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Truck/Diesel Mechanic

Company: FreshDirect
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Truck/Diesel Mechanic is responsible for maintaining diesel equipment by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements, correcting vehicle deficiencies, making adjustments and alignments, keeping records.


  • Basic vehicle repairs and maintenance such as but not limited to:
  • Lighting systems
  • Brake systems
  • Body & cab repairs
  • Refrigeration units
  • Tires and other mechanical repairs

  • Receives general instructions on what is to be done, limitations, quality and quantity expected, deadlines, and priority of assignments from Team leader.
  • Must be capable of climbing on the roof and interstitial spaces in all weather conditions to service various equipment and components (as needed)
  • Must be willing to be trained in repairing pneumatics, hydraulics, and most mechanics involved with common industrial equipment, such as drives and gear boxes
  • Assist with any maintenance reporting or department paperwork as necessary
  • Must be able to communicate with Supervision, Quality Assurance and Safety

Education and Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of Truck Mechanic experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments independently without specific instruction but receives additional specific instructions from Team leader for new, difficult, or special projects/assignments
  • Must have valid drivers license/endorsements and be able to safely operate the equipment they will be working on
  • Responsible (with department supervisor) for ensuring that any procedures, and/or practices within the department, are being followed
  • Must be able to work as a team within the department as well as work with all personnel in the facility
  • Must be willing and able to perform other job functions as needed
  • Must be capable and willing to learn new equipment and willing to attend schools necessary for the job

Who is FreshDirect:

FreshDirect is the northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City, Philadelphia, and District of Columbia metropolitan areas. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. Launched in 2002, FreshDirect is a privately held company headquartered in Bronx, NY.

From the beginning, FreshDirect has set out to provide something different. We are a community partner with a mission to deliver the highest quality and service that customers can find. This is an environment in which associates can innovate, grow and have successful careers-most of our leaders have come up through our ranks. And thanks to our team's extraordinary efforts, we are a leading innovator in the e-commerce and grocery industries.

Why choose FreshDirect?

We're a company that thrives on teamwork. Our evolution is driven by our passionate employees and investment in perfecting the technology that lets us deliver the highest-quality food. Our state-of-the-art facility creates an environment for innovation. We support our employees with on-the-job training for plant employees and drivers, team-building activities, workplace recognition opportunities, and by encouraging direct relationships with our suppliers in the field.

Great people deserve great perks. We offer comprehensive benefits, plus many workplace extras, including:

  • A flexible and generous paid time off plan
  • 20% off at and significant markdowns at our employee market
  • 24-hour access to the FreshDirect shuttle between our Bronx headquarters and the subway
  • Regular events and barbecues for employees

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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because they are disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided they are qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job.

Keywords: FreshDirect, New Rochelle , Truck/Diesel Mechanic, Other , Bronx, New York

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