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Diesel Truck Technician Internship - Hickory Hills, IL Job

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Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Hickory Hills, IL, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

PACCAR Leasing, a PACCAR division, was founded in 1980 to provide premium Kenworth and Peterbilt vehicles to leasing and rental customers. PacLease is one of the fastest-growing commercial truck leasing companies in the transportation industry. With independent and company-owned locations throughout the United States and Canada, PacLease provides customized full-service lease, rental, and contract maintenance programs designed to meet your specific fleet needs.


Requisition Summary

PACCAR Leasing is searching for talented individuals to join our PacLease Intern Team for 2019! The selected individual will work in our shop in Hickory Hills, IL. Our Diesel Truck Technician Internship will last between 3-6 months. We are looking to fill two part-time Interns or one full-time intern to work 2nd shift.

We are pleased you are seeking an internship with PACCAR Leasing and wish you the best of luck!

Internships include unique learning opportunities:

  •     Learn first-hand from the industry's top professionals
  •     Work directly with Senior Managers and Directors
  •     Develop mentoring relationships with experienced professionals
  •     Gain valuable hands on experience


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Perform diagnostic inspections on general truck-tractor systems utilizing both mechanical diagnostics and system software diagnostics.
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspection of truck-tractor components.
  • Perform repairs to truck-tractor components.
  • Complete required paperwork to reflect hours, parts and lube, which are utilized within each job function.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Make road calls when component failure is in remote location.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment.
  • Provide superior customer service to clients.
  • Must be able to work 2nd shift: 2:30 - 11:00 pm. Employees who work 2nd shift earn a 5% shift differential.


  • Safety conscious and knowledge of general shop safety.
  • Capable of completing job functions and without repeat repairs.
  • Basic Knowledge of DOT and CVSA rules and requirements.



  • High School Diploma required.
  • Pursuing technical education (i.e. UTI) is preferred.



  • Act with Integrity
  • Demonstrate Adaptability
  • Drive for Results
  • Influence Others
  • Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
  • Manage Execution
  • Manage Talent
  • Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen
  • Technical Acumen

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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