IL Garage Tech Level 1 - Reefer Checker and Fueler

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Location: Mt. Sterling, IL      Department: Dot Transportation, Inc.     Reports To: Trailer Maintenance Manager


Your Role: This position is responsible for the monitoring and recording of refrigerated unit temperatures and fuels reefer units at the Mt Sterling facilities.


  • Daily inspections, records temperatures and monitors fuel levels of refrigerated units.
  • Fuels refrigerated units and transfers fuel from tankers to units.
  • Reports any unit problems to refrigeration technicians and trailer load problems to warehouse clerks.
  • Performs assigned general maintenance tasks on company vehicles.
  • Completes required maintenance paperwork including vehicle write-ups, work orders, and time cards.
  • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.


Role Specifics:

  • Schedule: Tuesday – Saturday, 10:30pm – 7:00am
  • Extensive standing and/or walking on concrete
  • Temperature extremes (summer and winter conditions) working in both indoor and outdoor weather conditions as required to maintain reefers and associated equipment


We Need You To Have:

  • High School Diploma or general equivalency degree required
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs. as needed and required
  • Sufficient vision and hearing to operate powered equipment safely

We’d Like You To Have:

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred
  • Excellent aptitude in PC/laptop computer skills

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:

  • $12.37 - $18.56 per hour
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Family-friendly work environment

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.


EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.


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