Lead Fleet Mechanic

Sarasota, FL, USA Req #9081
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Who We Are:  

  • Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) is a family-owned independent Coca-Cola bottler that is the third largest privately-held and the sixth largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. 
  • Coke Florida sells, markets, manufactures and distributes over 600 products of The Coca-Cola Company and other partner companies including Monster Beverage Corporation and BODYARMOR. 

What We Offer:  
Eligible full time Coke Florida Associates can participate in our Total Rewards Program which includes:  

  • Total Wellness Programs including health, dental and vision plans 
  • 401K program with healthy company match 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance  
  • Three weeks of vacation pay, and 10 company paid holidays* 
  • Tuition reimbursement for approved college level coursework 
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) 
  • Career Succession Training 
  • Paid bi-weekly  
  • Competitive compensation  

*Some programs have time in role eligibility requirements; vacation and holiday paid time off is pro-rated year one 

Coke Florida is looking for a Fleet Mechanic Lead based out of our Sarasota location. We’re currently looking for 1st shift Monday-Friday (Rotating Saturdays) 5:00am-1:30pm.


What You Will Do:  

As a Coke Florida Fleet Mechanic Lead, you will be responsible for scheduling and performing mechanical repairs and preventative maintenance on all company fleet vehicles. Lead fleet mechanics assist in the scheduling, coaching, and development of other team members. 


Roles and Responsibilities:  

·       Train, coach and provide day-to-day direction to team members as needed.  

·       Coordinate and monitor department repair and employee work schedules.  

·       Troubleshoot, diagnose and complete repairs on all types of fleet equipment.  

·       Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles. 

·       Perform mechanical repairs including engine, clutch, oil changes, washing and cleaning, greasing, transmission, brake repairs, tire changes; and inspection of hoses, belts, fluids and wiring.  

·       Respond to fleet service calls, pick up and deliver vehicles.  

·       Performs preventative maintenance inspections and D.O.T. inspections using prescribed check lists along with identifying and reporting all unsafe conditions.  

·       Maintain tools and equipment to company standards.  

·       Act as back-up support for fleet supervisor as needed.

  • Must have a driving record with no major moving violations in the last three (3) years*   

      *Major moving violations include, but are not limited to, leaving the scene of an accident, driving under the influence, and reckless driving. Minor moving violations include, but are not limited to, speeding, driving too close, failure to stop, and improper lane changes. Driving records, including minor moving violations, will be evaluated according to CCBF guidelines to determine eligibility for the Sales Merchandising Supervisor position.     


      For this role, you will need:  

      ·       1+ years of mechanic experience on light and heavy equipment required.  

      ·       Experience with Heavy Duty and PIT equipment is required.  

      ·       Excellent demonstrated mechanical and technical aptitude.  

      ·       May be required to supply automotive hand tools (not including heavy duty or diagnostic tools).  


      Additional qualifications that will make you successful in this role: 

      ·       Automotive/Mechanical Trade or Vocational certification preferred.  

      ·       3+ years journeyman mechanic experience preferred.  

      ·       Gasoline, diesel and propane vehicle experience preferred.  

      ·       ASE certification and CDL license or certification is highly preferred. 


      This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions. Coke Florida reserves the right to revise the job description at any time and to assign additional duties and responsibilities as needed.  

      Employment with Coke Florida is at-will 

      The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship. 

      Coca-Cola Beverages Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 

      Other details

      • Job Family Distribution
      • Job Function Fleet
      • Pay Type Hourly
      Location on Google Maps
      • Sarasota, FL, USA