Entry-Level Fleet Technician - FT/Evenings/CDL A Required (M-F 12p-8p)
Charleston , South Carolina
January 05, 2017
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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