Diesel Mechanic - 1 yr Heavy-Duty Truck Repair EXP Required


: $43,975.00 - $63,280.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Automotive

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Join the Midwest Peterbilt Team

Stable Employer & Good Benefits

More than 290 employees at five locations in Iowa & Neb.
Serving the Transportation Industry since 1954
Highly-competitive wages and many benefits
Training & career advancement opportunities
First-class trucks, parts, service & body shop
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Employee Health Insurance for as low as $50/month; dependent coverage also available
Company-provided Flexible Spending Account of up to $350/month. This account comes with a debit card for easy access to funds when paying co-pays, prescriptions, etc. This can be used for dependent medical expenses as well. This can instead be used towards dependent health insurance premiums that are purchased through the company to lower the cost
The company also provides short-term disability insurance
The company also provides long-term disability insurance with voluntary options available as well
The company provides cancer and critical illness insurance, dependents can be added at employee cost
The company provides $15,000 in employee life insurance, voluntary options available for employee and dependents
Uniforms and uniform laundering provided
6 paid holidays
401(k) with employer match
Paid time off
Tool Program to help newer techs acquire tools and a tool box
Voluntary vision insurance
Voluntary dental insurance
Voluntary personal flexible spending account and/or dependent care account
Voluntary tool insurance
Voluntary accidental injury insurance


Sign-on bonuses available (up to $10,000, depending on experience, and paid out over a few years)
Recruiting bonus ($2,500 for each referral made that turns in a yearlong hire)

Description and Purpose:

The Service Department is an integral part of the Company s success. The Diesel Technician will perform mechanical repairs, maintenance, overhauls, and rebuilds of heavy-duty trucks and other related equipment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions or damage
Perform all mechanical repairs, maintenance, overhauls, and rebuilds of heavy-duty trucks and other related equipment
Test drive vehicles and test components and systems, when applicable
Use equipment such as infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices
Use electronic test equipment to locate and correct malfunctions in fuel and emissions control systems
Inspect belts, hoses, steering systems, brakes, fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas for additional repairs needed
Test electronic computer components to ensure that they are working properly
Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges


Education/Training or Experience:

High School graduate or GED required
Diploma from Technical College or equivalent experience

Some computer skills required
1-2 years experience in heavy-duty truck repair preferred
CDL preferred but not required
Background check
Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and breath alcohol test * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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