Body Shop Apprentice Technician

  • Penske
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Nov 19, 2020
Engineering

Job Description



Position Location: 7245 Western Select Drive Indianapolis, Indiana 46219

Penske is an essential business to our customers and communities, our team is working hard to keep supply chains up and running. This position is immediately available and we are actively recruiting, interviewing and hiring for this role. Please apply today. We are committed to the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and customers. We have modified our hiring processes to include increased phone interviews and where in-person activities are required, we are practicing social distancing. You can learn more about our company approach on our main company career page Gopenske.com.

The ability to work 2nd shift and a weekend day is preferred.

Location: 7245 Western Select Dr. Indianapolis, IN

Position Summary:
A Penske Body Shop Apprentice will, under supervision, perform minor component repair or replacement. Assist Technician I and II in the removal, replacement, and repair of major components.

Major Responsibilities:
• Perform the following repairs or replacements: Minor electrical system repairs, Surface preparation for refinishes, Minor Cab Accessory repair/replacement, Minor Cargo Box repairs
• Pick up and delivery of vehicles
• Maintain work area appearance and safety
• Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications:
• 2 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of related education and experience) required
• High School Diploma or equivalent required
• Vocational/technical school preferred
• Certification of completion of technical school specializing in the repair/refinish of all series of truck and trailer preferred
• Working knowledge of tools of trade (including welding equipment, paint equipment, shop machines, and power tools) required
• Current CDL with air brake certification or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire required
• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation or designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the

ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg. Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

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