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Maintenance Technician

TMC Transportation Des Moines, IA Full-Time
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TMC Transportation is the nation's largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you're seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!

TMC Transportation has an immediate full-time opening for a Maintenance Technician working out of our office in Des Moines, Iowa.


The primary function for a Maintenance Technician will be to perform tractor and/or trailer preventative maintenance repairs to advance mechanical and electrical troubleshooting procedures.


Tues - Fri: 7:30 P to 6:00 A


  • Repair and maintain company tractors and/or trailers using hand tools, precision measuring instruments, and machine tools
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and examine parts for defects and excessive wear
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair electrical circuits utilizing computer based software diagnostic programs and printed wiring schematics
  • Recondition, repair and/or replace parts
  • Perform routine maintenance checks including inspecting brake system, wheel bearings, electrical system, and air systems
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair engine/driveline/ABS related issues utilizing sound mechanical knowledge and computer based diagnostic programs
  • Ability to set up and use common cutting, welding, and metal fabrication tooling and equipment as needed to complete trailer repairs
  • Other duties as assigned


    • Technical school degree and/or previous tractor/trailer repair experience
    • Must have valid Driver's License
    • Must be attentive to detail
    • Strong oral and written communication skills required
    • Must be able to handle a fast-paced, physically demanding workload

    • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Must be able to lift 100lbs repetitively and overhead
    • Must be able to climb on/off trailers throughout the shift

Recommended skills

Troubleshooting (Problem Solving)
Complex Problem Solving
Preventive Maintenance
Electrical Wirings


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Estimated Salary: $49K
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