• Truck Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-San Leandro
    Requisition #
    Diesel Technician - On Highway Trucks
  • Overview

    Peterson Trucks has an immediate opening for a Truck Technician at our San Leandro location. Reporting to the Shop Service Manager, performs service activities primarily in the main service shop for customer and/or sales and rental fleet equipment.


    The main responsibilities are the following:

    • Perform assigned tasks in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner.
    • Follow manufacturer and company service guidelines and procedures to ensure quality work and to preserve and document component failure analysis.
    • Perform the following service operations with occasional supervision:
      • Analyze and diagnose equipment malfunctions.
      • Pre-delivery setup and installation on all makes and models of Caterpillar engines and related products.
      • Repair, replace or rebuild engines and related systems and components.
    • Write service reports that accurately document activities.
    • Prepare required documentation including work orders, parts lists, and time cards in an accurate and timely manner to enable other employees to do their job in a timely manner.
    • Maintain a safe working environment and observe all safety procedures, laws, policies, and rules.
    • Communicate with internal and external customers in a manner that promotes a positive relationship.
    • Work overtime as needed.
    • Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.



    The ideal candidate will possess the following:

    • Certificate in diesel mechanics/related field and four (4) years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Manufacturer training in Navistar, Allison transmission, Cummins engine and CAT engines is highly desirable.
    • Must possess the necessary hand tools to complete assigned tasks.
    • Must have a valid CA driver’s license.
    • Must be able to follow logical troubleshooting procedures.
    • Must be a member of Operating Engineers Local 3 or willing to become one.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must complete the Navistar On-line training courses within the first 6 months of hiring

    Peterson Trucks is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer


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