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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Heated but not air conditioned.

What is the size of the team I’d be working with?

3 Mechanics and 8 total associates at the branch.

What are the shop hours and what are the shift timeframes?

Branch is open 7-5 but mechanics work 8 hour shifts with 30 minutes for lunch. For example, 8-4:30.

What tools does the shop provide that are available for all technicians to use?

Air tools, torque wrenches, safety tools and any special tools for trailer repairs.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Common lunch area with chairs and tables.

How many bays does your shop have?

2 bays and multiple mobile trucks .

How many repair orders do you average per month?

Varies widely based on types of repairs.

What is your parts ordering process?

Operations team orders parts for repairs, common parts stocked on-site.

What is your policy on side work?

XTRA employees are prohibited from any outside employment on business interests that would be considered a conflict of interest or places them in the position of lessening their efficiency, productivity, or dedication to XTRA Lease in performing their daily duties.

Are there any other unique features of the work environment worth noting?

1 of the 3 mechanics works on our lot from a fully equipped service truck

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

XTRA will provide training on repair standards and procedures for new upgrades to our fleet as they are deployed. We also offer tuition reimbursement opportunity (up to $7,000 per calendar year) on courses approved by management for employees seeking additional learning opportunity.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We offer annual incentive reviews for all employees at our branch locations.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Ongoing feedback as required.

What type of safety training is required?

We take safety very seriously, when hired will complete a battery of on-line safety courses and refreshes annually. In addition, we hold an in branch monthly safety awareness meeting and complete a quarterly self-audit with an annual safety audit from a third party. PPE provided and required to be utilized.

Can you describe how Techs work with and mentor younger techs?

This is a three-technician shop with lots of autonomy. We’re looking to hire an experienced technician who won’t need much training and won’t need to train others in the foreseeable future.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

No current program in place but would entertain ideas.

Do you do anything with local high schools or tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession?

Not at this location, but we do hire and train entry-level technicians on occasion.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

May continue to hire additional mechanics depending on future market conditions.

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about career development and community?

We offer a small team environment with lots of independence- you'll get to know your team well and upper management is always accessible when needed, but we want you to have the freedom to spend your day managing repairs with little interference.

Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

Applications can be completed quickly by visiting xtralease.com/careers and creating an applicant profile (this process should take only a few minutes.) Alternatively, you can email your resume and availability to interview to Careers@xtra.com, or call 314-719-0392 to speak with a company representative.

Do you phone screen applicants before doing in-person interviews?

Yes- we will ask you a few quick questions to learn more about your experience repairing semi-trailers and compare availability for a potential site visit.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

You will meet with the Operations Manager, tour the branch office, shop, and yard before completing our Mechanic Qualification Test.

Do you perform background checks, drug screening, or personality tests before hiring an applicant?

Yes- after your offer letter has been signed, you’ll need to complete a DOT Physical, Drug Screen, and criminal background screening. Once completed and approved by Human Resources, we will finalize a start date and prep the shop for your first day of work. Ongoing ability to maintain a DOT Medical Certificate is a requirement for continued employment at XTRA.

Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring an applicant? If yes, what does it entail?

The Mechanic Qualification Test is a short written exam designed to show your expertise in semi-trailer and brake repair- this is usually graded on a pass-fail basis.

After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or an offer?

We make every effort to inform candidates of their status in the hiring process when leaving their branch visit- whether we are waiting to finish interviewing other finalists or want to make an offer that same day!

Approximately how long does the full hiring process take from submitting the application to the time of the hiring decision?

This varies based on your availability to come visit us- our schedules change quickly as the branch can get busy, but we are flexible and can sometimes schedule a same-day visit. For the right candidate, this could mean just a few days between application and offer.

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about your hiring process?

Call us, email us, or message us on WrenchWay! If you're waiting to hear back from us after applying or just want to learn more about XTRA, please feel free to follow up directly. We want to hear from you and keep the process moving.

Trailer Mechanic Pay Range: $26.00 - $27.00/hour

Anticipating $26-$27/hr depending on trailer repair experience. 40hrs/week guaranteed and a reliable Monday-Friday daytime schedule.

Health Insurance Offered
XTRA offers two Medical Plan choices so that you can select the coverage that gives you the XTRA mile for yourself and your family. You can choose from the UHC Choice Plus Point of Service Plan or the UHC Choice Plus High Deductible Plan with an HSA.
Dental Insurance Offered
Optional enrollment with two plan options from Delta Dental. Both plans cover the cost of preventive care, including check-ups and cleanings with no deductible. Plan II includes partial coverage for orthodontia and implants.
Vision Insurance Offered
Affordable EyeMed vision coverage includes $10 annual eye exams and discounts on services, glasses and contacts.
Retirement Plan Offered
To help you prepare for your future, XTRA offers a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Eligible employees can sign up on their first day of work, and earn a dollar-for-dollar match from XTRA on their savings, up to 3% of pay. Our plan is administered through Fidelity, which offers you a variety of investment choices for your savings. In addition, you can get free investment advice from OneDigital Investment Advisors.
Sick Leave Offered
Employees are entitled to up to six paid sick days per year.
Vacation Offered
You’ll start to earn paid time off on your first day of work, and you can accrue up to 13 days in your first year. You’ll earn even more days as you celebrate milestone anniversaries with XTRA.
Paid Holidays Offered
XTRA Employees enjoy 12 paid holidays throughout the calendar year.
ST / LT Disability Offered
Short-term Continued Income and Long-term Disability coverage plans are provided at no cost to you and can help ensure ongoing income if you become sick or disabled.
Life Insurance Offered
XTRA provides life insurance coverage at no cost to you! Your benefit is two times your annual base pay, rounded to the next higher $1,000. In addition, your spouse will have $2,500 in coverage, and each eligible child will have $1,000 in coverage. You’ll also have the option of purchasing additional life insurance coverage for yourself and your dependents.
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms and PPE are provided by XTRA.
Other Offered
Employee Referral Program: If XTRA hires a candidate you’ve referred, you can earn a substantial bonus! > $6,000 for Assistant Branch Managers > $4,000 for Operations Assistants > $3,000 for all other positions Tuition Reimbursement: You can be reimbursed up to $7,000 per calendar year for classes or a degree that helps grow your career.

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XTRA Lease is hiring Trailer Mechanics in your area! We offer our technicians XTRA Value through our focus on employee safety, schedule reliability, benefits and retirement planning, and independence in your workday. If you're an expert in Semi-Trailer repair, call or message us today!