US Foods Diesel Fleet Mechanic - 3rd Shift in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

Work on USF fleet equipment, to include troubleshoot, diagnose, rebuild, replace and complete all required repairs on diesel equipment (i.e. tractors, trailers, bobtails, reefers, lift gates, etc.)

Description-

Diesel Fleet Mechanic, for 3rd shift:

This is a diesel mechanic position for US Foods in Altoona, PA; involves repairs, PM's and associated work orders on tractor-trailer fleet at the Altoona warehouse. Will be a 3rd shift position, Sunday through Thursday nights. Full time, with comprehensive benefits package. Hourly with overtime. Duties include:

  • 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 governmentguidelines.
  • 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.

# EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status  

Qualifications-

Requires: Class A CDL (at time of hire or within 6 months of employment); Brake certification; truck inspection certification; diesel mechanic (heavy equipment) certification (or equivalent experience and willingness to obtain)

Experience (Minimum Needed): 1 year in diagnosis and repair of fleet equipment

Specialized Knowledge Needed for Performance of Job: DOT regulations as they related to equipment maintenance and records.

DEF/after treatment expertise preferred

Special Skills:

Other: Have own tools and tool box.

Physical Requirements:

Most work performed indoors in garage setting, with occasional outdoor work; seasonal hot and cold temperatures; Able to work in a setting that involves noise due to operation of equipment; fumes from diesel fuel and solvents; exposure to hot surfaces when working on equipment; involves frequent lifting, pulling, pushing, and gripping; Requires frequent standing, walking and climbing, occasional sitting. Must be able to lift frequently 5 to 50 lbs.; occasionally up to 80 lbs.

Primary Location: Altoona-PA

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Night Job

Job Function: Maintenance

Job Level:

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time