Sr Mobile Reefer Trailer Mechanic

Remote-New Jersey-110


Cox Automotive - USA

Job Family Group

Vehicle Operations

Job Profile

Sr Mobile Trailer Repair Technician

Management Level

Individual Contributor

Flexible Work Option

No remote option; must work at a specified Cox location

Travel %

Yes 100% of the time

Work Shift



Hourly base pay rate is $30.87 - $46.35/hour. The hourly base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.

Job Description

*** If you have any questions or to connect with a recruiter while your application is being reviewed, please Text DFS3 to 317-597-8130 ***  


****Veterans encouraged to apply**** 

Fleet Services – A Cox Automotive Company keeps your fleet moving!   

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Fleet Services by Cox Automotive has grown to become one of the largest fleet maintenance companies in the country.  


 Fleet Services is the leading provider of on-site mobile maintenance and repair services nationwide, offering mobile on-site fleet service for light medium, and heavy-duty trucks and trailers. Fleet Services also services customers utilizing its 50+ nationwide service centers; each offering accident repair, painting, refurbishment, and heavy mechanical repair. We are supported by a 24/7 in-house call-center and provide scheduled maintenance services and unscheduled services to fleets anywhere, anytime.  



To support growth of the company, Fleet Services By Cox Automotive is currently hiring a Reefer Trailer Technician II to join our team! This is a dedicated on-site position and we do not provide emergency side of the road type of repairs. If you are looking for a new place to call home, we would love to talk to you! The Mobile Trailer Technician II will be responsible for performing certified DOT inspections, Preventative Maintenance inspections, light repairs, and other duties as assigned such as aluminum and chem-lite, trailer brakes, air lines, auxiliary pumps, and engines, liftgates, brake chambers, welding, fabrication, replacement of panels, body and framework.   Work performed at the customer's site. The Mobile Trailer Technician II can perform more advanced repairs under the supervision of a Sr Mobile Trailer Technician or higher.  The Mobile Trailer Technician II assists Sr Mobile Trailer Technician or higher Technicians with repairs and continues to learn additional advanced mechanical skills.  A successful Mobile Trailer Technician II complies with all company policies and achieves high level performance metrics.  



Preventive Maintenance and repairs on ThermoKing, Carrier and other refrigeration equipment, Preventive maintenance and repair, DOT inspections on Freightliner and Mack Trucks, trailers out of Service trucks with little or no supervision. 

Diagnose and repair/replace compressors, coils, electrical components, etc 

Always follows and complies with safe operating practices and procedures.  

Independently manage parts inventory and equipment provided on company-issued service truck and perform periodic reconciliation.  

Maintain and operate company-issued service vehicle, conduct safety checks, and pre-/post-trip inspections of vehicle.  

Applies knowledge that is acquired through formal training or on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job.  

Work with and listen effectively to clients and customers to assess their needs, providing information or assistance, resolving their problems, or satisfying their expectations. 

Manage concurrent assigned tasks, making effective judgments as to prioritizing work-related activities and time allocations. 

Act with integrity, demonstrate honesty and keep commitments. Behave in a consistent manner, keeping sensitive information confidential and adhering to ethical and professional standards.  

Perform scheduled preventative maintenance (“PM”), DOT Inspections and follow up repairs on trailers and equipment in a mobile/field environment. 

Respond to call center dispatched unscheduled service and maintenance request. 

Use hand tools, precision instruments, as well as Trailer tools, welding equipment, and jacks. 

Document according to company standards and upload pictures of work performed, parts used, and all findings observed on Repair Orders (“RO”) using company issued iOS device and our proprietary TRAIT application  

Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in a timely fashion. 

Work with a high degree of independence and manage own daily schedule. 

Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or close to most Standard Repair Times. 

Obtain parts from approved local and national vendors as necessary for the repairs to be performed. 

Communicate with management and support team via email or phone to obtain approvals on repair estimates, retrieve purchase order numbers and/or discuss RO findings notes. 

Perform all work in compliance with organizational safety, health and environmental policies, and federal regulations, to include OSHA, EPA, and DOT. 

Participate and complete all-in company required safety training. 

Establishes and maintains good working relationships with assigned customers and vendors. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 

Maintain company issued service truck, conduct safety checks and daily pre/post trip inspections. 

Perform minor adjustment and repairs on various types of trailers equipment and systems including, but not limited to the following:  aluminum and chem-lite, trailer brakes, air lines, auxiliary pumps and engines, liftgates, and brake chambers 

Adhere to company policies, processes, and procedures. 

