Diesel Technician - La Grande, OR

Job Description

Could you be our next Diesel Technician?

Are you hard-working and mechanically inclined? Want to work for a team that stays on the cutting edge of new truck technologies? Do you like opportunities to grow your career?

As a Diesel Technician with Freightliner Northwest, you ll have a chance to work with a team of other talented technicians, have access to manufacturer specific training as well as career opportunities across our 12-store dealership network.

Apply today and get on the road to becoming a Freightliner Certified Diesel Technician!

Why work for Freightliner Northwest?

Our technicians work on a variety of on highway trucks and vocational vehicles as well as motor coaches on Freightliner chassis performing routine maintenance through complete engine overhauls. We offer well equipped, safe facilities to work in and empower our employees to work together to do what is right for the customer and the company.

We offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package including:

  • Opportunities for ongoing factory training
  • Strong healthcare benefits plan for full-time employees
  • 401k with company match
  • OSHA approved PPE
  • Opportunity for education assistance
  • Signing bonuses for qualified technicians
  • Company-provided coveralls with professional laundry and repair service
  • Work Boot Incentive
  • Voluntary short term and long term disability insurance
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance
  • A team of parts and administrative professionals to support you.

Freightliner Northwest is currently reviewing applications for Diesel Technicians to join our team! We offer a $2000 signing bonus to qualified technicians. In addition to meeting the requirements below, candidates eligible for the incentive must have a Class A or B CDL and industry certifications.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Certifications from OEM s in the trucking industry and/or ASE certifications a plus.

Experience: Reviewing applications for experienced Diesel Technicians with 5+ years of experience.

Skills that are Representative of the Job: Solid working knowledge of power tools required to perform all phases of truck/chassis repair and maintenance. Strong mechanical aptitude. At higher levels of experience; demonstrate ability to perform all phases of heavy-duty diesel equipment and services. Must be professional and safety minded at all times. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good customer service skills. Ability to prioritize and multi-task. Able to work with minimal supervision and direction. Work well independently as well as part of a team.

Other: Must have valid driver s license and insurable. A full complement of tools including wrenches and sockets to 1 , and drive air tools, floor creeper and a roll around tool cabinet.

Additional Information


Physical:(These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successful perform the essential functions of the job.) Working in, under, and around trucks and trailers. Ability to lift, push or pull, objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 75 pounds). Safely walk, reach, bend, climb, push, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the essential job duties. Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time. Keyboard and computer usage.

Environmental: Primarily indoors with some outdoor work. High noise level. Coveralls, ear and eye protection provided. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles.

Hours: Must be available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, night and weekends.


We are an equal opportunity employer.

All offers of employment are made contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. A motor vehicle records check is also required for positions with driving responsibilities.

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