Diesel Mechanic - 2nd Shift

This job opportunity is OPEN | Updated 7/12/2024 3:11:02 PM
Kenworth Northeast Full Time
 Syracuse, NY
$23 - $50 an hour

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Kenworth Northeast is an independently owned truck dealership supplying the northeast region with The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks and parts.

We are looking for experienced and reliable 2nd Shift Diesel Mechanics to join our Syracuse, NY team. You'll perform a wide variety of maintenance duties to help keep our customers’ trucks on the road.

Pay rate for this position is $23-50/hour depending on experience.

Our technicians are the lifeline of our trucks, and we believe in rewarding excellence with financial incentives in production and education. We provide all associates with flexible schedules, paid training and plenty of opportunities to advance.

What We Offer:

At Kenworth Northeast, our mission to provide an exceptional customer experience starts with you! That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that goes above and beyond for our dedicated employees. We recognize that the success of our company depends on the success of the individual, as well as the team. Here's a look at some of the benefits we offer:

Multiple medical plan options: employer subsidized.
Dental and vision plan options
Company paid & supplemental life insurance/AD&D
Short term & long-term disability; group insurance rates
Health Savings Account with company contribution
Fidelity 401k plan with company match
Flexible Paid Time Off
Six paid holidays observed per year.
Employee Assistance Program
Paid training and opportunities for growth and development
Quarterly tool allowance
Annual safety shoe program

How you will make an impact:

Performs and assists in the performance of general mechanical duties.
Diagnose transmission or clutch failures, differential failures; repair or replace as needed.
Works on major components with close supervision; performs troubleshooting on minor problems such as basic check engine lights and symptoms on MX and Cummins products using EDS and Diagnostic Assistant.
Basic wiring troubleshooting and repairs.
Performs diagnostics on HVAC systems, replace parts as needed.
Able to remove and replace external engine components such as exhaust manifolds, EGR coolers & valves.
Able to replace fuel injectors and perform overhead valve and injector adjustments & tune-up.
Proficient with welding, torch cutting and fabrication.
Works on major components with close supervision; performs troubleshooting on minor problems.
Attends training sessions and meetings.
Maintains a neat and orderly working area, and proper handling of company tools.
Advises the Shop Foreman if additional repair work is necessary.
Follows safe work practices and procedures, uses safety equipment when required, responds to suggestions for working safely and seeks assistance when necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

What you will need:

Minimum 1-2 years hands-on experience and on-the-job training in a related mechanical field; graduate of vocational courses or equivalent experience and training
Experience in truck dealership preferred but not required.
A/C and Brake experience
CAT Engine experience preferred but not required.
MX Engine experience preferred.
Cummins Engine experience preferred.
Electrical experience
Necessary tools to perform position responsibilities.
CDL preferred, but not required.

If you're eager to roll up your sleeves and make a difference alongside a team that feels more like family, we're eager to welcome you. Apply today to learn more about what Kenworth has to offer you!

“Providing the services our customers deserve. Delivering the satisfaction they expect.”

Kenworth Northeast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Diesel Technician, Heavy Duty, Truck Technician, Tech, Heavy Equipment, Mechanic, Fleet Mechanic, Automotive, Kenworth




Kenworth Northeast is an independently owned truck dealership supplying the northeast region with The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks and parts.

We are looking for experienced and reliable 2nd Shift Diesel Mechanics to join our Syracuse, NY team. You'll perform a wide variety of maintenance duties to help keep our customers’ trucks on the road.

Pay rate for this position is $23-50/hour depending on experience.

Our technicians are the lifeline of our trucks, and we believe in rewarding excellence with financial incentives in production and education. We provide all associates with flexible schedules, paid training and plenty of opportunities to advance.

What We Offer:

At Kenworth Northeast, our mission to provide an exceptional customer experience starts with you! That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that goes above and beyond for our dedicated employees. We recognize that the success of our company depends on the success of the individual, as well as the team. Here's a look at some of the benefits we offer:

Multiple medical plan options: employer subsidized.
Dental and vision plan options
Company paid & supplemental life insurance/AD&D
Short term & long-term disability; group insurance rates
Health Savings Account with company contribution
Fidelity 401k plan with company match
Flexible Paid Time Off
Six paid holidays observed per year.
Employee Assistance Program
Paid training and opportunities for growth and development
Quarterly tool allowance
Annual safety shoe program

How you will make an impact:

Performs and assists in the performance of general mechanical duties.
Diagnose transmission or clutch failures, differential failures; repair or replace as needed.
Works on major components with close supervision; performs troubleshooting on minor problems such as basic check engine lights and symptoms on MX and Cummins products using EDS and Diagnostic Assistant.
Basic wiring troubleshooting and repairs.
Performs diagnostics on HVAC systems, replace parts as needed.
Able to remove and replace external engine components such as exhaust manifolds, EGR coolers & valves.
Able to replace fuel injectors and perform overhead valve and injector adjustments & tune-up.
Proficient with welding, torch cutting and fabrication.
Works on major components with close supervision; performs troubleshooting on minor problems.
Attends training sessions and meetings.
Maintains a neat and orderly working area, and proper handling of company tools.
Advises the Shop Foreman if additional repair work is necessary.
Follows safe work practices and procedures, uses safety equipment when required, responds to suggestions for working safely and seeks assistance when necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

What you will need:

Minimum 1-2 years hands-on experience and on-the-job training in a related mechanical field; graduate of vocational courses or equivalent experience and training
Experience in truck dealership preferred but not required.
A/C and Brake experience
CAT Engine experience preferred but not required.
MX Engine experience preferred.
Cummins Engine experience preferred.
Electrical experience
Necessary tools to perform position responsibilities.
CDL preferred, but not required.

If you're eager to roll up your sleeves and make a difference alongside a team that feels more like family, we're eager to welcome you. Apply today to learn more about what Kenworth has to offer you!

“Providing the services our customers deserve. Delivering the satisfaction they expect.”

Kenworth Northeast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Diesel Technician, Heavy Duty, Truck Technician, Tech, Heavy Equipment, Mechanic, Fleet Mechanic, Automotive, Kenworth


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