Diesel Mechanic/Technician I - Experienced

16 May 2024

A Penske Auto Technician I will diagnose, adjust, and repair automotive, light truck and van series of equipment including, but not limited to the following: Engines (gas and light duty diesel), Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials, Starters/Alternators, Air conditioning systems, Fan clutches, Engine electronics, Suspension components, Power steering systems, and Steering gear box (manual and power).

Major Responsibilities:

Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services

Perform duties with little or no supervision and in a timely and efficient manner while meeting time standards.

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.

Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.

Specialize in repairing and troubleshooting of major components such as engine, transmissions and differentials, to include replacing complete assemblies, emission systems, fuel system components etc.

Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor


3 plus years practical maintenance and repair experience with Automobiles, Light Trucks, and Vans.

High school diploma or equivalent required

Vocational/Technical or certification preferred

Specialized training and experience in the diagnosis/troubleshooting of major components (engines, transmissions, differentials) as defined as “heavy-line” type work.

608/609 certifications

A valid Driver’s license

Advanced LASD computer system skills preferred for data entry into maintenance systems.

Able to use and operate any and all diagnostic computers and equipment required by the vehicles operating within the district.

Willingness to travel as necessary within the district and work at any station or shop within the district if required.

Completion of on-line OEM training courses for vehicle makes and models operated by L. A. Sheriff’s Department.

Master Tech ASE certification to include brake certification (A-4) and Headlight adjustors certification

Have required tools to perform all maintenance and repair work as required by the vehicles operating within the district

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 job

Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening 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 functions.

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.

Job Category: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

Job Function: Truck Maintenance

Job Family: Vehicle Maintenance

Address: 4100 S River Rd

Primary Location: US-UT-Saint George

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

Req ID: 2403984

If interested, please apply online at https://track.talentbrew.com?jobmediaid=664988&typeid=1

  • ID: #51712109
  • State: Nevada Las vegas 89101 Las vegas USA
  • City: Las vegas
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-05-16
  • Deadline: 2024-07-15
  • Category: Transportation