Truck Trailer Final Inspector

Examine assembled truck trailers.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Truck Trailer Final Inspectors do?

Examines assembled truck trailers for conformance to manufacturing specifications: Measures parts and compares dimensions with work orders and blueprints, using steel tape, fixed gauges, and micrometers. Inspects electrical wiring, following wiring diagrams and color codes. Compares part numbers with assembled units to determine that undercarriage, braking system, wheels, tires, and latching support meet specifications. Examines welded and painted surfaces for flaws. Records type of items examined and defects found. Stamps items that meet specifications.

Should I be a Truck Trailer Final Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Final Inspector, Truck Trailer

    How to Become a
    Truck Trailer Final Inspector

    Most Truck Trailer Final Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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