Diesel Mechanic-Fort Worth Location

Ben E Keith Co Fort Worth, TX
The purpose of a Garage Mechanic is to repair delivery equipment including tractors, trailers, bobtails and passenger vehicles or any piece of equipment used for the delivery and unloading of merchandise. This position also installs and repairs industrial and commercial refrigerating systems. Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL within 90 days of employment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

* Perform duties by following the Company's safety standards.

* Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, drill press and jacks and hoists.

* Raise trucks and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.

* Immediately communicate problems with Supervisor.

* Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.Perform duties by following the Company's safety standards.

* Troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical problems.

* Repair delivery equipment, tractors, trailers, bobtails and passenger vehicles or any piece of equipment used for the delivery and unloading of merchandise.

* Document repairs.

* Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment.

* Maintain refrigeration system.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

* Must have 10 yrs diesel mechanic experience.

* Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL within 90 days of employment.

* Thermo King or Carrier refrigeration experience/and or training preferred

* EPA 608 & R-12 licenses or ability to obtain licenses.

* Must be able to troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical problems.

* Must be able to communicate with supervisors and shop associates.

* Must be able to follow instructions and be a self starter.

* Must be capable of working independently with a minimum amount of supervision.

* Must be willing to work odd hours and shift work (nights).

* Material handling equipment experience is a plus since a fork lift is used on occasion.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Must be able to walk extensively

* Must be able to stand for long periods of time usually for 8-10 hours

* Must be able to bend at the waist; stoop to reach and squat to lift heavy items in a proper manner and operate lift assisting devices.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

* Frequently required to sit, stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

* Occasionally required to climb or balance.

* Must be able to lift 30-60 lbs repetitively and heavier items weighing up to 100 lbs occasionally and frequently push or pull three-hundred (300) pounds.

* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

EDUCATION

* High school diploma or GED required

GENERAL STATEMENT

Drug Screen and Physical Required

All successful applicants must share a commitment to Ben E. Keith's goals and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results oriented environment. In exchange we offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.

We have sought to create an environment in which the contributions of each employee at Ben E. Keith are fully valued. This means more than simply treating one another with respect; it also means giving full consideration to how all our people who have many diverse racial, cultural, and social backgrounds can positively impact the quality of the decisions we make about our business.

Here at Ben E. Keith we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we want to do all we can to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. We believe our differences are also our strengths, and we want to do all we can to use those strengths to find more creative solutions for the business challenges we face. Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled - EOE

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