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Diesel Mechanic (Entry Level to Expert)

What’s the Job?

Ready to accelerate your career while helping our customers move forward? As a Technician at Penske, you’ll do exactly that. Here, you’ll do preventative maintenance and minor repairs on the newest and best maintained fleet of vehicles in the industry. You will help our customers keep their vehicles in shape and on the road.

Whether you’re looking for your first job out of school or have some vehicle repair experience and are looking to switch gears, becoming a Penske Technician may be a great fit for you.

Why is this job awesome? For starters, no day is the same. You’ll get to work on lots of different types of equipment—not just one manufacturer. We work hard to get the job done, but we also make sure you have the time you need to do the job right. Safety and reliability are our top priorities.

Working alongside experienced supervisors and master technicians, we’ll teach you about our vehicle maintenance processes and the cutting-edge technology we use. And we will make sure you are getting the industry certified training you need to succeed and grow your career. You’ll learn from the best in the industry. We also take pride in how clean our facilities are, and we provide you with all the necessary major shop tools.

If you are mechanically inclined or have completed any vehicle repair training, are willing to learn, and interested in a stable career with a lot of opportunity for growth, join our team.

Main Responsibilities:

Making sure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers

Using Penske’s tools and technologies to log, research and complete repairs, including basic vehicle diagnostics

Doing preventative maintenance repairs—like replacing or rotating tires—and completing vehicle component lubrication and replacement, some electrical system repairs, and cooling system maintenance on gas and diesel engine vehicles

Partnering with your manager to learn new skills using Penske’s technician training and hands-on coaching

Working on other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Why Penske is for You:

Competitive starting salary

Shift Premiums

Career stability

Opportunity for growth

Excellent benefits, including lots of time off

Strong, well-rounded training on a variety of OEM equipment (Penske’s Technician Certification Program is certified as a Continuing Automotive Service Education provider)

Advanced vehicle maintenance technology

Location and schedule flexibility

General Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred; vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair preferred

Basic mechanical aptitude and 1-2 years of automotive or diesel repair experience (preferred)

Valid driver’s license

The ability to solve problems and comfort using tools

Excellent customer service skills and communication skills

The ability to work well as part of a team and outside

Basic computer skills

Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background screening (to include criminal checks, past employment and education), the ability to pass a drug screen and physical as required by the Department of Transportation, and potential travel within a near geography for training 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

To apply, email miranda.elliott@penske.com. You also may call or text (816) 266.3490.

Equipment Mechanic

Position Summary:

This position is located in Topeka at the District One Shop. This position provides journeyman skilled mechanic work in the maintenance/repair of heavy gasoline and diesel-powered equipment.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Diagnoses malfunctions and troubleshoots to determine cause of failure on complex systems, including but not limited to, hydraulics and pneumatics systems.
Makes working diagnosis of mechanic failure by means of specialized testing equipment and visual or auditory checks.
Performs tune-up, electrical repairs and maintenance/adjustment on both automotive and heavy-duty equipment.

Salary ranges from $34,444.80 to $41,870.00.

Go online to apply at https://jobs.sok.ks.gov/psc/sokhrprdcg/APPLICANT/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U.

Job Application Process: sign in to your existing account or register for a new one to apply. Complete or review your contact information on the My Contact Information page. Upload documents listed in the Required Documents section of the job posting to the appropriate location. Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter. Email – sent to the preferred email listed on the My Contact Information page Notifications – view the Careers – My Job Notifications page 

Maintenance person

Looking for a career where you can have different challenges every day? Use your welding, plumbing, electrical, general mechanical knowledge, boom truck operation, tank installations, pumping system maintenance, skid steer operation while also keeping up on preventive maintenance and basic repairs on a fleet of semis, straight trucks and passenger vehicles. We will train the right applicant for some of these areas if you are willing to learn.
Capital City Oil is looking for a full time Maintenance Person that can manage themselves and make sure tasks are done on time and are done right. The qualified applicant must like working for a family oriented business that has been delivering fuel and lubricants in Topeka for over 60 years. We are still growing and expanding with outstanding employees and by offering quality products. We offer competitive wages, paid vacation, paid sick days, 401K with company match, profit sharing, quarterly bonuses, uniforms and equipment/tools needed to perform job responsibilities.

