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Appearance Technician

Company: TMC Transportation
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

TMC Transportation is the nation's largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you're seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

TMC Offers:

Competitive Salary
Comprehensive Benefit Package
401(k) Plan
Employee Ownership - ESOP!
TMC Transportation has immediate part-time openings for an Appearance Technician working out of our office in Des Moines, Iowa.


The primary function of an Appearance Technician is to wash, detail, and buff/wax trucks. This may include light tractor and/or trailer maintenance. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in learning the fundamentals of Class 8 on-highway preventative maintenance.


Assess the conditions of equipment as it arrives (using a checklist) and summarize any areas that are not up to specified standards
Physically scrub and rinse entire outside of equipment, including buffing and waxing as needed
Clean all parts of interior, including shampooing carpeted areas as necessary
Minor tractor and/or trailer maintenance as needed
Other duties as assigned


High school diploma preferred.
Valid driver's license is required.
Ability to function in a fast-paced work environment.
Must be able to follow detailed instructions.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including good listening skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively with the drivers in order to explain if/how their trucks fail to meet cleanliness standards.

Must be able to work 12 hour shifts.
Must be able to lift 100lbs. above head.
Must be able to bend and squat for extended periods of time.
Must be able to climb on/off tractors and trailers throughout the shift.
Must be quality driven and able to determine when cleaning, buffing, and waxing is completed according to standard; must be able to identify when re-work is necessary.

Keywords: TMC Transportation, Des Moines , Appearance Technician, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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