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Fleet/Diesel Mechanic (CDL A)

Company: PepsiCo Beverages North America
Location: Altoona
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

$3,000 sign-on bonus for candidates with a CDL-A License (for external candidates only)
Starting wage is $27.00 and there is a 60 day probationary period
Candidate must have CDL-A and PA Class 7 State inspection license to get full wage
Must have Class 7 State inspection license or acquire timely
Position requires the ability to work independently as this is a two (2) tech shop
Full-Time / Evenings / CDL A Required
Position performs diagnostic and repair work, including scheduled preventative maintenance and necessary repairs to automobiles, trucks (light, medium, and heavy commercial/DOT-regulated vehicles), vans and forklifts. Position works with a high degree of independence. Position also requires a number of physical movements including lifting, pinching, bending, reaching, climbing, and manipulating and handling objects. 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; 3-5 years of relevant work experience are required for this experienced-level position. We provide extensive training and continuous education to continue your career development
PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Diagnose failures of vehicles and disassemble, repair and reassemble parts as necessary
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)
Requirements:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Commercial Driver's License: Class A CDL and be 21 years or older
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
HELPFUL EXPERIENCE:
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 maintaining manufacturing standards (up to date with the latest technology, experience with electronics, etc.)
Previous experience driving trucks requiring a Class A or B CDL (e.g., road testing trucks, moving trucks in and out of shop)
Previous experience with shift work (being on-call, 24/7 availability, 2nd/3rd shift work, flexible work weeks)
Previous experience with heavy truck repair (tractor-trailers, brakes, tires, engines, 10 bays to 18 wheelers)
Previous experience with light truck repair (trucks, vans, support vehicles)
Previous experience using shop tools (engine hoists, welding, changing tires, small tools)
Previous experience with diesel engines (certified on diesel engines, warranty certification from manufacturers)
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)
Previous experience with gas engine repair
Working knowledge of hydraulic and air brake systems
Knowledge of internal combustible engines
Previous experience repairing forklifts (e.g., repairing propane fuel systems, hydraulic systems, pallet jacks, etc.)
Previous experience working with computer instrumentation (e.g., using desktop computers, hand-held computers, laptop computers, performing diagnostics with computers, conducting preventative maintenance, executing work orders, etc.)
Formal schooling in technical industry (e.g., certification program, military training, technical/community college)
Completion of ASE or Manufacturers certifications

Keywords: PepsiCo Beverages North America, Altoona , Fleet/Diesel Mechanic (CDL A), Professions , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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