Fleet Mechanic - Reefer in Lexington SC

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Fleet Mechanic - Reefer
Job ID: 
Lexington SC
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Job Types:
Fleet Maintenance, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor
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Responsible for the troubleshooting, repair and general maintenance of the fleet reefer units. In addition (if required) general repairs to fleet equipment which includes tractors and trailers. Compliance with all state and federal trucking regulations. Documentation of performed maintenance in the provided software system.

Schedule -- Sunday - Thursday 9pm - 6am

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Benefits medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, strong safety culture, and much more! Benefits start day ONE, stellar local leadership, best place to work!

US Foods is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promoting from within, excellent training programs and a continuous improvement focus

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, rebuild, replace failed components on diesel reefer units. All work to be perform in efficient and timely manner.
  • Perform preventative maintenance within company standards.
  • Complete documentation of all repair orders, PM list and parts usage.
  • Keep track of assigned repairs using company software.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment in compliance with workplace safety rules and regulations and government guidelines.
  • Perform basic braising.
  • Willingness and capacity to assume increased responsibility and certifications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required.
    • Additional mechanic training or trade school degree preferred

Related Experience/Requirements:
  • (3) year of verifiable hands-on experience as a heavy-duty commercial diesel mechanic or reefer mechanic or a combination of both; or (1) year 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.

  • 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
  • Knowledge of Detroit Diagnostic Link, Cummins Insite, Diamond Logic, Eaton, and Bendix software programs a plus.

At Us Foods® We Help Our Customers Make It with Products and Services That Shape the Communities Where We Live and Work. We Are Passionate About Demonstrating the Same Commitment to Helping Our Employees Make It Through Continued Professional Growth Opportunities and Broad Career Path Potential.

Why Us Foods?

Our Customers' Success Goes Far Beyond Great Food. At Us Foods, We Work to Exceed Expectations and Give Our Customers the Competitive Edge They Need. At the Foundation of Those Efforts Are Our Cultural Beliefs, The Pillars That Define Our Work Ethic, Collaborative Spirit and Commitment to Service.

At Us Foods®, We Are Committed to Compensation and Benefits That Respect and Reward Our Employees for Their Dedication and Hard Work. If You Join Our Team, We Provide Flexibility and Options to Fit Every Stage of Your Career.

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