Ohio Peterbilt - Technician Jobs in Perrysburg, OH

About Us

Ohio Peterbilt is a member of the Ohio Machinery Co. family of companies. At Ohio Machinery Co., our employees take pride in building the world around them. From our Serviceman and Technicians keeping the equipment running, our knowledgeable sales staff helping maximize efficiency for our customers, our front-line workers preparing equipment and parts orders, to our support staff making sure everything runs smoothly internally. Our employees are making a difference, and you can too! Ohio Machinery offers a career path, great pay, and a truly comprehensive benefits package including retirement options (pension plan for Union employees, 401(k) Match for Non-Union employees), medical/dental/vision insurance options, spouses and children scholarship opportunities (through the Ohio Machinery Education and Opportunity Foundation), and many others.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

The shop is heated

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

The shop is comprised of about 20-25 personnel.

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

The shop is open 7:00am-4:00pm

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

General hand tools are owned by each technician. Any specialty tools and computers are provided by the company.

What type of break room facility is provided?

The shop has a designated break room, with vending available.

How many bays does your shop have?

We have 24 service bays at our shop.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

We complete over 100 work orders per month.

What is your parts ordering process?

Parts are ordered within the branch and delivered directly from our on-site parts warehouse or through our extensive parts network.

What is your policy on side work?

Technicians are permitted to perform side work only to their own equipment or the equipment of immediate family members. Any work outside of this is strictly prohibited.

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

Family-owned business with a culture of growth and winning!

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

All employees are required a minimum of 24 hours per year of training.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

There are several positions that a Technician could advance to within the dealership, including to Field-service, sales rep, supervisor, and manager.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Performance reviews are conducted at minimum every 12 months. Performance is reviewed along with future goals.

What type of safety training is required?

Safety is of utmost importance, with us maintaining focus on safety and safety training for all employees.

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

Top-level technicians have the opportunity to mentor younger technicians in our Internship program. Mentors will receive an extra differential on their hourly pay for this service.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Community involvement is important to the company. Our owner donates $10.00 per hour for each hour volunteered, up to $100.00 per employee.

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

We partner with and recruit with almost all vocational schools in our territory to build a pipeline of qualified and interested individuals to enter the industry.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Our goal is continual growth, so we see our shops in 5 years with additional business demand.

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

We are Ohio CAT. Grow With Us.

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

We have an application process, beginning at https://candidate.ohiocat.com Application process takes only a few minutes. A resume is required to apply.

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

We do phone screen, typically, before scheduling interviews.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

In-person interviews consist of a professional discussion with hiring managers to cover your background and related experiences, as well as details in the position and the company.

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

We conduct background screens and drug screens.

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

We will perform a skills assessment on specialized positions, such as Welder.

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

After an in-person interview, you should expect to be notified on our decision within 1 week.

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

Our hiring process typically takes about 1 week after in-person interview is complete, but the timeframe is dictated by how quickly previous employers, courts, and schools return verification.

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

We look forward to seeing your application!

A Level Technician
A Level Technicians are highly skilled technicians that have strengths in their diagnostic and mechanical ability. This level of technician typically has many years of experience and education. We view an A Level Technician as the highest skilled technician in a shop
Pay Range: $0 - $0/year ($0.00 - $0.00/hr)

Pay range is greatly dependent upon years of experience, training, certifications, and capabilities.

B Level Technician
B Level Technicians are skilled in mechanical repair and, while not their specialty, have some diagnostic skills. B Level Technicians generally have a fair amount of experience and can be trusted to handle most repairs.
Pay Range: $0 - $0/year ($0.00 - $0.00/hr)

Pay range is greatly dependent upon years of experience, training, certifications, and capabilities.

Student Tech / Apprentice
Student technicians work on entry level tasks while completing their school programs.
Pay Range: $0 - $0/hour

Ohio Peterbilt is looking to sponsor students to attend the Peterbilt Technician Institute at Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Lisle, IL. As a Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) student, you’ll receive advanced Peterbilt training on the company’s products and technologies, including Peterbilt’s legendary trucks and the PACCAR MX-13 engine. The 12-week program will help you develop in-demand manufacturer-specific skills. Tuition and housing expenses will be paid for by Ohio Peterbilt, and students will earn a paycheck while at school. Classes for the next class will begin soon and will be filled for our Peterbilt branches across Ohio.

Health Insurance Offered
The company offers 3 plan options, ranging from a High-Deductible Health Savings Account, to a Low-Deductible Premium Option. Each plan has unique coverages and out-of-pocket costs. The Health Insurance plans also include prescription drug coverage (HSA does not include prescription drug coverage). Health Insurance is available to active full-time employees upon 30 days of employment.
Dental Insurance Offered
The company offers Dental Insurance available to active full-time employees upon 30 days of employment.
Vision Insurance Offered
The company offers Vision Insurance available to active full-time employees upon 30 days of employment.
Retirement Plan Offered
The company offers various retirement plans, depending on the position, including a company matched (50% match up to 4% contribution) 401(k) for non-Union employees, and a pension account for Union employees. Employees are eligible for retirement plans upon date of hire.
Sick Leave Offered
Each employee within the company receives 5 days of sick/personal time, per year.
Vacation Offered
Vacation time is offered to active full-time employees after 90 days of employment. Vacation time is determined by length of service.
Paid Holidays Offered
Paid holidays are offered to active full-time employees upon date of hire. The following holidays are recognized by the company and are provided to our employees for enjoyment and relaxation:  New Years Day  Memorial Day  Fourth of July  Labor Day  Two days at Thanksgiving  Two days at Christmas
ST / LT Disability Offered
Short-term and Long-term Disability is offered to active full-time employees after 90 days of employments. Short-term disability is funded 100% by the company, Long-term disability cost is based on age and amount of monthly benefit.
Life Insurance Offered
Life insurance is offered to active full-time employees after 120 days of employment and is funded 100% by the company.
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms are provided and laundered by the company.
Other Not Offered

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