Penske Diesel Technician/Mechanic I in Villa Rica, Georgia

Description:

Position Summary:

Our employees are not just a number to us but are part of a growing team with a commitment to excellence to both our customers and ourselves. If you are a hard worker with goals, determination, experience, looking to gain skills from a top organization, then Penske Truck Leasing may be your new home. We provide competitive pay, great benefits, training and development.

Must be able to work afternoons, evenings, nights and weekends.

Diesel Technician/Mechanic Mid-Level

Penske Technician I will generally assist in the repair and diagnosis of major components or remove/replace major components of various truck and trailer equipment at the direction of Lead Technician or Maintenance Supervisor. Expectations include the ability to diagnose and repair the following with little or no supervision: Clutches, PTO Systems, Electric Systems, Hydraulic/ Air Brake systems, Heating/ Air Conditioning Systems, Instruments and Gauges, and Preventive Maintenance Service.

We have industry leading vehicle maintenance and repair 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 (Automotive Service Excellence) certified as a CASE (Continuing Automotive Service Education) provider.

Major Responsibilities:

-Vehicle component lubrication and replacement

-Electrical system repairs

-Cooling system maintenance

-Perform basic vehicle diagnostics

Qualifications:

  • 6 years practical experience with tractor trailer maintenance required

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Vocational/Technical or certification preferred

  • Specialized training and experience in the diagnosis/troubleshooting of major components (engines, transmissions, differentials), OEM training courses, ASE Certification, and 608/609 certifications preferred

  • Proficiency in the use of all tools of trade (including welding equipment, diagnostic equipment, hand and power tools) required

  • A valid drivers license is required

  • Current CDL license with air brake certification preferred, willingness to acquire CDL if you do not have one.

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

  • Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions required

  • Willingness to travel as necessary within the district (customers yards, close geographical area and training sites), work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental 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 will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally

communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

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

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, General Electric Capital Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 216,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit http://www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

Work Locations: 80 Industrial Court East Villa Rica, GA

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Villa Rica

Job: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

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

Req ID: 1611529