Penske Diesel Technician/Mechanic-All Levels! in Elkhart, Indiana

Description:

Do you have the drive to be a part of a top service department? Want to keep the best fleet up and running?

If you’re happy under the hood, you’re a perfect fit!

We’re hiring all levels of Diesel Technicians for our Elkhart, IN branch.

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.

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A Penske Technician will diagnose, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and trailer equipment including, but not limited to the following: Engines (gas and diesel), Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials/Power dividers, PTO systems, Starters/Alternators, Refrigeration systems, Air conditioning systems (including cold and hot units), Fan clutches, Engine electronics (gas/diesel), Power steering systems, and Steering gear box (manual and power).

In addition, the diesel technician will have these major responsibilities:

  • Vehicle component lubrication and replacement

  • Electrical system repairs

  • Cooling system maintenance

  • Perform basic vehicle diagnostics

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • 1 years practical experience with tractor trailer maintenance

  • 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

  • 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 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.

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 more than 260,000 vehicles, employs more than 29,000 people, 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: 2220 Toledo Road Elkhart, IN

Primary Location: United States-Indiana-Elkhart

Job: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

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

Req ID: 1807267