Lakeside International Trucks - Racine - Technician Jobs in Sturtevant, WI

About Us

Building your career at Lakeside means joining a team that is committed to delivering a higher standard of value to our customers and in the communities we serve. From the brands we sell, lease, and service, to the people who work with us, the top names and the top talent are here. Are you ready to take the next step up in your career? Find the opportunity that fits your background and interests. Then find out what it’s like to build a career at Lakeside. We train for a lifetime. Lakeside understands the need for ongoing training and development and that’s why all our technicians are OEM certified and trained. Being experts is who we are and staying on top of the everchanging truck technology means our technicians are always improving their skills and getting better. We take pride in making sure our technicians get the training they need to stay ahead and at the top for a lifetime of success. Become part of a winning team at one of the region’s premier dealerships. We offer a family atmosphere with a professional work environment accompanied with a reputation built through the hard work of everyone at our company. Don’t start another job, rather build a career through our training programs and growth opportunities.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Our shop is HEATED!

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

We have a team of 12

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

We currently have 1st and 2nd shifts available and we have flexible scheduling.

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

Diagnostic laptops and portable lifts are two items we provide

What type of break room facility is provided?

Our break room is air-conditioned with a tv, WIFI, microwave, refrigerator, and a vending machine.

How many bays does your shop have?

Lakeside-Racine has 13 bays in our shop

How many repair orders do you average per month?

We average about 400 ROs a month

What is your parts ordering process?

Parts are entered into DMS and delivered to the bays

What is your policy on side work?

Lakeside allows skilled techs to work on their vehicles on their own time.

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

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Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Due to rapid technology advancements and innovative truck engineering, the need for ongoing training for Lakeside diesel technicians is essential. Our techs are trained by the best in the industry in order to stay on top of their game. Lakeside customers have a high level of confidence when they bring their trucks to any of our shops because they know we have truck OEM, engine manufacturer and ASE certified experts working on their vehicles. We are committed to the ongoing development of every diesel technician regardless of years of experience or skill level. Being well trained by the best in the industry is what you’ll get as an employee of Lakeside. When it comes to training, there is no cost to our technician, Lakeside covers 100% of the training costs. To maintain your skills, we offer onsite factory training, apprentice programs, self-study courses and ASE certification programs and offer a Tuition Reimbursement Program to qualifying candidates.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Lakeside hires from within, we train and developed our team.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Lakeside has annual reviews and there are team/shift meetings every day

What type of safety training is required?

There is routine safety training provided

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

Our younger techs can work alongside our experienced tech to train and develop

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We partner with local schools and businesses

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

We're involved with local schools and promote higher education by offering a scholarship program

Where do you see the shop in five years?

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

Our online application is quick and easy and a recruiter will follow up with you the same business day.

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

A recruiter will reach out to you to discuss our current opportunities and go over what you're looking for in a shop to ensure we're a match.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

You will meet with a Service Manager and General Manager for consideration.

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

Background and driving checks will be complete prior to scheduling you for a drug screen and physical.

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

There is a possibility that we will ask you to complete an aptitude test. We would discuss this further in detail during your interview.

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

You will most likely hear back from us the same day, if not the next business day at the latest.

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

We try our best to make our hiring process as short and simple as possible.

DIESEL TECHNICIAN – EXPERIENCED Pay Range: $0 - $36/hour

You will have the ability to earn more with our monthly performance bonus

DIESEL TECHNICIAN Pay Range: $0 - $25/hour

You will have the ability to earn more with our monthly performance bonus

DIESEL TECHNICIAN-ENTRY LEVEL Pay Range: $0 - $20/hour

You will have the ability to earn more with our monthly performance bonus

SR. SERVICE ADVISOR Pay Range: $0 - $55,000/year

This position will be located in Racine and Milwaukee OVERVIEW Our Senior Service Advisor would be responsible for scheduling, assigning, and tracking maintenance work in retail shops focusing on efficiency. They would also manage internal communication with our service employees, sales departments, and outside vendors.

Health Insurance Offered
Expertise matters. We know our employees expect the highest quality of care when it comes to their health and the health of their family members. Lakeside has partnered with a center for excellence group that provides access to several specialty surgical centers across the state of Wisconsin. Offering medical services at a dramatically reduced rate, employees are able to research options and receive up front pricing before their visit or procedure. High quality care with no billing surprises.
Dental Insurance Offered
To protect you and your family’s physical and mental health and wellness, Lakeside offers affordable traditional and Health Savings Account (HSA) medical health plans along with dental and vision plan options. We know employees like options and that’s why Lakeside offers two types of medical plans – traditional and Health Savings Account (HSA). We understand employees want to control how they manage their personal health. This starts with choosing the best medical plan option for their family.
Vision Insurance Offered
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Retirement Plan Offered
Lakeside employees are encouraged to participate in the company retirement saving program. With no waiting period, employees are able to begin contributing to their 401(k) savings plan immediately. With a rich company match, employees will quickly begin to build up their retirement nest egg in no time. The Lakeside plan offers many different investment options and employees are able to elect between a traditional, pre-tax or an after-tax Roth-deferral program.
Sick Leave Offered
Lakeside provides Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits to full-time and part-time employees. Every employee begins earning time on their first day on the job. This program gives employees more flexibility than a traditional vacation day program making it easy to use for planned or unplanned absences.
Vacation Offered
We know our employees want to manage their own time off needs and this program provides convenience. Best of all, earned, unused PTO is not lost! There’s no such thing as use it or lose it here. The Lakeside policy is use it now or use it later. You can even get paid for your unused time. You earned it – you decide.
Paid Holidays Offered
Full-time Lakeside employees enjoy 56 hours of company paid holiday time each year. As a family-owned and operated business, we understand the value of family time and the importance of work-life balance. We want to make sure our employees can spend quality time with their family and friends during the holidays.
ST / LT Disability Offered
Because we believe in the importance of protecting our employee’s income we offer employees short-term disability insurance coverage for just a few cents a day. With this exclusive group rate pricing, our employees can rest assured they will have financial support. In the event they become disabled from a non-work-related injury or sickness, disability income benefits will provide a partial replacement of lost income.
Life Insurance Offered
Basic Life Insurance can help provide financially for your loved ones if something were to happen to you. At no cost to the employee, Lakeside provides in group life and accidental death insurance. Our employees can take advantage of the Lakeside group rate if they would like to purchase additional coverage for themselves or their family members.
Uniforms Offered
Free uniforms are provided day of start with Lakeside.
Other Not Offered

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