Diesel Mechanic - Fleet

Borden Dairy Cowarts , AL 36321

Posted 3 months ago



Maintains and repairs mechanical transportation equipment to aid in the distribution of all company products in a safe manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic preventative maintenance inspections and service on mechanical transportation equipment in accordance with manufacturers specifications and company guidelines.

  • Perform basic troubleshooting and minor repair on mechanical transportation equipment including but not limited to: electrical systems, powertrain, air and brake systems, suspension systems, and maintain fleet tires.

  • Comply with all company work and safety rules and regulatory compliance rules and regulations.

  • Use all personal protective equipment in compliance with OSHA regulations.

  • Possess the necessary personal tools to perform duties.

NOTE: This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed. Associates will be expected to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management.

Additional Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training in general transportation equipment maintenance and repair; or equivalent combination of continued education and experience.

Other Functions:

  • Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations, and accurately record data required.

  • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts, as required.

  • Must be able to frequently stand, walk, kneel, reach, climb, pull, and bend with full range of body motion.

  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

  • Must be able to work independently and/or on a team in a fast paced environment.

  • Strong analytical skills and systematic approach to troubleshooting and problem solving is required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must have a Class A commercial drivers license. (must possess a valid Class CDL-A and Medical Examiners Certificate in accordance with FMCSA Part 391.41 prior to operating a commercial motor vehicle for Borden Dairy Company on public roadways).

  • Must have or be able to obtain all EPA licensing and/or certifications consistent with field requirements including but not limited to EPA Clean Air Act Section 608 Type II and EPA Clean Air Act Section 609 MVAC certifications within 3 months.

  • Must have or be able to obtain Brake Inspector Certification as defined in FMCSA Part 396.25 within 3 months.

  • Must have or be able to obtain Annual Inspector Certification as defined in FMCSA Part 396.19 within 3 months.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work in hot and cold climates, both indoors and outdoors and on mechanical transportation equipment.

Language Skills:

English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be beneficial based on business necessity.

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