Amerit Fleet Solutions - Chicago, IL - Technician Jobs in Chicago, IL

About Us

Thanks for your interest in Amerit Fleet Solutions! At Amerit, we employ more than 1,600 Technicians and Managers, maintain and repair more than 165,000 contracted assets and provide services to more than 1,500 locations in the US and Canada. What You Can Expect: • Opportunities for growth (and promotions!) from within • Ongoing skills training and ASE certification support • Care and concern about your safety, well-being, and career goals • Our AFS S1 safety program • Competitive benefits including low-cost medical, dental and vision care, 401K savings plans, flex spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and a whole lot more • Opportunities to relocate (anywhere in our national network) or take on new asset classes If you’re ready to join a nationwide team, advance your career, and work with incredible people…apply today!

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

No A/C at this shop. Yes, this shop is heated. This shop provides a comfortable work environment.

What is the size of the team I’d be working with?

Currently this shop has around 18 techs. We are in the process of hiring 12 more techs.

What are the shop hours and what are the shift timeframes?

All of our shops are open 24/7.

What tools does the shop provide that are available for all technicians to use?

We provide the large specialty tools at all of our shops.

What type of break room facility is provided?

There is an extension in the shop for the break area. The break area does have a fridge and a microwave along with table and chairs.

How many bays does your shop have?

This shop has 16 bays.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

Per month, this shop averages 1,000 - 1,200 repair orders.

What is your parts ordering process?

The parts ordering process is managed by either the Parts Admin. or the Fleet Manager at the shop.

What is your policy on side work?

A technician may not at any point work on a personal vehicle on shop site.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Amerit offers the following educational opportunities: *ASE certification program *Tuition reimbursement up to $2,000/year *Amerit University *JumpStart Training Program

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Amerit provides many opportunities to grow your career and move up into roles with increasing responsibilities. We offer clearly defined paths for advancement within Amerit.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Performance review process: *30/60/90 day reviews *Annual review and merit increases

What type of safety training is required?

To be determined with management at shop.

Can you describe how Techs work with and mentor younger techs?

To be determined with management.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

To be determined with management.

Do you do anything with local high schools or tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession?

Amerit regularly attends career fairs to encourage students to apply for opportunities with us.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

As we continue to provide our client with outstanding service, we see this shop growing in the next 5 years.

Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

Our applications are located on our website https://www.ameritfleetsolutions.com/careers It is a quick and easy process and typically takes less than 5 minutes to complete.

Do you phone screen applicants before doing in-person interviews?

Yes, a recruiter will reach out to you to conduct the initial phone screen to discuss the requirements of the position and determine if you qualify.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

You will have either an in-person or Zoom interview. Your interview will typically be between 45 minutes to 1 hour long. During your interview, our hiring manager will discuss the requirements of the position, ask questions to learn more about your experience, and give you an opportunity to ask any questions that you might have as well.

Do you perform background checks, drug screening, or personality tests before hiring an applicant?

Amerit Fleet Solutions initiates pre-employment screenings upon receipt of the signed offer letter and background authorization form. Pre-employment screening includes: *Social Security Check *Motor Vehicle Record *Federal and County Criminal Checks *Drug Screening *E-Verify Employment Eligibility For field applicants with CDL license: *DOT Employment Verification

Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring an applicant? If yes, what does it entail?

A skills assessment is not performed before hiring an applicant.

After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or an offer?

We typically make a hiring decision within 24 hours.

Approximately how long does the full hiring process take from submitting the application to the time of the hiring decision?

The full hiring process typically takes 2-5 days.

Trailer Technician Pay Range: $26 - $32/hour

Weekly Pay Bonus Incentives

Diesel Technician Pay Range: $30 - $36/hour

Weekly Pay Bonus Incentives

Health Insurance Offered
Amerit Fleet Solutions seeks to provide the best possible medical benefits at a reasonable cost. Employees are provided with 5 medical plan options that include prescription drug coverage. *BLUE SHIELD GOLD PPO *BLUE SHIELD GOLD HSA *BLUE SHIELD SILVER PPO *BLUE SHIELD BRONZE PPO *KAISER CA/GA
Dental Insurance Offered
Amerit Fleet Solutions offers employees two dental plan options through MetLife. *METLIFE PPO HIGH *METLIFE PPO LOW
Vision Insurance Offered
Amerit Fleet Solutions offers employees one vision plan through Davis Vision that include coverage for eye exams and eyeglasses or contact lenses. *Davis Vision
Retirement Plan Offered
Amerit Fleet Solutions has established a 401(k) savings plan to provide employees the potential for future financial security for retirement.
Sick Leave Offered
All employees who work in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (except Philadelphia), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin are eligible to accrue paid sick leave under this Policy starting with their first day of employment.
Vacation Offered
Amerit Fleet Solutions promotes its employees’ work-life balance by providing paid vacation. Full time hourly employees accrue 1.538 hours vacation per work week, until the 120 hours Cap is reached. Vacation time will roll from year to year, until Cap is reached
Paid Holidays Offered
Amerit Fleet Solutions recognizes six days during the year as paid Holidays for its regular, benefits eligible hourly employees. Holiday Schedule: 1) New Year’s Day 2) Memorial Day 3) Independence Day 4) Labor Day 5) Thanksgiving Day 6) Christmas Day Above is the standard holiday schedule. Holiday calendars may vary and are subject to change. Designated Holidays will be observed on the calendar days on which they fall. However, holidays occurring on either on a Saturday or Sunday may be observed on the preceding Friday or following Monday. Management will determine whether to observe the Holiday on the preceding Friday or the following Monday.
ST / LT Disability Offered
At Amerit Fleet Solutions, you have the option to purchase Short-Term Disability and or Long-Term Disability In addition, the following can be purchased for you and your family: *Critical Illness Insurance *Accident Insurance *Hospital Indemnity Insurance
Life Insurance Offered
Amerit Fleet Solutions provides you with Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage in the amount of $25,000 at no cost if enrolled in a Amerit Fleet Solutions medical plan. The following can be purchased for you and your family: Supplemental Life & AD&D
Uniforms Offered
To maintain the corporate image, employees are issued uniforms by Amerit Fleet Solutions. These uniforms are provided at no cost to the employee, for their use during their employment with Amerit Fleet Solutions.
Other Offered
*Identity Theft Insurance *MetLife Legal Plan *Flexible Spending Accounts *Health Savings Account *Commuter Plan *COBRA *Employee Assistance Program *Purchasing Power Program *Employment Referral Incentive *Personal Tool Insurance *LOA (Leave of Absence) *FMLA *Tuition Assistance *Boot Program

Shop Talk

Hear about training provided at Amerit Fleet Solutions

Regional Fleet Manager Jeremy walks through the typical day of a technician

Hear about the great perks and benefits at Amerit Fleet Solutions!

Meet Regional Fleet Manager, Jeremy