Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.


Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • 671 Givens Road
    Mount Vernon, IN 47620

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Email Send Failed!

Trailer Mechanic - First Shift

Schilli NationaLease • Mount Vernon, IN

Posted 12 hours ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - None
Experience - At least 1 year(s)
Degree - High School
Automotive, Skilled Labor - Trades, Transportation
Relocation - No


How Do You Compare to the Competition?

Get facts about other applicants with a CareerBuilder Account

Job Description

Who We Are: Schilli NationaLease, a division of The Schilli Companies and subsidiary of Daseke, is dedicated to providing nationwide service through the NationaLease chain in the areas of truck leasing, rental, and maintenance operations. We have built our business on the belief that listening to our customers and providing them with personalized, high-quality services that meet and exceed their expectations is the key to success. Our passion for helping our customers, working together, and maintaining high standards of honesty and dependability have allowed us to enjoy continued prosperity since the formation of our original company, Schilli Motor Lines, in 1961.

Who We Need: We currently have a position available for a trailer mechanic at our Mt. Vernon, Indiana shop. We are seeking a highly motivated, customer-focused individual with a knack for problem-solving to fill it. Position is full-time with a first shift schedule available (8 AM to 4:30 PM CDT, Monday through Friday).

What You'll Do: Trailer mechanic duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Accurately completing written records of work performed on vehicles

  • Communicating vehicle status to drivers, maintenance coordinators, and the shop foreman

  • Conducting fuel, electrical, and other diagnostics

  • Maintaining a clean work and shop area

  • Performing various types of preventative and break-down maintenance on heavy duty diesel engine tractors and trailers under limited supervision

Our Offer: In addition a starting wage between $15 and $30 / hour depending on skillset, we offer a complete benefits package to all employees who work an average of at least 30 hours per week for the company that includes:

  • Paid holiday and vacation time

  • Health insurance with medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

  • No-cost lab work and imaging services

  • Flexible spending account (FSA) for qualified medical and dependent care expenses

  • Voluntary group term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance

  • 401(k) retirement account plan

  • Tuition reimbursement through Truckload Carriers Association scholarship program

Job Requirements

Our Ideal Candidates: The best fit for our positions will have the following qualifications:

General Qualifications

  • High school diploma, GED, or other equivalent required; Completion of some coursework towards, or a certification / vocational degree in, diesel automotive technology or related area preferred

  • Valid driver’s (operator's) license required; Possession of valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) a plus

  • Knowledge of and / or experience with welding and trailer electrical systems

  • Dependable

  • Hardworking

  • Punctual

  • Strong communication skills

  • Team-oriented 

Physical Qualifications

  • Able to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes, or similar elements for entire work day

  • Able to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) for most of the work day

  • Able to exert physical effort in handling objects 50 pounds or less for most of the work day

  • Able to occasionally lift more than 50 pounds with or without assistance 

Application Process: To apply, please submit your resume and other requested information through CareerBuilder only. Once the human resources department has processed your submission, you will receive a series of online assessments at your specified email address. Please note that we will be unable to consider you further for the position you applied to until all online assessments have been completed. Due to the volume of applications received by The Schilli Companies, we request that you please do not contact the human resources department regarding the status of your application if you have not previously been contacted by a company representative. Applicants will receive status updates by email for positions they applied to as selection decisions are made.

Visa Sponsorship Statement: Per company policy, Schilli NationaLease does not sponsor any type of employment visa. We are therefore unable to consider applicants who will require visa sponsorship from the company now or in the future as a condition of employment. Proof of permanent work authorization is required from all new hires on the first day of employment. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Schilli NationaLease provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, Schilli Transportation Services complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment at every location where the company operates facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, training, performance evaluation, promotion, disciplinary action, leave of absence, and separation.

Disability Accommodation Statement: Schilli NationaLease  complies with all federal, state, and local laws concerning the employment of individuals with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability to apply to a position with Schilli NationaLease, or are the representative of a person seeking an accommodation for a disability for the purpose of being able to apply to a position with Schilli Transportation Services, please contact the Human Resources Department by calling (219) 261-2100 ext. 2422. This number is for disability accommodation requests only.

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.