Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 17,266 stores in 46 states as of February 26, 2021. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
Manages and performs equipment maintenance and repair on refrigeration units, while simultaneously assuring efficient and safe fleet operation. Ensures compliance with DOT, OSHA, EPA, and company policies and regulations. Assists in achieving department goals.
§ Hands on repair of equipment and primary fill-in for preventative maintenance hours.
§ Directs the work of trailer repair mechanics ensuring that safety, quality and productivity standards are maintained and Company SOPs are followed. Manages daily vehicle work orders to ensure timely repair. Determines action to be taken on hostling truck and trailer breakdowns. Handles road accident clean-ups and recovery of vehicles. Oversees the clean-up of all hazardous waste material spills. Responsible for the sanitation and physical condition of the repair facility. Manages the department operating budget and cost.
§ Tours garage area on a routine basis to ensure that work is performed correctly. Responds to questions promptly and provides assistance when necessary. Routinely conducts audits of mechanics completed work. Ensures fleet DOT compliance and completion of scheduled preventive maintenance.
§ Assists with the training of new mechanics as required. Assists with optimizing parts inventory control. Maintains vendor relationships. Responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the parts inventory.
§ Understanding of industry safety standards for commercial vehicles.
§ Excellent written and oral communication skills
§ Ability to use Microsoft word processing and spreadsheet applications
§ Ability to use trailer maintenance management software packages
§ Ability to develop required trailer repair mechanic skill sets including identifying area of opportunity through periodic audits.
- High school education or equivalent required. Five years of experience in maintenance for fleet facilities with refrigeration units.
- Transport Refrigerant experience preferred
- Universal Handling of Refrigerants license preferred
§ Ability to work in severe weather conditions—both heat and cold
§ May be exposed to extreme heat and cold, including dry van trailers or refrigerator freezers and coolers for extended periods of time
§ Fast-paced environment
§ Conducts some repairs in odd positions and/ or close spaces
§ Work is performed under changing climatic conditions of extreme heat and cold
§ Ability to walking long distances; and sit or stand for long periods of time
§ Bending, stooping, squatting, or kneeling on a repetitious basis
§ Exposure to noise and heights
§ Available support the Distribution Center Operations as needed
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