Diesel Fleet Technician

Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Lewiston, NC, US, 27849

Req ID:  73186
Job Function:  Maintenance

Perdue Transportation Incorporated (PTI) is the private fleet for Perdue Foods. With a team of safety-minded, professional drivers, we’re delivering on the promise of customer service and reliability. PTI is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its second century of growth and innovation.


We are looking for a Fleet Technician for first and second shifts with an on-call rotation.  

Diagnoses equipment failures and service and makes repairs to the Company's fleet and equipment in compliance with OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) specifications and DOT US Dept. of Transportation) safety regulations and requirements.


Shift: Mon-Fri 1pm-930pm w/ on call rotation


Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Diagnoses company's fleet and equipment failure, makes repairs in compliance with OEM specifications and DOT safety regulations and requirements. Disposes of failed parts, fluids and other waste in an environmentally conscious manner. Ensures work orders are properly completed and work repair task description is accurate to work completed. Removes, cleans, repairs, re-installs and adjusts vehicle components proficiently. Routinely performs preventive maintenance (PM) and tire maintenance. Performs daily safety inspections and minimal reworks while maintaining production standards.  Technician will be on an on-call rotation.  

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent

Experience Requirements

0 -2 years experience.

Requires a minimum of one ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certification. New associates must earn one ASE certifications within their first six months of employment.

Must have a valid driver's' license.

Must have demonstrated experience monitoring and meeting PM (Preventative Maintenance) schedules and operating repair shop equipment.

Must have excellent communication skills, bringing demonstrated abilities of building solid relationships with all levels. Some computer skills.

Experience Preferred

A CDL license is strongly preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, lifting of light and heavy objects.

Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 lbs.

Must be able to lay on back on a mechanic's dolly to work underneath motor vehicle equipment.

Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Associate must be free of any conditions which result in temporary loss of consciousness or ability to reason.

Work is performed with exposure to noise, chemicals, noxious odors gases, poor ventilation, inclement weather, dirt, grease, dust and machinery with moving parts requiring use of protective devices.


Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount