SANTA ANA, Calif., May 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WyoTech has partnered with Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT), a multi-faceted freight transportation services company and the largest truckload carrier in North America, to provide career placement opportunities for qualified graduates of WyoTech's Diesel Technology and Advanced Diesel Programs and Collision Refinishing Technology Program.
Well-qualified WyoTech graduates will have the opportunity to interview for full-time positions including Diesel Mechanic, Trailer Mechanic and Body Technician. Swift utilizes WyoTech's quarterly career fairs for meeting with students, interviewing and hiring.
"We have been impressed with the skills, knowledge and professionalism of the WyoTech graduates," said Swift Transportation Phillip Mellor, Human Resources Shop Specialist at Swift Transportation. "We are thrilled to partner with WyoTech and hire their skilled graduates to work at Swift."
"As the largest truckload carrier in the U.S., and industry leader, Swift Transportation offers WyoTech grads a great opportunity to utilize their skills and be a part of a world-class service organization," said Wendy Cullen, vice president of employer development at Corinthian Colleges, parent company of WyoTech.
WyoTech is a division of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. With five campuses located throughout the United States, WyoTech offers degree and diploma programs in the fields of automotive, diesel, collision/refinishing, motorcycle, marine and construction trades. In addition, WyoTech offers advanced training programs in applied service management; advanced diesel; light duty diesel; advanced automotive diagnostics; street rod and custom fabrication; motorsports chassis fabrication; high performance power trains; and trim and upholstery technology. For more information about WyoTech, go to www.wyotech.edu. For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit WyoTech's website at www.wyotech.edu/disclosures.
About Swift Transportation
Swift Transportation started in 1966 with one truck and a foundation of trust, and has since grown into North America's largest full truckload carrier. Swift's suite of transportation solutions is unmatched in the industry. With 40 terminals across U.S. and Mexico, and growing operations in Canada, Swift is positioned to be a primary source provider offering Dedicated, Intermodal, Dry Van, Temperature Controlled, Container, Flatbed, Transportation Management, Brokerage, specialty operations and much more. Operating with 47 years of experience in the industry, Swift offers the capacity and service customers need most. Find out more at www.swifttrans.com
CONTACT: For WyoTech: Kait McKay Reveille, Inc. 949-933-0768 firstname.lastname@example.org For Swift Transportation: Jason Hannah Director of Inside Sales and Brand Marketing Swift Transportation, Inc. 602-477-7146
Source:Corinthian Colleges, Inc.