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Heavy Duty Truck Technician

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Cedar Rapids Truck Center is a family owned full service Peterbilt dealership. We have worked hard to provide the trucking industry with the highest quality products sold and serviced by dedicated people to provide the highest return for our customers in eastern Iowa since 1973. We have immediate openings for both first and second shift Heavy Duty Truck Technicians. A successful candidate will perform service and repair on heavy-duty trucks, including all makes and models.

Core Responsibilities

  • Determine unit condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests and then identifying deficiencies.
  • Test equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufactures’ specifications, and then make necessary adjustments if needed.
  • Perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
  • Complete engine overhauls as well as other repairs identified during the diagnostic process.
  • Read schematics for electrical and air systems.
  • Use good judgement to maintain a safe and organized work environment.
  • Apply knowledge and work in accordance with the DOT, EPA, OSHA, and other rules and regulations as required.
  • Other general shop duties as assigned.


Preferred minimum of high school diploma or equivalent. Certifications from OEMs in the trucking industry is a plus. All levels of experience are welcome and encouraged to apply. Working knowledge of power tools required to perform all phases of truck/chassis repair and maintenance. Strong mechanical aptitude required. Must be able to safely walk, reach, bend, climb, push, twist, squat, and kneel as necessary to perform the essential job duties.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable. CDL preferred.
  • Must be able to pass mandatory pre-employment drug screen and background check.


  • Family owned and operated business
  • Competitive hourly compensation depending upon experience $17-$30/hour, plus monthly sales bonuses
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Group health, dental, and vision packages
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Full Time-             First Shift: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm                    
                                    Second Shift: 3:30 pm – 12:00 am

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Heavy Duty Truck Technician

Cedar Rapids Truck Center Inc

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9201 6th St SW

Posted 04/16/18

Job ID: 63981