If you're looking for a career and are mechanically inclined, you're in luck! If you're looking for a career in a growing field with great income potential, becoming an 18 Wheeler technician at Kenworth will be perfect for you! Whether you’re a recent high school graduate or are looking to make a career change, now is a great time to start your training at our service center. This industry is booming, and exciting changes are taking place due to advancements in technology.
With a network of over 400 Kenworth dealerships throughout the United States and Canada, the demand for qualified diesel techs has never been higher. This is why we have truck technician job openings at all of our dealerships in Louisiana!
Kenworth dealership employees enjoy great benefits including competitive pay, on-going training, and a commitment to offering many advancement opportunities.
At Kenworth of Louisiana, our service technicians are an integral part of our business. They are committed to customer service, safety, and preferably have experience in diesel or heavy equipment repair.
As a diesel tech, you'll be training and working with our team of certified experts to repair and maintain 18 wheelers, trailers, and more!
Here at Kenworth, we're looking for highly driven and motivated individuals to join our team! Although we provide extensive training, there are a few qualifications we are looking for.
Because Kenworth of Louisiana has 7 locations throughout the state, you can spend more time with those you love and enjoy your nights and weekends even more. We have diesel mechanic job openings and are located in the following cities:
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As long as products and people need to get from one place to another in large volume, there will be a need for diesel-powered vehicles and diesel mechanics! Shipping continues to grow as an industry year after year, so the demand for technicians who are capable of servicing the large commercial trucks it requires continues to grow as well. While there is rarely a shortage of people who know how to work on cars, a good diesel tech can be hard to find and is always highly valued in this industry.
No. Diesel technicians typically work on much larger, industrial vehicles like 18-wheelers and buses, as opposed to cars, pickup trucks, and other passenger vehicles. The knowledge and skills needed to be a diesel truck mechanic are much more specialized and require more extensive training than your average garage technician, but they also tend to be paid at a higher rate as a result.
Definitely. Qualified diesel mechanics are very much in demand, and as the shipping and transportation industries continue to grow, that demand is not likely to go away. With high average wages and competitive benefits, being a diesel truck technician is an excellent long-term career. There are also plenty of opportunities for career advancement, especially at Kenworth of Louisiana!
Yes! Although we are looking for highly-motivated people with 1-2 years of diesel mechanic experience, we are committed to helping our technicians with continued on-the-job and paid training. Being a diesel truck mechanic at Kenworth of Louisiana means plenty of room for career advancement, and we want you to grow along with us!