs. unassisted

Additional Information

Truck Centers, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

We believe in the Hire to Retire philosophy and invest in individuals that we believe will be valuable assets to TCI and our customers for years to come. Thus, we want to help you live well through personal and professional growth plus a multitude of benefits. In additional to multiple comprehensive healthcare packages including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage, we offer a flexible spending accounts for healthcare costs or dependent care, company paid life insurance, voluntary life insurance, disability insurance, AD&D coverage, 401(k) retirement plan with company match, health and wellness incentive programs, training and career development opportunities, alternative work arrangements, volunteer time off, tiered PTO system, service awards, competitive salary, uniforms, technician tool insurance, and a family-first, team environment.