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Security/Trailer Inspector - Mexico Cross Border Services

Landstar Transportation Logistics, 601 Vidal Cantu Road, Laredo, Texas, United States of America Req #1365
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Location: Laredo, TX 


Responsible for maintaining an overall safe and secure work environment at the Landstar Mexico Operations facility and yard (LMO).This will be done by inspecting, maintaining, documenting, and communicating all defects and security breaches regarding Landstar owned equipment or facilities.Conducting ongoing Security and Safety education to our facility employees, agents, BCOs, vendors and carriers will be key to long term success.


Maintain complete, accurate and up to date trailer information in Landstar's TIMS system

Communicate trailer arrival information with appropriate facility personnel

Inspect trailers for DOT compliance, signs of wear and mechanical defects

Locate and inspect trailing units for satellite tracking device and defects

Document and communicate defects regarding equipment to Landstar's approved maintenance vendor

Maintain complete, accurate and up to date equipment yard inventory

Maintain complete, accurate and up to date inspection reports

Complete a Safety/Security Walk Through as prescribed, document and report defects to management

Maintain a functional camera operations system

Maintain the safety/security of the fence and building perimeter

Other duties may be assigned.


Proficient in Excel and Internet

Working knowledge of iSeries/400, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint, preferred

Problem solving/analytical skills

Excellent organizational skills

Must be a self-starter, able to prioritize and work with little supervision

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Attention to detail and ability to follow directions and instructions

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Basic mechanical ability

Ability to work in damp atmosphere

Ability to repeatedly lift 50 lbs. overhead

Ability to repeatedly enter/exit Landstar equipment

Powered Industrial Truck Certified

Regular and timely attendance is also an essential job function


Compliance with 49 CFR Part 396.19 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in order to perform an Annual Inspection

Compliance with 49 CFR Park 369.25 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in order to perform brake inspections and adjustments.

DOT/FMCSA Inspector Certification

Familiarity with CTPAT rules and regulations


High School Diploma and State of Texas Level II Security License required; one to three years previous experience in trailer mechanics and inspection, a must. DOT/FMCSA certification preferred.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Landstar Transportation Logistics, 601 Vidal Cantu Road, Laredo, Texas, United States of America