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Diesel Mechanic/Technician I - Experienced - Military Veterans

at Penske Truck Leasing

Diesel Mechanic/Technician I - Experienced (Job Number: 2306340 )

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 Clackamas Penske 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.

Pay : $29.50/hr. or $34.50/hr. or $61,360/yr. or $71,760/yr.

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Why is Penske for You?

+ We take pride in offering a competitive wage and great benefits.

+ This position, at this location, offers shift differentials that will vary based on second shift (starting after 11am) or third shift (starting after 9pm) and weekend work.

+ This position, at this location, also offers individuals who hold a current and valid CDL will be eligible for a $2.00/hr rate.

+ Penske offers ongoing skills training for to our maintenance associates, so you can grow your career!

Schedule: Must be prepared to work evenings and a weekend day. $3-$4 shift premium available.

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

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

* 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.

* 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, 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.

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Work Locations :

15975 SE 130th Ave

15975 SE 130th Ave

Clackamas, OR 97015

Primary Location : United States-Oregon-Clackamas

Job : Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

Penske Oracle Job (US & CA only do not edit): : PTL.Technician

Req ID: 2306340

Clackamas, OR

Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing 

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquarterd in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates 417,000+ vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,300 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 www.pensketruckleasing.com to learn more.

About Us

Penske is great place to launch or continue your career. We are a dynamic growth company with a 50-plus year history of success that is built upon a foundation of taking great care of our customers, a dedication to excellence in all we do every day and tapping innovative ideas from our associates to drive success for our customers and our own businesses.

Products

Penske offers a wide variety of transportation products and services ranging from full-service truck leasing and fleet maintenance, truck rental, used truck sales, and global supply chain and logistics solutions. Visit www.gopenske.com for more details.

News

Our company makes headlines regularly around the globe. Keep up with the latest news and information from Penske by visiting our newsroom.

Veterans

Here, we support our country’s servicemen and women by offering a military discount on truck rentals at more than 2,400 convenient locations. But, it doesn’t stop there. We realize America’s veterans possess the unique skills and strong work ethic that lead to success. That’s why we make it our mission to hire thousands of veterans for the amazing career opportunities we offer. Consider a career with us. We’re always looking for veterans, like you, to join our team in a variety of roles, including as diesel technicians where you’ll use today’s cutting-edge technologies to take care of our customers – from individual consumers to some of the world’s leading companies. That’s not all. You could also join our team as a professional truck driver, fleet maintenance supervisor, operations management, as well as in logistics and supply chain operations. We’re proud of our commitment to hiring veterans and active Guard and Reserve personnel and have received numerous awards for our support. 

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