Careers - Diesel Technician/Mechanic

Full-time | 2nd Shift | Canton, OH


Our Kenworth of Canton facility is seeking a Diesel Technician. We have been serving as Ohio's premier Kenworth Class 6, 7, and 8 truck dealership for 60 years. We offer a large selection of new and used road tractors, semi-trucks, day cabs, dump trucks, box trucks, flatbed trucks, expeditors, sleeper trucks, tractor-trailers, and more. We are a one-stop resource for trucks from all points within Ohio. We are seeking a skilled technician who is able to perform diagnosis and repairs in all areas in addition to being specialized in particular areas of repair, and who have previously worked as a B Class general service technician.


  • Performs work as outlined on Repair Order with efficiency and accuracy in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
  • Diagnoses cause of malfunctions and performs repairs.
  • Communicates with Parts Department to obtain needed parts.
  • Saves and tags parts of the job if under warranty or, if requested by the customer.
  • Examines assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended.
  • Communicates with Service Advisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time.
  • Documents all work (performed and recommended) on the Repair Order.
  • Road tests vehicles when required or refers to the test technician.
  • Participates in manufacturer-sponsored training programs, schools and events.
  • Keeps abreast of manufacturer technical bulletins.
  • Supervises work of any apprentice technicians as assigned.
  • Operates tools and equipment in a safe manner.
  • Reports safety issues to management.
  • Reports machinery defects or malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Keeps shop area neat and clean.
  • Ensures that customers? trucks are kept clean. Notifies Service Advisor immediately of anything that has happened to change the appearance or condition of the vehicle.
  • Maintains and is accountable for all dealership-owned tools and manuals. Returns them to the proper place and in the same condition as they were received.
  • Understands, keeps abreast of, and complies with federal, state and local regulations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-To-Know, etc.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to the Service Manager.
  • Abides by the company Drug Free Policy.
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