Careers At Borden Dairy
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Founded in 1857, Borden is a dairy processor operating 13 facilities in the Midwest, Southern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Borden is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and employs approximately 3,000 people.  The Company provides milk products to customers in the grocery, mass market, club, food service, hospitality, school and convenience store channels.

Fleet Mechanic

Department: Supply Chain - Distribution
Location: Austin, TX


Maintains and repairs mechanical transportation equipment to aid in the distribution of all company products in a safe manner.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform complete preventative maintenance inspection and service on all mechanical transportation equipment in accordance with manufacturer specifications and company guidelines.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain equipment to the desired company performance standards including but not limited to: electrical systems, drive train, air and brake system, suspension systems, and maintain fleet tires.
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Possess the necessary personal tools to perform duties.
  • Maintain reliable attendance and consistent work hours.

Additional Requirements:


  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training in general transportation equipment maintenance and repair; or equivalent combination of continued education and experience.
  • Knowledge or and/or experience with transport refrigeration preferred. 

Other Functions:

  • Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations, and accurately record data required.
  • Must be able to frequently stand, walk, kneel, reach, climb, pull, and bend with full range of body motion. 
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to work independently and/or on a team in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and systematic approach to troubleshooting and problem solving is required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Commercial driver's license not required but a plus. 
  • Must have or be able to obtain all EPA licensing and/or certifications consistent with field requirements including but not limited to EPA Clean Air Act Section 608 Type II and EPA Clean Air Act Section 609 MVAC certifications within 3 months.
  • Must have or be able to obtain Brake Inspector Certification as defined in FMCSA Part 396.25 within 3 months.
  • Must have or be able to obtain Annual Inspector Certification as defined in FMCSA Part 396.19 within 3 months.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work in hot and cold climates, both indoors and outdoors and on mechanical transportation equipment.

Language Skills: 

  • English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be beneficial based on business necessity

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