Foster Fuels
  • 13-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Brookneal, VA, USA
  • Full Time

About Foster Fuels

Foster Fuels is a multi-award-winning, diversified business competing on a local, national, and international level. A family-run business since 1921 providing residential, commercial, agricultural, transport, and emergency fuel service, our "say yes" culture has led to the development of industry-leading innovations and techniques that are unsurpassed.

Our mission is to exceed all expectations of a fuel company by redefining industry standards and pushing the limits of performance in innovation. We anticipate and fulfill evolving customer needs as we strive to provide superior quality service, products, and experience. We maintain an affirming environment with a "say yes" attitude anchored in honesty and respect. We are more than a fuel provider; we are Foster Fuels.

Foster Fuels is looking for a Diesel Mechanic to keep up our level of commitment to safety and customer service. In this role, a successful candidate will perform truck repair and maintenance work in accordance to factory and industry standards, run diagnostics on vehicles, and work closely with other team members to meet company goals for on-time vehicle availability. This is an excellent opportunity for a knowledgeable and hardworking Diesel Mechanic to apply their skills in a company that offers competitive salary and benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic test; identifying work and damaged parts that need repair or replacement.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion, completing winterization procedures, changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating parts and equipment.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts or systems such as power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emissions, brake, steering, hydraulics, completes machine shop operations, making adjustments and alignments including break loads, gear tooth contact, value mechanisms governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches and tractor units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives, adjusting controls and systems.
  • Maintains vehicle records by recording services and repairs electronically or manually on vehicle log books.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following all safety and operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years experience as a Diesel Mechanic in a corporate/trucking maintenance shop making general repairs to brakes, clutches, coolant systems, fuel systems, and general service to oil changes, fluids, tires fuel filters etc
  • Strong electrical diagnosing and repairs
  • Possesses or must obtain a Class A CDL within six months
  • Excellent reading and writing skills
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen

Preferred Skills:

  • Use of computers and hand held processors/computerized diagnostic equipment
  • Virginia State Vehicle Safety certification
  • Current ASE Diesel Certification
  • Knowledge of electronic monitoring systems

Other Comments:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, long term standing, squatting, and crawling. Good hand-to-eye coordination

Benefits:

  • 401k matching
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • STD/LTD
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • Uniform Allowance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Home Daily
  • Rotating On-Call Schedule
  • Overtime requirement during emergencies

Supplemental Pay:

  • Safety Bonus
  • Sign-On Bonus
  • Referral Bonus

*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.*

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