suspension technician | dartmouth, ns

Parts for Trucks, Inc. is a leading distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, operating across Atlantic Canada and in Quebec and Ontario.  We supply parts, truck-mounted equipment and repair service to customers across all areas of the trucking industry. 

We operate a full-service spring shop at our Dartmouth facility, including installation and repairs to suspension, spring leafs, u-bolts, and air spring systems, as well as custom spring work.  We now have an opening for a Suspension Technician.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform installation and repair of spring and suspension parts on heavy trucks. Operate machinery to fabricate or modify components as required.
  • Communicate with customers, Service Department staff or other company branches in relation to repair inquiries and custom orders. Complete work orders to describe work performed.
  • As needed, perform general repair and maintenance on heavy duty trucks.
  • Follow safety procedures, maintain a clean work area, and care for shop tools and equipment.


  • Grade 12 (or equivalent), along with a mechanical aptitude and interest in developing as a spring and suspension specialist within the truck and transport trade.
  • Knowledge of spring and suspension systems and components, as well as some experience changing springs on trucks of any size would be beneficial. Some experience performing general repairs on heavy trucks is desirable, along with basic welding experience.
  • This is a physically demanding position. Standing and heavy lifting are required. 
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license minimum (Class 1 or Class 3 with air brakes is preferred).
  • Knowledge of workplace safety procedures including WHMIS.
  • This is a day shift position, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Parts for Trucks, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, including a tool allowance, safety boot allowance, group benefits and a retirement savings plan.  Contact our Service Manager for further information, to provide your resume, or complete an application form:

Parts for Trucks, Inc.
Cameron Maynard, Service Manager
15 MacDonald Avenue
Dartmouth, NS   B3B 1G7
Fax:  902-468-2366

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We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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