Premier Truck Group of Salt Lake City - Technician Jobs in West Valley City, UT

About Us

Premier Truck Group is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with over 40 locations throughout the US and Canada, making it the largest Freightliner dealer group in North America. We offer a premium selection of new Freightliner and Western Star commercial vehicles, a large selection of previously owned commercial trucks, and a full suite of parts, maintenance, and repair services. When you build your career here, you make a commitment to being the very best in the business. We are the pre-eminent group of Freightliner truck dealerships in the nation with serious plans for the future and we want you to be a part of it.


  • Premier Truck Group of Salt Lake City.
  • Premier Truck Group of Salt Lake City.
  • Premier Truck Group of Salt Lake City.
  • Premier Truck Group of Salt Lake City - Main Reception.
  • Salt Lake City Service Center.
  • Salt Lake Service offices
  • Salt Lake Service offices
  • Salt Lake Service offices
  • The Cascadia Café.  Salt Lake hosts and on-site café that is open daily for breakfast and lunch.
  • The Cascadia Café.  Salt Lake hosts and on-site café that is open daily for breakfast and lunch.
  • Service Manager, Joel Park, reviewing Service Department performance at the Quarterly Fixed Operations Meeting.
  • Salt Lake service Center - Main Shop.
  • Salt Lake service Center - Main Shop.
  • Lube Bay.  The first stop in many Apprentice Techs' careers.
  • Salt Lake service Center - Main Shop.
  • Service Center Breakroom
  • Service Center Breakroom
  • Salt Lake's Body Shop and Collision Center.
  • Front office and reception of the newly remodeled Body Shop and Collision Center.
  • Front office of the newly remodeled Body Shop and Collision Center
  • Newly renovated Collision Center Breakroom.
  • Newly renovated Collision Center Breakroom.
  • Salt Lake Collision Center
  • Technicians celebrate a great month with great food.
  • Service Manager, Joel Park, serves his technicians.
  • General Manager, Josh Carter, and Executive Vice President, Eric Ostrowsky, join the technicians for a celebration.
  • Managers catering a meal to thanks Service employees for their hard work.
  • Technicians celebrate a great month with great food.
  • Salt Lake Employees celebrate a great month with great food.
  • The Collision Team celebrates a great month with great food.
  • General Manager, Josh Carter, addresses employees on Veteran's Day.
  • Company President, Rich Shearing, celebrates Veteran's Day with the Salt Lake Team.
  • Serving those who serve - Company President, Rich Shearing, celebrates Veteran's Day with the Salt Lake Team.
  • West Region HR Director, Colby Williams, shares valuable benefits information at annual open enrollment.
  • Celebrating "Winning Women of Premier."
  • Celebrating "Winning Women of Premier."

Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

All of our Salt Lake shops are climate controlled and well ventilated. Technicians can work in comfort even in the unpredictable Utah weather.

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

Our location hosts between 80 and 85 Service Technicians between our main Salt Lake location and our techs working off-site at customer locations. Our Collision Center employs an additional 25 to 30 Technicians between our main shop and our dedicated customer sites. Premier supports local Kennecott Mine/Rio Tinto operations by supplying as many as 25 Service Technicians to the mine location.

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

Our Service Center is open 7 days a week to service our customers, operating until midnight each night. Technicians choosing to work on the swing shift or on a schedule that includes weekends are given a shift differential for their willingness to support our extended hours. The Collision Center works Monday through Friday and is typically open from 7:00 AM until 4:30 PM.

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

Technicians are encouraged to provide their own tools and to grow their collection over their time with the company. The shops provide specialty tools and diagnostic tools that would not be a part of the average mechanic's tool kit.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Each of the shop buildings at the Salt Lake location has a full breakroom for employees to take breaks and lunches. Our Collision Center is recently remodeled and received a brand new parts room, offices, restrooms, lockers and changing areas as well as a new breakroom in 2022.

How many bays does your shop have?

As one of the largest shops in the country, our location has 96 Service Bays, 36 Collision Bays and 4 Commercial Paint Booths. We also staff technicians off-site at customer locations.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

On average, the Salt Lake location will handle as many as 2600 Service repair orders and will complete 350 Collision Center repairs.

What is your parts ordering process?

Salt Lake hosts one of the largest Parts Departments in the country. Our Technicians are supported by dedicated parts specialists in our Parts Warehouse and Back Counter. Parts are ordered from and delivered to our technicians bays.

What is your policy on side work?

Off-site work on personal vehicles or vehicles belonging to friends and family is a great way for our techs to hone their skills. Paid side work, done professionally, is discouraged as it may create a conflict of interest with the business.

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

Our Salt Lake City location is not only the largest Sales, Service, Parts and Collision Center in our organization, but is one of the largest in the country. Our employees benefit from the support of employees who have been with the company for decades and share a knowledge and experience pool that is far beyond the average shop. The location houses The Cascadia Cafe' for on-site dining for employees and customers. We are proud to have Technician Helpers in both our Collision and Service centers to assist techs, keep the location clean and allow our skilled techs to be able to focus on the jobs that are most important.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Premier Truck Group has a team of in-house Dealer Trainers to ensure our technicians are up to speed on the latest and best training.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Premier Truck Group is consistently growing and adding new dealerships to our footprint. With this growth, there are a lot of new positions created and opportunities for growth and advancement. We post all positions internally and interview internal candidates first.

Can you describe your performance review process?

All employees are reviewed on an annually basis related to their anniversary.

What type of safety training is required?

Yes, the safety of our employees and customers and is a top priority at Premier Truck Group.

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

We have mentorships in place to help younger technicians entering the industry. Younger technicians are partnered with a senior level tech.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

All of our dealership have Community Involvement Committees that work together to identify Premier Truck Group sponsored community events. PTG offers all employees one paid day a year to participate in one of these community involvement events.

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

We do a ton of work to support and recruit from high school and tech schools. Premier Truck Group currently has partnerships with over 40 technical schools throughout the US and Canada to support and hire into the profession.

Where do you see the shop in five years?


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

We do have you complete an application, once you have expressed interest in Premier Truck Group and have we have chatted a bit. It should take you 10-15 minutes to complete.

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

We do conduct short phone screens to make sure we are a good fit you and you are a great fit for us! We want you to feel confident in choosing Premier Truck Group.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

In-person interviews are held with the dealership's Human Resources Representative, Service Manager, and General Manager. Most often these happen during a single visit, so we are efficient in making sure you meet all the right people.

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

We do conduct background checks and drug screening.

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


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


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

This completely depends on how quickly you do your part. After application and interviews, the background and reference checks are generated once our candidates input the needed information. If a candidate is quick to get their information entered, we are able to move quickly.

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

Premier Truck Group lives out the motto of "tough to get in, tougher to leave." We are very intentional in our hiring practices to ensure we are the right fit for you, thus "tough to get in." The second part of the motto, "tougher to leave," means that once you do join our team, you are not likely to find another organization with as great of a culture, benefits, and opportunities.

All Technicians (Service and Collision) Pay Range: $0 - $0/year

We offer highly competitive pay to our technicians of all levels. Our techs are paid on a flat rate basis, which allows the opportunity to make more money at your pace.

Health Insurance Offered
Provider: Blue Cross Blue Shield We offer a number of plans to meet your family's needs: Employee, Employee plus Spouse, Employee plus child(ren), and Employee plus Family. Medical plans offered include a Health Savings Account. After one year of service, an employer contribution is offered to employee's participating in HSA funding.
Dental Insurance Offered
Provider: Delta Dental This plan offers two free cleaning per year!
Vision Insurance Offered
Provider: Eyemed Vision premium is covered by Premier Truck Group for employee only coverage on our base plan.
Retirement Plan Offered
We offer a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match.
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
We believe that time away from your job is valuable and ensures employee satisfaction and improved productivity. The company will provide annual Paid Time Off- PTO, to full-time employees who fit our eligibility guidelines.
Paid Holidays Offered
We are proud to offer more holidays than other organizations. We offer NINE paid holidays for our employees. If scheduled to work on a holiday, you are offered holiday pay.
ST / LT Disability Offered
Voluntary short term and long term disability is offered through American Fidelity.
Life Insurance Offered
We are both a company paid life insurance policy, as well as the opportunity to elect additional coverage.
Uniforms Offered
We provide uniforms, as well as laundry services.
Other Offered
We provide up to $150 in safety boot and safety glasses annually! *Employee Assistance Program *Company Paid Day of Community Service *Employee Recognition Programs *Supplemental policies offered through American Fidelity, including a cancer, accident, and critical illness. *Employee Discount Programs

Shop Talk

Hear the training we provide, and how we support career development

Hear what supervisor Robert loves about working at the shop

Hear how we support your career development

We offer great training at Premier Truck Group!

Hear Mel, from our pre-delivery inspection team, discuss the importance of training

Meet shop supervisor, Robert

Meet Assistant Service Manager, Matt

Check out why winning technicians work at Premier Truck Group!