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Diesel Technician

Thompson Truck & Trailer

1 Positions

ID: 20868

Posted On 09/23/2022

Job Overview


Thompson Truck & Trailer is a local, family-owned, full-service commercial truck dealership serving customers across six locations in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. We specialize in International and Isuzu Trucks, but have the parts and tools to work on all makes and models. We promote a team atmosphere and are driven by the success of our customers and employees. Have experience working on diesels? Don't have experience with diesels but have auto experience? We're interested in both! We've got work to keep the most experienced mechanics challenged as well as the desire to develop entry level technicians. Our maintenance and repair work includes engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical, steering and cooling systems.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. We pay for performance. A $1,500 sign-on bonus is available ($750 upon hire, $750 after 90 days) as well as efficiency bonuses once you're onboarded. Apply today to share your experience with us!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance, diagnostic and repair procedures in accordance with dealer and factory quality standards.
  • Diagnose repair requirements to include error codes, salvageable parts, warranty eligibility, and scope of work.
  • Communicate with Service Advisor/Service Foreman regarding parts requirements, warranty information, and customer preferences before beginning repairs.
  • Utilize OEM resources to research repair procedures, troubleshooting steps, and warranty instructions.
  • Perform repairs efficiently and accurately, working in a safe manner. Demonstrate discretion in knowing when to utilize resources available for troubleshooting and when to seek help.
  • Communicate with Service Advisor/Service Foreman regarding unexpected repairs or issues that weren't outlined on the repair order.
  • Identify recommended preventive measures and communicate to the Service Advisor/Service Foreman.
  • Check work for accuracy including road testing vehicles when needed.
  • Adhere to department policies including warranty parts, timekeeping of work by job, and written repair explanations.
  • Attend factory-sponsored off-site training and complete online training courses as required and available to consistently learn and gain new skills.
  • Clean work area when needed and upon completing a job to maintain a safe work environment.

Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Provide own set of tools to perform work (Thompson has a tool assistance program available)
  • Physical demands of this job are classified as Light to Medium: exerting 16 to 50 pounds of force or lifting occasionally, and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force or lifting frequently to move objects.

 

Thompson Truck and Trailer offers a competitive benefits package to include: Group medical, dental, vision, life, disability, life, 401(k), PTO, paid holidays with no waiting period, and tuition reimbursement.

Visit us here: https://www.thompsontruck.com/

Thompson Truck and Trailer is proud to be an EEO employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We strongly encourage minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for career opportunities at our company.

Primary Contact

365533

Erica Bellach

Director of Marketing & Engagement, Thompson Truck & Trailer

319-364-2491x1111

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Fax

ebellach@thompsontruck.com

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Job Details

Categories

Mechanic
Skilled Labor Trades
Transportation

Location

Dubuque, IA

Shift

First Shift
Second Shift
Flexible

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time

Benefits

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement


Qualifications

Education

High School/GED

Company ID

1284

Job REQ #

# Positions

1

Start Date

20220923

End Date

20221031

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About the Company

Thompson Truck & Trailer is a full-service commercial truck dealership serving customers in six locations in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. We specialize in International, Isuzu Trucks, and Idealease Leasing & Rental, and have the parts and tools to work on ALL makes and models. Thompson Truck & Trailer is a family-owned business with over 200 employees. We promote a team atmosphere and are driven by the success of our customers and employees.