Diesel Technician/Mechanic - Mobile Refrigeration (Thermo-King/Carrier)

Compensation

: $47,870.00 - $65,000.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Automotive



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Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on business operations, Penske is temporarily delaying our hiring for most positions within our organization. We expect to have positions like this available in the future and are looking to identify talent for those roles today. Our recruiting Team is actively reviewing and engaging with qualified candidates for phone screenings at this time. Please do apply if you are interested.

Position Summary:
A Penske Refrigeration Technician will diagnose, overhaul, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and trailer equipment with the primary focus on all refrigeration unit maintenance equipment designed for commercial trucks and trailers.

Multiple Location Options:
515 S. Van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304
9210 E. Hampton Dr, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
7699 Wellingford Dr, Manassas, VA 20109
621 Southlawn Lane, Rockville, MD 20850

Major Responsibilities:
Perform all levels of maintenance services, with the primary focus on all refrigeration unit such as Carrier and/or Thermo King commercial refrigeration equipment designed for commercial trucks and trailers.
Be able to test lines, components, and connections using electrical, mechanical and pneumatic test equipment
Read complex schematics associated with the refrigeration and air conditioning 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, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.
Provide additional support regarding preventative maintenance and tractor trailer maintenance as required by location management
Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:
6 years practical experience with tractor trailer maintenance required
High school diploma or equivalent required
Vocational/Technical or certification preferred
Specialized training and experience in the overhaul of refrigeration components required
ASE Certification preferred
608/609 certifications preferred
Proficiency in the use of all necessary tools of trade required
Current CDL license with air brake certification preferred
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required
Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment is required
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Willingness to travel as necessary, 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., 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 www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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