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All Level Body Shop Technician Positions - Full Time

Penske - Reading, PA


Posted on 09/18/20 (Ref: PAq62r6o43)

All Level Body Shop Technician Positions - Reading, PA - Penske

Looking for a Body Shop Position?
If you are self-driven, passionate about quality work, and efficient with vehicle/body shop repair processes, then you might want to consider working at Penske as a Body Shop Technician.

A Penske Body Shop Technician is required to perform a variety of repairs, but not limited to diagnostic procedures and repairs such as Cab/Sheet Metal Repair, Composite Repair/Bonding, Heating/Air Conditioning Systems, Surface Preparation, Fiberglass Repair, and Box Repair/Replacement without supervision. Under supervision, this position will also perform diagnostic procedures and repairs such as Suspension Repair/Alignment, Electrical/Brake/Cooling System, Painting/Mixing/Tinting/Blending, and Welding/Fabricating.

We offer excellent training, top-notch tools, and great benefits. We measure our body shop technicians on their efficiency to complete quality repairs in time standards; this also allows for pay for performance bonuses.

Location: 255 Riverfront Dr, Reading, PA 19602

We have three levels of Body Shop Technicians:

BODY SHOP TECHNICIAN I - EXPERIENCED
-Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled truck and trailer units
-Perform all levels of Truck Collision Repair services
-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
-6 years of 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
-Current CDL license with air brake certification

BODY SHOP TECHNICIAN II- MID-LEVEL
-Perform mechanical, and general appearance reconditioning of truck and trailer equipment for "trade-ins" and prepare new equipment for delivery.
-Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units
-Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair order
-Maintain work area appearance and safety
-Road test vehicles when necessary
-4 years of practical experience (or an equivalent combination of related education and experience) required
-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 preferred
-Proficiency in the use of all tools of the trade (including welding equipment, paint equipment, shop machines, and power tools) required
-Current CDL with air brake certification

BODY SHOP TECHNICIAN III- ENTRY LEVEL
-Perform the following repairs or replacements: Minor electrical system repairs, Surface preparation for refinishes, Minor Cab Accessory repair/ replacement, Minor Cargo Box repairs
-Pick up and delivery of vehicles
-Maintain work area appearance and safety
-2 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience) required
-High School Diploma or equivalent required
-Vocational/technical school preferred
-Certification of completion of a technical school specializing in the repair/refinish of all series of truck and trailer preferred
-Working knowledge of tools of trade (including welding equipment, paint equipment, shop machines, and power tools) required
-Current CDL with air brake certification or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire required

Why Penske is for you:
• Competitive starting salary
• Career stability
• Opportunity for growth
• Excellent benefits, including lots of time off
• Strong, well-rounded training on a variety of OEM equipment (Penske's Technician Certification Program is certified as a Continuing Automotive Service Education provider)
• Advanced vehicle maintenance technology
• Location and schedule flexibility

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.

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.


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