Maintenance Mechanic Job

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Date: Nov 19, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

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 high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.

Why Work for PACCAR?

  • $41.36/hour
  • This position is eligible for a $0.65/hour shift differential
  • Automatic Wage Progression based on service time provided attendance/performance are within good standing
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Medical, vision, dental, life insurance, AD&D insurance
  • Employer paid pension and options to participate in 401k
  • Employer provided uniforms
  • EAP services including wellness plans
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education

Requisition Summary

Kenworth Truck Company has an opening for a Maintenance Mechanic at our plant in Renton, Washington.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Read and understand mechanical prints and engineering drawings.
  • Troubleshoot and repair conveyors, ovens, paint robots and any other equipment as assigned.
  • Troubleshoot and repair pneumatic and hydraulic controlled equipment such as hot water heaters, air leak testers, turnover fixture, cab tilt fixture, portable Huck hydraulic units, central Huck system and the cab joining fixture.
  • Able to repair and maintain facility building and grounds equipment.
  • Proficient at the repair of forklifts and other rolling stock used within the facility.
  • Perform preventive maintenance task per PM instructions.
  • Willing to work some overtime as needed.

Proficient welding/burning experience required for repairs/construction.


  • Minimum of 6 years experience in an industrial maintenance environment.
  • One verifiable year of hydraulic and pneumatic training and experience.
  • Understand how to maintain paint production equipment, preferred.
  • One verifiable year experience installing and maintaining water, gas and air lines.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • One year industrial mechanical trade school training preferred.
  • Two years of stick, wire welding and (oxy/ace) burning experience preferred.
  • Committed to continuous self improvement and demonstrate the ability to function as a positive member of a maintenance team.
  • PC experiences preferred include Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements with or without accommodation.
  • Proven good attendance, performance, and safety record in previous job(s), school or employment programs.
  • A desire to pursue internal and external training for future advancement.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and get along with others in a stressful environment.
  • Understand and interpret plant facilities drawings.
  • Verifiable hazardous materials training.
  • Ability to work 2nd shift

High school diploma required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift, carry, push, pull 50 pounds or more.
  • Stand and walk eight hours.
  • Kneel, crawl and bend eight hours.
  • Do repeated bending and squatting.
  • Work at or above shoulder level.
  • Have good manual dexterity.
  • Climb ladders to 12 feet heights.
  • Work around machinery with moving parts and cutting parts.
  • Have maximum use of both legs and arms.
  • Operate a motor vehicle.
  • Operate elevating equipment.
  • Be exposed to dusts with proper protective equipment.
  • Be exposed to solvents with proper protective equipment.
  • Be exposed to weather extremes.
  • Tolerate continuous use of safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel-toed shoes.
  • Use vibratory tools

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Auto Mechanic, Facilities, Maintenance Mechanic, Hydraulics, Automotive, Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering, Customer Service

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