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Heavy Duty Diesel Technician ***Signing Bonus***

Company: GTG Peterbilt
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Description: Heavy Duty Diesel Technician Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic GTG Peterbilt - Waterloo is a family-owned full service Peterbilt truck dealership serving eastern Iowa since 1973. We have worked hard to provide the trucking industry with the highest quality products, sold and serviced by dedicated people to provide the highest return for our customers. We have immediate openings for EXPERIENCED, 1st Shift Medium/Heavy Duty Technicians. The successful candidate will perform service and repair on heavy duty trucks covering all makes and models. We are a newer shop to the Waterloo area, and we welcome you to grow with us. If you are looking for a new opportunity, we encourage you to apply! WE INVEST IN YOU: START OR GROW YOUR CAREER AT GTG Peterbilt: GTG recognizes our people are critical to our success. For motivated individuals, GTG provides the resources and opportunity to develop your career to the highest levels of the trade. GTG invests in you through: Manufacturer training and certifications, including highly specialized expertise paths - estimated to be up to a $25,000 investment by GTG.
Your efforts are rewarded with compensation adjustments for training completed.
Continuous on-the-job training
Signing bonus of $2,000 to $5,000, based on years of experience
Industry leading compensation (up to $40 per hour)
Monthly performance incentive bonus opportunities
Benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision, holidays & PTO and 401(k) with employer match.
GTG uniforms and laundry service
Opportunity for promotion across all GTG locations
Requirements: Duties and Responsibilities: Determine unit condition by conducting inspections & diagnostic test, identifying deficiencies.
Test equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications; make necessary adjustments if required.
Perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
Maintain cost efficiency by using warranty, evaluating service & parts options.
Maintain vehicle records with an accurate documentation of service and repairs.
Complete engine overhauls as well as other repairs identified during the diagnostic process.
Read schematics for electrical and air systems.
Use good judgment to maintain a safe & organized work environment.
Accept ownership for accomplishing new & different requests & exploring value added opportunities.
Apply knowledge and work in accordance with DOT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other rules and regulations as required.
Other general shop duties as assigned. Skills: Solid working knowledge of power tools required to perform all phases of truck/chassis repair and maintenance.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
At higher levels of experience demonstrate ability to perform all phases of heavy-duty diesel equipment and services.
Professional and safety minded at all times.
Excellent communication both verbal and written, listening skills.
Good customer service skills.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in fast-paced environment.
Work with minimal supervision and direction.
Work well independently as well as part of a team. Education: Preferred minimum of High School diploma or equivalent (GED).
Certifications from OEM's in the trucking industry a plus.
Preferred- 2 years of tech school and 2 years of experience in heavy duty truck repair or 3-5 years of actual truck or heavy equipment repair experience.
Combination of education, training, or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Requirements: Valid driver's license and be insurable. CDL preferred.
Must be able to pass mandatory pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Must have own toolbox and tools.
Steel toe shoes or boots needed. $250 allowance offered after initial 90 day training and evaluation period. Additional Information: Physical: Working in, under, and around trucks and trailers. Ability to lift, push or pull, objects of various shapes, sizes and weights. Safely walk, reach, bend, climb, push, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the essential job duties. Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time. Environmental: Primarily indoors with some outdoor work. High noise level. Uniforms, ear and eye protection provided. Hours: First shift (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.), occasional Saturday mornings. GTG Peterbilt offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision, PTO, and 401(k). Compensation based on experienced GTG Peterbilt is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: GTG Peterbilt, Waterloo , Heavy Duty Diesel Technician ***Signing Bonus***, Professions , Waterloo, Iowa

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