Careers at Bob’s Discount Furniture

Truck Mechanic in Taftville, CT at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 4/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Truck Mechanic is responsible for timely completion of routine maintenance and emergency repairs of the Distribution Center truck fleet.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Perform scheduled routine maintenance and diagnostics including but not limited to:
    • Tire changes/rotations
    • Electrical and mechanical system checks
  • Perform emergency repairs as identified by drivers and inspections i.e. brakes, vehicle lighting
  • Proficiently perform stick welding operations when and where required including but not limited to:
    • Cutting
    • Braising
    • Fabricating
    • Routine maintenance
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Replace worn and/or malfunctioning parts
  • Advise management of all safety related concerns
  • Perform duties as assigned
  • Decision Making Responsibilities:
    • All decision making responsibilities are under the direct supervision of the Fleet Manager.  All work is performed within standard policies/procedures and DOT regulations

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of transportation equipment (specifications, maintenance,  operational)
  • Ability to schedule shop work, order parts, maintain proper documentation for compliance issues, and ensure fleet is road worthy as required
  • Must be certifiable and proficient in Air Brake systems
  • Solid welding proficiency with mig and stick
  • Must be able to mount, dismount and patch truck tires 
  • Basic knowledge and competence on:
    • Vehicle wiring
    • Alternators
    • Starters
    • Relays
    • Fuel solenoids and other related parts

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.