Appearance Technician in Gaston, SC at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Gaston, SC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/1/2018

Job Description

TMC Transportation's Maintenance Department supports a fleet of one of the largest employee-owned flatbed carriers in the nation. We pride ourselves on providing maintenance to some the best equipment in the industry. TMC can offer you a fast-paced career where each day brings a new challenge.

TMC Offers:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401K Plan
  • Health Insurance - medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick Pay
  • Free uniforms and cleaning service
  • Pay differential for night and weekend shifts

TMC Transportation has an immediate opening for an Appearance Technician working out of our Gaston, SC shop.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The primary function of an appearance tech is to clean the inside and outside of company vehicles.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in learning the fundamentals of preventative maintenance on a diesel vehicle or related mechanical fields.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Assess the condition of truck as it arrives (using checklist) and summarize any areas that are not up to specified standards.
  • Physically scrub and rinse entire outside of tractor and trailer, including buffing and waxing as needed.
  • Clean all parts of interior, including shampooing carpeted areas as necessary.
  • Minor trailer maintenance as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license is required. 
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including good listening skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with the drivers in order to explain if/how their trucks fail to meet cleanliness standards.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The physical requirements and work environment described are representative of those present while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts.
  • Must be able to lift 100lbs. above head.
  • Must be able to bend and squat for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to climb on/off tractors and trailers throughout the shift.
  • Must be able to see well enough to determine when cleaning, buffing, and waxing is completed according to standard; must be able to identify when re-work is necessary.