TRAC Intermodal

  • Chassis Mechanic - Seattle

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    # of Openings Remaining
  • Overview

    The Chassis Mechanic will be responsible to perform all types of chassis maintenance and repairs including (but not limited to) welding repairs, brake jobs, tire replacements, electrical repairs, refurbishment, major and minor straightening, component repair and or replacement, welding (M.I.G. and electric arc), cutting with a gas torch and the use of standard repair tools to repair and/or replace chassis parts. The Chassis Mechanic must be knowledgeable of, and observe, all safety rules and adhere to all TRAC policies and procedures. 


    This opening is for first shift, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 


    • Daily review of safety rules
    • Perform container chassis refurbishment, maintenance and repairs of various types using appropriate tools, methods, process and procedures
    • Safely handle chassis and other related items using the appropriate handling equipment or devices
    • Communicate with management on repair requirements and methods
    • Perform chassis inspections and write repair estimates to TRAC and or industry repair criteria and standards
    • Safely remove, handle and reinstall tires

    FMCSA Inspection Requirements:

    • Must understand FMCSA container chassis inspection criteria and be able to identify defective components
    • Must have proven and documented knowledge of methods, procedures, tools and equipment used when performing an FMCSA chassis inspection
    • Must be capable of performing FMCSA chassis inspections by reason of a minimum three year’s documented experience or training, or both


    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Ability to meet TRAC driver’s license standards
    • Able to pass pre-employment drug screening
    • At least 2 years of experience in chassis mechanics, usage and customary repair methods
    • Some experience with minor container repairs
    • At least one year of experience in MIG and/or ARC welding
    • Knowledge of AAR, IICL and DOT rules and criteria
    • Ability to work independently without direct supervision
    • Medium ability to use a variety of computer systems (Office and IDCS systems for rail)
    • Ability to read and write legibly
    • Bilingual is a plus (English/Spanish)
    • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time
    • Ability to review a written plan and execute according to the stated standards
    • Ability to work within a process oriented, fast paced team atmosphere
    • Must meet minimum FMCSA requirements that are listed in the Special Position Requirements
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workloads and handle multiple tasks

    More About Us

    Are you looking for a career with an industry leader? Have big ideas that deserve to be heard? A career at TRAC offers a rewarding opportunity to be part of a growing, evolving and ever-improving organization. TRAC Intermodal is North America’s leading intermodal transportation equipment provider and chassis pool manager serving international shippers. The company's operations include long-term leasing and short-term rentals of the chassis in our fleet. We also provide pool/fleet management services and are a leader in providing chassis solutions to the intermodal industry that are designed to increase supply chain efficiency, control costs and promote safety. Based in Princeton New Jersey, TRAC Intermodal is opening new locations across North America, experiencing impressive growth and embracing change. With the acquisition of Interstar Fleet Services and partnership with StreetTurn’s Intermodal Data Hub, we continue to expand our service offerings and create new career opportunities. If you want to work with a company whose actions people live its values every day, consider a career with TRAC Intermodal.


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