Diesel Technician/Mechanic - Part-Time( Job Number: 1410039)
If you are interested in a Part-Time Diesel technician position, please apply to this opening to be contacted for future openings in your area. These part-time positions are planned to help supplement the existing staff we currently have in our locations during times of increased workload.
This is a great opportunity for individuals with preventative maintenance experience on diesel trucks looking for supplemental income or a great entry level position to those who are enrolled in diesel program at a technical school. These positions will primarily be late afternoon/evening shifts and require availability between 15-25 hours a week. The primary responsibilities will be to provide preventative maintenance services, minor component repair or replacement and assist other Penske technicians with the removal, replacement, and repair of major components.
The work location is 1240 Mid Valley Drive, Jessup, PA.
The work schedule is flexible.
-Remove, replace or adjust the following without supervision: Brakes (air and hydraulic), Fifth wheel, Minor electrical repairs, Cab components and accessories, Minor trailer maintenance such as doors, wheel seals etc
-Perform all aspects of preventive maintenance on vehicles as trained
-Perform other mechanical repairs and replacements as directed by Technician I, II, Lead Technician or Supervisor as part of overall training
-All customer service duties as necessary
-Maintain work area appearance and safety
-Use shop 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.
-Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
-Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
-Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists
-Other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor
-1-2 year of practical experience required
-High school diploma or equivalent required
-Vocational/Technical or certification, or current enrollment, preferred
-Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required
-Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required
-Willingness to work in non-climate controlled environments are required
-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
-The physical 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 must regularly lift and /or move up to 25lbs/12kg, frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply
Desired Skills and Expertise
High School or equivalent
< 2 years
Salary / package