Diesel Mechanic/Technician ***Signing Bonus***
Company: GTG Peterbilt
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Description: Diesel Mechanic/Technician $2,000-$5,000 Sign-on
Bonus Available GTG Peterbilt - Cedar Rapids 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 an immediate
opening for a Heavy-Duty Diesel Technician in our Cedar Rapids
location. The successful candidate will perform service and repair
on heavy duty trucks covering all makes and models. 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
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 may include: Determine
unit condition by conducting inspections & diagnostic test,
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
Maintain cost efficiency by using warranty, evaluating service &
Maintain vehicle records with an accurate documentation of service
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
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
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
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 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. Uniforms, ear and eye protection
provided. $250 allowance for safety footwear provided after initial
90 training and evaluation period. GTG Peterbilt offers a
competitive salary and benefits package, which includes sign on
bonus, health, dental, vision, PTO, and 401(k). Compensation based
on experience. GTG Peterbilt is an equal opportunity employer.
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