Free Diesel Mechanic Training Program

TransAm Trucking - Olathe, KS2.8


In collaboration with the Kansas Workforce Partnership and Kansas City Kansas Community College, TransAm Trucking is proud to offer an opportunity for sponsored Diesel Preventative Maintenance training.

This 9-week formal training program will educate you on the basics of diesel equipment troubleshooting and maintenance before you start your career with TransAm at our facility in Olathe, KS. All at no cost to you!

Requirements | This will be a perfect fit for you if:

  • You are interested in becoming a diesel technician, but have little to no training or education in the field.
  • You are dependable and can commit to a 9-week training program.
  • You have reliable transportation and a valid Driver's License.
  • You are mechanically inclined and have a great attitude.

Details | What you need to know:

  • Training begins December 3, 2018 and lasts for nine weeks.
  • Class is Monday-Thursday from 5:00pm-9:00pm at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Technical Education Center.
  • Employment at TransAm Trucking begins upon graduation from training.
  • Available shifts at TransAm are Monday-Friday 6:30am-3:30pm or Monday-Friday 3:15pm-12:00am. Starting pay is $16-17 per hour and 2nd shift pay differential, if applicable.

What's in it for you?

  • A free training course that will teach you everything you need to know to begin your career as a Diesel Technician.
  • Guaranteed employment with TransAm Trucking as a diesel technician upon graduation.
  • As an employee, you will be eligible for health, dental, life, and disability insurance coverages, matching 401(k) contributions, paid time off, a tool purchase program, and internal advancement opportunities.

What is TransAm Trucking?

TransAm Trucking is one of the largest temperature-controlled trucking companies in the Midwest. Through consistent, controlled growth, investment in technology, and a focus on the environment, our management team explores every opportunity to make TransAm the leading transportation company to work for and do business with.

Our mission is to further the noble purpose of truck driving. We strive to deliver the best driver, employee, and customer experience through our core values of empowerment, innovation, and consistency. By listening to our drivers, employees, and customers, we endeavor to create a better trucking company.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $17.00 /hour


  • Driver's License (Preferred)