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Trailer Mechanic - Durban, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #17312
Job Location Durban, South Africa
Company Type Logistics
Job Role Trailer Mechanic
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Durban, South Africa
Gender Not Specified

Job Description

Durban, South Africa
  • Job Status: Closed

Our client in the Logistics industry is looking for a Trailer Mechanic to join their team.

The responsibilities of the trailer mechanic include servicing and repairing trailer parts, compiling inspection reports, and ensuring that trailers are roadworthy.

To be successful as a trailer mechanic, you should demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills. The best trailer mechanics possess expert knowledge of trailer vehicle parts and are able to easily apply this knowledge in their day-to-day tasks.

Trailer Mechanic Responsibilities:
Inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing semi-truck and trailer bodies, systems, and components.
Performing preventative maintenance measures on semi-trucks and trailers.
Assembling and dissembling vehicle engines and cleaning the fuel tanks.
Maintaining hubs and axles and adjusting or replacing them when required.
Inspecting, servicing, and replacing trailer parts, including tires.
Checking and repairing the brake, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
Testing all systems and equipment for performance issues.
Ensuring that trailers meet road safety requirements.
Compiling inspection reports, documenting repairs, and reporting all findings to management.
Responding as soon as possible to client queries.

Key Skills
Extensive experience with vehicle diagnostic equipment.
Exceptional understanding of mechanical and technical information.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Manual dexterity, experience with hand tools, and physical strength.

  • Job Role: Trailer Mechanic
  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Matric Certificate
A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role
A valid driver's license.
In-depth knowledge of vehicle systems, such as hydraulics, air breaks, and electrical systems.

Additional Requirements


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