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Lead Diesel Fleet Technician

Company: SYSCO
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Company: US0039 Sysco Iowa, Inc.Zip Code:50021Minimum Level of Education:High School or EquivalentMinimum Years of Experience:5 YearsEmployment Type:Full TimeTravel Percentage: 0COMPENSATION INFORMATION: The pay range provided is not indicative of Sysco's actual pay range but is merely algorithmic and provided for generalized comparison. Factors that may be used to determine rate of pay include specific skills, work location, work experience and other individualized factors This is a LEAD technician role.Pay up to $42.00 per hour based on experienceSign on bonus Annual Boot and Tool allowance Outstanding benefits - Excellent full time career with a stable and growing company Move your Career FORWARD with SYSCO FOODS! JOB SUMMARYTo provide safe, reliable and cost-efficient vehicles by performing quality preventive maintenance inspections and repairs as well as performing expert diagnosis and repair as required to prevent breakdowns on road, reduce vehicle downtime and improve total fleet reliability.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs supervisory roles when the fleet supervisors or manager is not accessible.
  • Mentor, teach and share expertise with the fleet technician I and II to aid in their development to positions of greater responsibility.
  • Expressed desire to advance to management positions of greater authority.
  • Demonstrates clear and concise decision-making skills related to fleet repair and availability of fleet for operations teams.
  • Provides clear communication and reporting to the fleet supervisor or manager on a daily basis.
  • Perform required inspections and preventive maintenance on vehicles within planned time tolerances.
  • Maximize the safety, reliability, and cost efficiency throughout the life cycle of the fleet.
  • Perform FAI/CVI (Annual) inspections in accordance with all federal, state and local legal and regulatory agencies. (Includes all state-required inspections and frequencies).
  • Address all driver vehicle inspection report write ups timely, and efficiently.
  • Diagnose cause of any malfunction and perform repairs to manufacturer specifications including but not limited to transport refrigeration systems, engines, transmissions and clutches, drive-line, differential, steering and suspension, fuel and ignition system, exhaust systems (including regeneration systems), intake systems, electrical systems, brake systems, HVAC and Refrigeration systems and lift-gate hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Follow procedures including documenting all work performed on work order using complaint, cause, and correction format.
  • Learn and develop efficiency in Sysco computer programs
  • Operates competently within designated parameters and communicates upward before exceeding those parameters.QUALIFICATIONSPreferred Education
    • Heavy Duty truck technical training
    • High school diploma
    • Current and valid driver's license (CDL Preferred, Not Required)Preferred Experience
      • 2-year school and 4 years of experience or
      • 5 years of experience in fleet maintenance and repair
      • 1-year experience in a leadership role (highly preferred)Preferred Certifications, Licenses and/or Registrations
        • Annual Inspector Certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Brake Inspector Certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • ASE certifications & Automotive or Medium/Heavy Duty Trucks (Preferred, Not Required)
        • Mobile Refrigeration (EPA 608) Type II Certification preferred.
        • Mobile Air Conditioning (EPA 609) Certification preferred.
        • Working knowledge of computer-based diagnostic software for OEM's and component manufacturers
        • The technician must provide own tools (diagnostic equipment and major tools provided by Sysco) necessary to perform all maintenance repair and diagnosticsPreferred Professional Skills
          • Expert knowledge and skill of all vehicle systems and components
          • Expert knowledge and skill in diagnosis and repair of electrical systems on all equipment
          • Expert knowledge and skill in diagnosis and repair of refrigeration systems (
          • Expert knowledge and skill in Preventive Maintenance Inspections and repair
          • Moderate knowledge and skill in welding and cutting (gas, electric, MIG, TIG)
          • Moderate computer skills and knowledge
          • Expert knowledge of all DOT (FMCSA) regulations
          • Moderate knowledge of OSHA safety regulations
          • Moderate knowledge of environmental regulationsPhysical Demands
            • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.
            • The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms.
            • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
            • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.
            • The employee is frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend or crawl.
            • The employee is occasionally required to sit and must frequently lift and/or move up to 75lbs.
            • The employee is Repair work requires excellent hand and finger dexterity used for wrenches, hand tools, and other shop equipment.
            • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
            • Ability to operate various pieces of equipment
            • Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, reach
            • Ability to push/pull
            • Ability to lift /carry
            • Ability to grasp tools
            • Ability to perform Repetitive motion: wrenches and hand tools
            • Working conditions: Frequently works outdoors.Working Conditions
              • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.
              • The employee is frequently exposed to vibration.
              • The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions including extreme heat and extreme cold.
              • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud (diesel engine noise and shop equipment).BENEFITS INFORMATION:For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit OVERVIEW: Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations. We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT: Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Keywords: SYSCO, Ankeny , Lead Diesel Fleet Technician, Professions , Ankeny, Iowa

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