Job Description

Description

 

We've got the keys to a rewarding career, drive on over to Penske!

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 Diesel Technicians in Medford, Oregon.

As part of our company, we provide training, encouragement and growth within a team environment. We invest in your professional growth by providing you with education and training opportunities to keep current on industry standards and products. You will gain valuable knowledge in the transportation industry and skills that will last a lifetime.

What do you need to become a diesel technician/mechanic? The main function of the Penske Technician II will be to generally assist in the repair and diagnosis of major components or remove/replace major components of various truck and trailer equipment at the direction of Lead Technician or Maintenance Supervisor.

Expectations include the ability to diagnose and repair the following with little or no supervision: Clutches, PTO Systems, Electric Systems, Hydraulic/ Air Brake systems, Heating/ Air Conditioning Systems, Instruments and Gauges, and Preventive Maintenance Service.

Shift expectations are:

Tues. - Fri., 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sat., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In addition, the diesel technician will have these major responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the repair and diagnosis of - with some assistance: Engines (gas and diesel), Power train to include differentials, transmissions, clutches, drive shafts, 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)
  • Perform mechanical and general appearance reconditioning of equipment for "trade-ins" and prepare new equipment for delivery.
  • Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units
  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services on truck and trailer 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.
  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, 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 replace brakes, 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 troubleshooting of major components such as engine, transmissions and differentials, to include replacing complete assemblies, turbochargers, fuel system components etc.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor.                  

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 </
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