Entry-Level Fleet Technician - FT/Evenings (CDL A Permit or CDL A license prior to hire)

  • Company: PepsiCo
  • Location: South Bend, Indiana
  • Posted: November 04, 2016
  • Reference ID: 5000163067710
Position performs basic diagnostic and repair work, including scheduled preventative maintenance, oil and filter changes, and necessary repairs to automobiles, trucks (light, medium, and heavy commercial/DOT-regulated vehicles), vans and forklifts. Working knowledge of air brake repairs is required. Position works with a high degree of independence. This position requires that you have your own basic hand tools; diagnostic, ergonomic, and high-tech equipment will be provided. Due to the scope and variety of Pepsi's fleet, our department includes a variety of positions and job opportunities, ranging from entry-level to master technicians. We provide extensive training and continuous education to build onto your current basic maintenance education. Position also requires a number of physical movements including lifting, pinching, bending, reaching, climbing, and manipulating and handling objects.
* Diagnose failures of vehicles and disassemble, repair and reassemble parts as necessary
* Complete oil and filter changes
* Take direction from senior technicians and supervisors
* Computer-based diagnostics; interface with modern truck interfaces
* Basic computer use (email and web browser)
* Adherence to DOT regulations
* Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles
* Answer road calls
* Maintain vehicle records as required
* Maintain and repair fleet equipment
* Fill out all necessary documents
* Maintain records such as daily check list (pre-trip inspection)

* Pass the drug test
* Pass the background check
* Commercial Driver's License: CDL Permit or Class A CDL or ability to obtain Class A CDL [90 days] post-hire
* Able to lift up to 50 pounds (with or without an accommodation)
* Able to reach, lift, carry, push and pull (with or without an accommodation)
* Able to speak English

* Previous experience working under limited supervision (performing work on your own, working remotely from direct supervisor)
* Previous experience working outdoors (making road calls, responding to breakdowns, working in outside parking lots)
* Previous experience with shift work (being on-call, 24/7 availability, 2nd/3rd shift work, flexible work weeks)
* Previous experience using shop tools (engine hoists, welding, changing tires, small tools)
* Basic understanding of preventative maintenance programs
* Working knowledge of hydraulic and air brake systems
* Basic computer skills
* Previous experience with preventative maintenance programs and activities (following schedules for oil changes, documentation of work completed, tracking miles and usage hours, identifying and repairing defects)
* Working knowledge of hydraulic and air brake systems
* Knowledge of internal combustible engines
* Formal schooling in technical industry (e.g., certification program, military training, technical/community college)

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