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TRUCK & TRANSPORT TECHNICIAN| HALIFAX

Parts for Trucks is Atlantic Canada’s leading distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, operating 16 sales/warehouse outlets and 5 service centres throughout the region.  We supply parts, truck-mounted equipment and repair service to customers across all areas of the trucking industry.  We have openings in our Halifax service shop for a Truck & Transport Technician for our evening shift (Mon-Thur 2:00PM – 12:00AM).

Responsibilities:

  • Repair and maintain all makes of heavy-duty trucks, trailers, buses and petroleum tanks.
  • Perform vehicle inspections, test and diagnose mechanical problems. Adjust or replace parts on mechanical, electronic and electrical systems and components, including brakes, steering and lighting.
  • Interact with shop Foremen to report on the status of assigned jobs, confirm findings and determine repair or replacement of parts. Complete work orders to describe work performed.
  • Follow safety procedures, maintain a clean work area, and care for shop tools and equipment.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Truck & Transport or Trailer Technician preferred, or 3rd/ 4th year apprentice.
  • Licensed Automotive Technician interested in training on heavy duty trucks.
  • Experience with spring work would be beneficial or working as a foreperson.
  • Good manual dexterity, versatility of skills, and capable of performing heavy lifting and heavy work.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract (Class 1 license an asset).
  • Safety training appropriate to the trade, along with the ability to learn and apply new processes and technology.

 

Parts for Trucks offers a competitive compensation package, including a tool allowance, safety boot allowance, night shift premium (for Licensed Technician), group benefits and a retirement savings plan.  Contact one of our Service Manager for further information, to provide your resume or complete an application form:

 

Karen Larter, HR Generalist
6 Ragged Lake Blvd.
Halifax, NS,  B3B 1C6                                                                                                                              
hr@PartsforTrucks.com

 

 We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for interview will be contacted.  Parts for Trucks is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and are committed to equitable hiring practices.

 

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