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Fleet Maintenance Mechanic

Publix Associate

The Fleet Maintenance Mechanics keep our tractors and trailers traveling the millions of miles they cover to make deliveries to stores in hundreds of cities.

How to Apply


Fleet Maintenance Mechanics perform systematic preventive maintenance by inspecting items on the tractors such as the fan belts, oil levels, transmission fluid, air filter, wind shield and the rooflines and panels of trailers. They also troubleshoot problems and make repairs when necessary. The Mechanics work to make sure they are performing this maintenance according to Publix policy, government regulations, manufacturer requirements, as well as their own personal knowledge of fleet vehicles and equipment. Starting pay rates depend 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 each Distribution facility.

Qualifications we look for

The required qualifications differ somewhat depending on the specific equipment in each facility. They also differ depending on the level of responsibility for a particular position. In general, however, most of our Fleet Maintenance Mechanics must:

  • Obtain an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Medium/Heavy Truck Certification
  • Possess a valid Class "A" Commercial Drivers License (within 90 days of his or her start date in the position)
  • Have basic knowledge of welding techniques on aluminum and steel
  • Have experience with medium/heavy duty trucks or trade school

How to apply

Go to the Publix Jobs Center to begin searching our current openings. Click the appropriate link to view openings for Publix associates and non-associates. Click Search Openings and narrow your search by selecting Distribution from the Job Category list.

You will receive follow-up communication once you're determined to be qualified and eligible for the job. The communication will inform you of additional information that is needed and/or assessments that need to be completed. Once that is done, your application will go directly to the hiring manager for consideration. If your skills, experience, and qualifications look like a good match to the requirements of the position, you will be contacted.

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Having a match to this job does not guarantee that you will be hired into this job if and when it becomes available on our Publix Jobs Center.