Maintenance Technician in Des Moines, IA at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you’re seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

 TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!


TMC Transportation has an immediate full-time opening for a Maintenance Technician working out of our office in Des Moines, Iowa.



The primary function for a Maintenance Technician will be to perform tractor and/or trailer preventative maintenance repairs to advance mechanical and electrical troubleshooting procedures.



  • Contribute to the remanufacturing of heavy-duty transmissions and differentials in a LEAN manufacturing environment
  • Teardown, part/case preparation, parts inspections, assembly, painting, testing, charging out parts and packaging to ship as parts are needed for terminals and Road Repair.
  • Diagnose Drive Train issues on Company Units
  • Must be willing to participate in other areas of the shop as needed
  • Cleaning, maintenance, and other duties as assigned
  • Clean, Modern Shop and Company provided specialty tools

Job Requirements


    • 2+ years of Mechanical or Heavy-Duty Transmission Differential Repair/Rebuild
    • Technical school degree and/or previous tractor/trailer repair experience
    • Must have valid Driver’s License
    • Must be attentive to detail
    • Strong oral and written communication skills required
    • Must be able to handle a fast-paced, physically demanding workload



    • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Must be able to lift 100lbs repetitively and overhead
    • Must be able to climb on/off trailers throughout the shift