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Company: Dollar General Distribution Center
Location: Walton, KY
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel

Description

Overview

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates more than 18,000 stores in 47 states, and we're still growing. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.



Job Details

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Ensures all trucks, trailers and yard tractors are in working order and are compliant to federal standards.

 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate gaining proficiency in the inspection, repair and diagnosis of - with some assistance: diesel engines, power train to include differentials, transmissions, clutches, drive shafts, wheel ends. Electrical systems including started, alternators and lights. HVAC systems. Steering systems. Electronics to include ECM's, ECU's, sensors, etc. Engine bolt on items such as turbos, fan clutches, cooling system, etc. Brak systems including ABS 
  • Diagnose and repair truck, trailer components such as doors, floors, side panels, electrical and air brake systems.
  • Perform preventive maintenance (PMs) on tractor and trailer equipment including routine technical repairs and completing repair orders.
  • Perform maintenance repairs as required to maximize safety and reliability on all fleet vehicles including tractors, trailers, lift-gates, and any company-owned equipment.
  • Abide by all Company policies and safety rules and assist in maintaining a clean, safe work environment.
  • Assist drivers with addressing outstanding vehicle issues.
  • Maintains repairs for class 8 trucks, trailers and yard tractors.
  • Safely operates gauges, forklifts, shunt truck, torches, grinders, and various hand and power tools.
  • Performs DOT inspections and compliancy.


Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Broad understanding of fleet maintenance policies, FMCSA standards and industry practices
  • Ability to work unsupervised, make decisions as needed
  • Effective communicator and team player
  • Heavy diesel truck and trailer mechanic skills

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working with air brake, hydraulic and electrical systems.  Prior welding and fabrication experience preferred.  Tire repair experience (repair, mounting, dismounting) preferred.
  • 2+ years of Diesel Maintenance Repair Service 
  • Experienced using trailer maintenance software preferred 
  • Experience working with air brake, hydraulic and electrical systems

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Conducts some repairs in odd positions and/or confined or close spaces
  • Work is performed under changing climatic conditions of extreme heat and cold
  • Walking long distances; sitting or standing for long periods of time
  • Bending, stooping, squatting, or kneeling on a repetitious basis
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Exposure to noise and heights

 

Dollar General is an equal opportunity employer.


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