Fleet Mechanic I

Borden Dairy Company

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Hattiesburg, MS

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


MaiThe Fleet Mechanic I maintains and repairs mechanical transportation equipment to aid in the distribution of all company products in a safe manner. 


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training in general transportation equipment maintenance and repair; or equivalent combination of continued education and experience.


Other Functions:

  • Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations, and accurately record data required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts, as required.
  • Must be able to frequently stand, walk, kneel, reach, climb, pull, and bend with full range of body motion.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to work independently and/or on a team in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and systematic approach to troubleshooting and problem solving is required.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class A or B commercial driver’s license permit within 6 months of hire (must possess a valid Class CDL-A or B and Medical Examiner’s Certificate in accordance with FMCSA Part 391.41 prior to operating a commercial motor vehicle for the Company on public roadways).
  • Must have or be able to obtain all EPA licensing and/or certifications consistent with field requirements including but not limited to EPA Clean Air Act Section 608 Type II and EPA Clean Air Act Section 609 MVAC certifications within 3 months.
  • Must have or be able to obtain Brake Inspector Certification as defined in FMCSA Part 396.25 within 3 months.
  • Must have or be able to obtain Annual Inspector Certification as defined in FMCSA Part 396.19 within 3 months.


Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work in hot and cold climates, both indoors and outdoors and on mechanical transportation equipment.


  • Perform basic preventative maintenance inspections and service on mechanical transportation equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and company guidelines.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting and minor repair on mechanical transportation equipment including but not limited to: electrical systems, powertrain, air and brake systems, suspension systems, and maintain fleet tires.
  • Comply with all company work and safety rules and regulatory compliance rules and regulations.
  • Use all personal protective equipment in compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Possess the necessary personal tools to perform duties.