Diesel Technician / Diesel Mechanic | TBD - Based on Experience! + $5,000 sign on bonus! | Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA

Posted: 12/5/2022
Team Number: 706
Bonus: $5,000

About the Job

  • $5,000 sign-on bonus!
  • Paid based on experience! 
  • Guaranteed 40 hour work week!
  • Complete state and federal inspections!
  • Diagnosing mechanical problems using charts, technical manuals, diagnostic equipment and experience! 
Benefits of continuing your technician career at Ruan?
  • Tool reimbursement program!
  • Work boot reimbursement!
  • Uniforms provided!
  • Paid training!
  • Work on late-model equipment and have hands-on opportunities to use the latest technology!
  • A majority of our shop managers began their Ruan career as technicians!

Call a recruiter today at (800) 879-7826.

About the Shop:

This position will be located in the new Ruan Ankeny Operating Center. A state-of-the-art maintenance shop.

  • 9,900 square foot shop state-of-the-art maintenance shop
  • Two full length 100’ bays and a half bay for power unit repairs/inspections
  • Service 100 trucks, including a few from other Iowa operations.
  • Features 56,000 lift for inspections and repairs, making the job for Ruan technicians as well as improved ergonomics.
  • Room to organize and streamline our equipment and tooling
  • Multiple pressure washer wands on a trolley system for ease of use and access to all parts 
  • The 100-foot wash bay has an underbody wand and salt remover treatment that will help reduce corrosion




Ask us about our Top Tech competition! Hands on competition where the top 10 qualifiers are flown to Des Moines, IA to compete in the finals. Based on eleven skill stations and ranked on predetermined actions, we then send the top three qualifiers to the TMC Super Tech national competition! 

Ruan Technician Career Path

You can start your career with Ruan and advance as far as your goals will take you. Ruan is proud to offer career paths that benefit our team members and have had many employees start as Utility Worker or Tech One and move up through the organization, even reaching the level of Senior Vice President. 

Technician Career Path

  • Certification from a diesel mechanic trade school preferred (or equivalent experience)
  • Ability to pass Ruan certification tests
  • Class A CDL preferred
  • Candidate must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • Transmission, engine, and diagnostic experience required
  • Welding experience preferred



  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Great benefits including medical, dental, and vision
  • Opportunities to learn and advance into management positions
  • Tools are kept up-to-date with the shop providing specialty tools that are needed
  • Company paid ongoing training opportunities
  • Prescription safety glasses
  • PPE provided for job requirements
  • Monthly safety training
  • Paid ASE certifications
  • Referral bonuses

Call a recruiter today at (800) 879-7826.

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