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FleetPride Diesel Technician III in Wichita, Kansas

FleetPride is the largest after-market distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts in the U.S. with some of the best and brightest people in the business! Partner with the best in the heavy-duty industry and apply today!

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

A Technician III is a master of all aspects of Preventative Maintenance on all vehicle system with the ability to train and develop other Technicians. The Technician III will perform all major and advanced adjustments, repairs and component replacements. Perform advanced diagnostic operations in order to successfully diagnose vehicle system failures and suggest accurate system repairs.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunction(s)
  • Train new service shop employees on company procedures regarding vehicle repairs.
  • Inspect orders for completion and quality before presentation or delivery to customers.
  • Perform inspections and preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications and filter replacements.
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes (air, hydraulic, electric and brake accessories).
  • Test drive vehicles and test components using proper equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair suspension systems including leaf and coil spring systems, and Hendrickson walking beam type suspension systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, exhaust systems, steering systems, air conditioning, PTO”S and custom exhaust systems.
  • Adjust, remove and replace clutches and drivelines.
  • Overhaul, troubleshoot and repair diesel and gasoline engines.
  • Troubleshoot and repair fuel tanks, fifth wheels, trailer hitches, pintle hooks, auxiliary axles and frames.
  • Perform tandem alignment, front axle king pin and bushing repairs.
  • Perform basic aluminum and steel wire welding.
  • Review service story provided by service writers and determine tasks that need to be accomplished in order for the order to be completed in a timely manner.
  • File, grind, sand and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window and seat operating equipment and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.
  • Train new service shop employees on company procedures regarding vehicle repairs.
  • Inspect orders for completion and quality before presentation or delivery to customers.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Diesel Technology Associates degree
  • 7 + years of experience with class 7 & 8 trucks
  • Experience repairing 53’ trailers

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Training experience
  • Diagnostic experience
  • Welding experience

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Must provide hand tools, air tools, and toolbox.
  • Maintain perfect safety record
  • Ability to train of Technicians
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to lift 50lbs

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Non-climate controlled shop

FleetPride is the leader in the industry comprised of retail, service, distribution and wholesale divisions.

  • Posted 23 Days Ago
  • Full time
  • REQ21-7508
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