Diesel Technician/Mechanic - Roadside Assistance
Position Summary: This diesel technician/mechanic position at Penske is focused on providing top service to our customers who have roadside assistance needs. This position will be responsible for being able to diagnose and repair all types of maintenance issues on the truck in all weather conditions in the safest manner on the side of the road. Qualified candidates will have prior, demonstrated experience in tractor trailer repair and have proficiency in the use of all types of repair tools. Individuals must be willing to drive a Penske Road Assist vehicle that is outfitted with tools and supplies. Location: 1301 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701 Major Responsibilities: * Respond timely to road assist calls and repair units by identifying and determining: 1) parts requiring replacement, and 2) warrantable repairs, documented appropriately. * Perform diagnostics and non-road assist call repairs that can be dropped quickly, as needed. * Restock rapid assist vehicle with tools, parts, tires, or anything else required to perform an effective road assist. * Perform maintenance or repairs to road assist vehicle as required. * When not out on road calls, assist with designated in-shop repairs as directed by supervisor. * Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor Qualifications: * 2-4 years practical experience with tractor trailer maintenance required * High school diploma or equivalent required * Vocational/Technical or certification preferred * Specialized training in the repair and replacement of vehicle components preferred * Proficiency in the use of shop tools required * Current CDL license with air brake certification required * Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance systems. * Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions required * Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job * Willingness to travel as necessary within the district (customers yards, close geographical area and training sites), 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., LP, 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.