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Fleet Mechanic in Gilroy at United Natural Foods, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Repairs and performance preventative maintenance on trailers, tractors and yard tractors at the DC. Responsible for diagnosing and repairing medium to heavy-duty refrigerated trucks and trailers under minimal supervision.



  • Repair Preventative Maintenance inspections and repairs
  • Air and hydraulic brake repairs
  • Warranty procedures
  • Driveline, steering & suspension
  • Electrical trouble-shooting
  • Ability to diagnose and repair lift gates, weld and fabricate as needed
  • AC and other duties as assigned.
  • Assist other Mechanics in repairs and will be expected to comply with Safety and EPA procedures and continue to learn additional mechanical duties such as advanced diagnostics, internal engine and transmission repairs.

Job Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
  • Prefer certifications in tire & wheel, brakes, AC &/or EPA, engine rebuild, DOT inspections, transmissions, engines.           
  • Must have a Valid Driver's License 21 years of age or older.

Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • 1 years of proven medium to heavy-duty vehicle repair including: PM's, tire & wheel, air & hydraulic brakes, diagnosis, computerized diagnostics, electrical trouble-shooting, electronic component repair and a minimum of 1 year experience in refrigeration &/or overhauls and rebuilds of heavy-duty diesel engines and transmissions.
  • 1 years’ work experience post completion of trade qualification.
  • Some experience with Thermo King and Carrier refrigeration units preferred.


  • Must be able to read codes and instructions on the computer.
  • Must be able to document repairs on the computer.
  • Must possess at minimum a set of hand tools up to (3/4").
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including shift work, weekends, holidays and on-call rotations for roadside assistance.
  • Strong verbal & documentation skills.
  • Dependable, responsible team player with a positive attitude.