• Northwest Fleet Maintenance Certification

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  • The NW Fleet Maintenance Certification program is designed specifically for maintenance managers and others interested in fleet maintenance management. The year-long course will cover the basics of running a shop and maintaining a top-notch maintenance program, including rules and best practices. Other areas of focus include developing leadership skills and and cultivating a strong safety culture. 

    Class size is limited to just 10 participants to ensure each individual receives focused attention from our expert instructors!

    We are now accepting students for 2021-2022, with classes scheduled to start in June 2021. Sessions will be held monthly at the OTA office in Portland (as allowed by state guidelines) or virtually, if necessary. See the schedule below.

    Special pricing is available for members and when paid in full for the program. Contact Adam Williamson at adam@ortrucking.org or 503.513.0005 for pricing information and further details.

  • Take a look inside the NW Fleet Maintenance Program


    Date Topic
    June 2021

    Safety Culture

    Conducting Meetings

    July 2021

    Drug & Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion

    Developing Supervisor Skills

    August 2021

    OSHA Awareness & Compliance

    EPA Awareness & Compliance

    September 2021

    Records: Inspections, Repairs & Maintenance 

    Litigation & Liability Awareness

    October 2021

    Maintenance & Operations

    Technology in the Shop

    November 2021

    Health & Wellness

    Employee Satisfaction

    January 2022

    Purchasing & Vendor Relationships

    Class Presentations

    February 2022 ROI of Safety & Maintenance



    Topics subject to change with the ever-changing nature of the industry.

    GET ON THE ROSTER FOR 2021-2022!

  • Our 2020 - 2021 program is now complete. A global pandemic put a bit of a spin on this most recent series of classes, and we appreciate the flexibility and patience of our new graduates! They will be recognized at the just announced TMC Maintenance & Education Fair, taking place in November 2021. Look for more details soon!

    Congratulations 2019 NW Fleet Maintenance Certification Program Graduates!

    • Richard Acevedo
    • Erik Albertson
    • Henry Boehm
    • Joe Green
    • Andy Greshock
    • Craig Lemmons
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  • Questions? Contact us at 503.513.0005 or email us at info@ortrucking.org