Trailer Assembler II

Assemble sections of trailer bodies.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Trailer Assembler IIs do?

Assembles sections of trailer bodies, following diagrams, using jigs and fixtures, handtools, and power tools: Positions and aligns metal rails, frames, and sheeting in jigs and fixtures, using measuring tape and square to verify alignment of parts. Drills holes in parts at designated points, using power hand drill and drill template. Rivets parts together to form fabricated sides, top, front, and rear sections, using power rivet gun. Installs plywood panels, insulation, and flooring in interiors of trailer bodies. May cut structural truck body parts or trim excess metal from parts, using power saws. May weld steel door frames. May seal riveted seams, using caulking compound. May paint truck body parts. May work as member of assembly team.


Should I be a Trailer Assembler II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Trailer Assembler, Paneling, Trailer-Sections Assembler, Transmission Assembler

    How to become a Trailer Assembler II

    Trailer Assembler IIs 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 II-related education!
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