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truck and transport service technician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Dartmouth, NS, B3B1G7

Salary

$20.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • or equivalent experience

Tasks

  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of commercial transport truck systems
  • Inspect and test mechanical units to locate faults and malfunctions
  • Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicles and test automotive systems and components
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of truck-trailer systems
  • Diagnose faults and malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit
  • Repair or replace mechanical units or components
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's specifications
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service
  • Test and adjust units to specifications
  • Advise customers on work performed and future repair requirements
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed
  • Coach and instruct apprentices
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor

Area of Specialization

  • Electrical and electronic system
  • Diagnostics
  • Alignment, steering and suspension
  • Brake system
  • Hydraulic system
  • Automatic transmission
  • Welding
  • Truck-trailer repair

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Attention to detail
  • Manual dexterity
  • Standing for extended periods

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

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