Fontana, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Trailer Mechanic

Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. At Kemira, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work culture that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference. Learn more about Kemira at www.kemira.com/careers.              



We are now looking for an experienced logistics trailer mechanic for our Industry & Water Segment operation. This position is responsible for maintaining our transport trailers in optimal condition by performing repairs and preventative maintenance.  This position will be located at our Fontana, CA facility.


In this role you’ll be responsible for:

  • Reparing all trailer components, including tires, brakes, frame suspension components,  pipes, hoses, fitting valves and other equipment used for hazardous liquid products.
  • Welding different component parts as required.
  • Performing annual cargo tanker tests and inspections, including HM-183
  • Performing inventory and ordering parts and supplies.
  • Tracking maintenance and schedules of equipment while working with dispatch and leasing companies to schedule and repair equipment.
  • Maintaining equipment records and files as required by DOT.


What you’ll bring to the team:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of five years experience as a trailer mechanic.
  • Extensive knowledge of MC312 and MC412 tank trailer design and maintenance; full knowledge of dot equipment requirements and regulations; welding experience.
  • Air brake and antilock brake certification: cargo tank inspector certification is required by dot for annual tank inspections; Confined space entry certification; CD DL with tanker hazmat endorsements preferred.
  • Must be self-starter, able to perform duties with minimal supervision, and must have thorough knowledge and understanding of tank and loading operation.


What you can expect from us:

  • Great Opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • A job that helps you increase your abilities and skills in various areas.
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market.
  • An attractive benefit package.
  • A great, multicultural and positive working environment.


Ready to create better every day?  Join Kemira!

For more information, please contact the Fontana, CA terminal manager Sean McDonald by e-mail at Sean.McDonald@kemira.com  


Please apply with CV/Resume at Kemira.com/careers.


Pay rates range from $28/h to $36/h based upon experience.




Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. Our customers include industrial and municipal water treatment operators, and pulp & paper industry among others. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on water treatment, renewable solutions, and digital services. In 2023, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.4 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. For more information, please visit our web site www.kemira.com/careers and LinkedIn.