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Diesel Mechanic

companyUS Foods, Inc.
locationNew Providence, NJ, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

JOIN THE US FOODS TEAM!

Ready to build a career with a company that’s leading the foodservice industry?

Schedule: Sunday - Thursday

3pm-11:30pm (2nd Shift)

Starting Rate: $30/hr + Sign on Bonus

BENEFITS START DAY ONE: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) life insurance and paid parental leave. Check out our Benefits by clicking on the linkHealth Plan Identifier (benefitspricing.com)  

We help you make it! US FOODS®is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promotion from within, excellent training programs and a continuous improvement focus.   

We are looking for a Diesel Fleet Mechanic who will relish the chance to push their potential, grow and reap the rewards of joining the US FOODS®family. Sign on Bonus Included!   

US FOODS®has a lot to offer:   

  • US FOODS®is the company built on YOU Matter, where your hard work is rewarded  

  • We are committed to compensation, benefits that respect, and reward our employees for their dedication and hard work  

  • Service recognition and employee rewards 

BASIC PURPOSE  
Mechanic will be responsible for the troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of the Fleet road equipment including tractor, trailer, thermo-king, converter dolly and maintenance vehicles.  Ensure compliance with all State and Federal trucking regulations. Mechanics will also be responsible for the documentation, completion, and to keep current the maintenance logs for all repairs and parts used daily.  The position will be required to perform road rescue as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Each item should account for 10% or more)

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, rebuild, replace and complete all required repairs on diesel equipment (i.e., tractors, trailers, bobtails, reefers, lift gates, etc.).
  • Perform preventative maintenance within company standards.
  • Complete documentation of all repair orders, PM list and parts accountability.
  • Handle road service calls; perform road rescue/transport equipment as needed.
  • Keep track of assigned repairs by logging in and out of the Shop Fax system.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment in compliance with workplace safety rules and regulations and government guidelines.
  • Maintain inventory and proper recordkeeping.
  • Backup to other maintenance shop personnel.
  • Willingness and capacity to assume increased responsibility and certifications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS
Education/Training:
High school diploma or equivalent required.

Related Experience/Requirements:

  • A valid Class-A CDL license and DOT certification preferred.
  • Must have (5) years of verifiable hands-on experience as a heavy duty commercial diesel mechanic or reefer mechanic or a combination of both; or (3) years verifiable hands-on experience with either Diesel Mechanic Certification or TK/Carrier Refrigeration Certification or both.
  • Diagnostic and troubleshooting competency relating to equipment repairs.
  • Successfully demonstrated independent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Prior experience in administering appropriate PM program.
  • Must furnish own personal hand tools.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to comply with EPA and OSHA regulations as pertaining to the shop and fleet.
  • Ability to read and understand technical and service manuals.
  • Excellent communication skills; able to communicate with co-workers and drivers with demonstrated teamwork skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple functions simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs.
  • Computer and software experience.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
  • Must be able to work overtime when needed



Physical Requirements:
JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO: 1. SIT Occasionally 2. STAND Frequently 3. WALK Frequently 4. DRIVE Occasionally (Test drives equipment) TO LIFT: 1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Continuously 2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Frequently 3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally 4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Occasionally 5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) May lift up to 120-150 pounds (2 man lift) TO CARRY: 1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Frequently 2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Frequently 3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally 4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Occasionally 5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Occasionally 1. Push/pull Occasionally Item: transmissions, tires & clutches 2. Climb/balance Occasionally Item: ladders & liftgates 3. Stoop/squat Frequently 4. Kneel/bend Occasionally 5. Bend Frequently 6. Reach above shoulder Occasionally 7. Grasp objects Frequently Type: 8. Manipulate objects Frequently Type: 9. Twisting Occasionally

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