Tractor Trailer Mechanic Inspector

Landstar Transportation Logistics, 601 Vidal Cantu Road, Laredo, Texas, United States of America Req #2607
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

What is Landstar?

Landstar is a global transportation system built for the 21st century.  We are a safety-first company that provides safe, secure, and reliable transportation services delivered through a network of independent freight agents, leased owner-operators, and other third-party capacity providers. Landstar offers customized shipping solutions in all modes of freight transportation, supporting an efficient and reliable supply chain that meets our customers’ needs and goals.

Location: Laredo, TX

Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm
Depends Upon Experience (hourly)


What work will I perform at Landstar?

The ideal candidate for the Tractor Trailer Mechanic Inspector has been a tractor trailer mechanic for at least 7 years and is looking for a change of pace.  In this newly created role, you will work independently to perform DOT inspections on Landstar's fleet of trailer equipment, communicating inspection results in a timely and professional manner.


The work schedule is Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm during which you will be expected to complete 8 DOT compliance inspections each day.  Your attention to detail will ensure that trailers that pass the inspection have the appropriate documentation completed properly.  Your coordination and follow-up skills will be used for any trailers that fail inspection as you will document the needed corrective actions and interface with our third-party maintenance team to schedule the fixes.  You will reinspect the trailers upon completion of the repairs.

Essential Responsiblities:

  • Perform thorough and comprehensive DOT inspections of Landstar equipment
  • Coordinate with external vendors to ensure DOT compliance
  • Track all inspection statuses
  • Monitor and manage on-site tire inventory
  • Compliance with Parts 396.19 (Annual Inspections) and 396.25 (Brake Inspections) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations


Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Seven years tracter trailer mechanic experience

 Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Five years tractor trailer inspection experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Communicate verbally, in writing, and electronically (email) in an effective and professional manner
  • Ability to prioritize, and work with minimal supervision      



Why work at Landstar?

Landstar is seeking hard-working and dedicated employees committed to exceeding the expectations of those we serve. We employ a highly diverse workforce and welcome employees from all cultures and backgrounds to our team.


Our workplace culture is second-to-none. Landstar provides a safe and professional work environment in which to thrive and grow.  We offer competitive compensation, robust benefit plans including affordable medical plans, employer 401(k) match, paid time off, tuition assistance and much more.


If you want to be part of a top-notch Fortune 500 company with an emphasis on safety, service, teamwork, and dedication then Landstar is the place for you!

Landstar is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Landstar will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should send an e-mail to


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