Location: ON – Thunder Bay
Job Type: Full Time
Professional Areas: Fleet Maintenance
Description: Gardewine is a transportation company with terminals across Canada and a strong history that dates back to the 1950’s. Specifically in North Western Ontario we have grown considerably by diversifying within the transportation industry. The most important aspect of our company’s operations is our dedicated employees; our people will always be the source of our success and their safety and health will always come first. We are currently seeking Heavy Duty Trailer/Tractor Mechanics to join our team in our Thunder Bay Terminal.
Reporting to the Manager of Fleet Maintenance, this position is responsible for all types of routine maintenance on our Tractor fleet.
WHAT YOUR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE
- Perform preventative maintenance checks and servicing
- Complete electrical, interior, air brake system, tire, body repairs and welding as required
- Facilitate safety inspections
- Repair/replace equipment when appropriate
- Assess equipment to see if they require to be sent out for repair
- Recognize and report faults or malfunctions on all company equipment
- Coordinate with other maintenance staff and the terminal to determine priorities for equipment repair
WHAT YOU NEED
- Red Seal or an apprentice at any level or willing to enroll in apprenticeship program
- High school diploma with minimum of 2 years’ working experience
- Basic set of hand tools required
- Organizational, Interpersonal, and communication skills
- Strong work ethic, to work independently and within team
- A wide array of knowledge and experience with tools
- Familiar with the latest vehicle diagnostic equipment
- Experience in preventative maintenance including electrical, interior, air brake, tire, and body maintenance
- Candidates with supervisory experience will be given preference
WHAT WE OFFER
COMPETITIVE OR HIGHER WAGE RATES THAN AVERAGE FLEET COMPANIES!
- Job Stability
- Extended health care for you and your family
- Educational support
- Cost of living increase
- Profit sharing program
- Life and disability insurance
- Retirement packages (Matched pension, RRSP, Stock Option)
FLEXIBLE SHIFT INCLUDING WORK/LIFE BALANCE AVAILABLE.