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Lead Diesel Truck Technician 1st shift - Minooka, IL Job

Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Minooka, IL, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Manage maintenance schedule and serve as point of contact for service vendors. Properly perform all maintenance, repairs and adjustments on vehicles and supervise the technician staff. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker. The candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License and endorsed Commercial Driver’s License.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manage maintenance schedule and ensure high quality work is performed while adhering to delivery schedules.
  • Communicate with service vendors as appropriate, when outsourcing of work is necessary.
  • Make the appropriate recommendations for outsourcing of work to ensure optimization of service efficiency while minimizing overall costs.
  • Responsible for performing diagnostic inspections on general truck-tractor systems utilizing both mechanical diagnostics and system software diagnostics.
  • Ability to complete preventative maintenance inspection of truck-tractor components.
  • Responsible for making 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 coordinate truck arrival and departures including receipt of proper documentation and lot parking assignments.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment.
  • Provide superior customer service to clients.
  • Ordering Parts for Trucks and for Stock.
  • Performing Inventory Management Audits for all Parts.
  • Assist is Facility Maintenance as need at the Minooka Used Truck Center.
  • Support Center Manager with responsibilities as assigned.


  • Minimum of two years of truck-trailer repair and maintenance industry experience.
  • Commercial Driver’s License required.
  • Safety conscious and knowledge of general shop safety.
  • Basic Knowledge of DOT and CVSA rules and requirements.
  • Must be certified in DOT brakes.
  • NCCCO (National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators) Certification desired.


  • High School Diploma

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 Financial facilitates the sale of premium-quality PACCAR vehicles in 20 countries on three continents worldwide by offering a full spectrum of creative, flexible financial products and value-added services specifically tailored to the transportation industry. 

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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