Diesel Technician/Mechanic III - Entry Level

Penske
Sterling, VA
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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.
This position will be located at the Penske facility at 22675 Executive Drive Sterling, VA 20166.
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:
• Competitive starting salary
• Shift Premiums
• 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

General Requirements:
• 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
• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
• 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 functions.
• The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
• While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. 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

About Penske
When you join Penske, you're joining a team that cares about doing its best. At each location, there's a strong sense of teamwork. We're all working together to move our customers forward. That's true for the 9,000 vehicle repair associates who are working at hundreds of locations across the United States.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.
Keywords:
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Hiring Diesel Technicians

Greenbush Logistics
Poolesville, MD
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Benefits:

* Top Pay based on Experience
* Private fleet=Great money, benefits, and no dealership work!
* Monday to Friday
* Safety shoe reimbursement
* Bonus programs: safety, profit sharing
* Paid holidays and vacation
* Company-owned Kenworth, Freightliner, Volvo, and Mack trucks, as well as Hyundai and Linde lift trucks
* Medical, dental, and vision insurance
* 401k
* Profit-sharing
* Flexible spending
* Paid time off

Requirements:

* At least 2 years of tractor/trailer/forklift or industrial maintenance experience preferred
* At least 1 of diesel engine repair preferred
* At least 1 year of mechanical knowledge preferred
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Diesel Technician/Mechanic III

Penske
Capitol Heights, MD
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Penske - JobID: 2116617 [Automotive Mechanic / Auto Technician] As a Diesel Technician at Penske, you'll: Make sure vehicles are maintained and safe for the customers; Use Penske’s tools and technologies to log, research and complete repairs; Complete vehicle component lubrication and replacement, some electrical system repairs, and cooling system maintenance on gas and diesel engine vehicles...Hiring Immediately >>
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Diesel Technician/Mechanic -All Levels

Penske
Manassas, VA
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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
This position will be located at the Penske facility at 7699 Wellingford Drive Manassas, VA 20109.
Why Penske is for You:
• Competitive starting salary
• Shift Premiums
• 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

General Requirements:
• 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
• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
• 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 functions.
• The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
• While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. 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

About Penske
When you join Penske, you're joining a team that cares about doing its best. At each location, there's a strong sense of teamwork. We're all working together to move our customers forward. That's true for the 9,000 vehicle repair associates who are working at hundreds of locations across the United States.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.
Keywords:
Automotive, Diesel, Diesel Repair, Diesel Tech, Diesel Mechanic, Gas Mechanic, Mechanic, Hydraulics Auto Repair, Truck Repair, Trailer Repair, Equipment Installer, Electronic Diagnostic, Car Carrier Repair, Mechanical Repair, Installer, Truck Equipment, Auto Mechanic, ASE Certified, ASE, Automotive, Repair, Light And Heavy Duty Trucks, Truck Mechanic Service Technician, Heavy Truck & Equipment Technician, Heavy Truck Mechanic, Equipment Mechanic, Shop Mechanic, Truck Mechanic, Fleet Mechanic, Fleet Technician, Trailer Mechanic, Universal Technical Institute, UTI, Wyotech, Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln Tech, University of Northwest Ohio, Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Eaton, Meritor, Mack, International, Peterbilt, Kenworth, Volvo, Freightliner, Hino, Isuzu, Apprentice

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Diesel Technician/Mechanic -All Levels

Penske
Manassas, VA
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Penske - JobID: 2117196 [Automotive Mechanic / Auto Technician] As a Diesel Technician at Penske, you'll: Make sure vehicles are maintained and safe for the customers; Use Penske’s tools and technologies to log, research and complete repairs; Complete vehicle component lubrication and replacement, some electrical system repairs, and cooling system maintenance on gas and diesel engine vehicles...Hiring Immediately >>
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Diesel Technician/Mechanic - Mobile Refrigeration (Thermo-King/Carrier)

Penske
Manassas, VA
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Penske - JobID: 2119797 [Automotive Mechanic / Auto Technician] As a Diesel Technician at Penske, you'll: Make sure vehicles are maintained and safe for the customers; Use Penske’s tools and technologies to log, research and complete repairs; Complete vehicle component lubrication and replacement, some electrical system repairs, and cooling system maintenance on gas and diesel engine vehicles...Hiring Immediately >>
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Diesel Technician/Mechanic - Mobile Refrigeration (Thermo-King/Carrier)

Penske
Manassas, VA
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A Penske Refrigeration Technician will diagnose, overhaul, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and trailer equipment with the primary focus on all refrigeration unit maintenance equipment designed for commercial trucks and trailers.
This position will be located at the Penske facility at 7699 Wellingford Drive Manassas, VA 20109. Major Responsibilities: • Perform all levels of maintenance services, with the primary focus on all refrigeration unit such as Carrier and/or Thermo King commercial refrigeration equipment designed for commercial trucks and trailers. • Be able to test lines, components, and connections using electrical, mechanical and pneumatic test equipment • Read complex schematics associated with the refrigeration and air conditioning 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. • Perform duties with little or no supervision and in a timely and efficient manner • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists. • Provide additional support regarding preventative maintenance and tractor trailer maintenance as required by location management • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications. • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor Qualifications: • 6 years practical experience with tractor trailer maintenance required • High school diploma or equivalent required • Vocational/Technical or certification preferred • Specialized training and experience in the overhaul of refrigeration components required • ASE Certification preferred • 608/609 certifications preferred • Proficiency in the use of all necessary tools of trade required • Current CDL license with air brake certification preferred • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required • Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment is required • 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. -The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. -While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. 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. About Penske Truck Leasing Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.
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Hiring Diesel Technicians

