The David J. Joseph Company

  • Tractor/Trailer Mechanic

    Additional Locations 5 months ago(10/19/2018 2:49 PM)
    # of Openings
    Kansas City
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    At Advantage Metals Recycling (AMR) the opportunity is YOURS! We have achieved years of success by giving our teammates the tools they need to do the best job. Do you have what it takes to help shape the future? Working at AMR is definitely for you if:

    • You want a career and not just a job
    • You want to work for an awesome company where you can make a difference
    • You have a positive, can-do attitude
    • You are motivated and take initiative

    We are committed to building great teams, offering competitive compensation, and allowing for a healthy work-life balance, because our teammates are our most valuable asset. Whether you work in a recycling facility or at our corporate headquarters, AMR is a place where you can come for a job, but stay for a career.


    AMR operates recycling facilities in Kansas and Missouri. Our processing capabilities include an automobile shredder, balers, shears, mobile shearing, torch processing, auto crushers, and extensive transportation services. AMR is a proud part of Nucor Corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of The David J Joseph family of companies and has a well-earned reputation for safety, integrity and innovation. We are recognized as good community citizens who are trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive.


    We are looking for pro-active and passionate teammates to join our Transportation team in TRAILER MECHANIC role.


    Position Overview:

    1. Follow all safety programs and procedures of Advantage Metals Recycling, LLC.
    2. Wear proper PPE as required.
    3. Professional and detail oriented with good team skills.
    4. Maintain a clean and organized shop.
    5. Other duties as assigned.


    1. 3 years of trailer maintenance experience preferred.
    2. DOT qualified for trailer inspections.
    3. Heavy Duty brake and suspension experience.
    4. Knowledge of electrical systems including troubleshooting and repairing of lighting and basic wiring.
    5. General repair experience of all types of Class A Trailers, Van, Flatbed, Step Deck, Gondola, End Dump and Lowboy Equipment Haulers.
    6. Hydraulic and Tarping Systems experience a plus.
    7. Applicants must provide own basic hand tools (List of tools required will be provided by Employer during interview process).
    8. Stable work history.


    We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.

    EEO Statement

    Advantage Metals Recycling LLC (AMR) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.

    AMR is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. AMR hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please
    click here.

    AMR reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates.

    AMR also provides a work environment in which each teammate is able to be productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.


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