Reefer Technician - South Holland, IL - $5000 signing bonus


Job requirements may include, but not be limited to:

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and perform preventative maintenance and repairs on refrigeration units and trailers, minor repairs on door seals, hardware, electrical, mud flaps, routine telematics repairs, and minor body work
  • Work outdoors from a service truck to safely perform required inspection and repairs
  • Inspect and repair components, including refrigeration unit for missing or loose body parts, loose belts, oil leaks/level, coolant leaks/level, perform a pre-trip diagnostic, fuel tank and brackets, and reefer shoot/bulkhead
  • Read and follow electrical schematics and other technical literature
  • Utilize computer system (Mechanic s Work Station/TMT/TMW and internet) to accurately create, track, and complete work orders, including charging out parts, completing labor lines accurately, and describing the repairs completed
  • Estimate required repair times
  • Communicate with internal clients (i. e. other shop associates, Drivers, Driver Managers, other maintenance shops) on stances, wait times, reasons for repair decisions and status updates
  • Be willing and able to assist other technicians with reefer and trailer repairs
  • Perform proper safety protocols and procedures, including use of protective equipment, and maintain a safe work area in accordance with company policy
  • Ability to diagnose and repair unit per alarm codes
  • Other duties as assigned


Job qualifications may include, but not be limited to:

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Strong mechanical aptitude. Must be.
  • Technical reading aptitude (i. e. electronic service bulletins; repair manuals).
  • Basic soldering/welding skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge relative to the importance of diagnosis and repair versus parts replacement.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to provide own tools.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma, or GED is required
  • A minimum of two years prior experience in Mechanical Refrigeration field, or an equivalent combination of formal/technical education and directly related experience is required
  • 608 certification is required
  • Successful candidates must be18 years of age or older, with a valid driver s license

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Thermo King product is preferred
  • Class A License is preferred


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