UNOH to Host 2015 Ohio Trucking Maintenance Council’s Technician Competition

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2015

The University of Northwestern Ohio is honored to host the Ohio Trucking Maintenance Council’s 2015 Technician Competition on June 19th and 20th for the third consecutive year.   The competition includes a written test and hands on challenges in several areas.   The University of Northwestern Ohio is a perfect host for this event complete with all the facilities necessary for testing and evaluating technicians.  

The Ohio Trucking Maintenance Council (OTMC) is a council of the Ohio Trucking Association (OTA).  OTA is the state association representing the interests of trucking in Ohio since 1918.  The Ohio Trucking Maintenance Council, an arm of the OTA, was formed in 1993. 

Registration will start at 1:00pm on Friday, June 19th in the 400 Building with the written portion of the test occurring between 1:30pm and 3:00pm.  The test will be followed by a training seminar, walk through, and rule review.  On Saturday, June 20th, the hands on portion of the competition will take place beginning at 7:00am, also in the 400 Building, with challenges in Electrical, Engines, Brakes, HVAC, Fasteners, PMI, Tires & Wheels, and Service Diagnostics.  Once testing is completed, there will be dinner and an awards ceremony in the UNOH Event Center starting at 6:00pm.

To qualify for the competition, technicians must live in Ohio, or be based at a company with a physical address in Ohio, and be continuously employed by an Ohio Trucking Association member for at least the past 12 months as a Commercial Vehicle Technician. 

For more information about the 2015 OTMC Technician Competition please contact Bob Marshal at

Category: Applied Technologies

Keywords: OTMC, Trucking, OTA

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