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Diesel Service Technician

Whiteford Kenworth
Lima, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Summary

Our team is currently looking for a Diesel Service Technician to keep up our level of commitment to safety and customer service. The role of Diesel Service Technician is to perform heavy-duty mechanical maintenance, repair, and diagnostics work under general supervision and in accordance with factory and industry standards. The ideal candidate must possess manual dexterity and great attention to detail. If you have experience as a Diesel Service Technician and your own tools, this is an opportunity you need to explore!


  • Provide technical service to vehicles and equipment
  • Read job order, observe, and listen to vehicle in operation to resolve malfunction and plan work procedures
  • Follow checklists ensuring all critical parts are examined
  • Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and adjust as needed
  • Test-drive vehicles to ensure that they run smoothly
  • Tag all warranty parts and returns to warranty clerk
  • Attend training classes and keep tabs on factory technical bulletins
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers to increase overall customer happiness
  • Properly complete the service and/or repairs assigned by supervisor
  • Complete all work according to the applicable safety requirements and published procedures
  • Participate in, and utilize to the best of one’s abilities, technical training as assigned by management
  • Maintain your designated workspace in an organized and clean manner
  • Ensure guest vehicles are returned as clean as they were prior to being serviced
  • Show the utmost courtesy to all guests, visitors, and dealership personnel
  • Make every effort to achieve the production objectives set by management
  • Adhere to manufacturer’s policies and procedures as they relate to labor operations, time and repair order documentation when performing warranty repairs and torque specifications
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • At least 1-year of fleet or dealership experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • ASE & CDL certification preferred but not required
  • Team-orientated with a strong sense of dedication to the customer and service team
  • Self-motivated and professional


  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Benefits
  • 401k with employer matching program
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability
  • Life, Accidental Death, & Dismemberment Insurance
  • PTO (paid time off)
  • On-going training & advancement opportunities

About Us

Since 1929 Whiteford Kenworth has been helping customers find solutions to their transportation needs. The Whiteford Kenworth team remains committed to total customer satisfaction whether it is truck sales or leasing, service repair, parts sales, or body shop services. If you’re interested in joining the Whiteford family, take a look at our openings and apply today!

We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Whiteford Kenworth


Lima, OH
45801 USA



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