Check us out on our web page at www.capitalcityoil.com. Please send a resume to Kylem@capitalcityoil.com and call Kyle or Larry at 785-233-8008 with any questions.

Heavy Equipment Technician

Bayer Construction Company is currently looking for a technician for our Heavy Equipment Shop. We are a 100% employee-owned company, with a family style atmosphere, and competitive benefits. We are looking for a skilled individual with electrical, hydraulic, and air conditioning troubleshooting experience. On-the-job training will be provided. The technician will inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose equipment as assigned by the shop supervisor. They will be responsible for repairing, replacing, or rebuilding any broken components on many types of equipment, including but not limited to, skid loaders, wheel loaders, backhoes, excavators, and haul trucks. They will be expected to work on all systems of the equipment, including but not limited to, diesel or gasoline engines, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, powertrain, frames, undercarriage components, wheels, and A/C systems. Individuals applying should be motivated to work, self-starters, be able to work both indoors and outdoors as needed, have a valid driver’s license, CDL a plus but not required and have the willingness to learn and grow within the company.

To apply, contact Allen Hoffman Equipment Manager Phone:785-313-7522 Email: allenh@bayerconst.com Stan Hambright Human Resources Manager Phone: 785-313-4398 Email: stanh@bayerconst.com.

Part Time Fuel Line Technician

Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Operate ground support equipment,
• Servicing aircraft, potable water and lavatory systems
• Check and maintain proper aircraft engine oil and tire pressure levels
• Sample aviation fuel for quality control
• Conduct deicing operations and perform runway inspections
• Assist guest with loading baggage
• Provide ground transportation to guest
• Greet guests and visitors warmly and make them feel welcome and attended
• Assist customers with all inquiries
• Monitor inbound, outbound and activity
• Ability to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
• Maintains and promotes a safe work environment.
• Assists other divisions as needed.
• Attend required company and departmental meetings.
• Keep location clean and organized
• Perform other related duties as assigned by direct supervisor.
• Demonstrate the Heinen Aviation core mission, vision and values.

Required Qualifications/Skills:
• High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
• 2+ years’ experience; or equivalent combination of education, experience and certifications.
• Superior speaking, facilitating and communication skills.
• Excellent customer service skills required.
• Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
• Enthusiastic and dedicated to the challenges of helping other people.
• Ability to function collaboratively as part of a fast-paced, customer oriented team.
• Professional in communications, appearance, relationships, and responsiveness.
• Positive attitude.
• Ability to perform with little or no direct supervision.
Training Requirements:
Must be willing to pursue professional certification a/o training as directed.

Physical Requirements:
☒Normal Office ☒ Heavy work (lift 30-50 lbs.)
☒Light work (lift 10 lbs.) ☒ Very heavy work (lift over 50 lbs.)
☒Medium work (lift 11-30 lbs.)
☒Other physical requirements (note):
• The employee frequently is required to sit for extended periods of time and use hands to operate a wide variety of office equipment.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
• Ability to drive company owned or personal vehicle.

Mental Requirements:
☒Reading, Writing, Calculating
☒Social Interaction Skills
☒Reasoning/Analysis
☒Works with Minimal Supervision
☐Other Mental Requirements (note):

Language Requirements:
Ability to effectively speak, read and write English

Compensation is $15/hour. Apply on-line at www.usd290.org/employment. 

