• Technology & Maintenance

  • OTA offers plenty of technology & maintenance training classes across the state, including our annual Maintenance Fair and SuperTech Competition in Portland. Visit our events page to see our full list of upcoming classes.


  • TMC Events

    • Maintenance Fair
    • SuperTech


    The 2018 TMC Maintenance Fair and SuperTech events were a success. Check out our Event Recap page for details. Click below or visit OTA's YouTube page for previous SuperTech event videos! Contact us to request event photos.


  • Ongoing TMC Classes

    • Oils and Lubricants
    • Heavy Vehicle Safety Systems
    • Air Ride Preventative Maintenance & Service 
    • Engine Updates
    • Brake Training
    • Coupling Systems
    • Specific Platform Training


  • NW Fleet Maintenance Certification Program

    Modeled after our successful fleet safety program, the NW Fleet Maintenance program is now part of the OTA University curriculum. This latest certification offering is designed specifically for maintenance managers and those 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. Sessions will be held monthly at the OTA office in Portland starting in May 2019. Please note: Some topics will overlap with the NW Fleet Safety Certification Program, such as leadership skills and safety culture. Registration is now open! Discounted pricing is available for OTA members.

    Contact Christine Logue: christine@ortrucking.org or 503.513.0005

    Congratulations 2019 NW Fleet Maintenance Certification Program Graduates!

    • Richard Acevedo
    • Erik Albertson
    • Henry Boehm
    • Joe Green
    • Andy Greshock
    • Craig Lemmons


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  • 2019-2020 CLASS SCHEDULE

    Date Topic
    May 16, 2019

    Safety Culture

    Manager's Role in Maintenance

    Conducting Meetings

    June 20, 2019

    Drug & Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion

    Developing Supervisor Skills

    July 18, 2019

    OSHA Awareness & Compliance

    EPA Awareness & Compliance

    September 18, 2019

    Records: Inspections, Repairs & Maintenance 

    Litigation & Liability Awareness

    October 17, 2019

    Maintenance & Operations

    Technology in the Shop

    November 21, 2019

    Recruiting, Training, & Retention

    Health & Wellness

    Employee Satisfaction

    January 16, 2020

    Purchasing & Vendor Relationships

    Class Presentations

    February 20, 2020 ROI of Safety & Maintenance


    OTA Members:

    • $2,600 (invoiced quarterly)
    • $2,200 (paid in full by first class)


    • $3,600

    *Class limited to 15 participants. Topics may be subject to change with the ever-changing nature of the industry. Graduates will be recognized at the 2020 TMC Maintenance Fair.



    Thank you to all the competitors, sponsors, volunteers, and supporting companies that helped make this event possible, including on-site assistance and pre-event promotion! World of Speed proved to be a fun location to hold the event, and we look forward to seeing everyone again next year. Congratulations to the following winners:

    Student: Joshua Olivares, Portland Community College (PCC)


    3rd - Kevin Arrington, FedEx Freight

    2nd- Dean Berheimer, Oak Harbor Freight Lines

    1st- Alex Schmidt, TEC Equipment


  • 2017 Oregon TMC SuperTech Competition
  • 2016 Oregon TMC SuperTech Competition
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