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US Foods Diesel Mechanic in Zebulon, North Carolina


Join Our Community of Food People!

Offering a $7,500 SIGN-ON BONUS

Our Diesel Mechanics start at $27.00 an hour!! Also, US FOODS® Fleet Mechanics have uniform allowances and continuous growth and training opportunities!

Schedule: Sunday - Thursday 3pm - 11pm with potential OT

Paid Weekly

We help you make it! US FOODS® is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promotion from within, excellent training programs, and a continuous improvement focus.

US FOODS® has a lot to offer:

  • US FOODS® is the company built on YOU Matter, where your hard work is rewarded

  • We are committed to compensation, and benefits that respect and reward our employees for their dedication and hard work

  • Guaranteed minimum of 40 hours per week

  • Paid Training AND Paid Overtime

  • Service recognition and employee rewards

  • Company with a history of promotion from within and unlimited career growth opportunities w/ ongoing job skills and leadership development training

  • Excellent Leadership

BENEFITS START DAY ONE: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) life insurance and paid parental leave. Check out our Benefits by clicking on the link Health Plan Identifier (

Main Ingredients of the Job!

  • Our US FOODS® Diesel Mechanics are responsible for the troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of the Fleet Road equipment including tractor, trailer, thermo-king, converter dolly, and maintenance vehicles.

  • Ensuring compliance with all State and Federal trucking regulations.

  • Mechanics will also be responsible for the documentation, completion, and keeping of current maintenance logs for all repairs and parts used daily.

  • The position will be required to perform road rescue as needed.

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, rebuild, replace, and complete all required repairs on diesel equipment (i.e., tractors, trailers, bobtails, reefers, lift gates, etc.)

What you bring to the table

Education/Training :

  • High School Diploma/Required

Related Experience/Requirements:

  • Three (3) years of verifiable hands-on experience as a heavy-duty commercial diesel mechanic or reefer mechanic or a combination of both; or Two (2) years of verifiable hands-on experience with either Diesel Mechanic Certification or TK/Carrier Refrigeration Certification or both.

  • A valid Class-A CDL license and DOT certification are preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :

  • Must furnish own personal hand tools

  • Ability to comply with EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations as pertaining to the shop and fleet

  • Ability to read and understand technical and service manuals

  • Successfully demonstrated independent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills; able to communicate with co-workers and drivers with demonstrated teamwork skills

  • Ability to manage multiple functions simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

Your efforts as a Fleet Mechanic are the foundation that defines US FOODS® success based on our pillars of cultural beliefs, work ethic, collaborative spirit, and service.


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US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here ( .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 866-960-5886. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.