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Diesel Mechanic

companyGiant Eagle
locationSolon, OH 44139, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary

NEW increased stating pay and progression!

Talon Logistics, Giant Eagle’s transportation company, keeps the supply chain running smoothly and ensures our shelves are stocked with the great products are guests want and expect. Fleet Maintenance Mechanics are responsible for maintaining and repairing the commercial fleet used in all our distribution centers; including diesel and compressed natural gas, tractor trailer trucks, gasoline service truckers, reefers, and vans.

Job Description

Join the team and experience the benefits of being a part of Giant Eagle. In this role at our Bedford, OH location, you'll enjoy:

  • Competitive Compensation: Start at $28/hour; increase to $30/hour upon graduation of the company training program. 
  • Ongoing Training and Development: We're committed to helping you grow professionally. Take advantage of our ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.
  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, dental, and vision – we got your covered!
  • Retirement Planning: Plan for your long-term financial security with a union pension plan + optional 401K with company match.
  • Tool Reimbursement: Having the right tool for the job is essential.  That’s why we provide $900 annually to help you invest in quality equipment to keep your toolbox stocked.
  • Work-Life Balance: Consistent off days on Sun/Mon or Fri/Sat helps keep the balance between work schedule and personal commitments.
  • Wellness Programs: Take advantage of our wellness programs, which include access to a free on-site gym, health screenings, and wellness challenges designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Job Requirements

  • Experience Required: 3 to 5 years
  • Experience Desired: Thermo King a plus; Refrigerant R-404A Certification a plus; Compressed Natural Gas of Equipment a plus; Preventative Maintenance/Repair work on Tractors required; Must have own hand and power tools; Two to five years experience on class 8 vehicles
  • Education Desired: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification or Licensing Required: Brake Certifications; PA Class 3, 4 or 7 Inspection; Tractor/Trailer Inspections; Valid Driver's License
  • Certification or Licensing Desired: Valid Class A CDL
  • Lifting Requirement: Up to 100 pounds

Job Responsibilities

  • Responding to road calls by utilizing fleet repair trucks or tow service.
  • Installing, replacing, and/or repairing refrigerants, ventilation systems, brakes, engines, clutches, transmissions, starters, alternators, batteries, etc. as needed.
  • Operating equipment in accordance with all safety parameters.
  • Creating and entering data for work orders and check sheets on work being performed to include posting of parts corresponding with fleet maintenance software.
  • Keeping the work area safe and clean.
  • Checking equipment repair history and perform data input for system upgrades.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on all commercial fleet vehicles and service trucks to Department of Transportation specifications.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on all tractors to include changing the oil, checking the filters, grease all fittings, checking all hoses, visually inspect the engine, and tighten all bolts.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on all trailers, including lubing trailer joints, checking the doors, checking the exterior, and repairing the rivets and sides as needed.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on diesel, CNG, and commercial tractor-trailer trucks, gasoline service trucks, and vans.
  • Reviewing job orders and diagnose equipment to determine malfunctions and plan work procedures.
  • Use hand, power, and pneumatic tools and testing instruments to repair and maintain equipment and vehicles
  • Examining protective guards and bolts and inspect safety devices on trucks and trailers in order to make adjustments as needed.
  • Testing drive repaired tractor-trailer trucks or service equipment in order to verify compliance with Department of Transportation specifications.
  • Performing Department of Transportation inspections on tractors and trailers.
  • Performing state inspections on tractors and trailers.

Starting Rate of Pay


About Us

At Giant Eagle Inc., we’re more than just food, fuel and convenience. We’re one giant family of diverse and talented Team Members. Our people are the heart and soul of our company. It’s why we strive to create a nurturing environment that offers countless career opportunities to grow. Deep caring and solid family values are what makes us one of the top work places for jobs in the Greater Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus and Indianapolis Areas. From our Warehouses to our GetGo’s, our grocery Stores through our Corporate home office, we are working together to put food on shoppers' tables and smiles on their faces. We’re always searching for the best Team Members to welcome to our family. We invite you to join our Giant Eagle family. Come start a lasting career with us.

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