Penske Diesel Technicians/Mechanics- ALL LEVELS (PB) in Charlotte, North Carolina

Description:

Position Summary:

Technicians will perform component repair and all aspects of preventative maintenance on the newest and best maintained fleet of power, refrigerated and non-powered equipment in the industry.

We have industry leading technology, tools and experts in the maintenance field and industry. You will receive state of the art training each year on a variety of OEM equipment. Many of our technicians have been trained and certified through Penske’s Technician Certification Program which is ASE certified as a CASE (Continuing Automotive Service Education) provider.

We are hiring for entry level (Tech III), intermediate (Tech II) and experienced (Tech I) diesel technicians in the Charlotte, Concord & Hickory Area.

All shifts available

Great benefits, pay and training to further your CAREER!

Benefits:

Penske values the well-being of our employees and their families. That’s why we offer competitive wages and a wide range of benefits, including medical and dental insurance, prescription drug card, 401K and pension plans, flexible dependent care and medical spending accounts, spouse and child life insurance, employee referral bonus, and discounts with Penske partners.

Responsibilities:

-Vehicle component diagnostics and repair

-Electrical system repairs

-Cooling system maintenance

-Perform Engine diagnostics

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the repair and diagnosis of - with some assistance: Engines (gas and diesel), Power train to include differentials, transmissions, clutches, drive shafts, PTO's and wheel ends, Electrical systems including starters and alternators, HVAC systems, Steering systems, Electronics to include ECM's, ECU's, sensors etc., Engine bolt on items such as turbos, fan clutches, injectors, cooling system etc., Brake systems including ABS, Suspension systems (spring and air)

  • Perform mechanical and general appearance reconditioning of equipment for "trade-ins" and prepare new equipment for delivery.

  • Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units

  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services

  • Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair order

  • Maintain work area appearance and safety

  • Road test Vehicles when necessary to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.

  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.

  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.

  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.

  • Adjust and replace brakes, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.

  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.

  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.

  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.

Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.

  • Specialize in repairing and troubleshooting of major components such as engine, transmissions and differentials, to include replacing complete assemblies, turbochargers, fuel system components etc.

  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of automotive or diesel experience required for Diesel Tech III

  • 2-4 years practical experience with tractor trailer maintenance required for Diesel Tech II

  • 6 years practical experience with tractor trailer maintenance required for Diesel Tech I

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred

  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required

  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL.

  • Must have a Positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance systems.

  • Willingness to travel within district (close geographical area), work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a reference verification (to include past employment and education) are required

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The associate must regularly lift and /or move up to 25lbs/12kg, frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Work Locations: 1326 W. Craighead Charlotte, NC

Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Charlotte

Job: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

Req ID: 1700541