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Release/Applications Engineering Technician Job

Date: Jan 7, 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

Release and Applications are two positions that are part of the Production Engineering group.  The Applications Technician is responsible for ensuring that every Peterbilt truck order is production-ready.  This is accomplished through interactions with Dealers, Customers, and Design Engineering. Release Technicians use PTC Creo to create a 3D model for each order. Bills of Materials are created and orders are maintained throughout the production process.  The job applicant and the hiring manager will determine which position (Release or Applications) is most appropriate for the individual.   These positions will assemble the 3D model of the truck chassis utilizing PRO-E and select bills of materials needed to build the truck as well as maintaining the chassis image as changes occur.  It also insures the truck specification is accurate and buildable per predetermined engineering guidelines. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Analyzes orders for highly specialized and unusual engineering content requirements determining suitability of specifications for intended service.
  • Prepares documentation for engineering release, ensure accurate content.
  • Draws and/or accesses frame layouts using Pro-E.
  • Assists dealers and sales departments in developing required information for quotes and orders.
  • Coordinates information with design, bill of material, materials, production, and field service departments.
  • Maintains and updates applicable files and records.

Skills / Competencies

  • Professional and effective communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Excellent interpersonal
  • Two year technical degree or equivalent experience in heavy equipment machinery or commercial vehicle equipment required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred.
  • PTC Creo experience preferred.

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

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 (B.O.L.D) and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).


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