Diesel Technician/Mechanic III - Entry Level
Company: Penske Truck Leasing
Posted on: September 18, 2023
What's the Job?
Ready to accelerate your career while helping our customers move
forward? As a Technician at Penske, you'll do exactly that. Here,
you'll do preventative maintenance and minor repairs 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
Whether you're looking for your first job out of school or have
some vehicle repair experience and are looking to switch gears,
becoming a Penske Technician may be a great fit for you.
Why is this job awesome? For starters, no day is the same. 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.
Working alongside experienced supervisors and master technicians,
we'll teach you about our vehicle maintenance processes and the
cutting-edge technology we use. And we will make sure you are
getting the industry certified training you need to succeed and
grow your career. You'll learn from the best in the industry. We
also take pride in how clean our facilities are, and we provide you
with all the necessary major shop tools.
If you are mechanically inclined or have completed any vehicle
repair training, are willing to learn, and interested in a stable
career with a lot of opportunity for growth, join our team.
Click below to see what makes Penske great!
--- Making sure vehicles are maintained and safe for our
--- 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
Why Penske is for You:
--- Competitive starting salary
--- Shift Premiums
--- 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
--- High school diploma or equivalent preferred; vocational or
technical certification in vehicle repair preferred
--- Basic mechanical aptitude and 1-2 years of automotive or diesel
repair experience (preferred)
--- Valid driver's license
--- 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
--- 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 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), the ability to pass a drug screen and
physical as required by the Department of Transportation, and
potential travel within a near geography for training are
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
--- 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
--- 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
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Shift: Swing shift Tuesday thru Friday 2pm to 10:30pm Saturday 10am
- Second shift start times after 11am are eligible for $1.50 per
hour shift differential
- Third shift start time after 9pm are eligible for $2.00 per
hour shift differential
Benefits: Our excellent benefits plan keeps associates and their
families happy, healthy, and secure. To learn more visit
Job Category: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians
Job Function: Truck Maintenance
Job Family: Vehicle Maintenance
Address: 7210 S 224th St
Primary Location: US-WA-Kent
Employer: Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.
Req ID: 2325599
Keywords: Penske Truck Leasing, Kent , Diesel Technician/Mechanic III - Entry Level, Professions , Kent, Washington
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