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US Foods Fleet Mechanic in Norwich, Connecticut

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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.

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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.

SUPERVISION

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: VP of Operations, Transportation Manager, various other USF personnel

External: Vendors, Parts and equipment delivery personnel

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

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

COMMITTED TO PROTECTING OUR CANDIDATES, ASSOCIATES AND CUSTOMERS

We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here at https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USFCCPApolicy.pdf .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

EEO is the Law poster is available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf .

EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf .

Pay Transparency policy statement is available here at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf .

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