|Position Description and Qualifications
The Fleet Technician position is responsible for performing reliable and safe mechanical repairs and preventative maintenance in an efficient and cost effective manner on company fleet.
Perform general mechanical repair to Sysco vehicles in an effort to correct malfunctions and reduce further damage, including troubleshooting procedures and repair in the following areas:
Refrigeration equipment, Carrier & Thermo-king
Electrical system (i.e. alternator, starter, compressors, etc.)
Remove, replace and adjust equipment to keep equipment up to date and performing at its best
Working knowledge of using diagnostic equipment/tools software for Sysco equipment
Perform preventative maintenance on Sysco equipment including tractors, trailers, articulators and shop tools in an effort to enhance the use life of the equipment including:
Check, change and replace oil, oil filter and air filter
Lube chassis parts
Check/ diagnose batteries as needed
Check front axle, rear axle and driveline components and working functions
Knowledge of cab controls and functions
Ability to identify tire wear to prevent abnormal wear and potential tire related accidents:
Check tires on a scheduled basis for wear and proper air pressure
Maintain the shop area by keeping tools and equipment picked up, placing cleaning agents on oil and liquid spills, sweeping the shop area floor, dumping trash and identifying safety hazards and proper corrective action.
Maintain a repair record for each vehicle/reefer unit by recording repairs/maintenance performed, dating and signing work order to provide an accurate record for planning and evaluation purposes.
Perform safety inspections, noting components repaired and date repaired on the report. Ensure equipment is in full compliance with state safety regulations and Sysco standards (signed off by Shop Manager).
Assist with emergency road calls and call backs as noted in the Road Call Procedure Standard.
Follow Sysco standards, safe work methods, proper tool use, maintenance and handling.
Determine excessive wear on equipment.
Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities that an individual must possess to perform the essential functions of this job:
Required Minimum Education/Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent
2 years of Diesel mechanic experience
Must have a valid Driver's License and the ability to meet Sysco’s driving qualifications
Ability to lift 50 pounds regularly, 75 pounds occasionally and 100 pounds rarely.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; both verbal and written as well as excellent mathematical skills required
Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to plan and organize work efficiently; follow schedules, instructions, wiring diagrams, maintenance and other guidelines associated with the maintenance/repair of vans, trucks and reefer units; analyze and disseminate forms; mange work time; efficiently; follow procedures and policies.
Ability to use a Mig/Arc welder, cutting torch, air wrench and hand tools.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be exposed to outside conditions (rain, cold, heat, etc.), moving machinery and equipment, and high noise levels.
Certifications, Licenses and/or Technical Requirements:
HVAC vocational training or Certification strongly preferred
ASE certified preferred
Current state inspection license preferred
CDL Air Brake certified preferred
Class A or B CDL preferred
Strong computer skills with a working knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook preferred.
Preferred Education and/or Experience:
3 years’ experience in refrigeration &/or overhauls and rebuilds of heavy-duty diesel engines and transmissions
Knowledge of compliance with OSHA and DOT regulations
Previous Sysco experience preferred
NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.
How to Apply
If interested please submit an application online through our careers website at:
Send your resume to Carolina Luna at firstname.lastname@example.org