Position: Trailer Mechanic

Job Description:

Forward Air is looking for a self-motivated individual to join the maintenance team as a full-time Trailer Mechanic. Duties include maintaining all aspects of vehicles, trailers, and other mechanical equipment of Forward Air. This individual will be expected to do this while adhering to the compliance of all FA Policies, safe work practices, and maintaining high customer service.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Evaluate status of mechanical equipment, and trailers
  • Maintain equipment according to DOT regulations
  • Perform minor trailer repairs
  • Perform tire mounting/dismounting and repairs
  • Perform minor cosmetic repairs
  • Conduct various analysis and inspections of vehicles, trailers, and mechanical systems to determine the most cost-effective means of maintenance, repair, or replacement
  • Maintain regular and dependable attendance
  • Maintain work area, tools, and equipment
  • Operate a variety of diagnostic instruments and a variety of hand, electric, and air-driven tools
  • Perform minor building and facility maintenance
  • Perform data entry in Maintenance Software to track repairs
  • Keep shop and company tools clean and in good working order
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Prior experience with truck, trailer, and/or vehicle repair
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Desire for a long-term career with an industry leading company
  • Ability to present and maintain a positive corporate image in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule (extended hours as required)
  • Must have basic set of tools


  • The ideal candidate will possess a “can do" attitude with a “will do" work ethic
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.


Since 1990, Forward Air has been a leading provider of ground transportation and related logistics services to the North American air freight and expedited LTL market. We offer surface shipping on an accelerated “time-definite” basis, delivering cargo at a specific time, but under less time-sensitive situations – supplying you with a cost effective, reliable alternative to air transportation. We work with companies of all sizes to develop tangible advantages and build the best products to meet your specific needs. Forward Air presents to the wholesale transportation community (logistics companies, freight forwarders, integrated air cargo carriers, passenger/ cargo airlines, and non-traditional shippers), a single-source provider that can deliver more supply chain services and a superior menu of choices. Throughout the years we have added supplementary lines to our linehaul service, such as full truckload operations (Truckload Services), final-mile coverage (Complete® Cartage), and an Airline Logistics program, and we will continue to expand our services to meet the changing needs and growth of our customer base.

Forward Air is structured to optimize both savings and service to our customers. Direct partnerships with owner-operators and other surface transportation providers, enable us to remain cost-competitive. The Forward Air network is designed with over 90 facilities located at or near major U.S. and Canadian airports, 12 regional sort centers and over 300 beyond points (secondary airports provided through our Complete Cartage service), creating one of the most comprehensive linehaul networks in the industry.

Ranked 3rd in Newsweeks 2022 "Americas Most Trustworthy Companies" publication

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