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Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P

Diesel Mechanic/Technician I - Experienced (NE/NW Portland)

Automotive

Diesel Mechanic

No

Portland, Oregon, United States

Looking for a technician position?

Ready to accelerate your career while helping our customers move forward?

As a technician at Penske, you’ll do exactly that. At northwest and northeast Portland branches, you’ll perform preventative maintenance and repairs of all levels on the newest and best maintained fleet of vehicles in the industry. You will help our customers keep their vehicles in shape and on the road.

Why is this job awesome? For starters, your skills and experience are recognized. You’ll get to work on lots of different types of equipment—not just one manufacturer. We work hard to get the job done, but we also make sure you have the time you need to do the job right. Safety and reliability are our top priorities.

We’ll also teach you about our vehicle maintenance processes and the cutting-edge technology we use. And we will make sure you are continuing to get the training you need to advance in your career. You’ll be inspired and encouraged by the best in the industry. We take pride in how clean our facilities are, and we provide you with all the necessary major shop tools.

If you are an experienced truck and trailer technician and are interested in a stable career with a lot of opportunity for growth, join our team.

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We have three levels of technicians:

DIESEL MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN I – EXPERIENCED

• 6 years of practical experience with truck and tractor-trailer maintenance

• High school diploma or equivalent (required); vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair (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)

• Experienced using all tools of the trade (including welding equipment, diagnostic equipment, and hand and power tools)

• Valid CDL driver’s license (must also have or be willing to get an air brake certification)

• Basic computer skills

• 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 screening (to include criminal checks, past employment, and education) and pass a drug screening

• Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

DIESEL TECHNICIAN/MECHANIC II – MID-LEVEL

• 2-4 years of practical experience with tractor-trailer maintenance required

• High school diploma or equivalent required

• Vocational/Technical or certification preferred

• Specialized training in the repair and replacement of vehicle components preferred

• Proficiency in the use of shop tools required

• A valid driver’s license is required

• Demonstrate proficiency in the repair and diagnosis of - with some assistance: Engines (gas and diesel), Power train to include differentials, transmissions, clutches, driveshaft’s, 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)

• Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

• 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.

DIESEL TECHNICIAN/MECHANIC III - ENTRY LEVEL

• Basic mechanical aptitude and 1-2 years of automotive or diesel repair experience (preferred)

• Valid driver’s license (must also have or be able to get a CDL license within 6 months)

• High school diploma (required); vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair (preferred)

• The ability to solve problems and comfort using tools

• Excellent customer service skills and communication skills

• the ability to work well as part of a team and outside

• Basic computer skills

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

• Making sure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers

• Using Penske’s tools and technologies to log, research and complete repairs, including basic vehicle diagnostics

• Doing preventative maintenance repairs—like replacing or rotating tires—and completing vehicle component lubrication and replacement, some electrical system repairs, and cooling system maintenance on gas and diesel engine vehicles

• Partnering with your manager to learn new skills using Penske’s technician training and hands-on coaching

• Working on other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Why Penske is for You:

• Competitive starting salary

• Shift Premium

• Career stability

• Opportunity for growth

• Excellent benefits, including lots of time off

• Strong, well-rounded training on a variety of OEM equipment (Penske’s Technician Certification Program is certified as a Continuing Automotive Service Education provider)

• Advanced vehicle maintenance technology

• Location and schedule flexibility

General Requirements:

• 6 years of practical experience with truck and tractor-trailer maintenance

• High school diploma or equivalent preferred; vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair 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)

• Experienced using all tools of the trade (including welding equipment, diagnostic equipment, and hand and power tools)

• Valid driver’s license required, CDL preferred

• The ability to solve problems

• Excellent customer service skills and communication skills

• The ability to work well as part of a team

• Willing to work in non-climate-controlled conditions

• Basic computer skills

• The associate will be required to understand and comply with specific instructions, guidelines, rules, regulations, or other information established by Penske management

• The associate must be able to perform all work adhering to DOT, OSHA, and all Penske safety and maintenance policies; including but not limited to the correct selection and use of appropriate tools, PPE, machine guarding, and established best safety practice.

• 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 screening (to include criminal checks, past employment and education) and pass a drug screening

This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation or designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.

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.

• While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, climb, bend, and sit for extended length of time throughout their scheduled working period.

• The associate is required to use their hands on a routine and daily basis to grasp, reach, touch, handle, feel, and/or otherwise operate required tools or controls.

• The associate must be able to work safely at heights using applicable ladders and elevated working platforms.

• The associate must be able to safely work in all weather conditions.

• Given the frequent movement of large trucks through the workplace, the associate must be able to see and hear in order to safely navigate the work environment.

• 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

When you join Penske, you’re joining a team that cares about doing its best. At each location, there’s a strong sense of teamwork. We’re all working together to move our customers forward. That’s true for the 9,000+ vehicle repair associates who are working at hundreds of locations across the United States.

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.

Pay: $31.32/hr. - $36.38/hr. or $65,145/yr. - $75,670/yr., DOE. $2/hr. premium available for holding CDL at time of hire.

Schedule: Tuesday -Thursday 3:30PM -12AM Friday 1:30PM-10PM Sat 8AM -4:30PM. $3 - $4 shift premium available.

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PJ300

Job Category: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

Job Function: Truck Maintenance

Job Family: Vehicle Maintenance

Address: 4110 N.W. ST Helens Road

Primary Location: US-OR-Portland

Employer: Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.

Req ID: 2400543