Penske (PTL Canada) Diesel Truck Technician/Mechanic III (Helper/Apprentice) in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
STARTING YOUR CAREER AS A TRUCK TECHNICIAN? This is a great entry level position to start your career as a diesel truck mechanic, learn from the best and move ahead.
We have industry leading trucks, technology, tools, and experts in the vehicle maintenance industry committed to helping you develop your career. If you have some mechanical or vehicle maintenance experience and you are Dynamic, Motivated and Ready to learn – WE ARE COMMITTED TO DEVELOPING YOU!
At Penske a Diesel Technician III is a mechanic’s helper/apprentice that will perform minor component repair or replacement and assist with the removal, replacement, and repair of major components and other duties under the direction of a lead technician or supervisor.
Swing Shift: 1 Week Days - 6:30am to 3:00pm, 1 Week Afternoons - 3pm to 11:30pm
We Offer YOU:
Modern and clean work environment
Industry leading technology and tools
Attractive shift premiums
New equipment and technology from variety of suppliers/dealerships
RRSP program with company match
Affordable health & dental benefit package
Free uniforms and laundry service
Tool and boots allowance
Vacation time 11 paid statutory holidays paid sick days
Employee Assistance Program
Comprehensive technical and professional training
Opportunity for advancement throughout the company
Remove, replace or adjust the following with some supervision: brakes (air and hydraulic), fifth wheel, minor electrical repairs, cab components and accessories, minor trailer maintenance such as doors, wheel seals, etc.
Perform all aspects of preventive maintenance on vehicles as trained
Perform other mechanical repairs and replacements as directed/assisted by Technician I, II, -Lead Technician or Supervisor as part of overall training
All customer service duties as necessary
Pick up and delivery of vehicles
Maintain work area appearance and safety
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.
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
Other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor
1-2 year’s practical experience with vehicle repair or truck repair preferred
High school diploma or equivalent required
Vocational/Technical or certification preferred
Must be currently enrolled in an apprentice program
Must maintain membership/registration with respective Government Agencies
Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
Current driver's license class 5 and the ability to obtain class 3 within 6 months of been hired required
Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance systems.
Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions required
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
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 reference check.
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 12kg, frequently lift and/or move up to 23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 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 committed to the principle of equity in employment.
About Penske Truck Leasing
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske’s 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 www.GoPenske.com to learn more.
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Work Locations: 100 Thornhill Dr Dartmouth, NS B3B 1S3
Primary Location: Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth
Zip: B3B 1S3
Job: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians
Req ID: 2102451