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Internship - Diesel Technician Job

Date: Apr 30, 2022

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Intern Diesel Technician to support technician and engineering staff with all preparation phases of heavy duty vehicle testing at the PACCAR Technical Center Vehicle Operations Lab.

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

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Prepare heavy duty diesel engines and vehicles for testing, including replacing components and installing delicate measurement instrumentation
  • Work closely with technician and engineering staff to assure engines and vehicles are performing as requested during testing
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair test engines and vehicles as directed by senior technician staff
  • Maintain the highest level of documentation, work area cleanliness and organization
  • Perform duties safely, efficiently and in a quality manner
  • Flexibility, initiative and the willingness to respond to shifting time and project demands


  • Base knowledge of engine and heavy duty vehicle systems
  • Applicants with a high attention to detail, thoroughness, and who are highly organized are sought after
  • Must be self-directed with the ability to manage personal workload and alternate schedules
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude
  • Welding and fabrication skills a plus
  • Ability to work well individually and in a team environment
  • Current driver’s license with minimum of 3 years clean record
  • Good computer skills – Microsoft Office software knowledge desired
  • Good communication skills


Currently enrolled in Diesel Power Technology course with 3.0 GPA or better

Additional Job Board Information

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

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