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Fleet Maintenance Technician

Publix Associate

Fleet Maintenance Technicians keep our tractors and trailers on the road, delivering product to our stores in hundreds of cities. Starting pay depends on a mechanic’s knowledge and experience. Future pay increases are based on performance. Shift assignments generally depend on a mechanic’s length of service in a Publix Distribution facility.

How to Apply


  • Performs systematic preventive maintenance by inspecting items on the tractors such as the fan belts, oil levels, transmission fluid, air filter, windshield, and rooflines and panels.
  • Troubleshoots issues and makes repairs when necessary.
  • Adheres to Publix policy, government regulations, and manufacturer requirements as they employ their knowledge of fleet vehicles and equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications differ depending the specific equipment in each facility and the particular position’s level of responsibility. In general, the following qualifications are preferred.

  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Medium/Heavy Truck Certification.
  • Ability to obtain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within 90 days of start date in the position.
  • Basic knowledge of welding techniques on aluminum and steel.
  • On-the-job or trade school experience with medium/heavy duty trucks.

How to Apply

Publix frequently promotes and/or transfers associates to fill positions from within, but opportunities may arise for outside candidates.

Interested in this position? Try our Job Matching tool to see if you may be a match.*

Ready to start your job search today? Visit the Publix Job Center to see our current openings. If your skills and experience seem to match the qualifications of the position that interests you, you will be contacted by email to set up an interview, and possibly further testing depending on the position.

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