Trailer Technician Assoc

Company Name:
Con-way, Inc.
Title: Trailer Technician Assoc
Location: Missouri-Joplin
Other Locations:
Job Summary:
Responsible for performing necessary repairs and maintenance as supervised by a Trailer Technician, Trailer Technician- Lead, or a Trailer Technician- Senior. Perform necessary tractor and trailer tire work as needed.
Essential Functions:
o Safely install mounted tires on tractors and trailers.
o Safely perform preventive and corrective maintenance in a timely manner with supervision, using mechanical knowledge to determine if process will require repairs and/or parts replacement.
o Safely operate mount/dismount equipment, repair and balance (as needed) tractor and trailer tires.
o Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work environment.
o Use and/or possess any necessary hand tools or safety equipment to safely perform assigned tasks.
The following requirements are also essential and expected of all employees:
o Consistently maintains a professional demeanor and communicates in a respectful and collaborative manner with coworkers, managers and others in the workplace.
o Follows direction, is engaged and productive, and is flexible and adaptable to changing conditions and expectations.
o Has ability to work independently and to collaborate with and support other members of the department and across the enterprise.
o Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
o Demonstrates the Company's core values and complies with Company policies and procedures.
o May be required to perform duties outside of the above responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
Scope and Accountability:
Completes tasks by following pre-established procedures; applies basic technical and procedural knowledge; some formal training or experience is required to perform the job effectively; follows detailed and defined instructions and applies judgment to solve problems.
Knowledge and Experience:
o High School Diploma or equivalent
o Possess valid operator's license in the state of residence.
o Possess Air Brake certification
o Possess Power Industrial Truck Certification within 60 days of employment.
o Knowledge of tires and tire repair including balancing, mounting, dismounting and installation of mounted tires/wheels on tractors and trailers.
o Effective oral and written communication skills
o Bilingual in English and Spanish- Laredo, TX only
Skills and Competencies:
o Functional/Technical Skills - Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
o Getting Organized - Is well organized, resourceful and planful; effective and efficient at marshalling multiple resources to get things done; lays out tasks in sufficient detail to mark the trail; is able to get things done with less and in less time; can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track; foresees and plans around obstacles. Spends his/her time on what's important.
o Informing - Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit, and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information.
o Written Communications - Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.
o Interpersonal Savvy - Relates well to all kinds of people--up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
o Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
o Patience - Is tolerant with people and processes; listens and checks before acting; tries to understand the people and the data before making judgments and acting; waits for others to catch up before acting; sensitive to due process and proper pacing; follows established process.
o Acting with Honor and Character - Is a person of high character; is consistent and acts in line with a clear and visible set of values and beliefs; deals and talks straight; walks his/her talk; is direct and truthful but at the same time can keep confidences.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds over their head. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and a light industrial environment, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office equipment and industrial equipment.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified. All colleagues may be required to perform duties outside of the above responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
Con-way is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

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