Diesel Technician Apprentice


Bakersfield, CA, US, 93307

Req ID: 440382

Address: 1500 Taft Hwy Bakersfield, CA, 93307


Benefits: * Paid Time Off * Flexible Scheduling * 401(k) – 100% match up to 5% * Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance after 30 days * Competitive Pay * Career Development * 


Welcome to Love’s! 

Diesel Apprentices work in a fast-paced environment and maintain clean places with friendly faces. You will interact with customers & drivers from all over, making their travels and their day better. Are you mechanically inclined with no professional experience? No problem! We will teach you! 


In the apprentice program, you can expect to learn: 


  • Electrical diagnostics and repairs 

  • Air conditioning & heating diagnostics and repairs 

  • Wheel end assembly diagnostics and repairs 

  • Air system diagnostics and repairs 

  • Air brakes diagnostics and repairs 

  • Charging system diagnostics and repairs 

  • Basic computer diagnostics and auxiliary component replacement 

  • Parts lookup and acquisition 


Job Functions: 


  • Assist customers with roadside services 

  • Learn preventative maintenance services 

  • Ability to move, lift 75+ pounds working in close quarters. Ability to work in various temperatures. 

  • Always put the safety and satisfaction of your customers first, complying with company safety policies & procedures. 

  • Work a rotating schedule that alternates between day and night as needed. 

  • Ability to obtain a medical card through the Department of Transportation. (paid by Love’s) 


Our Culture:

Come see why Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores was recognized by Indeed as the winner of the Better Work Award in 2023. 


Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Love’s has been fueling customers’ journeys since 1964. Innovation and perseverance continue to lead the way for the family-owned and -operated business headquartered in Oklahoma City with more than 40,000 team members in North America and Europe. The company’s core business is travel stops and convenience stores with more than 630 locations in 42 states. Love’s continues its commitment to offer products and services that provide value for professional drivers, fleets, four-wheel customers, RVers, alternative fuel and wholesale fuel customers. Giving back to communities Love’s serves and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace are hallmarks of the company’s award-winning culture.


The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets.
  • Speedco and Love’s Truck Care, the largest oil change and preventive maintenance and total truck care network.
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader.
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert.
  • TVC Pro-driver, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) protection subscription service.



The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Bakersfield

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