Location:, Fort Worth, Texas

FDF_801000 Garage

Date Posted:

Pay Type: Hourly
Job Family: Garage Mechanic DOT
Req. No. 6047

For more than a century, Ben E. Keith Company has been a leader in fine food and premium beverage distribution, and we strive to consistently exceed our customers’ expectations.

Our Food Division is a complete broad line multi-state distributor, and our Beverage Division operates throughout the state of Texas as a proud distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, craft and import beer brands, spirits, and wine.

We are dedicated to the growth and success of our business, our customers, and our employees—continuing our commitment to delivering quality since 1906.

Position Summary and Responsibilities:

The primary duty of the Mechanic DOT position is to perform preventative maintenance on fleet equipment as assigned by the Fleet Manager or Night supervisor. This position also performs repairs on fleet equipment as requested. This position requires a commercial driver's license.

  • Perform scheduled and routine maintenance on a wide range of equipment including: tractors, trailers, refrigeration units, forklifts, pallet jacks, cars, and vans 
  • Provide on-site maintenance for branch locations that do not have fleet shops
  • Prioritize multiple, competing priorities
  • Ensure company equipment is in safe, working condition; reports any incidents or unsafe conditions immediately to supervisor
  • Operate all company equipment safely and in a manner consistent with company policy  Ensure work area is organized, clean, and free of trash
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to coordinate multiple activities and follow through with commitments
  • Good oral and written communication skills and participate well in a team environment 
  • Must be highly motivated and results oriented, with a strong attention to detail
  • Must be organized with the ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Must be able to read and write English
  • Must be at least 21 yrs. or older 
  • Position requires a Texas Class A CDL driver’s license with a clean MVR
  • High school graduate or GED required

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to learn and use relevant internal computer applications
  • Ability to operate/drive single axle truck with 27 ft. trailer
  • Must be willing to work odd hours and shift work (nights).
  • Must be able to walk extensively
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time usually for 8-10 hours
  • Must be able to bend at the waist; stoop to reach and squat to lift heavy items in a proper manner and operate lift assisting devices.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance.
  • Must be able to lift 30-60 lbs repetitively and heavier items weighing up to 100 lbs occasionally and frequently push or pull three-hundred (300) pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must have normal use of shoulders, arms, wrist, hands, feet and legs.
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions.

Ben E. Keith (BEK) Company is one of the largest food and beverage distributors in the United States. We are a family-owned business with a long-standing tradition of supporting the diverse communities in which we live and work. Our competitive employee benefits provide health and financial protection to our employees and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K with matching contribution
  • Profit-Sharing Plan (100% company-paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Employee Credit Union

We have sought to create an environment in which the contributions of each employee at Ben E. Keith are fully valued. This means more than simply treating one another with respect; it also means considering how all our people can positively impact the quality of the decisions we make about our business.

Here at Ben E. Keith, we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we want to do all we can to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. We believe our differences are also our strengths and we want to do all we can to use those strengths to find more creative solutions for the business challenges we face. Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor