PETERBILT TECHNICIAN INSTITUTE GRADUATES MORE THAN 100 STUDENTS
DENTON, Texas (July 13, 2015)
The Peterbilt Technician Institute reached a milestone this month, graduating more than 100 students through the program and into service technician careers throughout the Peterbilt dealer network, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced.
“The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) is an outstanding success for Peterbilt and its dealer network, but more importantly it helps create success for our graduates by opening career opportunities for them,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “Skilled, qualified service technicians are very much in demand. PTI trains and certifies technicians who provide our dealers with increased shop productivity, as well as ensure the highest possible levels of customer satisfaction.”
The graduating class this Summer is from PTI’s location in Lisle, Ill., and is the third group to graduate from there. PTI also trains students in Dallas. Between the two locations, PTI has graduated 10 classes of students.
PTI is a 12-week program that features exclusive classroom and hands-on instruction of total vehicle and engine diagnostics, maintenance and repairs. It also covers essential workplace topics such as customer service, dealership shop operations and laws and regulations. Students graduate with bumper-to-bumper knowledge of commercial vehicles, including expertise on the complete lineup of Peterbilt trucks and certification on PACCAR engines. Upon graduation, students begin working in Peterbilt dealerships as service technicians.
About Peterbilt Motors Company
Peterbilt Motors Company, located in Denton, Texas, has a global reputation for superior quality, industry leading design, innovative engineering and fuel efficient solutions, and is recognized as the "Class" of the industry. Peterbilt provides a comprehensive array of aftermarket support programs through its 350-plus North American dealer locations that complement its full lineup of on-highway, vocational and medium duty products, including alternative fuel vehicles. Peterbilt offers industry leading service and support, including preventive maintenance plans, expedited Rapid Check diagnostic services, automated parts inventory replenishment and 24/7 complimentary Customer Assistance through 1-800-4-Peterbilt. For more information about Peterbilt, visit www.peterbilt.com.
Peterbilt is a PACCAR Company, traded publicly on the NASDAQ as PCAR.