Diesel Fleet Mechanic Technician III

Website Sysco

Diesel Fleet Mechanic Technician III Job Highlights

Title Diesel Fleet Mechanic Technician III
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Fargo, ND, United States
Company Sysco

Company Profile

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing, and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare, and educational facilities, lodging establishments, and other customers who prepare meals away from home. The family of products includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Diesel Fleet Mechanic Technician (III) who will provide safe, reliable, and cost-efficient vehicles by performing quality preventive maintenance inspections and repairs as well as performing expert diagnosis and repair as required to prevent breakdowns on road, reduce vehicle downtime and improve total fleet reliability.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • 5 years of experience in fleet maintenance and repair
  • 2-year school and 4 years of experience
  • Medium/Heavy Duty truck technical training


  • Address all Driver Vehicle Inspection Report write-ups timely, and efficiently.
  • Complete electrical repairs and welding projects as needed.
  • Diagnose cause of any malfunction and perform repairs to manufacturer specifications including but not limited to engines, transmissions and clutches, drive-line, differential, steering and suspension, fuel and ignition system, exhaust systems (including regeneration systems), intake systems, electrical systems, brake systems, HVAC systems and lift-gate hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Electric motor knowledge (DC)
  • Follow procedures including documenting all work performed on work orders.
  • Knowledge of controls and electric (DC (distribution center) low voltage
  • May perform moderate supervisory roles when Fleet Manager or Fleet Supervisors are not accessible.
  • Mentor, teach, and share expertise with Fleet Technician I and II to aid in their development to positions of greater responsibility.
  • Perform FAI/CVI (Annual) inspections on all fleet vehicles including tractors, trailers, converter dollies, light-duty vehicles, and any other company-owned equipment in accordance with all federal, state, and local legal and regulatory agencies. (Includes all state-required inspections and frequencies).
  • Perform preventive maintenance, diagnosis, and repair to refrigeration units (Reefer).
  • Perform quality maintenance repairs as required to maximize safety and reliability on all fleet vehicles including tractors, trailers, converter dollies, lift-gates, light-duty vehicles, and any company-owned equipment.
  • Perform quality preventive maintenance inspections per company methods on all fleet vehicles including tractors, trailers, converter dollies, refrigeration units (Reefer), lift-gates, light-duty vehicles, and any other company-owned equipment.
  • Perform required inspections and preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment within planned time tolerances to maximize the safety, reliability, and cost efficiency throughout the life cycle of the fleet.
  • Proficient in electrical meter testing


  • Expert knowledge and skill in diagnosis and repair of electrical systems on all equipment
  • Expert knowledge and skill in diagnosis and repair of refrigeration systems
  • Expert knowledge and skill in Preventive Maintenance Inspections and repair
  • Expert knowledge and skill of all vehicle systems and components
  • Expert knowledge of all DOT (FMCSA) regulations
  • Moderate computer skills and knowledge
  • Moderate knowledge and skill in welding and cutting (gas, electric, MIG, TIG)
  • Moderate knowledge of environmental regulations
  • Moderate knowledge of OSHA safety regulations
  • The technician must provide own and provide all tools (diagnostic equipment and major tools provided by Sysco) necessary to perform all maintenance repair and diagnostics
  • Working knowledge of computer-based diagnostic software for OEM’s and component manufacturers


  • Annual Inspector Certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • ASE certifications and Automotive or Medium/Heavy Duty Trucks
  • Brake Inspector Certification Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • EPA section 608 (Core and Type II) and 609 HVAC and Refrigeration Certification

Physical Demand

  • Ability to grasp tools
  • Ability to lift/carry
  • Ability to operate various pieces of equipment
  • Ability to perform Repetitive motion: wrenches and hand tools
  • Ability to push/pull
  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, reach
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend or crawl.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 lbs.
  • The employee is Repair work requires excellent hand and finger dexterity used for wrenches, hand tools, and other shop equipment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.
  • Working Conditions
  • Working conditions: Frequently works outdoors.

Working Conditions

  • The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • The associate is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and confined spaces.
  • The associate may occasionally be required to travel to other Operating Companies or the corporate office as business needs dictate (i.e. training, business continuation, etc.)
  • The associate works non-traditional business hours including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold, and/or humid conditions; and moving mechanical parts and may be required to work in confined spaces.


  • 401(k)
  • Associate Perks at Work
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Behavioral Health/Substance Use Benefits
  • College Savings
  • Critical Illness
  • Dental
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Work Life Resources
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Health Care FSA
  • Health Management Programs
  • Health Savings Plan (HSA)
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Identity Theft Protection Plan
  • Leave of Absence
  • Legal Insurance
  • Life and AD&D
  • Limited Use FSA
  • Medical
  • Parent Support Resources
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Specialty Health Resources
  • Telehealth
  • Virtual Behavioral Health Services
  • Vision

Other Requirements

  • Current and valid driver’s license (CDL preferred, not required)

Employer’s Statement

Sysco is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The company considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state, or local law.

To apply for this job please visit careers.sysco.com.

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