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Diesel Forward (Wisconsin)
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Diesel Forward (Wisconsin)
6167 Pepsi Way Windsor, WI 53598
http://www.dieselforward.com/
About Us

From Passenger vehicles to Class 8 trucks and off-highway equipment, Diesel Forward services all makes and models of diesel vehicles and equipment. We staff our eight-bay service center with the best trained and equipped technicians in the area. Our well-kept, state of the art shop includes a wash bay, overhead crane and heated shop floor. To minimize downtime, we carry a full inventory of OEM and aftermarket parts, and operate our own fuel injection equipment services lab.

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Compensation
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Career Development
Hiring Process
  • Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

    We do have an application form on our website, www.dieselforward.com that takes about 15 minutes to fill out.

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

    We do a phone screen with applicants before in-person interviews.

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    We spend some time telling the applicant about Diesel Forward and what sets us apart from others in the industry, for both customers and employees. We also want to learn about the applicant and what their short and long terms goals are for their career. We talk in detail about the position and job duties as well.

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

    We perform background checks and drug screens before hiring.

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

    We do not perform a skill assessment before hiring.

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

    The typical time between interview and an offer or rejection is about one week. We also try to give the applicant a more specific expectation of what the timeline is during the interview process.

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

    The approximate timeline from start to finish ranges from two to four weeks.

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

    Our HR team is very professional and will keep the applicant informed throughout the hiring process.

  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    The shop has in-floor and radiant heating.

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

    The team consists of eight technicians and two service writers, as well as one shop foreman and one shop manager.

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

    Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7AM to 5PM. We have options for 4-10 hour and 5-8 hour shifts.

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

    The shop supplies engine specific tools, transmission flushing machines, A/C recovery machines, engine stands, multiple parts washers, overhead crane and two-post and four-post lifts for use by all technicians.

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    Our breakroom is a clean, air conditioned area seperate from the shop to allow the techs to get a true break. The breakroom is complete with vending machines, refridgerators, microwaves, pizza oven, coffee makers and filtered water.

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    Eight full-service bays.

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    100

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    The technician compiles a list of parts needed for the repair after diagnosing. The technician provides this list to the service writer who will order the parts as needed allowing the technician to move on to another job.

  • What is your policy on side work?

    We are flexible with side work as long as the work is not being performed for a current Diesel Forward customer. Side work is not allowed at the facility or with the use of company owned tools.

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

    Our facility also has a fully equipped workout center for employee use.

  • Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

    We are continuously looking for training opportunities on current and new vehicles, and offering that training to our technicians.

  • Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

    There are many opportunities for growth within Diesel Forward. Either through the ranks of the shop, or branching out into our other departments. Technical Support - Providing diagnostic support to technicians across the country via phone and email. Sales - Inside and outside sales opportunities. Manufacturing - We have a remanufacturing facility where there are opportunities in our product test group and new product development areas.

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    We have a 90 day review process for all new hire employees. Then there is a structured annual review process thereafter, with check-ins throughout the year.

  • What type of safety training is required?

    Our technicians participate in scheduled safety training sessions on equipment usage as well as shop best practices. Drive out service technicians are also required to participate in MSHA training. Diesel Forward also offers optional CPR training to all employees.

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

    Experienced technicians, foreman and managers are all mentors to new and less experienced technicians with a goal to help them grow and succeed within the company and industry.

  • How does your shop get involved with the local community?

    Diesel Forward supports many community organizations through a charitable giving committee that determines, based on feedback and request from other employees, which organizations to support on a year over year basis.

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

    Diesel Forward supports local schools, with members of the service department actively engaged on the diesel advisory committee at Madison College.

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    The customer base of the shop continues to grow year over year, with both drive in and drive out service.

  • Is there anything else you’d like to mention about career development and community?

    Simply that there is never ending opportunity to develop your career with Diesel Forward.

  • A Level Technician
    - Pay Range: $50,000 - $70,000/year

    The most highly skilled and experienced technician. An A level technician has the knowledge to diagnose and repair with no assistance on all applications.

  • B Level Technician
    - Pay Range: $40,000 - $50,000/year

    Highly skilled and experienced technician. A B level technician has the knowledge to diagnose and repair with little to no assistance on most applications.

  • C Level Technician
    - Pay Range: $33,000 - $40,000/year

    Skilled and experience technician. A C level technician has the knowledge to perform routine maintenance as well as diagnose and repair some applications with some assistance.

  • Service Advisor
    - Pay Range: $40,000 - $60,000/year

    Pay structure is based off experience, performance and customer satisfaction. The service advisor has vast product and vehicle knowledge and the ability to explain diagnosis and repair procedures and information with the customer.

  • Student Tech / Apprentice
    - Pay Range: $29,000 - $33,000/hour

    Pay is based on experience and amount of schooling completed. Tuition reimbursement plans are available.

Health Insurance Offered Very competitive Unity Health plans available with options for family coverage.
Dental Insurance Offered Very competitive Delta Dental plans available with options for family coverage.
Vision Insurance Offered Very competitive Delta Vision plans available with options for family coverage.
Retirement Plan Offered Company match retirement plans available.
Sick Leave Not Offered PTO/Vacation offered and used for sick leave as well.
Vacation Offered PTO/Vacation offered and used for sick leave as well. The amount of PTO provided is based on years of service.
Paid Holidays Offered We have nine paid holidays, and will observe the holiday on a Monday or Friday if the holiday happens to fall on the weekend. New Year's Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Day Day after Thanksgiving Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Year's Eve
ST / LT Disability Offered Short term and long term disability coverage available.
Life Insurance Offered Company funded life insurance plans available with options to increase coverage level with employee funding.
Uniforms Offered Company uniforms are offered for all technicians.
Other Offered We also offer flex spending and health savings accounts as well as wellness rewards.
Open Positions
  • A Level Technician 
  • B Level Technician 
  • Student Tech / Apprentice 
Get in Touch

Feel free to contact us on the form below if you have any questions. Even if you don't see an open position above, we're always looking to hear from good people.

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