Transportation Technician
Job Type


The Transportation Technician supports the transportation operation of the organization ensuring all commercial vehicles and equipment are maintained and operational. The Transportation Technician maintains a record of preventive maintenance services performed and repairs completed on all vehicles and equipment, is accountable for tools and equipment, and maintains an inventory of assigned parts and supplies.  


We are Harmon Scrap Metal, we recycle by processing scrap metal, and we are growing by the day. Our mission is to empower people to recycle the past to impact the future. We are intentional and disciplined in our pursuit to see every team member reach their personal, professional, and financial goals through the work we do together. Our core values, Discipline, Trust, Accountability, Alignment, and Adaptability, are the backbone of our business. They guide our hiring process and daily operations. We are transparent and results-oriented in all we do. 


  • Maintains vehicles, which may include cars, trucks, tractor/trailers, and any other company vehicles to OEM and DOT specifications. 
  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance including oil changes and tune ups, per manufacturer guidelines 
  • Replacing and repairing semi tires  
  • Repairs or replaces malfunctioning parts and systems such as brakes, lights, belts, water pumps, tires, and other mechanical parts 
  • Performs tests on specific parts and systems to confirm proper mechanical function; ensures that all critical parts are examined 
  • Respond to service calls at other locations; identifies problems either visually or with computer diagnostic equipment; records and reports damaged, worn, or broken parts; and installs replacement parts 
  • Thoroughly cleans equipment and parts, removing parts and reinstalling as necessary 
  • Oils and lubricates moving parts on equipment to ensure effective performance 
  • Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies 
  • Conduct annual inspections on tractor and trailers 
  • Maintain documentation of inspections and repairs  
  • Trailer and dumpster fabrication  
  • Attend and participate in internal meetings and be constantly training and staying current on required certifications 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management 


  • QSEHRA Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO Program 
  • Retirement Plan
  • Professional Training & Development Opportunities


As an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce, Harmon Scrap Metal recognizes that a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. We hire local talent at all levels regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability and actively foster inclusion in all forms both within our company and across interactions with clients, candidates, and partners.

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Disclaimer: The sorting and processing of scrap metals involves using permanent magnets and electromagnets, creating magnetic fields, which can interfere with electronic medical devices like cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators. 



  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of vehicle repair and maintenance 
  • Excellent mechanical repair skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Skilled at driving and parking large, heavy vehicles 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proficient with computer diagnostic equipment and software 


  • High school diploma or equivalent  
  • Vocational/technical school program or apprenticeship in auto repair or related field required 
  • At least five years of automotive and maintenance experience 
  • Certified to conduct annual inspections and brake adjustments or possess ability to become certified in accordance with federal guidelines 
  • Drivers license & clean driving record 


  • Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, reach, and squat to perform repairs and inspections 
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times 
  • Work environment involves frequent and/or regular exposure to natural and unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, biohazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises