Peterbilt Technician & Trade School Recruiter Job

Date: Sep 13, 2023

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.

Requisition Summary

Peterbilt Motors Company has an opportunity for a Recruiter responsible for general support of our Peterbilt Technician Institute and Technical School & High School Partnership Programs. This individual is responsible for full cycle recruiting by building a pipeline of diesel technicians with activities such as sourcing, posting jobs, career fairs, campus activities/event development, strategic recruiting plans, student communications, and reporting. This person does not have direct staff supervision responsibilities but may direct others. Compensation will be based on education and experience.


This position will require you to travel up to 50% of the time across the entire United States. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Full Cycle Diesel Technician Recruiter for Peterbilt Technician Institute, Technical School Partnerships and High School Partnerships.
  • Actively source diesel technician candidates through campus database searches and networking.
  • Create and maintain campus relationships and evaluate candidate selection process.
  • Conduct campus recruitment event efforts.
  • Create speaker and event opportunities with local Technical Schools and High Schools that position Peterbilt Technician Institute as a primary training option for targeted talent.
  • Partner with Marketing to ensure social media presence and messaging strategy is aligned with program goals.
  • Build and maintain a strong program to ensure a robust pipeline of diverse candidates.
  • Effectively attract qualified candidates for employment opportunities using various sourcing methods.

Job Functions / Responsibilities Continued

  • Process candidates through recruitment and selection strategies such as:  sourcing, phone screens, interview scheduling, travel arrangements, correspondence, offers, contingencies, etc.
  • Ensure positive experience with candidates by acting as their primary contact during the recruitment process.
  • Represent Peterbilt / PACCAR at career fairs.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with targeted universities and trade schools.
  • Maintain applicant tracking system.
  • Analyzes and reports recruiting data to support metrics.
  • Build strong relationship with the Peterbilt Dealer Training Team.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Approximately 50% travel required. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or other business-related degree is required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 5-10 years of in-house recruiting, staffing experience, or college campus recruitment.
  • Willing to travel and work flexible hours, as needed.
  • A current and valid driver’s license with a driving record that meets PACCAR’s insurability guidelines. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Basic Skills

  • Demonstrates drive for results and sense of urgency.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Dependable and ability to prioritize competing priorities.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. 
  • Ability to work independently.

General Description of Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short- and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. 

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability corporation. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, Peterbilt Black Organization for Leadership and Development (PB B.O.L.D) and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).



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