Truck and Transport Mechanic: Mike Merry’s Truck and Trailer Repair, Cambridge NS


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Position: Truck and Transport Mechanic

Employer: Mike Merry’s Truck and Trailer Repair

Location: Cambridge, NS

Job Description:

Truck and Transport Mechanic: Mike Merry’s Truck and Trailer Repair, Cambridge NS

Truck and Transport Mechanic Mike Merry’s Truck and Trailer Repair Cambridge, NS 902-375-2165 Truck and Transport Mechanic Applications accepted from 4th Year Apprentices to fully Licensed Journeypersons.

  • Full time (40 hrs week) 8am – 5:00pm; Monday to Friday with some evening shifts will require overtime during busy periods. Also, in the fall there is a rotation of late evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • $23 to $28 / hour depending on experience / certification
  • Paid Vacation / Time off (3 Weeks Vacation to start)
  • Blue Cross Medical Benefits
  • Boot Allowance
  • Discount on Parts
  Job Description: Daily, you will perform a variety of repair and maintenance tasks on heavy-duty trucks, vehicles, buses and tractor-trailers alongside a team of experienced and apprenticeship level mechanics. You have a strong work ethic, consistently deliver great workmanship communicate well with co-workers and deliver solid customer service when dealing with customers (not a regular occurrence). The shop is fast-paced with an ongoing variety of repair work to be completed.  
Duties: (including but not necessarily limited to) Inspecting, diagnosing, repairing, and servicing all systems and components of transport trucks and trailers to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements. Servicing, adjusting, repairing or replacing parts and components of truck-trailer systems. Using manual, power and computerized tools to carry out repairs according to manufacturer’s specifications. Reading and understanding work orders, task procedures, and interpreting technical manuals. Writing work orders and diagnosing the cause of failures. Performing all other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager in a safe, efficient, professional manner. Skills: Professional knowledge of all working components of a transport truck and trailer system Trouble-shooting, diagnostic and problem solving skills Attentive to details Ability to foresee and prioritize upcoming repairs Physical strength Manual dexterity Ability to be adaptable and address issues at hand Ability to work in noisy environments Manual dexterity; hand-eye coordination. Ability to lift and manoeuver 100 – 200 pounds with assistance. Ability to stand, walk, bend, squat for extended periods. Basic computer knowledge to record time and do scheduling and repair orders Personable and a clear communicator when dealing with co-workers and occasionally customers  
Qualifications: Truck and Transport Mechanic (Fully Licensed or 4th Year Apprenticeship) Driver’s license (Class 5) with acceptable abstract. (Having a Class 1 or 3 license is considered a bonus)

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