Greenbush Logistics
Gaithersburg, MD
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Benefits:

* Top Pay based on Experience
* Private fleet=Great money, benefits, and no dealership work!
* Monday to Friday
* Safety shoe reimbursement
* Bonus programs: safety, profit sharing
* Paid holidays and vacation
* Company-owned Kenworth, Freightliner, Volvo, and Mack trucks, as well as Hyundai and Linde lift trucks
* Medical, dental, and vision insurance
* 401k
* Profit-sharing
* Flexible spending
* Paid time off

Requirements:

* At least 2 years of tractor/trailer/forklift or industrial maintenance experience preferred
* At least 1 of diesel engine repair preferred
* At least 1 year of mechanical knowledge preferred
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Diesel Technician/Mechanic II

Penske
Warrenton, VA
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Penske - JobID: 2120518 [Automotive Mechanic / Auto Technician] As a Diesel Technician at Penske, you'll: Make sure vehicles are maintained and safe for the customers; Use Penske’s tools and technologies to log, research and complete repairs; Complete vehicle component lubrication and replacement, some electrical system repairs, and cooling system maintenance on gas and diesel engine vehicles...Hiring Immediately >>
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Diesel Technician/Mechanic - All Levels

Penske
Jessup, MD
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Penske - JobID: 2118520 [Automotive Mechanic / Auto Technician] As a Diesel Technician at Penske, you'll: Make sure vehicles are maintained and safe for the customers; Use Penske’s tools and technologies to log, research and complete repairs; Complete vehicle component lubrication and replacement, some electrical system repairs, and cooling system maintenance on gas and diesel engine vehicles...Hiring Immediately >>
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Diesel Technician/Mechanic - All Levels

Penske
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Average Salary For a Diesel Technician

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Diesel Technician is $44,699 per year or $21 per hour. The highest paying Diesel Technician jobs have a salary over $58,000 per year while the lowest paying Diesel Technician jobs pay $34,000 per year

Average Diesel Technician Salary
$44,000 yearly
$21 hourly
Updated December 6, 2021
$34,000
10 %
$44,000
Median
$58,000
90 %

Highest Paying Cities For Diesel Technician

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Fairbanks, AK
$57,032
$27.42
Modesto, CA
$56,579
$27.20
Rochester, NH
$52,967
$25.46
Phoenix, AZ
$50,616
$24.33
Houston, TX
$49,844
$23.96
Rochester, NY
$48,372
$23.26

5 Common Career Paths For a Diesel Technician

Shop Foreman

A shop foreman is responsible for monitoring the daily operations of a shop, ensuring that the staff members perform their duties to address customers' needs. A shop foreman manages staffing schedules, trains new employees, and distributes tasks. They often work in manufacturing, automotive, and warehouse industries, which require knowledge of operating equipment. A shop foreman must have excellent leadership and communication skills, especially on addressing customers' inquiries and complaints and performing clerical tasks as needed.

Lead Technician

Lead technicians are technicians who oversee the technical needs of a specific project or department. They are usually tenured employees, and their familiarity with the company's technical and technological processes, software, and hardware would be a great advantage in succeeding in their role. Lead technicians are responsible for installing, updating, and maintaining various software and hardware components in the office. They often manage a group of technicians, and they ensure that the group they manage is properly trained and well-versed on the processes of the company. Lead technicians are expected to have strong analytical skills and decision-making skills.

Field Service Technician

Field service technicians are skilled professionals who manage the technical needs of their clients outside the company's physical office space. They are usually on the field to visit their clients and check up on clients' equipment. Field service technicians are dispatched to provide technical support. They oversee installations, repairs, or maintenance activities. They ensure that all the work needed is done well. They also conduct diagnostic activities and troubleshooting. Field service technicians also supervise any updating or changes needed to be done in their clients' offices. They are expected to have good analytical skills, communication skills, and highly technical skills.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

A heavy equipment mechanic is responsible for operating the heavy machinery used in the production of various industries, inspecting inconsistencies, running diagnostic tests, and replacing defective components to ensure its operational safety and efficiency. Heavy equipment mechanics also upgrade engine systems to boost optimal performance, analyze damage costs, and repair equipment parts with the assistance of other mechanical staff. They work closely with the management, create maintenance reports, and suggesting resolutions to avoid delays in production and customer service.

Field Technician

A field technician is responsible for providing technical and maintenance support for the customers by area visits. Field technicians' duties include diagnosing technical problems, replacing malfunction components, upgrading systems for efficiency, running equipment tests to ensure stability, creating draft reports of performed processes, utilizing vehicles and other tools safely, following client's specifications on operating equipment, and adhering to the safety standards. A field technician must have excellent communication and decision-making skills, as well as extensive knowledge of the technological industry.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Diesel Technician