Level 1 – Truck/Trailer Shop Technician Trainee

Title: Level 1 – Truck/Trailer Shop Technician Trainee

We are a family-owned we are looking for In-shop Technicians for the truck & trailer shop. This position handles the complete repair and general maintenance of semi-trucks & trailers in the petroleum industry, as well as, all other styles and sizes of trailers. We are looking for someone detail oriented, strong mechanical aptitude, and a strong work ethic.

Position Summary: On the job training provided with career progression and advancement based for an entry level position in the truck and trailer maintenance field for the petroleum industry with on the job training and a willingness to learn. Perform inspections, repair, and installation of equipment on Refined Fuel and LP delivery trucks, trailers, and company owned equipment

Department: Truck Shop Service

Location: O’Day Equipment Truck Shop

You are Encouraged to Apply if You have Preferred/Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Able to follow on the job training
  • Good judgment and the ability to use hand power tools to operate other machinery safely required.
  • Communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • GED or High School Diploma
  • Willingness to jump in and help out where needed
  • Honesty and respect


  • Basic set of hand tools – sockets/ratchet, hand wrenches.
  • Large tools and job specific tools will be provided


On the Job Training:

  • Refined Fuel and LP inspections
  • Welding, and metal fabrication basics
  • Plumbing of refined fuels and LP gas systems
  • Electrical 12v and 24v systems
  • Basic air system controls
  • Manufacture certifications
  • DOT inspection training
  • Meter calibration certification
  • Safety considerations on the job
  • Career advancement

Specific Duties:

  • Inspect, troubleshoot, repair and install equipment on customer trucks and trailers
  • Assist in maintaining company owned equipment and maintain shop equipment
  • Cuts, threads and fits pipes.
  • Some travel may be required to customer sites
  • Assist outside oil equipment mechanic; occasional overnight if necessary.
  • Completes work orders, accurately describing work performed and material used, recording serial numbers, etc.
  • Operate material handling and company owned vehicles.
  • Heavy lifting and bending required.
  • Wearing of safety equipment, and maintain safe working environment
  • Miscellaneous duties as they occur within the business
  • Communicate with the parts department to obtain needed parts.
  • Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy in accordance with dealership and factory standards on all styles of trailers as assigned.
  • Consult immediately with the Service Advisor if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the time promised.
  • Advise Service Advisor of any problems: parts hold ups, sublet repair needs, or other changes that may affect the promise time.
  • Ensure that customer’s trailers are kept clean.
  • Keep shop area neat and clean.
  • Adhere to work schedule and maintain regular attendance.
  • Upholds O’Day Equipment LLC ethical standards and demonstrates the behavioral and service expectations as defined in our policies and procedures.