Utility Worker - Battery Changer – 1st shift - $15.50/hr - $1500 Sign On Bonus - Military Veterans

at Penske Truck Leasing

Grand Prairie, Texas

Utility Worker - Battery Changer – 1st shift - $15.50/hr - $1500 Sign On Bonus (**Job Number:** 2200586 )

**Position Summary:**

Under warehouse supervision, a utility worker is responsible for assisting with the physical maintenance of the warehouse facility and all MHE. They will be responsible for diagnosing maintenance issues, making repairs, ensuring that all service requests are executed in a timely manner, providing direction to their utility personnel, establish priorities, coordinating work projects, and maintaining all MHE equipment in good condition.

**_Why is Penske Logistics for you?_**

We take pride in offering competitive wages and great benefits, including:

+ $15.50 hourly

+ $1,500.00 Sign On Bonus

+ Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K

+ Employee Referral Award

**Work Schedule:**

+ 1st Shift: Monday - Friday, 7am-3:30pm

+ Mandatory overtime when necessary

**Major Responsibilities:**

Job requirements may include the following where applicable:

+ Operates material handling equipment.

+ Checks control panels and electrical, identifying issues

+ Inspects and troubleshoots equipment and systems (e.g. fire alarm)

+ Assures that facility maintenance service requests and complaints are responded to promptly and effectively

+ Collaborates with workers and other professionals during repairs and renovations

+ Properly documents and maintains paperwork for work performed on the facility

+ Maintains inventory of parts and spare equipment sufficient to meet the repair needs of the facility

+ Keeps the warehouse facility in compliance with all state and federal safety regulations

+ Maintain all MHE equipment compliant with OSHA and safety regulations

+ Follows instructions for safely operating equipment

+ Promotes a safe work environment

+ Must be flexible and able to work any shift in support of business needs

+ Other duties as assigned

+ Escalates issues timely and directly to upper management

+ Other projects or tasks as assigned by Supervisor


+ Previous Battery/Changer maintenance and repair experience preferred

+ High school diploma or equivalent preferred

+ Proficient reading skills and ability to follow directions required

+ Ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexible, excellent with numbers and time management skills required

+ Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required (where applicable by location)

+ Flexible to work overtime preferred

+ Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions required

+ 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 investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

This position is 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. The associate must be able to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., machinery alarms, medical codes or alarms).

-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.

**About Penske Logistics**

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

**Work Locations** :

730 E Trinity Blvd

730 E Trinity Blvd

Grand Prairie, TX 75050

**Primary Location** : United States-Texas-Grand Prairie

**Job** : Warehouse

**Penske Oracle Job (US & CA only do not edit):** : PL.Utility Worker

**Req ID:** 2200586

Grand Prairie, Texas

Penske Truck Leasing 

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates more than 350,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,300 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.pensketruckleasing.com to learn more.

About Us

Penske is great place to launch or continue your career. We are a dynamic growth company with a 50-plus year history of success that is built upon a foundation of taking great care of our customers, a dedication to excellence in all we do every day and tapping innovative ideas from our associates to drive success for our customers and our own businesses.


Penske offers a wide variety of transportation products and services ranging from full-service truck leasing and fleet maintenance, truck rental, used truck sales, and global supply chain and logistics solutions. Visit www.gopenske.com for more details.


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Here, we support our country’s servicemen and women by offering a military discount on truck rentals at more than 2,400 convenient locations. But, it doesn’t stop there. We realize America’s veterans possess the unique skills and strong work ethic that lead to success. That’s why we make it our mission to hire thousands of veterans for the amazing career opportunities we offer. Consider a career with us. We’re always looking for veterans, like you, to join our team in a variety of roles, including as diesel technicians where you’ll use today’s cutting-edge technologies to take care of our customers – from individual consumers to some of the world’s leading companies. That’s not all. You could also join our team as a professional truck driver, fleet maintenance supervisor, operations management, as well as in logistics and supply chain operations. We’re proud of our commitment to hiring veterans and active Guard and Reserve personnel and have received numerous awards for our support.