IL Garage Tech (Level 1)

US-IL-Mt. Sterling
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Location: Mt. Sterling, IL     Department: Dot Transportation, Inc (DTI) – Garage-Dot West     

Reports To: Tire Shop Manager


Your Role: The Garage Technician is responsible for assisting in repair, maintenance of fleet tire program, and other company assets.

  • Operate tire machine for mounting and dismounting tires.
  • Install and remove mounted tires on company trucks and trailers.
  • Move trucks back and forth from main building.
  • Lot inspections
  • Repair of insulated bulkheads for refrigerated trailers
  • Help maintain tire inventory in tire, and trailer shop
  • Complete required maintenance paperwork including vehicle write ups, and work orders.


Role Specifics:

  • Schedule: Tue-Fri 2:30PM – 11:00PM, Sat 9AM – 5:30PM
  • Ability to work flexible overtime hours to meet the responsibilities of the job.
  • Extensive standing and/or walking on concrete & asphalt in outdoor environment.
  • Ability to work in all temperatures working both indoor and outdoor weather conditions.
  • Occasional call outs for tire related emergency road breakdowns.


We Need You To Have:

  • High school diploma or general equivalency degree required.
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred
  • Must maintain a high level of quality and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in PC computer skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
  • A dedication to eliminating waste in all areas of the position.

We’d Like You To Have:

  • General mechanical abilities
  • Proficient verbal, written communication skills including excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with diverse group of personnel. Ability to function as a team player.
  • Good attitude toward work place and fellow employees.

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

  • Wage range $11.10 - $16.65
  • Team work environment
  • Ongoing training and development


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