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Refrigeration Trailer Mechanic - Full Time

Tyson Foods - Macon, GA

Posted on 04/24/20 (Ref: )

Refrigeration Trailer Mechanic - Macon, GA - Tyson Foods

Refrigeration Trailer Mechanic

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Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Job Purpose/Summary:

Our organization is searching for a refrigeration trailer technician who excels in a self-directed environment. This position is responsible for preforming preventative maintenance and repairs on Tyson's refrigeration trailers from a mobile unit located at a designated distribution center. This position will be in a traffic area and will always need to be aware of surroundings. In addition, this candidate will be communicating with vendors on parts inventory, leadership on major repairs, and writing work orders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative maintenance/repairs on refrigeration units & trailers
  • Perform DOT inspections on equipment
  • Diagnose failures of vehicles and disassemble, repair, reassemble parts as necessary
  • Maintain vehicle records as required, both paper and computerized
  • Maintain compliance with OSHA, D.O.T and EPA regulations.
  • Will be working in the elements


Experience: Must have two years of verifiable experience to preform DOT inspections and overall experience of at least 5 years mechanical experience

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills, Knowledge of SAP preferred

Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills

Special Skills:

  • Must have a valid license to drive
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull up to 75lbs occasionally and lift up to 50lbs frequently.
  • Must have own hand tools and tool box
  • Must be 608 / 609 certified
  • Must be able to read schematics and use a volt meter
  • Must be periodic inspector certified
  • Leadership experience preferred

Supervisory: N/A

Travel: 1-2 times year

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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