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Date Added: Fri 04/06/2021

Heavy Truck Mechanic

South Bend, IN, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Since 1929 Whiteford Kenworth has been helping customers find solutions to all their transportation needs. Whether it's Sales, Service, Body Shop, Parts or Leasing the team at Whiteford Kenworth is committed to our customer's satisfaction. If you're interested in joining us, take a look at our openings and apply today! 

We are hiring Heavy Truck Mechanics / Diesle Mechanics 

Benefits and Compensation

  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401K with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off Program
  • Uniforms & Laundry Service Provided
  • OEM Continued Education
  • Extensive Training and Engine Certification
  • Latest Diagnostic Tools and Equipment
  • Internal Promotion Opportunities


  • Provide technical service to vehicles and equipment

  • Read job order, observe and listen to vehicle in operation to resolve malfunction and plan work procedures

  • Follow checklists ensuring all critical parts are examined

  • Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and adjust as needed

  • Test-drive vehicles to ensure that they run smoothly

  • Maintain your designated workspace in an organized and clean manner

  • Ensure guest vehicles are returned as clean as they were prior to being serviced

  • Show the utmost courtesy to all guests, visitors and dealership personnel

  • Make every effort to achieve the production objectives set by management

  • Adhere to manufacturer's policies and procedures as they relate to labor operations, time and repair order documentation when performing warranty repairs and torque specifications

  • Tag all warranty parts and returns to warranty clerk

  • Attend training classes and keep tabs on factory technical bulletins

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers to increase overall customer happiness

  • Properly complete the service and/or repairs assigned by supervisor

  • Complete all work according to the applicable safety requirements and published procedures

  • Participate in, and utilize to the best of one's abilities, technical training as assigned by management

  • Any other duties as outlined by the Service Supervisor and or management


  • At least 1 year of Fleet or Dealership experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • ASE certification preferred

  • CDL certification preferred

  • Teammate with a strong sense of dedication to the customer and service team

  • Self-motivated and professional

  • Possess own tools

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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