Borden Dairy Company Fleet Mechanic in Austin, Texas

Fleet Mechanic

Department: Supply Chain - Distribution

Location: Austin, TX



Maintains and repairs mechanical transportation equipment to aid in the distribution of all company products in a safe manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform complete preventative maintenance inspection and service on all mechanical transportation equipment in accordance with manufacturer specifications and company guidelines.

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain equipment to the desired company performance standards including but not limited to: electrical systems, drive train, air and brake system, suspension systems, and maintain fleet tires.

  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.

  • Possess the necessary personal tools to perform duties.

  • Maintain reliable attendance and consistent work hours.

Additional Requirements:


  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training in general transportation equipment maintenance and repair; or equivalent combination of continued education and experience.

  • Knowledge or and/or experience with transport refrigeration preferred.

Other Functions:

  • Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations, and accurately record data 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 Borden Dairy 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.

Language Skills:

  • English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be beneficial based on business necessity.