Shop Technician

This position’s primary responsibility is to inspect, repair, and perform routine maintenance on all terminal shop equipment, such as truck-tractors, semi-cargo tank trailers, and related shop equipment in a safe, timely, cost-effective manner. Maintain complete, timely, and accurate records on all maintenance equipment in the absence of a Shop Manager.
Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to

Troubleshoot and perform failure analysis of the component parts and systems on the truck-tractor, or the component parts and systems of a cargo tank semi-trailer.
Make proper use of both power and hand tools to repair or replace defective components of Company fleet and other equipment.
When applicable, use welding skills and knowledge of metals to complete vehicle repairs.
Prepare and maintain maintenance records in accordance with Company policies and State and Federal regulations in the absence of a Shop Manager.
Read reports, technical manuals, and other documents to keep abreast of changes in Company fleet, including all component parts.
Qualified to perform FHWA inspections (GTI code IN-ANN)
Qualified to perform brake maintenance (GTI code BRAQUA)
Qualified to perform tire maintenance (GTI code TIRES)
Qualified to perform HM-183 inspections (GTI code HM183R) *
Ability to repair any issue discovered during a preventive maintenance inspection on all revenue-generating equipment without assistance
Ability to diagnose and repair electronic powertrain components and trailer ABS systems
Ability to provide guidance and training as needed to Level B and C technicians
Ability to assume supervisor’s duties on a temporary basis as needed to maintain workflow with operations
Ability to work shifts that consist of days or nights and/or weekends as specified by the Shop/Terminal Manager.
Provide a safe work environment for co-workers at all times.
Assure that the cargo tank entry procedures are followed at all times.
Perform other duties as assigned.
*Level A technicians that are HM-183 registered inspectors may not be required to possess the skills outlined in bullet points 10-13 (see highlighted) but will be at a lower “Level A” pay scale.

*Level A technicians that are HM-183 registered inspectors may not be required to possess the skills outlined in bullet points 10-13 (see highlighted) but will be at a lower “Level A” pay scale. 

Apply online at: https://groendyke.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/GTI/job/Wichita-KS/Shop-Technician_R281. 

Mechanic – $5,000 Hiring Bonus

This person will be responsible for:
– Conducting quality repairs on all ALCC agriculture equipment, resulting in maximum functionality, reliability and longevity. Equipment types include, but are not limited to: feed and other trucks, heavy and construction equipment, tractors, loaders, skid steers, fork lifts, ATVs, mowers, vehicles, motors and generators.
– Troubleshooting reported problems on equipment and vehicles, diagnosing breakdowns, repairing, and resolving issues in a timely manner.
– Inspecting equipment, vehicles, engines, transmissions, mechanical and electrical components, as well as computer and electronic systems and running diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues.
– Reporting status of repairs/assigned tasks at departmental shift start-up meetings.
– Supporting a culture of proactive repairs versus reactive.
– Supporting the preventative maintenance program by educating equipment operators on proper daily maintenance.
– Maintaining shop equipment, shop and parts crib work areas, parts crib inventory and shop tools in satisfactory condition.
– Identifying continuous improvement opportunities in work area.
– Collaborating with external contract resources to accomplish repairs that are outsourced. Building and maintaining strong external business relationships.
– Collaborating with internal resources, as appropriate. Building and maintaining strong internal business relationships.
– Completing other duties, as assigned.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:
– Proven experience as a mechanic.
– Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and electrical components of equipment and vehicles.
– Aptitude in using various hand tools, precision measurement tools, and shop equipment.
– Ability to follow established procedures, read instructions, blueprints, auto cad drawings, etc.
– Working knowledge of diagnostic methods and systems.
– Very good problem-solving ability.
– Possess great attention to detail.
– Excellent communication and customer service skills.
– Ability to manage multiple projects/work efforts.
– Minimum of one (1) year of experience.
– Certification from a vocational school or completion of an apprenticeship is preferred.

Competitive wage, bonus opportunities, full benefits package that starts on day 1 . Apply online at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs?clientkey=0E27E0D6F5C048D7D0B27B6CF0BA51A2.

Mechanic

Qualified Veterans Encouraged to Apply!
If a Veteran, please list your MOS, AFSC or NEC Occupational Codes.

