Penske Diesel Technician/Mechanic in Portland, Oregon

Description:

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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 an entry level diesel technician for our Gresham, Oregon 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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What do you need to become a diesel technician/mechanic? The main function of the Penske Technician/Mechanic III will be to perform minor component repair and all aspects of preventative maintenance on the newest and best maintained fleet of power, refrigerated and non-powered truck and trailer equipment in the industry.

Shift expectations are:

Tuesday-Thursady 3:30 PM-12 Midnight (shift premium wage available)

Friday 1:30-10PM & Sat 8am-4:30pm

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:

To succeed in this role, the technician will have the following qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of automotive or diesel experience preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Vocational or Technical certification preferred

  • Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required

  • A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain a CDL license required

  • Must have a Positive attitude and willingness to grow in position

  • Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance systems.

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

  • Willingness to travel within district (close geographical area), work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a reference verification (to include past employment and education) 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.

Ready to turn wrenches? Apply for this position and start your career today.

Work Locations: 18900 NE San Rafael Portland, OR

Primary Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

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

Req ID: 1804048