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Trailer Technician

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Listing Status: Filled
  • Date Posted: 2024-04-01 07:00

Job Description

Welcome! 👋 Thanks for stopping by. We’re excited that you’re considering Nussbaum as the next step in your career! To kick it off, here’s a little about who we are:

  • We are Employee-Owned. All of our people receive an ownership stake in the company via our ESOP.
  • We are Purpose Driven. Our goal is to make a positive impact through each interaction. Therefore, character and integrity are essential.
  • We celebrate faith & family. We believe God owns this business and we’re just stewards for a season.
  • Innovation is our thing. We’re bent on continuous improvement and crushing expectations. We aren’t afraid to try something new.
  • We enjoy being at work. The transportation industry is hectic, but we do our best to have fun along the way 😊.

Does that match what you’re looking for?

Now, for those job details

Nussbaum is looking for a strong customer service-oriented person to maintain our fleet of trailers in our local shop.  We are looking for someone who will thrive in a fast-paced, positive work environment and possess strong communication skills as well as an understanding of driver needs.

  • Perform work as outlined on repair orders with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with Nussbaum shop and warranty standards.
  • Maintain fleet through Preventative Maintenance
  • Heavy electrical diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • Brake and Wheel-end repairs
  • Suspension diagnosing and repair work
  • Light to heavy body repair
  • Installation and servicing of third-party add-ons
  • Accurately log and track your work within maintenance software.
  • Document/write diagnostic steps and corrective actions implemented
  • Willingness to continually learn as equipment technologies change.


  • Full-time Positions
  • Current Shifts
    • Monday through Friday 6am-2:30pm
    • Sunday through Wednesday 2-12:30am
    • Tuesday through Friday 2-12:30am
    • Sunday through Wednesday 6-4:30pm
    • Wednesday through Saturday 6-4:30pm
  • Shift availability based on company needs at the time of hire
  • Differential in place for 2nd shift
  • Location: Corporate Offices – 19336 N. 1425 East Rd., Hudson, IL 61748

Benefits & Perks

  • 401(k) match.
  • Professional development opportunities
    • Tech Training
    • Personal Development
  • Quarterly Tool Allowance – $200 Quarterly (Can rollover up to $1600. Lose after $1600)
  • Annual Boot Allowance – $100 Annually (Can rollover up to $300. Lose after $300).
  • Opportunities to gain additional PTO through Holiday Schedule
  • Access to three tool distributors weekly (Matco, Snap-On, Cornwell)
  • Paid holidays & escalating PTO.
  • Cross-Department Networking – get to know fellow employee owners through network lunches, financial workshops, serving on a committee/event team, service projects, and GrowRED activities.
  • GrowRED Professional Development – earn rewards points as you engage in classes, seminars, job shadows, online trainings, and activities with fellow employee owners!
  • Company Wellness Program – includes step and weight loss incentives, gym reimbursements, and free add-on healthcare benefits. Earn rewards points for engaging in a healthy, active lifestyle!
  • Rewards – GrowRED + Wellness points may be redeemed for gift cards, electronics, PTO days, and more!
  • Food days! Once per month, enjoy a free gourmet lunch served by fellow employee-owners.

Job Requirements

Here’s the type of person we’re looking for:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player – able to interact well with others, respectful, gives/receives feedback with grace and honesty.
  • Self-motivated – identifies new opportunities and takes initiative to solve problems
  • Desire for continual learning – always looking to grow, both personally and professionally
  • Working knowledge of diesel equipment maintenance and repair
  • Basic typing and computer skills
  • Basic understanding of the electrical systems
  • Able to navigate resource material and schematics online

Experience & Qualifications (Preferred but not required)

  • Brake and DOT Certifications
  • 1 – 2 years of mechanical experience or completion of a tech program
  • Welding certificate or 6-months of experience
  • Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License
  • Basic toolkit and toolbox

Tech Trainee Sponsorship

  • Entry to the industry through our Tech Trainee Program provided by Nussbaum Transportation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Tool Allowance
  • Basic Starter Toolset with Toolbox
  • Rigorous 9-month training/schooling on and offsite

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