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Verified Pay $39.44 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Santa Clara, California

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What’s the Job?

Ready to move your career forward? As a technician at our Santa Clara branch, you’ll do exactly that. Here, you’ll perform preventative maintenance and repairs of all levels 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.

Why is this job awesome? For starters, your skills and experience are recognized. 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.

We’ll also teach you about our vehicle maintenance processes and the cutting-edge technology we use. And we will make sure you are continuing to get the training you need to advance in your career. You’ll be inspired and encouraged by the best in the industry. We take pride in how clean our facilities are, and we provide you with all the necessary major shop tools.

If you are a truck and trailer technician and are interested in a stable career with a lot of opportunity for growth, join our team.

Click below to see what makes Penske great!

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Why Penske is for you:

• Competitive starting salary

• 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

Schedules to be determined

We have three levels of technicians:

DIESEL MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN I – EXPERIENCED

• 6 years of practical experience with truck and tractor-trailer maintenance

• High school diploma or equivalent (required); vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair (preferred)

• Specialized training and experience in the diagnosis/troubleshooting of major components (engines, transmissions, differentials), OEM training courses, ASE Certification, and 608/609 certifications (preferred)

• Experienced using all tools of the trade (including welding equipment, diagnostic equipment, and hand and power tools)

• Valid CDL driver’s license (must also have or be willing to get an air brake certification)

• Basic computer skills

• 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 screening (to include criminal checks, past employment, and education) and pass a drug screening

• Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

DIESEL TECHNICIAN/MECHANIC II – MID-LEVEL

• 2-4 years of 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

• A valid driver’s license is required

• Demonstrate proficiency in the repair and diagnosis of - with some assistance: Engines (gas and diesel), Power train to include differentials, transmissions, clutches, driveshaft’s, PTO's and wheel ends, Electrical systems including starters and alternators, HVAC systems, Steering systems, Electronics to include ECM's, ECU's, sensors etc., Engine bolt-on items such as turbos, fan clutches, injectors, cooling system etc., Brake systems including ABS, Suspension systems (spring and air)

• Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

• 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.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords:

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Salary: $39.44/hr or $82,035/YR - $46.40/hr or $96,512/YR.

$2/hr. extra for holding CDL at time of hire.

Job Category: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

Job Function: Truck Maintenance

Job Family: Vehicle Maintenance

Address: 2380 Lafayette Street

Primary Location: US-CA-Santa Clara

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

Req ID: 2315416