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Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. Technical Trainer and Quality Assurance Inspector in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Technical Trainer and Quality Assurance Inspector

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Location: St. Cloud, MN

Department: Fleet Maintenance

Posted: 01-05-2021

Location Name: ATS Maintenance - St. Cloud, MN

Wage: Depends on Experience Annual

Position Type: Full-Time, Salary

Shift: Standard

Summary

The Technical Trainer and Quality Assurance Inspector -Trailers is responsible to deliver mechanic competency-based hands on OJT and classroom training for all trailer maintenance employees in a manner that prepares them for a variety of occupational opportunities in our shops that is reinforced by conducting quality assurance inspection audits.

Education and Experience

  • Must have knowledge in the maintenance-related field usually gained through two year AAS Degree in medium/heavy truck diesel program and or equivalent welding program and 15 years of experience as a trailer mechanic / trainer and/or equivalent related experience.

  • Must have experience welding and fabricating.

  • Must have the ability to train MIG and Arc welding.

  • Must have experience with hydraulics and small engines.

  • Excellent working knowledge of DOT and government safety standards.

  • Basic to intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) required.

  • Working knowledge of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

  • Excellent collaboration, organizational, and communication skills

  • Excellent communication skills (written, listening and verbal)

  • Excellent multi-tasking skills in a fast pace working environment.

  • Must have the ability to operate vehicles; valid Class A driver's license required.

  • Must have forklift certification and ability to train maintenance personnel within 90 days of employment.

  • Willing and able to travel frequently, including overnight travel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing, implementing and ensuring that appropriate safety practices and policies are used at all times, employees are knowledgeable of safety techniques and all equipment is maintained in a safe working condition, such as , but not limited to, forklift, Right to Know, Lockout/Tagout and PPE, etc.

  • Conduct daily work directly on shop floor by providing hands on OJT to all mechanics and to provide direct hands on assistance during difficult to diagnose complaints while following OEM and ATS warrantable and/or non-warrantable standard repair guidelines and SOP's.

  • Conduct daily workmanship quality assurance inspection audits as outlined in program SOP to insure all preventive maintenance, repair guidelines and SOP's are constantly being followed across all ATS shops.

  • Use effective competency-based teaching techniques, instructional materials and appropriate media support to conduct classroom lecture, course work and hands on qualifications to prepare all employees with the practical and essential skills.

  • Evaluate and document employee's competency attainment, course progress, work based learning experiences and workplace behaviors and to provide feedback to shop management.

  • Assist in maintaining a system of evaluations to rate each mechanics skill level and match that skill level to the work that will be assigned to them to provide feedback to shop management.

  • Assist in maintaining master training records and certifications for all maintenance employees.

  • In support of ATS's culture, all employees are expected to consistently, effectively and reliably perform in accordance with the Company's values as set forth in our core competencies and behaviors (All Employee Competencies and Manager Competencies).

  • Position will require work responsibilities outside of normal business hours and frequent travel is required.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Frequently in a stationary position however, at times frequently move around to obtain tools, supplies, parts or to inspect equipment.

Frequently operates a keyboard and mouse and constantly utilizes a computer monitor(s).

Constantly conversing with internal and external customers in person or via phone system.

Intermittently positioning self under, on top of, or in awkward positions to work on equipment.

Occasionally uses hand tools and power hand tools to repair equipment, manipulate parts into position or enter data into computer.

Frequently inspecting and assessing equipment to determine whether to replace or repair and the best approach to replace/repair.

Exposure to:

  • Loud noises constantly requiring hearing protection.

  • Temperature extremes intermittently due to outside weather conditions.

  • Dirt, dust, grease, chemicals and odors constantly.

  • Situations requiring eye protection and steel toed boots and when welding, an approved shield.

EEO and Affirmative Action Statement

It is the policy of theATSto provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status.

TheATSdesignated person for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Employee Relations Manager at 320-255-7400.

ATSis committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of theATSto provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed.

The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions.

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