Location:, Fort Worth, Texas

FDF_801000 Garage

Date Posted:

Pay Type: Hourly
Job Family: Fleet Shop Trainee
Req. No. 6154

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 Fleet Shop trainee position is an entry level position that is designed to educate/train the employee in all aspects of fleet shop operations. The duties could include washing and moving equipment, tire changing, fueling, lubrication, minor repairs, trouble shooting and road calls. The trainee will learn to maintain a written record of repairs performed and will be required to adhere to Federal Motor Carrier Guidelines.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

• Must have or be willing to purchase basic tools required to perform minor repairs.
• Must have the ability and willingness to learn troubleshooting and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment.
• Must have a working knowledge of brake systems both air and hydraulic and must be willing to perform all repairs with guidance.
• Must be willing to acquire a basic understanding of diesel engines and must be willing to perform all diesel repairs when required.
• Must be able to communicate with supervisors and shop associates.
• Material handling equipment experience is a plus since a fork lift is used on occasion.
• Must be able to follow instructions and be a self starter.
• Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and a willingness to obtain a commercial drivers license (CDL).
• Must be at least 21 years of age.

Physical Requirements:

• 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.
• Must be able to lift 30-60 lbs repetitively and heavier items weighing up to 100 lbs occasionally.
• Must have normal use of shoulders, arms, wrist, hands, feet and legs.

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