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Hy-Vee Food Stores Chariton Distribution - Truck Shop Mechanic - Full Time in Chariton, Iowa

Chariton Distribution Center

Chariton, Iowa

Job Title: Truck Shop Mechanic- Chariton Distribution Warehouse

Department: Truck

General Function

We have an opening at the Chariton Distribution Center for a truck shop general mechanic. The following partial job description explains this position.

Reporting Relations

Accountable and Reports to (Job Title): Truck Shop Manager/ Director Transportation

Positions that Report to you (Job Title): None

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Replaces worn or broken parts such as wheel seals, brakes, lights, trailer plywood, frame rails, and cross members.

  • Conducts federal DOT inspections.

  • Performs tire work and alignments.

  • Maintains accurate record of work performed and parts used.

  • Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

Secondary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Performs minor repairs to building and service equipment including replacing starters and alternators.

  • Receives merchandise from parts supplier.

  • Responds to service calls on the road to repair breakdowns.

  • Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

Skills and abilities required to perform job:

  • Must have the able to perform a wide range of intellectual and practical problems: non-verbal symbolism; comprehend most abstruse concepts.

  • Must be able to do Arithmetic, Algebraic, and Geometric calculations.

  • Must be physically able to perform very heavy work: exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 50 pounds of force frequently, and 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Visual requirements include clarity of vision at distance of 20 inches or less to 20 feet or more, with or without correction, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision.

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stopping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Working Conditions:

The duties of this position are performed in a repair shop setting. There is exposure to dirt, noise, temperature, extremes, dampness, vibrations, equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemical or solvents, and electrical shock. Occasional travel and overtime is required. There is occasional pressure to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects.

Equipment/Programs used to Perform Job

Standard tools and equipment used for truck maintenance and repair including welders, electronic analyzers. Performs data entry of job orders and parts used on computerized inventory system. Must have own hand tools.

Minimum Education/Experience Required to Perform Job

High school with additional trade school or equivalent experience necessary. Technical certification in automotive maintenance helpful. Valid CDL license required. Or must be able to obtain a CDL within 6 months of hire date. Over six months up to one year similar or related work experience.