Sarasota County Fleet Services technician receives prestigious recognition

Allocco named ‘World Class Technician’

Eddie Allocco. Image courtesy Sarasota County

Eddie Allocco, an automotive technician who works on Sarasota County’s emergency services vehicles, has been recognized as a World Class Technician by the Auto Care Association, in partnership with the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), county staff has announced.

Formally, Allocco is a member of the county’s Fleet Services Division, a news release says.

The Auto Care Association and ASE “award the World Class Technician designation annually to recognize professional technicians who have attained ASE certification in 22 specific areas during the previous calendar year,” the release points out. This status been earned by only 2,289 technicians since its inception more than 30 years ago, the release notes.

On its website, ASE points out, “There are an estimated 887,000 technicians in the United States, with approximately 250,000 holding ASE certification.”