A Penske Diesel Truck Mechanic/Technician I will diagnose, overhaul, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and trailer equipment including, but not limited to the following: Engines (gas and diesel), Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials/Power dividers, PTO systems, Starters/Alternators, Refrigeration systems, Air conditioning systems (including cold and hot units), Fan clutches, Engine electronics (gas/diesel), Power steering systems, and Steering gear box (manual and power).
Demonstrate proficiency in the repair and diagnosis of: Engines (gas and diesel), Power train to include differentials, transmissions (manual and automatic), clutches, drive shafts, PTO's and wheel ends, Electrical systems including starters and alternators, HVAC systems, Steering systems, Refrigeration 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). Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units
Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services
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.
Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
4 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 major components (engines, transmissions, differentials) and OEM training courses required. Ozone Depletion Prevention Certification preferred.
Proficiency in the use of all tools of trade (including welding equipment, paint equipment, shop machines, and power tools) required
Current driver's license with relevant class and air brake certification required
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, and submit to a reference verification (to include past employment and education) are required
The physical 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 must regularly lift and /or move up to 12kg, frequently lift and/or move up to 23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 45kg. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture among Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more about the company and its products and services.
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