Penske Technical Development Trainer in Kansas City, Missouri


Position Summary:

If you are an accomplished diesel technician, supervisor or instructor who enjoys sharing your knowledge with others we would like to hear from you! Penske Truck Leasing is looking for candidates to deliver technical training to our field technicians. Our onboarding program is designed to give the successful candidate the instructional tools and procedures to succeed as a Penske Technical Development Trainer. This proven, comprehensive program includes teaching strategy, technical training, and shadowing with successful Penske Trainers. Instructional experience preferred but not necessary for the right candidate.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Deliver consistent technical training programs to maintenance associates, particularly Diesel Technicians, Customer Service Representatives and Shop

Maintenance Management.

  • Primarily focused on fundamental training courses, this position will use sound facilitation skills to ensure proper delivery of content to build participants'

skills while reinforcing maintenance processes and procedures.

  • Other projects as assigned by the Manager of Technical Trainers.

This position will support our Central Area and portions of our S. Central, N. Central & Mountain Areas. Travel will be required to locations in AR, OK, KS, MO, IA, NE, SD, ND, MN, and CO to facilitate training. The home office for this position is to be located in Kansas City, MO / KS.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Bachelors / Associates degree preferred; Vocational or Technical degree preferred

  • Experience as an instructor in a classroom and/or hands-on environment preferred

  • 3 or more years of experience as a technician in the heavy duty truck or similar industry preferred

  • Prior experience as a lead technician, supervisor, or manager preferred

  • 608 and 609 EPA certified preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of safety practices preferred

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, required

  • Some experience with MS-Office tools: Word, Excel, & PowerPoint required

  • Ability to work independently along with strong organization and time management skills required.

  • Ability to travel up to as much as 70% required

  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, 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: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to 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 occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

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

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 to learn more.

Work Locations: 1111 Century Ave Kansas City, MO

Primary Location: United States-Missouri-Kansas City

Job: Other Corporate

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Other Corporate

Req ID: 1705830