DC Garage Mechanic
Company: Kroger
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Skilled & Trades, Mechanics
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 8/18/2017

Responsible for maintaining and repairing commercial trucks. Perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federallaws. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Read job order and observes and listens to truck in operation to determine malfunction and to plan work procedures
  • Install new ignition systems, aligns front wheels, changes or recharges batteries, and replaces transmissions and other parts.
  • Overhaul diesel engines using mechanics hand tools, welding equipment, standard charts and hoists.
  • Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks and makes adjustments using hand tools.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.





  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routinereports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and otheremployees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate,ratio and percent.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work weekends/overtime/any shift on a frequent basis.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.
  • Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.
  • Valid driver's license.


Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Less than high school education plus three years experience in diesel mechanics or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Houston , TX 77029
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