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Diesel Technician/Mechanic Apprentice

Company: Penske Truck Leasing
Location: Plymouth Meeting
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary:




A Penske Apprentice Technician will work side by side our existing workforce and learn through hands on experience that will supplement the formal learning obtained as part of the formal curriculum of a local technical/trade school.











This position will perform minor truck and trailer component repair and all aspects of preventative maintenance on our vehicles.











We have industry leading technology, tools and experts in the vehicle maintenance field and industry. You will receive state of the art training each year on a variety of OEM equipment. Many of our technicians have been trained and certified through Penske's Technician Certification Program which is ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified as a CASE (Continuing Automotive Service Education) provider.










This position will be located at 680 Ridge Pike in Plymouth Meeting, PA.









Major Responsibilities:




--- Vehicle component lubrication and replacement





--- Electrical system repairs





--- Cooling system maintenance





--- Perform basic diagnostics















Qualifications:




--- Enrollment in a current technical/trade school for vehicle repair required





--- Working knowledge in the use of hand tools required





--- Must have a positive attitude and willingness to grow in position





--- Basic computer skills preferred for data entry into maintenance systems





--- The associate will be required to understand and comply with specific instructions, guidelines, rules, regulations, or other information established by Penske management





--- The associate must be able to perform all work adhering to DOT, OSHA, and all Penske safety and maintenance policies; including but not limited to the correct selection and use of appropriate tools, PPE, machine guarding, and established best safety practice.





--- Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job





--- Willingness to travel within district (close geographical area), work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a reference verification (to include past employment and education) 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.





--- While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, climb, bend, and sit for extended length of time throughout their scheduled working period.





--- The associate is required to use their hands on a routine and daily basis to grasp, reach, touch, handle, feel, and/or otherwise operate required tools or controls.





--- The associate must be able to work safely at heights using applicable ladders and elevated working platforms.





--- The associate must be able to safely work in all weather conditions.





--- Given the frequent movement of large trucks through the workplace, the associate must be able to see and hear in order to safely navigate the work environment.





--- 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.





















Job Category: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians



Job Function: Truck Maintenance



Job Family: Vehicle Maintenance



Address: 680 W Ridge Pike



Primary Location: US-PA-Plymouth Meeting



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



Req ID: 2407187

Keywords: Penske Truck Leasing, Philadelphia , Diesel Technician/Mechanic Apprentice, Engineering , Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

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