Job Information

Dollar Tree Transportation Technician - 1st shift in Ashley, Indiana

1st shift: Monday - Friday 7am - 3:30pm

General Summary:

Provides safe, effective and efficient preventative and repair maintenance to all Family Dollar Transportation equipment.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Performs all necessary repairs to all systems, sub-systems and components to tractors, switchers and trailers with the exception of engine and transmission components.

  2. Mounts and dismounts tires.

  3. Brands and places tires in inventory.

  4. Performs periodic FHWA inspections, inbound equipment inspections and PM follow up work.

  5. Assists in maintaining an accurate parts inventory system.

  6. Assists Maintenance Supervisor and lead technician (NCDC only), as needed.

  7. Follows set safety procedures and guidelines to maximize personal safety.

  8. Maintains an organized work area and promotes a safe working environment within the Transportation department.

  9. Follows all Company policies and procedures.

  10. All other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Education: High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience : Minimum of 1 year experience in heavy-duty truck and trailer maintenance; or a Diesel/Auto Technical School degree. Must have a roll around type tool chest and all hand tools to perform adjustment and repairs.

Physical Requirements : Able to perform essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. These tasks require the ability to frequently lift and move up to 60 pounds. The Team Member should have adequate fitness level to meet the demands of frequent lifting, walking, standing, moderate climbing, occasional sitting, stooping and kneeling with or without reasonable accommodation. Team Member will be required to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) per Transportation requirements. Due to the high safety nature of this position, all Class C Technicians must meet the following physical requirements: 20/40 correctable vision in each eye (glasses or contact lenses are acceptable), diabetes controlled through diet or oral medication (needle injected insulin not accepted), blood pressure no greater than 180/110 (prescription medication to control blood pressure is permitted), and blood sugar level under 200. Use of a Schedule 1 drug, amphetamine, narcotic or any other habit forming drug is not permitted. A stress test will be required if you have a current diagnosis of cardiac insufficiency, collapse, congestive cardiac failure or any other cardiovascular disease.

Certifications: Must possess a valid driver’s license, Class A CDL preferred. Team Member will complete an annual violation and review record and provide authorization for an annual MVR. Current Brake Certification and proper certification to perform FHWA inspections preferred.

Working Conditions: Team Member will work in a non-climate controlled atmosphere, in which outside weather conditions greatly affect the building’s temperature although fans and heaters are used. Team Member may also be exposed to moving mechanical parts or equipment, fumes and airborne particles as regulated by OSHA.

Availability: Team Member will perform shift work and must be willing to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays.

Critical Skills

Communication Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate with co-workers and management team.

Flexible: Adapts readily to new situations and ways of working. Initiates action and makes decision.

Problem Solving: Identifies problems and finds solutions to them. Isolates problem areas and uses appropriate techniques to solve them.

Quality Conscious: Is committed to achieving and maintaining high standards. Ensures own work is correct.

Reliable: Consistent and dependable. Follows supervisors’ instructions. Respects Company policies and procedures.

Safety Conscious: Does not put self or others at risk of injury. Must be aware of personal responsibility in safety of themselves and others and acts accordingly.

Technically Capable: Applies relevant knowledge, skills and procedures to all technical aspects of the job.

Organizational Competencies:

A competency is a characteristic of a Team Member that contributes to successful job performance and the achievement of company goals and objectives . Organizational Competencies are the behaviors, skills, knowledge, and abilities of Team Members that have a significant impact on Family Dollar’s organizational results.

Customer Focus : Dedicated to providing the highest quality products and services which meet or exceed the needs and requirements of internal and external customers. Understands customers’ expectations and utilizes that knowledge to continuously improve products and services. Makes decisions and takes action with end users in mind. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external customers and gains their trust and respect.

Results Driven : Takes initiative and engages in work activities that have clearly defined and communicated end results. Prioritizes work appropriately and ensures that the most important tasks are completed expediently. Anticipates barriers to progress and takes appropriate action without waiting for direction. Follows through to ensure that tasks are completed with a sense of urgency. Drives self and others for results, and looks for opportunities to increase effectiveness and reduce costs.

Communication Skills : Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and interacts positively with others. Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all communication and resolves conflicts in a cooperative manner. Presents ideas articulately and persuasively in both formal and informal settings.

Problem Solving/Decision Making : Uses sound judgment and common sense to make competent, timely and effective decisions. Gathers and analyzes relevant information and takes appropriate action. Uses knowledge and experience to understand issues and chooses the best course of action. Looks beyond the initial/surface problems to identify root causes. Takes accountability for decisions, actions and results.

Job Knowledge : Understands how businesses work and keeps up with trends affecting current job and the organization as a whole. Demonstrates the skills and expertise needed for success and is thorough, accurate and efficient while performing all job functions. Learns quickly and analyzes successes and failure to enhance job performance.

Relationship Management : Develops effective relationships and works cooperatively as part of a team. Builds rapport easily and relates well to all types of people both inside and outside the organization. Involves others in setting objectives and making decisions. Willingly shares resources and information with other team members. Defines success in terms of the whole team and recognizes the contributions of others.

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar are Equal Opportunity employers.