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Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P

Diesel Technician/Mechanic I - Lead Tech/Reefer

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Mechanic

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West Sacramento, California, 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 our West Sacramento branch, 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. We're hiring for different technician levels.

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LEAD TECHNICIAN/REEFER TECH

A Penske Tech I- with Refrigeration experience will diagnose, overhaul, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and trailer equipment with the primary focus on all refrigeration unit maintenance equipment designed for commercial trucks and trailers.

• Perform all levels of maintenance services, with the primary focus on all refrigeration unit such as Carrier and/or Thermo King commercial refrigeration equipment designed for commercial trucks and trailers.

• Be able to test lines, components, and connections using electrical, mechanical and pneumatic test equipment

• Read complex schematics associated with the refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.

• Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair order

• Maintain work area appearance and safety

• Road test vehicles when necessary to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.

• Perform duties with little or no supervision and in a timely and efficient manner

• Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.

• Provide additional support regarding preventative maintenance and tractor trailer maintenance as required by location management

• Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.

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.

Schedule for reefer tech: Monday - Friday 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Schedule for other diesel techs: Must be prepared to work evenings and a weekend day

Qualifications:

• 6 years practical experience with tractor trailer maintenance required

• High school diploma or equivalent required

• Vocational/Technical or certification preferred

• Specialized training and experience in the overhaul of refrigeration components required

• ASE Certification preferred

• 608/609 certifications preferred

• Proficiency in the use of all necessary tools of trade required

• Current CDL license with air brake certification preferred

• Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required

• Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment is required

• 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, 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.

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 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.

Salary: $35.90/hr. - $41.67/hr. or $74,672/yr. - $86,673/yr., DOE

Job Category: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

Job Function: Truck Maintenance

Job Family: Vehicle Maintenance

Address: 3009 Evergreen Ave

Primary Location: US-CA-West Sacramento

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

Req ID: 2400472