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Diesel Mechanic - American Seaway Foods

at Giant Eagle

Posted: 10/7/2019
Job Reference #: 1336180

Job Description

Requisition ID

Our Common Purpose
Together, we improve people's everyday lives and well-being.


Position Title
Diesel Mechanic - American Seaway Foods

Street Address
5300 Richmond Road

About Us
Our business is the wholesaling, warehousing and distribution of dry groceries, produce, dairy, frozen food, meat, poultry, health and beauty care, and general merchandise to retail supermarkets located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana. Our Team Members, an integral part of the supply chain, operate state-of-the-art equipment and are safety conscious and customer-focused. If you have a genuine commitment to safety and respect for others, then our Warehouse and Transportation team might be the right fit for you!

Job Responsibilities
  • Perform preventative maintenance on all gasoline and diesel equipment and vehicles to Department of Transportation specifications.
  • Have knowledge of utlizing electrical, power transmissions and other automotive system repair guides.
  • Have knowledge of utlizing electrical, power transmissions and other automotive system repair guides.
  • Review job orders and observe and listen to equipment to determine malfunctions and plan work procedures.
  • Install and/or replace transmissions, starters, alternators or batteris as needed.
  • Examine protective guards and bolts and inspect safety devices on trucks and trailer, and make any adjustments.
  • Test drive repaired tractor trailer trucks or service equipemnt to verify confirmation to Department of Transportation specifications.
  • Perform Department of Transportation inspections on tractors and trailers.
  • Replace and repair damaged parts as needed, realign and adjust brakes and tighten body bolts.
  • Respond to road calls utilizing fleet repair trucks.
  • Operate equipment in accordance with all safety parameters.
  • Create and enter data for work orders and check sheets on work being performed to include posting of parts.
  • Check past work done on equipment and perform data input for system upgrades.
  • Keep work area safe and clean.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as needed and assigned.

Physical requirements
  • Carrying Up to 100 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 100 pounds

Licenses / Certifications Required
Valid Driver's License -

2nd Shift - 2p - 10p, 3rd Shift - 10p - 6a (Overnight)

Department Name
Warehouse Fleet Maintenance

Reports To
Manager, Fleet Maintenance

Store Number

Licenses / Certifications Desired
Valid Class A CDL -

Position Summary
The Fleet Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for maintaining and repairing diesel industrial tractor trailer trucks, gasoline service trucks, reefers and vans used by all Distribution Centers in an safe and efficient manner.

Competencies Required
  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others

Experience Required
  • 3 to 5 years

Equipment Used
  • Air Compressor
  • Dump Truck
  • Electric Scrubber
  • Electric Sweeper
  • Freon Refrigeration System
  • Fuel Pumps
  • Handheld Scanner
  • Jockey Truck
  • Ladder
  • QUALCOMM On-Board Computer System
  • Radio Frequency Unit
  • Reefer Untis
  • Stand-up Fork Truck
  • Stationery Welder
  • Tractor Trailer
  • Vehicle Restraints
  • Batteries
  • Battery Charger


Education and Training Required
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Bedford Heights



Work Environment
  • Aware of surroundings in a high traffic warehouse environment
  • Inclement weather (hot/cold, snowy, rainy)
  • Warehouse environment with regular exposure to temperatures from -10 to 0 degrees

Age Requirement
  • At least 18 years of age

Business Format
American Seaway Foods Warehouse

Career Site Posting Option:
Warehouse & Transportation