Company Overview
At Twin Traffic Marking Corp., we have been marking and striping roads and other paved areas since 1976. With a full range of equipment and highly trained personnel, we mark any type of pavement, from small country roads to interstate highways.

Description
Twin Traffic is looking for Experienced Mechanics with Hydraulic and Electrical Experience and shares our core values of Safety, Integrity & Teamwork and want to contribute to our collective purpose of providing Safer Roads Through Quality Service.
If you are an experienced Mechanic and are looking to join a rapidly growing Highway Striping Company with Career Advancement Opportunities please apply.

Qualifications
1+ years of Hydraulic System experience
1+ years of Electrical System experience

Pay: $30.00 – $37.00 per hour

Benefits: 401(k) matching, dental insurance, flexible spending account, health insurance, health savings account, paid time off, relocation assistance, vision insurance.

Send your resume to caleb.provost@twintraffic.com.

Student Service Technician Internship

The Student Service Technician is responsible for assisting with both basic and complex diagnostics on agricultural and construction equipment, and assist in performing repairs and maintenance on both customer-owned, and dealer-owned, equipment. He / she is responsible for good customer communication as needed, ensuring a clean and safe work environment and continually develop technical skills with evolving products. This internship is designed to provide hands on learning and opportunities to develop mechanical skills. Students will also learn of the Ag Technician career paths with in KanEquip.

Job Responsibilities (ranked in significance):
Company Values: Ensures all company values are adhered to and promoted. This would include leading by example and participation in employee recognition programs.
Service Diagnostics: Assist with basic / complex diagnostics on agricultural / construction / outdoor power equipment, determining what repairs are needed and/or recommended for future attention / maintenance. This can be for either customer-owned equipment located at the shop or at customer’s site, or dealer-owned equipment (inspections).
Service Repairs: Assist with repairs on above equipment (electrical, hydraulic, mechanical) as requested by manager. Accountable for performing quality work and attaining stated goals for efficiency.
Service Training / Development: Participates in all requested job-related training and development, as well as taking an active interest in improving skills with other training programs.
Service Paperwork: Assist in the completion of all reports and forms for service operations in a timely and accurate manner. This would include inspection reports, warranty comments, work orders, etc. Uses CNH Asist as appropriate. Uses computers / tablets for data entry as required. Ensure manager is aware of any issues / surprises which can impact customer billing or satisfaction. Ensures accurate timekeeping for job costing.
Equipment and Tools: Maintains good condition and cleanliness of company vehicles inventory, tools, and equipment, including return of tools to storage areas.
Safety: Follows all company and common sense safety policies, while using all required personal safety equipment. Ensures a safe work environment and reports any issues in bay or other service work areas to manager for follow up.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with other technicians, parts, and sales personnel. Works afterhours (daily or weekend) as required.
Communications: Ensures good communication within location, and with other locations / employees. Communicates appropriately with customers, and conveys any operational issues to manager.
Requirements:
Must be currently enrolled in a 2-Year Heavy Equipment/Ag Equipment/Diesel Technology or related program.
Proven knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and techniques used in the repair of Ag / Construction / Outdoor power equipment
Outstanding knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
Owns mechanic tool set appropriate for the work required.
Excellent skills in operating vehicles and equipment used in service shops (diagnostic equipment, forklifts, hydraulic lifts, etc.)
Excellent communication and customer relationship skills
Expertise with computer systems, including MS office and internet-based applications
Ability to work extended hours during the week and on weekends
Ability to travel to company meetings and training events as needed
Ability to lift 75 pounds as required without assistance
Acceptable Motor Vehicle status, with current driver’s license, and ability to operate motor vehicle

Compensation is $12/hour. Apply online at https://www.kanequip.com/careers/.

