Diesel Technician/Mechanic III - Entry Level

21 Nov 2023

Work Location: 2100 Stanley Gault Parkway, Louisville, KY 40223

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 road.

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.

Main Responsibilities:

Making sure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers

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 supervisor

Why Penske is for You:

We take pride in offering a competitive wage and great benefits.

This position, at this location, offers shift differentials that will

vary based on second shift (starting after 11am) or third shift

(starting after 9pm) and weekend work.

This position, at this location, also offers individuals who hold a

current and valid CDL will be eligible for a $2.00/hr rate.

Penske offers ongoing skills training for to our maintenance

associates, so you can grow your career!


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


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 required

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


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 period.

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 conditions.

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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Job Category: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

Job Function: Truck Maintenance

Job Family: Vehicle Maintenance

Address: 2100 Stanley Galt Parkway

Primary Location: US-KY-Louisville

Employer: Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.

Req ID: 2329420

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  • ID: #50570684
  • State: Kentucky Louisville 40201 Louisville USA
  • City: Louisville
  • Salary: $22.00/hr + $2-$5/hr in differential
  • Job type: Full-time
  • Showed: 2023-11-21
  • Deadline: 2024-01-20
  • Category: Transportation