Trailer Assembler I

Assemble prefabricated parts to build metal and wood truck trailers.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Trailer Assembler Is do?

Assembles prefabricated parts to build metal and wood truck trailers, following blueprints, performing any combination of following tasks: Lays out, fits, drills, screws, bolts, and rivets together metal sheeting, upright frames, bottom and top bars, and angle clips, using pneumatic and hydraulic handtools and machines, and templates. Assembles and fastens together preassembled trailer side and top sections to trailer frame. Marks and cuts openings in sheeting, installs support framing around openings, and installs preassembled doors, handles, hinges, and catches. Fits, drills, bolts, and rivets metal frame posts, headers, and buckplates together to make rear trailer body section, verifying tolerances with square and rule. Assembles and bolts undercarriage in position and mounts tires on wheels. Drills, bolts, and rivets frames, metal and plywood sheeting, lock assemblies, hinges, and bracket angles to assemble doors for trailer bodies. Installs insulating material between framing and outer plates of doors. Screws holding brackets in place and strings wiring for lighting system. Applies sealant to assembled sections. Welds parts. May be designated according to part assembled as Custom-Frame Assembler; Trailer-Body Assembler.

Should I be a Trailer Assembler I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Truck-Trailer, Trailer Assembler, Trailer-Body Assembler, Travel Trailer Components Assembler See More

    How to become a Trailer Assembler I

    Trailer Assembler Is generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Trailer Assembler I-related education!
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