Fleet Maintenance Technician (Milwaukie)

Fleet Maintenance Technician (Milwaukie)

02 May 2024
Oregon, Portland, 97201 Portland USA

Fleet Maintenance Technician (Milwaukie)

Are you experienced with trailer repair, highly responsible, and ready to work independently? Goodwill Industries of the Columbia-Willamette (GICW) needs you to keep us on the road throughout northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.

GICW seeks a full-time Fleet Maintenance Technician to inspect, maintain, and repair a fleet of nearly 400 trailers, with some additional work on vehicles and warehouse equipment. Based in the Portland Metro area, the technician will travel throughout Goodwill’s service area and work independently as directed by the Fleet Maintenance Manager.

Goodwill offers competitive wages and a generous package of benefits, including a comprehensive health care plan, employer retirement matching, and professional development opportunities.

GENERAL SUMMARY: Responsible for performing various vehicle, trailer, and equipment repairs and maintenance.


Essential Functions:

Conduct inspections of tractors, straight trucks, trailers, and warehouse equipment.

Perform minor maintenance and repairs on vehicles.

Perform maintenance and repairs on trailers, including but not limited to lighting, brakes, landing gear, flooring, doors, leaks, and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) annual inspections.

Prioritize work orders and handle urgent requests, completing all duties as assigned.

Procure parts or supplies, as directed, and submit supporting receipts.

Track and accurately record all work performed for maintenance history purposes.

Drive company vehicle with courtesy to others and represent GICW to the public at large.

Follow proper security procedures to protect GICW vehicles and property.

Comply with all state and Department of Transportation regulations.

Foster and demonstrate a positive team environment.

Provide excellent customer service to all internal and external customers.

Must demonstrate willingness and ability to adhere to all GICW’s policies and procedures, CARF standards, Kaizen guidelines, safety and security regulations.

Incidental Functions:

Perform miscellaneous duties, as assigned.



Must be 21 years of age or older.

High school diploma or GED.

Three years’ technical experience in vehicle, trailer, and equipment maintenance.

Knowledge of DOT equipment maintenance requirements.

Must be able to function independently in a work setting.

Must provide own transportation, as required.

Physically qualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle pursuant to DOT regulations.

Must have a valid driver’s license which reflects a driving record that meets GICW standards.

Must maintain medical certification.


Must maintain consistent, predictable, and satisfactory attendance and punctuality as scheduled.

Must be able to demonstrate upon request functional literacy and numeric proficiency.

Must be able to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquires and to make entries on reports and records as required by DOT regulations.

Must not present a direct threat to the safety and health of self, others, or property.

No record or disclosure of criminal conviction that indicates a tendency toward theft, violence, dishonesty, deceit, drug manufacture or sale, moral turpitude, or predatory behavior or is otherwise in conflict with the functions listed on this job description. This may include passing a state-mandated, federally-conducted criminal background check.

Must provide proof of identification and eligibility to work in the United States of America.

Must pass a drug screening test and background check.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Must meet GICW quantitative and qualitative performance standards.



Work is performed outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions, with limited work in a warehouse and office environment. Utilizes ladders and both manual and powered hand tools.

Occasional exposure to welding by-products and hazardous chemicals.

Travel throughout the service area is required.

Routine driving of company vehicles.

Moderate adaptability required: Work environment occasionally hectic (fast paced) with irregular short deadlines and a limited number of critical or unusual situations.

DOT Strength Classification – Medium.

Must be self-starters with a flexible schedule. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Interested candidates can apply in any of the following ways:

Submit your resume and cover letter via Craigslist mail relay;

Apply in person at: 1740 SE Ochoco Street, Milwaukie, OR 97222

Apply on-line at www.meetgoodwill.org

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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