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Shop Technician

By June 7, 2022No Comments3 min read


Pay $20 – $30 an hour
Job Type Full-time
Number of hires for this role 2


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Driver’s License (Preferred)


Hoekstra Truck Equipment has an opening for a full time Service Technician/Equipment Installer. The Service Technician will be responsible for effective diagnosis, repair, installation, and fabrication work on vehicles. The ideal candidate will be team oriented, possess a willingness to learn, exude positivity and dedication to maintain Hoekstra Truck Equipment’s core value of quality and service.

Responsibilities of this role:

  • Installation of service bodies, flatbeds, dump bodies, snowplows, ice control equipment, hitches, liftgates, and other specialized truck equipment
  • Perform work in accordance with safety standards and regulations
  • Maintain a clean and organized workstation
  • Work with parts department to ensure all parts and materials required to perform assigned jobs are correct
  • Efficiently troubleshoot and perform diagnostic inspections and repairs

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Relevant automotive experience, participated in moderate maintenance, repair, and diagnostics
  • Value customer relations and efficient attention to customer needs
  • Team oriented and willing to take on additional responsibilities and learn new skills
  • Welding experience is a plus
  • Automotive electrical system experience is a plus

What We Offer:

  • Superior incentive programs
  • Competitive and rewarding work environment
  • Family-oriented culture with healthy work/life balance
  • Benefits include Medical, Dental, Optical, Long/Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, and 401(k) with a company match

Compensation and Base salary rate adequate with experience.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Requires ability to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend or twist.
  • Requires ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Use of hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Requires normal color vision, good close-up vision, either normal or with corrective lenses.
  • Work performed mostly inside but do have to go outside at time with possible exposure to extreme weather.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Who We Are:

We are a fourth generation family owned business that continues to drive our industry forward. For more than 90 years, we’ve had what you need for every season in Michigan. Work-ready vehicles, snow and ice removal equipment, and recently, commercial lawn and landscape products. We work with trusted brands to give you the best, so you can get the job done right. No matter what the job is, we’ve got your back.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $30.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location