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Aerotek Trailer Mechanic/Yard Operator in Seattle, Washington

Trailer Mechanic / Yard Operator

Job Description

Join our dynamic team as a Trailer Mechanic / Yard Operator, where you will assist in managing the intake and organization of chassis and trailers. Your responsibilities will include conducting initial inspections, coordinating the placement of trailers within the yard, and utilizing a straightforward app to upload photos and track necessary details. You will also perform repairs, including full brake jobs, fabrication, and welding, with on-the-job training provided for specific skills. Additionally, you will operate heavy lifting equipment to maneuver trailers around the facility, ensuring smooth yard operations.

Hard Skills

  • Complete brake jobs

  • Electrical systems

  • Air systems

  • Landing legs

  • Welding

  • Fabrication

  • Heavy equipment operation

Soft Skills

  • Ability to perform under pressure

  • Effective communication

  • Team collaboration


  • Day Shift Position 7:30am-4pm

Work Environment

This position requires working outdoors in various weather conditions and involves physical activities, including moving and repairing trailers. The role includes operating large, heavy forklifts and working in a small shop environment. Our facility is equipped with a comfortable break room, locker rooms, and computer rooms. Monthly safety meetings are held to ensure everyone's voice is heard and to maintain our commitment to safety.

We reserve the right to pay above or below the posted wage based on factors unrelated to sex, race, or any other protected classification.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program terms. This temporary role may be eligible for the following:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision

  • 401(k)/Roth

  • Basic/Supplemental Life & AD&D

  • Short and long-term disability


  • Transportation benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Company Paid Time off or State Sick Leave

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.