Penske Truck Leasing recognizes top five in National Tech Showdown competition

Penske Truck Leasing recognizes top five in National Tech Showdown competition

The Tech Pro competition featured 1,071 Penske tech I and tech II level associates.

Penske Truck Leasing recently announced the top five finishers of its 2023 National Tech Showdown competition. Penske says the company-wide, voluntary event was designed to test, sharpen and evaluate Penske’s fleet maintenance associates on the mastery of skills required to maintain today’s increasingly complex commercial trucks.

According to a recent press release, over 1,600 Penske technicians and customer service representatives (CSRs) competed in the two-tiered event, which included timed, hands-on and written assessments. The PM Plus competition – to test the preventive maintenance and brakes skills of tech III level associates and CSRs – was held February through May at the district and area levels with 552 competitors company-wide. The Tech Pro competition – to showcase larger exhaust stream management and brakes skills – featured 1,071 Penske tech I and tech II level associates, with the top 16 receiving invites to the National Tech Showdown finals held June 8, at Team Penske’s racing headquarters in Mooresville, North Carolina.

The top five finishers were:

  1. Tommy Bass, Tech 1, Louisiana
  2. Conner Fletcher, Tech 1, Tennessee
  3. Ryan Sutherland, Tech 1, Wisconsin
  4. Stephen “Todd” Wilcox, Tech 1, Alabama
  5. Emmett Matulis, Jr., Lead Tech 1, Connecticut

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