Diesel Technician / Diesel Mechanic
at TravelCenters of America

Date Posted: 5/18/2016

Job Description


TravelCenters of America, LLC

TA TravelCenters and Petro Stopping Centers


Diesel Technician / Diesel Mechanic - - highly motivated, career minded; entry level or experienced; full time and part time - - come grow with us! Join our nationwide network of Truck Service professionals.

Truck Service Shop

  • We provide accurate, efficient service to customers by troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing most makes of commercial vehicles - -trucks and trailers - -in a friendly and safe retail environment.
  • We operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week to offer a full range of repair and maintenance services.
  • Typical services include:  tire repair / replacement, preventive maintenance, diagnostic fault-code troubleshooting using laptop computer / software, electrical, air brake and air conditioning systems diagnosis and repair.
  • Technicians are also dispatched from the “RoadSquad” Center to provide emergency roadside assistance to customers.
  • And, as the exclusive Freightliner “ServicePoint" network, we provide Freightliner customers warranty repairs as a convenient alternative.

With over 250 locations nationwide, hundreds of drive through repair bays and thousands of employees - mechanics, technicians, service advisors, service writers and managers . . . you will be proud to work as a part of our nationwide team!   Come grow with us!

We Offer

Competitive Pay Plans

Paid Vacation and Holidays

Paid ASE Certification Testing

Continuous Technician Education Program

Educational Assistance Plan

401K Retirement Savings Plan

Variety of Health, Dental and Vision Plans

Job Requirements


  • Either one year or more mechanical experience or graduate of accredited diesel program
  • Either high school diploma or GED
  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Basic “starter" tool box with hand tools

Job Snapshot

About Us

TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers (TA-Petro) is the largest full-service travel center company in the United States, serving professional drivers and motorists alike with over 230 locations from North to South and East to West.  We've made a huge investment in the future, but for it to really pay off we need to hire people who share our commitment to customer service. As a result, from General Managers, Assistant General Managers to Diesel Mechanics, we're looking for the best talent in the travel center and related industries to join our team.

At TA-Petro, our mission is to take care of all highway travelers in the finest full-service facilities on the road. From diesel fuel and gasoline to our comfortable full-service restaurants, retail travel stores, truck service centers and nationally known fast food restaurants, we strive to ensure our customers find exactly what they need while they are on the road. With over 40 years of experience, we’ve established ourselves as a leader in serving travelers.

Everything starts with our people as "Daymakers" we want our customers to be so satisfied with our service, they choose us every time they’re on the road. As part of our commitment to our Customer, in order to attract, energize, reward and retain talented people who will enhance our leadership position, we offer an exciting and challenging business environment, a strong, comprehensive benefits program, competitive pay & bonus, career advancement, and numerous Perks At Work offering deep discounts for all TA/Petro employees 

If you're an energetic, enthusiastic type who thrives on challenge and a fast-paced work environment, we'd like to talk to you. Join TravelCenter’s Talent Network today. 

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