Apprentice Trailer/Truck Mechanic - Winnipeg, MB

Trimac - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Not Applicable | Mechanic | Not Applicable

Hiring a Mechanic Apprentice for our Winnipeg, MB Location!

Summary

The Mechanic is responsible for advanced repairs, diagnostics, and maintenance of diesel powered tractors and semi-trailers to include PM inspections, tire and wheel maintenance, basic brake, lighting repairs, and safety equipment, as well as ensuring that equipment is maintained to company and DOT compliant standards and is able to submit properly scripted reports indicating condition of equipment.

Job Details

  • Mechanic Apprentice or Journeyman -- 310 J and 310 T
  • Trailer repair – PM’s, electrical work, brakes, suspension, and product pump rebuild
  • Basic tools required for the position
  • Afternoon shift 3 pm to 11:30 pm, Monday to Friday

Benefits

  • Extended health benefits
  • Pension plan
  • Wage Subsidy Program for Apprentices
  • Tool allowance - $500.00 per year (after 1 year of service)
  • Boot allowance - $100.00 per year (after 1 year of service)

Responsibilities

  • Maintain equipment in a professional manner
  • Follow policies & procedures
  • Work safely, using directed PPE
  • Complete tasks in a timely fashion as to the Standard Repair Time Guidelines

Trimac Safety Commitment

  • We make Safety a part of every decision
  • We make Safety personal
  • We have the courage to intervene

Skills

  • Operation of hand tools 
  • Operation of air tools 
  • Positive work ethic 
  • Positive attitude & job performance 
  • Apprenticeship training to obtain Journeyman “Red Seal” status

Requirements

  • Valid Class 1 Driver License - preferred but not required
  • Must be a member of Ontario College of Trades
  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • May work above shoulder level with power and /or hand tools weighing 15 pounds or less and in confined spaces
  • Must meet the physical requirements of the position and have mobility, vision, hearing, and sense of smell and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties performed.
  • May stand and walk on level and uneven surfaces, twist, bend, push, pull, crouch, climb stairs, bend and crawl, grasp, drag, lift and carry items weighing 50 lbs. or less
  • Must be willing and able to work at heights up to 15 feet

Educational Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent

 

Trimac Transportation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to employment equity.

We value a diverse workforce and are committed to hiring practices that are fair and equitable.

Posted: June 8, 2018
Job ID: 33962

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