Trailer Mechanic

Location: Tacoma

Company: Carlile

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Pacific Northwest

Job Category: Maintenance, Mechanic, Trucking

Publish Date: January 14, 2019

Company Description: As Alaska’s premier trucking company, Carlile offers a variety of exciting careers with competitive salaries and benefits. Carlile recruits for positions throughout its network of terminals servicing Alaska from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Prudhoe Bay and Seward, as well via locations in Tacoma, WA, Houston TX and Edmonton, AB.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • This position has been filled


The Trailer Mechanic performs complex repairs on light, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles, trailers, and trucks. These duties include trouble shooting and diagnostics and major component replacement.


  • Operate safely and compliance with all established HSSE policies and procedures
  • Manages parts purchase ordering, receiving and stocking
  • Manages parts inventory and ordering of parts
  • Creates in-house repair orders and assigns parts
  • Troubleshoots to identify mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, or electrical system deficiencies
  • Must be able to use OEM troubleshooting and diagnostic tools/devices
  • Analysis of major components to include their removal, disassembly, rebuilding or replacement
  • Performs scheduled/preventive maintenance
  • Repairs and replaces damaged or worn parts
  • Occasionally provides direction/training to feeder positions
  • Fills in for Regional Maintenance Manager when he is off-site/duty
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School degree or GED equivalent, with two years of formal technical training preferred
  • Previous trailer, truck, or heavy-duty equipment repair and maintenance experience
  • Must furnish and keep onsite all necessary tools for completion of the job
  • Valid WA driver’s license