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Clinton Township – Diesel Truck Technician/Mechanic

Website Michigan Kenworth

Michigan Kenworth, located in Clinton Township, MI, is currently accepting applications for Diesel Truck Mechanics. Responsibilities include the repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of Class 8 trucks. Candidates must be mechanically inclined. Some experience in HD truck maintenance is desirable but we will train the right person. Excellent benefits offered. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and successful dealer group!

Responsibilities:

  • Performs corrective and preventative maintenance on medium and heavy duty vehicles.
  • Troubleshoots various systems, to include electrical, drive train, HVAC, brake, engine, and suspension, identifies needed repairs and performs corrective action.
  • Writes up on the repair order an accurate, clear, and detailed description of the cause of failure and the repair procedure(s) used.

Primary Duties:

  • Uses diagnostic equipment to detect and isolate faults in medium and heavy duty vehicles and interprets test results.
  • Reads written fault description on Repair Order and determines the most efficient repair procedure.
  • Communicates with and provides Shop Foreman with accurate and detailed repair information for inclusion on the Repair Order.
  • Obtains supervisor permission to complete diagnosed repairs and/or add additional repairs to a repair.
  • Communicates with parts department personnel to obtain or order the parts necessary to repair vehicles.
  • Performs road test on customer vehicles to assist in problem isolation or to verify repair procedure.
  • Tracks and charges clocked hours to the proper corresponding Repair Order operation.
  • Writes up clear, accurate, and detailed repair description of each operation on the corresponding Repair Order, to include a description of the cause of failure and the correction and/or repair procedure used.
  • Interacts with customers in a professional and positive manner.
  • Assists other technicians with repair procedures as needed.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required; Formal technical degree preferred, certificate or diploma or equivalent work experience is preferred
  • Personal tool inventory to allow for the completion of job duties and assignments.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain a Valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
  • Ability to read and interpret shop repair order forms, repair manuals, electrical schematics and various other technical bulletins.
  • Ability to use computer keyboard and Windows basics.
  • Ability to work in an environment with frequent exposure to outside weather elements.
  • Ability to work 8 – 10 hour days, including overtime hours as needed.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, crawl, walk and sit on a regular basis with frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds.

 

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