Remain up to date on safety protocols and procedures. 

Diagnose, adjust, and perform repairs on various types of trailer equipment, and systems including, but not limited to the following: aluminum and chem-lite, trailer brakes, air lines, auxiliary pumps and engines, liftgates, brake chambers, welding, fabrication, replacement of panels, body, and framework. 

Identify problems, determine accuracy and relevance of information, using sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives.  

Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers and pressure gauges. 

Assist Mobile Trailer Technician I with diagnostics. 




High School Diploma/GED and 3 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate  

could also have a different combination, such as any level degree/certification beyond a HS  

diploma/GED in a related discipline; or 5 years’ experience in a related field.  

At least 3 years of experience with refrigerated equipment 

Certified to use refrigerants R134, R404, R410 and others as needed.  

Safe drivers needed; valid driver’s license required. 

Valid DOT Medical Card or ability to obtain one prior to employment or within 72 hours of hire 

Possess and supply a set of hand tools necessary to perform required job duties. 

OEM training and certifications are preferred. 

Must be 21 years or older  

Participate in and complete all-in company required training 



ASE T8 (PMI) certification 

ASE 608/609 certification* 



ASE T4 (Brakes) certification  

ASE T5 (Suspension) certification  

ASE T6 (Electrical and Electronic Systems)  

ASE T7 (HVAC) certification 



Knowledge of trailer parts and systems, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance, to make repairs or perform maintenance services.  

Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.  

Ability to lift, bend, climb, stand, and walk for long periods of time; ability to perform moderately heavy laboring work 

Ability to exert oneself physically over long periods of time without tiring, which may include performing repetitive tasks.  

Ability to accurately judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from the observer, or the distance between an object and the observer.  

Ability to communicate information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner.  Engages in effective two-way communication with individuals and groups. 

Ability to determine the type of tools and equipment needed. 

Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. 



$xx-$XX hourly depending on experience and location. 

Safe driving & Tech efficiency bonuses   

Safety Boots & Safety Glasses reimbursement    

Extreme weather gear (Cold & Hot)    

Uniforms provided with laundry service where available    

Take service truck home daily (stop paying for gas!)    

Laptop & company cellphone provided     

Technical training provided to advance your career   

Dedicated career path – ‘Over 50% of our front-line managers are promoted from within’.    



Health, dental, vision insurance starts DAY ONE of employment.  

401(k) matching starts after 90 days, 100% match up to 6% contribution and an additional 2% discretionary contribution by the company.   

Accrue up to 192 hours (4-weeks and 4-days) of Paid Time Off starting the first year of employment.   

Tuition Assistance/Reimbursement   

Adoption/Surrogacy assistance   

Pet Insurance   

Multiple ERG, diversity groups, and company paid volunteer hours.   

Employee discounts on new vehicle purchases, cellphone plans, ridesharing, home/rental insurance, wellness/fitness incentives and much more 


Employees are eligible to receive a minimum of sixteen hours of paid time off every month and seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Us

Through groundbreaking technology and a commitment to stellar experiences for drivers and dealers alike, Cox Automotive employees are transforming the way the world buys, owns, sells – or simply uses – cars. Cox Automotive employees get to work on iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book and industry-leading dealer-facing companies like vAuto and Manheim, all while enjoying the people-centered atmosphere that is central to our life at Cox. Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page. Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.


Job Profile


North America


United States


401(k) matching Bereavement leave COVID-19 vaccination leave Employee Discounts Flexible Vacation Flexible work option Jury duty leave Military leave Paid holidays Paid Time Off Paid Volunteer Hours Parental leave Pet Insurance Time off to vote Volunteer time off


Communication Compressor Repair DOT Inspections Electrical Repair Engines Fabrication Fleet Services Mechanical Mechanical Repair Operations Preventative maintenance Preventative Maintenance inspections Preventive Maintenance Problem-solving Repair Services Trailer Repair Welding

  • Conduct Preventive Maintenance inspections
  • Diagnose and repair refrigeration equipment
  • Independently manage parts inventory and equipment provided on company-issued service truck
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions
  • Maintain and operate company-issued service vehicle
  • Manage parts inventory
  • Manage parts inventory and equipment
  • Operate company-issued service vehicle
  • Perform certified DOT inspections
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance

GED High school diploma


DOT Certification DOT Inspections


No remote option No remote option; must work at a specified Cox location


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