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Chassis Technician

Find A Wrench, LLC Detroit, MI

  • Posted: November 25, 2020
  • Full-Time

Our client is looking for experienced chassis technicians to join their team in the Detroit, MI area. Technicians will perform mechanical repairs and inspections in a railroad ramp type environment, repairs to be performed from a Mobile Service Unit. The employee will perform all types of chassis repairs including brake jobs, welding, cutting with a torch and repairing and replacing parts on the chassis using standard repair tools. Some minor container repairs, patches, door latches and hinges type of work. Repairs will be conducted based on estimates written by an M&R Supervisor and based off of roadability issues.

This is a Full Time Position with 1st and 2nd Shift availability!

Responsibilities for the Chassis Technician:

  • Perform chassis inspections
  • Perform container chassis repairs of all types
  • Perform light container repairs
  • Change tires as necessary
  • Maintain Parts Inventory – ordering as needed
  • Strictly adhere to all safety rules and regulations
  • Communicate with management on space requirements, backlog of work, inventory issues, etc.
  • Work and repair chassis according to TRAC Chassis Pool Repair Guidelines


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Ability to meet TRAC driver’s license standards
  • Able to pass pre-employment drug screening
  • At least 2 years of experience in chassis mechanics, usage and customary repair methods
  • Some experience with minor container repairs
  • At least one year of experience in MIG and/or ARC welding
  • Knowledge of AAR, IICL and DOT rules and criteria
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision
  • Medium ability to use a variety of computer systems (Office and IDCS systems for rail)
  • Ability to read and write legibly
  • Bilingual is a plus (English/Spanish)
  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time
  • Ability to review a written plan and execute according to the stated standards
  • Ability to work within a process oriented, fast paced team atmosphere
  • Must meet minimum FMCSA requirements that are listed in the Special Position Requirements
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workloads and handle multiple tasks

Special Requirements

  • This position may require periodic support and travel to other Intermodal Maintenance & Repair activities.
  • Must have tool box and hand tools for container chassis repairs
  • Must be able to pass Rail Safe Credentialing Process

FMCSA Inspection/Special Requirements

  • Understand FMCSA container chassis inspection criteria and be able to identify defective components
  • Be knowledgeable of methods, procedures, tools and equipment used when performing an FMCSA chassis
  • inspection
  • Be capable of performing an FMCSA chassis inspection by reason of experience, training, or both
  • Ability to successfully obtain Rail Safe Credentials

Mechanical FMCSA Brake Criteria

  • Understand the container chassis brake service or inspection task and can perform that task
  • Be knowledgeable of methods, procedures, tools and equipment used when performing a chassis brake service or
  • inspection
  • Be capable of performing an FMCSA chassis brake inspection by reason of experience, training, or both

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Find A Wrench, LLC


Detroit, MI
48209 USA
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