Tank Trailer Mechanic
Company: Wabash National
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Skilled & Trades, Mechanics
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 11/26/2019
JOB DESCRIPTION:

POSITION OVERVIEW:
A Tank Trailer Mechanic is an individual with strong experience in tank trailer repair. A Tank Trailer Mechanic is responsible for servicing and repairing tanks and containers. They are knowledgeable in all areas of tank and container repair which include electrical, plumbing, framing, insulating, painting, decal application, grinding, welding, patching, etc. They are responsible for working with less experienced service and repair specialists and helpers. The work requires them to be a certified welder per ASME standards. The work also requires them to climb over six (6) feet in height using a ladder or scaffolding and to bend, stoop, and sit on a small stool in order to reach the underside of the tank. Working conditions may consist of loud noise, welding fumes, and grinding dust. All work duties are performed under the direction and supervision of the department supervisor.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Services and repairs electrical wiring systems on tanks with minimal supervision.
  • Services and repairs plumbing systems on tanks with minimal supervision.
  • Services and repairs tank and container framing, fenders, wrapping, insulating, suspension, fifth wheel, landing gear, truck mounts, etc. with minimal supervision.
  • Performs final clean up duties on tanks and containers including sandblasting, priming, painting, installing plates and fenders, decal application, etc. with minimal supervision.
  • Grinds, welds, and patches bottles with minimal supervision.
  • Completes assigned duties in accordance with safety polices and practices.
  • This includes regard to individual safety, the safety of other team members, and the safe use of equipment in the workplace.
  • Wears approved personal protective equipment such as safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, etc.

 

Wabash National is more than a place to work. It is a place to contribute your talents, taking pride in being part of a team that moves diverse industries forward through innovative solutions. Each associate is a valued team member, empowered to carry forward the legacy of innovation that jumpstarted the company over 25 years ago.

 

If you are applying for a position with certain of Wabash National Corporation's subsidiaries, such as Brenner Tank, LLC, Garsite/Progress LLC, or Walker Stainless Equipment LLC, with locations in Kansas and Wisconsin, please know that these companies are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers.  You can learn more about your rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

 

If you are passionate about making a difference and being part of a team that is shaping the future, take a closer look at Wabash National's Brenner Tank Services. We look for strong, stand-out recruits with the desire to elevate our organization and make it the best it can be – for our associates, our customers and our community.
 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Inside (Sheltered) 75%
  • Outside 25%
  • Lift up to 50 lbs. frequently
     

REQUIRED EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS and LICENSES

  • High School diploma.
  • ASME weld certification.
     

KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and BEHAVIORAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • TIG welding experience preferred
  • Qualifies or ability to qualify as a Registered Inspector.
  • General knowledge of metal repair procedures.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering blueprints and specifications.
  • Ability read a tape measure and perform simple math such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
  • Ability to read and understand general written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to lift and move up to fifty (50) pounds and/or lift and move heavy objects weighing more than fifty (50) pounds with the assistance of another employee.
  • Possess knowledge of general shop rules, practices, and safety precautions.
  • Ability and willingness to cooperate with co-workers and work as part of a production team.

 

Equal opportunity employer.  This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

Wabash National is a tobacco free environment.

 

If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Wabash National Corporation or any of its affiliates, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please email careers@wabashnational.com.

ADDRESS:
2840 Applet Dr
Houston, TX 77015
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