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Diesel Technician/Mechanic - Roadside Assistance

Company: Penske Truck Leasing
Location: Denver
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This diesel technician/mechanic position at our Denver 53rd street Penske location 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.

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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

Schedule : Monday - Friday; 6:00AM - 2:30PM and 1:30PM - 10:00PM


--- 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

--- 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 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.

--- 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.

About Penske Truck Leasing

When you join Penske, you're joining a team that cares about doing its best. At each location, there's a strong sense of teamwork. We're all working together to move our customers forward. That's true for the 11,000+ vehicle repair associates who are working at hundreds of locations across the United States.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., 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 to learn more.

Salary: $31.85/hour or $64,168/annually; we also offer a shift differential for 2nd shift of $1.25/hour

Benefits: Our excellent benefits plan keeps associates and their families happy, healthy and secure. To learn more visit

Job Category: Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

Job Function: Truck Maintenance

Job Family: Vehicle Maintenance

Address: 3991 E. 53rd Avenue

Primary Location: US-CO-Denver

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

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Keywords: Penske Truck Leasing, Denver , Diesel Technician/Mechanic - Roadside Assistance, Engineering , Denver, Colorado

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