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Diesel Mechanic/Technician I - Experienced

Penske Newark ,OH
  • Expired: July 10, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Penske is an essential business to our customers and communities, our team is working hard to keep supply chains up and running. This position is immediately available and we are actively recruiting, interviewing and hiring for this role. Please apply today. We are committed to the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and customers. We have modified our hiring processes to include increased phone interviews and where in-person activities are required, we are practicing social distancing. You can learn more about our company approach on our main company career page


Schedule: Monday-Friday, 1st shift


Location: 1383 E. Main St. Zanesville, OH


What's the Job?

Ready to move your career forward? As an experienced Technician I at Penske, you'll do exactly that. Here, 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.


As a Technician I at Penske, you are a respected, experienced lead at your location-a master technician. You set an example and informally mentor others while learning from your manager. You are trusted to work independently while doing major and minor repairs, performing road tests to diagnose problems and completing maintenance tasks.


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.


Yes, we know you are experienced, and we will rely on your experience and leadership. But 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.


Main Responsibilities:

Making sure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers

Doing preventive maintenance services on truck and trailer equipment with little or no supervision and in a timely manner

Repairing and troubleshooting major components such as engines, transmissions and differentials, including replacing complete assemblies, turbochargers, fuel system components, etc.

Keeping your work area clean and safe

Using Penske's tools and technologies to log, research and complete repairs, including basic vehicle diagnostics

Learning new skills through Penske's technician training

Working on other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor


Why Penske is for You:

Competitive starting salary

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

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 driver's license required and must also have or be able to get a CDL license (must also have or be willing to get an air brake certification)
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.
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Newark, OH