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Fleet Automotive Mechanic

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Plant City, FL, US

Company: Dart Container

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on company-owned tractors and trailers.  Drive tractors and trailers to test that repairs meet requirements and conform to safety standards.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements.
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards.
  • Properly diagnose and perform preventive maintenance and repairs on tractors and trailers, including but not limited to gas and diesel-powered engines, hydraulic and air brake systems, drivetrain, suspension, chassis and electrical systems.
  • Disassemble, examine parts for defects and excessive wear, recondition and replace parts.
  • Estimate and price repairs, order and inventory parts as necessary.
  • Drive tractors and trailers as needed to validate that repairs meet regulatory requirements and conform to safety standards
  • Drive diesel or gas tractor in accordance with commercial driving regulations of State Department of Transportation (DOT), US DOT, and the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC). 
  • Operate Electronic Log Device (ELD), ELD software, and maintain accurate records per local, state, and federal regulations, DOT’s and ICC’s laws as necessary. 
  • Submit to random drug test as prescribed by DOT regulations.
  • Perform maintenance and driving practices and processes intended to safely maintain the fleet and comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality and safety standards to serve the needs of our customers
  • Support Operational Excellence and effectively participate in lean initiatives and problem-solving activities as needed
  • Participate in safety meetings per Corporate guidelines

Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • 18 years of age with valid Class B CDL (Commercial Driver License) OR 21 years of age with valid Class A CDL (Commercial Driver License)
  • High School diploma with two (2) years of related experience, OR Associate degree with an emphasis in Vehicle Maintenance, Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, or related field of study
  • Favorable driving record upon hiring and ability to maintain throughout duration of employment
  • Must meet all requirements to be Power Industrial Truck Operations (PITO) certified
  • Experience using diagnostic equipment, scan tools and personal computer
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues

 

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.


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