Fort Wayne, Indiana

Body Shop Technician I (**Job Number:** 2218932 )

**Position Summary:**

As an experienced Body Shop Technician with Penske, you’ll use industry-leading technology and repair techniques – plus cutting-edge diagnostic equipment – to get our customers' state-of-the-art vehicles back up and running in high-quality condition. You’ll take the lead to perform minor and major truck and trailer collision repairs, while enjoying the advantages of working for a winning team that’s got your back.

You’ll have the opportunity to continue learning with our in-house training programs. Learn from the best and have access to leading technology, as Penske was the first in the industry to become I-CAR Gold certified. You’ll get to work on lots of different equipment and we give you the time to get the job done right. If you are an experienced body shop technician and are interested in a stable career with a lot of opportunity for growth, join our team.

**Work Location:** 5250 Old Maumee Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

**Work Hours:** Anytime after 12pm

**Why Penske is for You:**

* Competitive salary and incentives

* Career stability

* Opportunity for growth

* Excellent benefits, including lots of time off

* Advanced vehicle maintenance technology

**Major Responsibilities:**

* Perform all levels of Truck Collision Repair and maintenance services. Duties may include the overhaul, adjustment, replacement and repair of all series of motor truck and trailer equipment including, but not limited to the following: Cab/ Sheet Metal Repair, Fiberglass Repair, Composite Bonding/ Repair, Welding/ Fabricating, Frame Straightening/ Alignment, Suspension Repair/ Alignment, Box Repair/ Replacement, Air Conditioning Systems, Electrical/ Brake/Cooling Systems, Surface Preparation, and Paint/ Mixing/ Tinting/ Blending.

* Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled truck and trailer units

* Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair order

* Maintain work area appearance and safety

* Road test vehicles when necessary

* Perform duties with little or no supervision and in a timely and efficient manner

* Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

**Qualifications:**

* 6 years practical experience (or an equivalent combination of related education and experience)

* High School Diploma or equivalent required

* Vocational/technical school preferred

* Specialized training and experience in the repair/refinish of all series of truck and trailer required

* Proficiency in the use of all tools of trade (including welding equipment, paint equipment, shop machines, and power tools) required

* Valid driver’s license required

* Basic computer skills required

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

* Willingness to travel as necessary, 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 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.

Whether it’s on the racetrack or in the body shop, our people love working here. Our supportive team culture will make you feel like you’re not just getting a job,

but joining a family. So it’s time to do what you love, love what you do.

**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.

**About Penske Truck Leasing**

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske’s 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.GoPenske.com to learn more.

Keywords: fabrication, sand/prep, cosmetic repair, restore, filler, painting, Works with a variety of metals and plastics, as well as glass, and mechanical parts, Collison, Auto body, Auto, Truck body, Framework , Refinishing, Commercial body work, Fleet repair, Collision technician, Truck repair, Disassembling/assembling vehicles, Lead painter, Upholstery, Bodywork, Trim repair, Rebuild/teardown

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**Work Locations** :

5250 Old Maumee Rd

5250 Old Maumee Rd

Fort Wayne, IN 46802

**Primary Location** : United States-Indiana-Fort Wayne

**Job** : Vehicle Maintenance/Mechanics/Technicians

**Penske Oracle Job (US & CA only do not edit):** : PTL.Technician

**Req ID:** 2218932

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Penske Truck Leasing 

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquarterd in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates 403,000+ 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.

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