Diesel Technician/Mechanic (Gresham)

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Penske

Portland, OR 97201
Professional/Technical Services
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


We've got the keys to a rewarding career, drive on over to Penske!

Have the drive to be a part of a top service department? Want to keep the best fleet up and running?

If you're happy under the hood, you're a perfect fit! We're hiring Diesel Technicians in Gresham, Oregon.

As part of our company, we provide training, encouragement and growth within a team environment. We invest in your professional growth by providing you with education and training opportunities to keep current on industry standards and products. You will gain valuable knowledge in the transportation industry and skills that will last a lifetime.

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What do you need to become a diesel technician/mechanic? The main function of the Penske Technician I will be to diagnose, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and trailer equipment including, but not limited to the following: Engines (gas and diesel), Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials/Power dividers, PTO systems, Starters/Alternators, Refrigeration systems, Air conditioning systems (including cold and hot units), Fan clutches, Engine electronics (gas/diesel), Power steering systems, and Steering gear box (manual and power).

Shift expectations are:

Tues. - Sat. or Sun. - Thurs., swing shift

In addition, the diesel technician will have these major responsibilities:

  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services on truck and trailer 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, 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.

  • Adjust and replace brake, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.

  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.

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

  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.

  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.

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

  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Reference: 568494776

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