Clarke Power Services, Inc. - Cincinnati - Technician Jobs in Cincinnati, OH

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  • Parts and Service lobby.
  • First shift parts and service Customer Support Representatives.
  • One of several photos of our 16 bay shop.
  • Photo of our 16 bay shop.
  • Photo of our 16 bay shop.
  • Allison transmission inspection/rebuild room.
  • Large shop tool area.
  • Specialized shop tools - Detroit Diesel essential tools.
  • Chassis dyno.
  • Employee lunch room.
  • Technician locker room.
  • Customer Support Manager
  • Dedicated wash bay consisting of 2 new large Cuda parts washers and a Hotsy steam pressure washer.
  • Several of our first shift technicians.
  • Some of our mobile service units
  • Another photo of several of our mobile service units
  • Clarke Power Services, Inc. - Cincinnati shop photo

Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Forced air and radiant heated shop

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


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

Shop Hours – 7 AM – 12:30 Am Monday – Friday 4 and 5 day work weeks available First Shift 7 AM – 3:30 PM Second Shift 4:00 PM – 12:30 AM

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

Company provided all Detroit Diesel and Allison Transmission essential tools, all jacks, jack stands, wheel lifts, and 1" impact and sockets

What type of break room facility is provided?

Clean, newly remodeled Locker Room and Break room with refrigerator and microwave

How many bays does your shop have?

16 Drive-in Bays (12 drive thru) Dedicated wash bay with 2 state of the art parts washers Chasis dyno on-site for repair verification and assist in diagnoses

How many repair orders do you average per month?


What is your parts ordering process?

7 parts and service staff dedicated to support service department Factor Trained Warranty provider for Detroit Diesel Engines; Allison Transmission; and Perkins Engines

What is your policy on side work?

Would discuss with branch manager

Are there any other unique features of the work environment worth noting?

Clarke values team work. We promote working hard together and enjoying success together. We want our employees to enjoy a safe and positive work place.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

4 full time trainers on staff

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Monthly web based training for various chassis related repairs (PM, DOT, Electrical. Aftertreatment, Wheel End, etc)

Can you describe your performance review process?

Employees reviewed every 90 days to discuss performance, potential growth areas; and career progression desires . Pay increases every 90 days until topped out of classification.

What type of safety training is required?

Clarke believes in safety at all times and has dozens of safety training modules for each new employee to complete, as well as, regular safety training throughout the year.

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

Our SMART Tech Program (SMART=Skilled, Mentored, And Real-world Trained) offers mentorship and continual development for entry level techs by our team of seasoned managers and technicians.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Clarke asks for the input of each shop location each year in choosing organizations to benefit from our major corporate giving. We support organizations that are a part of the community where our employees live and work. We are proud to give more than $75,000 each year to these causes.

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

Yes! Clarke branches are involved with local technical schools in hiring part-time students and regularly attending job fairs. Our Clarke leadership is heavily involved in the Truck Maintenance Council serving on committees working to increase awareness of the great career opportunities in the profession and to increase interest in technical school programs.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

All of our Clarke shops are growing! We hope to increase our Technician count by over 40%. That means we need more Technicians of all levels!

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about career development and community?

Clarke is still family owned since 1964! We believe in promoting career development which helps the employee and the company succeed. We believe in supporting community service organizations that are important to our employees.

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

Apply online at Applying online takes less than 5 minutes.

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

Depending on the job opening and the location, we sometimes conduct phone screens prior to the onsite interview. Ideally, we'd like to meet with you in person as soon as possible!

What do your in-person interviews entail?

A discussion with the shop manager about the job opportunity and a tour of the shop. We can't wait to meet you and show you around!

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

We perform a standard background check, urine drug screen, and a brief job behaviors assessment.

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

A skills assessment is available for advance level technical positions.

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

We proceed quickly. Average time is less than 3 days.

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

1-2 weeks

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about your hiring process?

Our recruiting team works with you every step of the way to proceed quickly and confirm your start date!

Cincinnati Shop Compensation Ranges Pay Range: $42,000.00 - $76,000.00/year ($20.19 - $36.54/hr)

Cincinnati Shop Classifications are: Apprentice, Customer Support, Mech II, Mech I, and Field Service with starting range from $20-$36 per hour

Cincinnati Shop Compensation Ranges Pay Range: $42,000.00 - $76,000.00/year

Cincinnati Shop Classifications are: Apprentice, Customer Support, Mech II, Mech I, and Field Service with starting range from $20-$36 per hour

Health Insurance Offered
Cincinnati Clarke Power Services shop benefits: 2 High Deductible and 1 PPO Health Insurance Options offers you the choice through United Healthcare Insurance. If you choose a high deductible plan, you are eligible to enroll in a Healthcare Savings Account with a $1,000 company contribution each year. The HSA is your account, and should you leave Clarke, you take the account with you. Our medical plans offer great flexibility in managing care for you and your family.
Dental Insurance Offered
Company/Union Paid Dental Coverage We off dental coverage for you and your family with a wide network of national providers.
Vision Insurance Offered
Company/ Union Paid Vision Coverage We offer a vision plan for you and your family that includes benefits for eye exams, eyeglasses and contacts, as well as discounts for various lens enhancements.
Retirement Plan Offered
Clarke offers a a 401 (k) Retirement Plan. You are eligible to join the plan if you are at least 18 years of age. Employees may participate in the 401(k) Retirement Plan the first of the month after your hire date. You can contribute 1% to 75% of your pay each period, subject to IRS maximums. Clarke contributes 5% of your gross wages weekly to your 401(k) plan. You are always 100% vested in your dollars and you are 100% vested in the Clarke Power Services 3% contributions after one year. That's right, regardless of your contribution level, Clarke will contribute 5% of your gross wages each week to your 401 (k) plan!
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
Clarke offers paid vacation starting at first year of service.
Paid Holidays Offered
Clarke provides 9 paid holidays each year. Additional 4 paid days off with perfect attendance.
ST / LT Disability Offered
Clarke provides eligible employees, at no cost with Short-Term Disability coverage should they become disabled with a non-work-related illness or injury. Benefits begin on the 1st day for accidents and the 8th day for sickness. You may be eligible for up to 75% of your weekly income up to maximum of $450 per week for up to 26 weeks. Clarke provides eligible employees the opportunity to apply and purchase Long-Term Disability coverage. This coverage provides income protection should you become disabled with a non-work-related illness or injury. After being disabled for 180 days if you are unable to perform your own occupation and upon claim approval, the Long-Term Disability plan may pay 60% of your eligible pre-disability earnings to a maximum of $5,000 per month for up to 2 years.
Life Insurance Offered
Life insurance is an important part of your financial well-being, especially if others depend on you for support. Clarke provides all eligible employees, at no cost, with a basic Life $20,000 benefit and an Accidental Death and Dismemberment $20,000 benefit. We also offer employees the opportunity to purchase additional life insurance coverage for them and their family.
Uniforms Offered
Clarke provides complete uniforms and laundry service.
Other Offered
$400 Boot Allowance per contract life Clarke offers Top Pay, Hiring Bonuses, and Employee Referral Incentives.

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