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Installation Technician

Post Date: 09/16/2021
Location:  Fort Wayne, IN
Department:  Production
Type:  Full-time
Education:  High School Degree or Equivalent
Physical Setting:  Shop

The Opportunity

Imagine a 1st shift career where you will get paid to learn how to customize trucks in a very clean shop environment!

Premier Truck Rental (PTR) is seeking professionals that enjoy working with their hands to join their Fort Wayne, IN team as Installation Technicians. In this role, you will be responsible for the installation of toolboxes, ladder racks, inverters, running boards, fuel transfer tanks, mounting racks and more on their rental fleet of F150-F750 series vehicles.

If you are mechanically inclined and want to learn in demand skills that will help you earn greater income, this is a career you need to explore. Candidates with previous experience in a production or maintenance role in any industry is a plus!

Why join the PTR team:

  • Very Convenient Day Shift Schedule – Hours are 6:00am-2:30pm. You get 2 15-minute breaks and an half hour lunch. Overtime is available.
  • Teamwork– Enjoy working in a very clean facility alongside a tight knit team. From quarterly team lunches to an on-site gym, they pride themselves on providing a fun, family-feel work environment.
  • Paid Training – Get paid to learn how to do custom installations on trucks. Learn new skills that will help you advance in your career.
  • Great Benefits – Medical, dental and vision coverage effective on day 1,  401(k) + match after 90 days
  • Awesome Perks – Minor league baseball and hockey event tickets, live music tickets, $150/year to purchase things company branded clothes, other company events. Golf club membership to use driving range and full 18-hole course with a cart.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Build rental truck upfits such as installation of toolboxes, ladder racks, and truck side steps on our rental fleet of F150-F750 series vehicles.
  • Safely perform connection of mechanical and electrical aftermarket components – such as fuel transfer pumps and safety strobe lighting.
  • Complete installations in a timely manner, meeting rental schedule deadlines set by the Department Manager.
  • Verify all installation items have been properly installed, and complete workshop orders with accuracy.
  • Understand and execute all quality and safety standards regarding installation procedures and best practices, with work performed passing a final quality inspection.
  • Perform electronic vehicle check-in and check-out inspections via tablet with close attention to detail.
  • Perform all metal fabrication work (welding, cutting, drilling) required for the production build processes, and upfit processes.
  • Work together with team members and Department Manager to continuously improve installation processes.

Required Skillsets

  • Knowledge of and ability to use a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Ability to build and maintain good rapport with internal and external customers and handle situations with confidence, tact and resourcefulness.
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong team player.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence and use a tablet.
  • Must be able to work both inside shop environment and outdoors.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs and stand for long periods of time.



  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits (eligible Day 1)
  • 401K with match (eligible after 90 days)
  • Generous Profit-Sharing Program (eligible after 1 year)
  • Full On-Site Gym and Wellness Coach/Trainer available during the workday
  • Auto, Tire, Car Detailing Discounts
  • Yearly Stipend for PTR Gear/Swag