Southern Company Fleet Mechanic in Riverdale, Georgia

Responsibilities:

Functional Expertise:

  • Performs all fleet vehicle and equipment preventive maintenance related activities in accordance with defined fleet procedures.

  • Performs repair related activities to all fleet vehicles and equipment, in accordance with defined fleet procedures, company policies and state and federal regulations.

  • Performs road or operational tests for all fleet vehicles and equipment and makes diagnosis from the symptoms.

Business Acumen:

  • Organizes and effectively manages daily work assignments; and accurately records time, material and service charges into FMS, in accordance with company policies, procedures and defined fleet work practices.

  • Identifies and informs supervisor and/or other qualified personnel, on vehicle and equipment repairs as identified by preventive maintenance inspection or road test.

Engagement:

  • Engages with fleet operators and department personnel in a courteous manner and ensures transparency on fleet maintenance and transportation related activities.

  • Provides support to third party fleet service providers to ensure overall effectiveness in fleet maintenance related activities.

  • Collaborates with others to ensure a safe work environment.

Driving Results:

  • Provides timely and accurate compliance records information on pending and completed fleet vehicle maintenance activities into system of record.

  • Generates time keeping reports as needed.

Please note that this position is being posted as part of a job family.

The position may be filled as either the Mechanic I, II or II. Individuals who demonstrate advanced skills in terms of work experience, education and/or certifications may be eligible for the advanced position.

Qualifications:

Education, Certifications/Licenses:

Required:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent or equivalent academic or education experience

  • Valid state driver’s license

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a commercial driver’s license

Preferred:

  • Class A commercial driver’s license

  • Automotive or truck repair technology courses

Related Work Experience:

Required: (Mechanic I)

  • Two (2) years of experience in automotive or heavy truck work, including ability to handle tire mounting (all sizes, repair and tire matching) or equivalent academic or education experience.

Preferred:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in automotive or heavy duty truck maintenance, including preventative and corrective maintenance, brake systems, electrical systems and tire mounting.

Related Work Experience:

Required : (Mechanic II)

  • 3-5 years’ experience in(Mechanic II) automotive or medium/heavy duty truck work, including preventive and corrective maintenance, brake systems, electrical systems and tire mounting; or equivalent academic and education experience

Preferred :

  • Exposure to utility, municipal or commercial fleet maintenance environment

Related Work Experience:

Required : (Mechanic III)

  • 5+ years’ experience in automotive or medium/heavy duty truck work, including preventive and corrective maintenance, brake systems, electrical systems and tire mounting; or equivalent academic and education experience

Preferred:

  • Exposure to utility, municipal or commercial fleet maintenance environment

Applicant may possess a combination of equivalent education and work experience.

Specific Skills & Knowledge:

Required:

  • MS Office – basic proficiency

  • Ability to read and understand policies, standards and procedures.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to timely obtain and retain company required driving, safety and compliance training/certifications.

  • Ability to comprehend and complete company defined hands-on training requirements of all preventive maintenance procedures and new types of equipment for all fleet vehicles and equipment.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of natural gas vehicles an related support systems.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

Occasional Traveler (5-20% travel): The incumbent will be required to travel on occasion. Trips may require overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.

  • This position requires constant standing or walking.

  • This position frequently requires the incumbent to reach above shoulder level

  • This position frequently requires the incumbent to bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • This position requires the ability to lift 50+ pounds

  • The position requires flexibility in working shifts as required.

Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

Overview:

About Southern Company Gas

Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at southerncompanygas.com .

Job ID: 2017-5611

Company: Southern Company Gas

Job Locations: US - GA - Riverdale

Type: Regular Full-Time

Posted Date: 4/18/2017