Ag Technician

Position Title: Agricultural Technician
Reports to: Store Manager or Service Manager
Location: Syracuse, NE – Topeka, Ks – South Hutchinson, Ks

About Us:
In 1999 the merger of 4 ag equipment dealerships established KanEquip. Today, KanEquip has grown to 14 locations and proudly employees over 300 employees. As one of the largest Case IH and New Holland dealers in North America, KanEquip offers rewarding careers for our communities with excellent benefits.

As your local Case IH & New Holland Dealership, KanEquip is a leader and trusted partner in providing quality products, support, and innovative solutions to agricultural producers in the Midwest. We are the preferred agricultural equipment dealer in the Midwest recognized for exceptional customer service and rewarding career opportunities.

Purpose:
KanEquip-Syracuse, NE has an opening for a full-time experienced Agricultural Technician to service Ag Equipment in the Southeast Nebraska area. We are looking for an efficient employee with excellent troubleshooting skills to work independently and effectively communicate with customers.
The Agricultural Technician is responsible for performing both basic and complex diagnostics on agricultural and construction equipment and perform repairs and maintenance on both customer-owned and dealer-owned equipment. The Agricultural Technician is responsible for good customer communications as needed, ensuring a clean and safe work environment, continually develop technical skills with evolving products, and perform work at customers sites as required.

Job Responsibilities (ranked in significance):
-Company Values: Ensures all company values are adhered to and promoted. This would include leading by example and participation in employee recognition programs.
-Service Diagnostics: Performs basic / complex diagnostics on agricultural / construction / diesel equipment, determining what repairs are needed and/or recommended for future attention / maintenance. This can be for either customer-owned equipment located at the shop or at customer’s site, or dealer-owned equipment (inspections).
-Service Repairs: Performs repairs on above equipment (electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, diesel) as requested by manager. Accountable for performing quality work and attaining stated goals for efficiency.
-Service Training / Development: Participates in all requested job-related training and development, as well as taking an active interest in improving skills with other training programs.
-Service Paperwork: Completes all reports and forms for service operations in a timely and accurate manner. This would include inspection reports, warranty comments, work orders, etc. Uses CNH Assist as appropriate. Uses computers / tablets for data entry as required. Ensure manager is aware of any issues / surprises which can impact customer billing or satisfaction. Ensures accurate timekeeping for job costing.
-Equipment and Tools: Maintains good condition and cleanliness of company vehicles inventory, tools, and equipment, including return of tools to storage areas.
-Safety: Follows all company and common sense safety policies, while using all required personal safety equipment. Ensures a safe work environment in his bay; reports any issues in bay or other service work areas to manager for follow up.
-Teamwork: Works collaboratively with other technicians, parts, and sales personnel. Mentors Service Technician Apprentices and junior Technicians as able. Works afterhours (daily or weekend) as required.
-Communications: Ensures good communication within location, and with other locations / employees. Communicates appropriately with customers, and conveys any operational issues to manager.

Requirements:
-Technical degree in Agricultural, Diesel or Construction Mechanics, or High School Diploma or GED with 4 years of experience in service operations.
-Proven knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and techniques used in the repair of Ag / Construction / Outdoor power equipment
-Outstanding knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
-Owns mechanic tool set appropriate for the work required.
-Excellent skills in operating vehicles and equipment used in service shops (diagnostic equipment, forklifts, hydraulic lifts, etc.)
-Excellent communication and customer relationship skills
-Expertise with computer systems, including MS office and internet-based applications
-Ability to work extended hours during the week and on weekends
-Ability to travel to company meetings and training events as needed
-Ability to lift 75 pounds as required without assistance
-Acceptable Motor Vehicle status, with current driver’s license, and ability to operate motor vehicle

Compensation ranges from $16-$23/hour, plus incentive pay. Other benefits: medical coverage, dental and vision coverage; flexible spending account; disability insurance; life Insurance; AFLAC; KanEquip 401k; uniforms; paid time off; paid holidays, paid manufacture training, wellness plan

Apply online at https://www.kanequip.com/careers/.