Diesel Mechanic/Technician I - Experienced

  • Full-time

Company Description

Jobs for Humanity is dedicated to building an inclusive and just employment ecosystem. Therefore, we have dedicated this job posting to individuals coming from the following communities: Refugee, Neurodivergent, Single Parent, Blind or Low Vision, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Military Veterans, the Elderly, the LGBTQ, and Justice Impacted individuals. This position is open to candidates who reside in and have the legal right to work in the country where the job is located.

Company Name: Penske Truck Leasing

Job Description

Join Our Team as a Vehicle Technician

Are you looking to advance your career? At Penske, we have an exciting opportunity for experienced technicians like you. As a Technician, you will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on a diverse range of vehicles. Our industry-leading fleet of well-maintained vehicles will keep you busy and help our customers stay on the road.

As a Technician I at Penske, you will be a respected lead and mentor at your location. You will have the independence to work on major and minor repairs, diagnose problems through road tests, and complete necessary maintenance tasks. You'll set an example for others while learning from your manager.

What makes this job awesome?

  • Recognition for your skills and experience
  • Opportunity to work on various types of equipment from different manufacturers
  • Enough time to do the job right without compromising safety and reliability
  • Ongoing training to enhance your career
  • Inspiration and encouragement from industry experts
  • Clean and well-equipped facilities

If you are an experienced technician with a passion for truck and trailer maintenance, and are looking for a stable career with growth opportunities, we invite you to join our team.

Location: 5337 SW 1st Ln, Ocala, FL, 34474

Work Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm. Possibility of working on holidays based on business needs.

Why Choose Penske?

  • Competitive wage and great benefits
  • Shift differentials for second shift (starting after 11am), third shift (starting after 9pm), and weekend work
  • $2.00/hr rate for individuals with a current and valid CDL
  • Ongoing skills training to help you grow in your career

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure vehicles are well-maintained and safe for our customers
  • Perform preventive maintenance services on truck and trailer equipment independently and efficiently
  • Troubleshoot and repair major components such as engines, transmissions, and differentials
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Utilize Penske's tools and technologies for repairs and maintenance tasks
  • Continuously learn new skills through Penske's technician training program
  • Complete assigned projects and tasks as directed by supervisor


  • Minimum 6 years of practical experience in truck and tractor-trailer maintenance
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred, vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair is a plus
  • Specialized training and experience in diagnosing and troubleshooting major components preferred
  • Experienced in using various tools of the trade, including welding equipment and diagnostic tools
  • Valid driver's license required, CDL preferred
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Willingness to work in non-climate-controlled conditions
  • Basic computer skills

Physical Requirements:

This position requires physical and mental capabilities to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

  • Frequent movement, standing, walking, climbing, bending, and sitting for extended periods
  • Routine use of hands to operate tools and controls
  • Ability to work at heights and in all weather conditions
  • Clear vision and hearing to navigate the work environment safely
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects (up to 50lbs/23kg)

Penske is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

How to Apply:

Please fill out the form below with your contact information and qualifications. We look forward to hearing from you!

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