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Southeast Milk


(844) 288-1623

Diesel Fleet Mechanic

Palm Bay, FL 32908

JOB TITLE: Mechanic I
REPORTS TO: Fleet Maintenance Manager
LOCATION: Okeechobee, FL
COMPENSATION: Full time Hourly, Non-Exempt
REVISED: July 6, 2018


To perform required maintenance, and maintain and troubleshoot trailer and all associated equipment, to insure maximum efficiency with minimum downtime. Search for ways to improve efficiency and quality.


  • Must have high school diploma or general education (GED); or 12 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment drug test and background check
  • Must have proof of U.S. Citizenship or have a valid work visa 
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and acceptable MVR; Class A CDL preferred, but not required
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Excellent organizational/time management skills and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse and fast-paced atmosphere both independently and as a team
  • Must provide own minimum tool requirement. Tool Program available for reimbursement of up to $2,000.


  • Performs tank and trailer maintenance and repair duties
  • Performs standard component inspections and repairs
  • Performs preventive maintenance
  • Replaces defective components as instructed
  • Diagnoses standard mechanical and electronic problems, utilizing diagnostic computer when applicable
  • Identifies root cause of basic failures/conditions and performs repairs as required
  • Interacts with customers/drivers to properly determine nature of complaint once assigned a task
  • Utilizes key functions of Shop Management System and electronic documentation available
  • Works in accordance with all Federal/provincial and corporate compliance guidelines (i.e., safety, DOT, MOT)
  • Performs shop maintenance duties on a daily basis 
  • Performs all work in a safe manner using lock-out/tag-out procedures, PPE, MSDS
  • Reports quality and/or safety problems to Fleet Maintenance Manager immediately 
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • The employee will frequently stand, carry/push/lift up to 50 lbs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach up to a level of 8 feet and climb a height of up to 10 ft; Must be able to climb tanker ladder throughout shift
  • May be required to sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time and demonstrate manual dexterity while performing job duties 
  • The employee will be occasionally exposed to twisting of the back and neck

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