Giant Eagle Supermarkets

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Diesel Mechanic ( OK Grocery )

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted: 12/16/2018

About Us

Our business is the wholesaling, warehousing and distribution of dry groceries, produce, dairy, frozen food, meat, poultry, health and beauty care, and general merchandise to retail supermarkets located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana. Our Team Members, an integral part of the supply chain, operate state-of-the-art equipment and are safety conscious and customer-focused. If you have a genuine commitment to safety and respect for others, then our Warehouse and Transportation team might be the right fit for you!

Position Summary

The Fleet Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for performing the preventative maintenance work and repair of diesel industrial tractors and trailers in a safe and efficient manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform preventative maintenance on all tractors to include changing the oil, checking the filters, greasing all fittings, checking all hoses, visually inspecting the engine and tightening all bolts.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on all trailers to include lubing trailer joints, checking the doors, checking the exterior and repair the rivots and sides as needed.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on diesel, industrial tractor trailer trucks, gasoline sevice trucks and vans.
  • Uses hand, power and pneumatic tools and testing instruments to repair and maintain equipment and vehicles
  • Follows manuals and uses knowledge of electrical, power transmissions and other automotive systems when repairing or maintaining diesel tractor trailer trucks and gasoline service trucks and vans.
  • Reviews job orders and observes and listens to equipment to determine malfunction and plan work procedures.
  • Test drive repaired tractor trailer trucks or service equipment to verify conformance to Department of Transportation specifications.
  • Performs state inspections on tractors and trailers.
  • Checks work orders and past work done on equipment.
  • Install, replace and/or repair refrigerants, ventilation systems, brakes, engines, clutches, transmissions, starters, alternators, batteries, etc. as needed.
  • Operates equipment in accordance with all safety parameters.
  • Responsible for keeping work area safe and clean.
  • Respond to road calls utilizing fleet repair trucks or a tow service.
  • Completes forms for parts maintenance along with a summary of tasks performed during each shift as defined by the Company's Labor Standards and productivity levels.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as needed and assigned.
  • Little or no financial or budgetary responsibility Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$0
  • None

Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required

  • 3 to 5 years

Experience Desired

  • Thermo King a plus
  • Refrigerant R-404A Certification a plus
  • Preventative Maintenance/Repair work on Tractors required
  • Must have own hand and power tools
  • Two to five years experience on class 8 vehicles
  • Compressed Natural Gas of Equipment a plus

Age Requirement

  • At least 21 years of age


** Warehouse Shifts **

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others

Work Environment

  • Aware of surroundings in a high traffic warehouse environment
  • Inclement weather (hot/cold, snowy, rainy)
  • Warehouse environment with exposure to hot and cold temperatures
  • Garage Environment

Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 100 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 100 pounds

Equipment Used

  • Dolly
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Telephone
  • Fuel Pumps
  • Jockey Truck
  • Ladder
  • Overhead Cranes
  • QUALCOMM On-Board Computer System
  • Reefer Untis
  • Tractor Trailer
  • Vehicle Restraints
  • Power Tools
  • Hand Tools
  • Air Tools
  • Start All
  • Portable Battery Charger/Starter
  • Tire Dollies
  • Creepers
  • Welder
  • Torches
  • Forklift
  • Diagnostic Equipment
  • Liquid Pumps from 55 Gallon Drum
  • Lubricant Gun/Hose
  • Battery Charger
  • Power jacks

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