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Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P

Diesel Mechanic/Technician I - Experienced - Tacoma-Lakewood-Lacey ($2500 $5000 sign on bonus) (2102768)

Automotive

Diesel Mechanic

Yearly

No

Washington, United States

**Description:**Looking for an experienced technician position?Ready to accelerate your career while helping our customers move forward?As an experienced technician at our Penske branches, youll do exactly that. Here at our branches in **Tacoma, Lakewood or Lacey** , youll 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. Youll get to work on lots of different types of equipmentnot 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.Well 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. Youll 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.Click here to see what makes Penske great!Why Penske is for you: Competitive starting salary Career stability Opportunity for growth Excellent benefits, including lots of time off Strong, well-rounded training on a variety of OEM equipment (Penskes Technician Certification Program is certified as a Continuing Automotive Service Education provider) Advanced vehicle maintenance technology Location and schedule flexibility**Pay** : $30 - $35/hr. or $62,400 - $73,900/yr., DOE**Schedule:** Must be able to work evenings and a weekend day*If you're interested in finding out more about these experienced technician positions, please **contact the recruiter at [Register to View] ** *We have two levels of experienced technicians:**DIESEL MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN I** 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 drivers 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** 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 drivers 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, driveshafts, 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.**Qualifications:** 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 drivers license required and must also have or be able to get a CDL license (must also have or be willing to get an air brake certification) 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 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 theability 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.- 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**When you join Penske, youre joining a team that cares about doing its best. At each location, theres a strong sense of teamwork. Were all working together to move our customers forward. Thats 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. Penskes 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.Keywords: Automotive, Diesel, Diesel Repair, Diesel Tech, Diesel Mechanic, Gas Mechanic, Mechanic, Hydraulics Auto Repair, Truck Repair, Trailer Repair, Equipment Installer, Electronic Diagnostic, Car Carrier Repair, Mechanical Repair, Installer, Truck Equipment, Auto Mechanic, ASE Certified, ASE, Automotive, Repair, Light And Heavy Duty Trucks, Truck Mechanic Service Technician, Heavy Truck & Equipment Technician, Heavy Truck Mechanic, Equipment Mechanic, Shop Mechanic, Truck Mechanic, Fleet Mechanic, Fleet Technician, Trailer Mechanic, Universal Technical Institute, UTI, Wyotech, Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln Tech, Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Eaton, Meritor, Mack, International, Peterbilt, Kenworth, Volvo, Freightliner, Hino, Isuzu, Veteran, Veterans, Military, Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, National Guard, Air Force, Coast Guard, Reserves**Work Locations:** 1460 Thorne Rd Tacoma, WA 98421**Primary Location:** United States-Washington-Tacoma**Zip:** 98421**Job:** Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians**Penske (Oracle) Job Name:** Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians**Req ID:** 2102768