Working for a company dedicated to personal career growth and opportunity in moving the organization forward. Challenger Motor Freight Inc.
is a Platinum Club Member in Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. Our success is directly attributed to our dedicated and talented team of professionals who work hard together with a common purpose to keep us on the leading edge in safety, technology, and analysis.
It’s not by chance that Challenger is a leading North American freight transportation company. In 40 years, Challenger has grown from one person with a vision and a truck to an international transportation and supply chain management company.
We win as a team when we work as a team, and succeed when our employees succeed. We want people who are resilient, team-oriented, and driven because we are laser focused on meeting commitments to our People, Customer, and Profit.
If you’re looking to work for a dynamic, fast-paced, progressive organization then apply with us.
We offer the following in our search for engaged employees looking to become part of a successful team :
A continuous learning environment that develops your individual career goals
A continuous improvement environment where all ideas are explored
Engaged coaches and mentors who will provide guidance but also allow autonomy
Competitive and comprehensive total rewards package including company paid group benefits and company sponsored retirement savings plan
Support of professional memberships and certifications
2 weeks of uniforms provided, including a uniform cleaning service
Allowances for Safety Glasses, Safety Boots, and Tools
Hours : Monday to Thursday, 3 : 00pm to 1 : 30am
Afternoon Shift Premium : $0.50 per hour
We are committed to protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, and have implemented Company-wide best practices which includes daily health questionnaires for our employees, mandatory facemasks in communal locations, virtual meetings, social distancing guidelines and additional cleaning procedures.
The Opportunity :
As a part of our Maintenance Department, an Experienced Apprentice or Licensed Truck Mechanic (310T) is responsible for daily and preventative maintenance and completes the required repairs on our company-owned trucks and trailers.
The chosen candidate will provide quality customer service to our drivers, is safety focused and is a 3rd year or more Experienced Apprentice or a Licensed Truck Mechanic (310T) looking to work in a fleet maintenance environment.
Our maintenance facility is a 55,000 sqft building that encompasses :
12 truck bays
12 trailer bays
All bays equipped with radiant in-floor heating
Fully automatic truck wash bay and separate detail bay
Full Body shop including paint booth
A separate fuel island with 3 indoor bays
Key Accountabilities :
Preventative and scheduled repairs : Review and follow work order instructions from start to finish Outline all parts used and input comments into the work order (complaint, cause and correction) regarding the repairInspect entire vehicle and road test to ensure repairs are completeTest systems and components using computerized diagnostic and other testing devices to isolate faultsNotify shift Maintenance Supervisor of any other needed repairs
Identify any warranty repairs and complete necessary paperwork
Perform Ministry of Transportation vehicle inspections as per Ministry guidelines
Shunting and moving equipment in and out of maintenance facility and other destinations for repairs
Shop cleanup : Put away any equipment used, including personal toolsShop cleanliness, emptying garbage cans at end of shift, washing floors and sweeping
Attend shift meetings as required
Participate in formal and informal training sessions
Perform other maintenance duties as required
What You Need To Be Successful In This Role :
Currently a registered Apprentice Truck Mechanic (310T), or Provincial Ontario 310T Certification of Qualification (Truck), or interprovincial designation from other province
Registered 310T with Ontario College of Trades (OCOT)
2-5 years’ of prior work experience as a Technician an asset
Possess a valid G-class driver’s license is required
Must have suitable tools or willingness to purchase prior to hire
Knowledgeable with air brakes, electrical diagnostics and 5th wheel rebuilding
Understand emission controls, including DPFs, DEF, EGR systems and Detroit one-box systems
Experience with Bendix and Meritor systems; OEM Freightliner, Volvo and / or Paccar experience is an asset
Experience replacing clutches and engine diagnostics with integrated powertrain experience is an asset
Able to use current technology to ensure vehicle safety and performance
Detail oriented with the ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in a busy environment
Interested in the transportation industry
Strong customer focus
Proactive attitude and takes initiative to prevent issues
Well-organized, enthusiastic, professional and a positive team member
An opportunity to contribute to the company by continually making improvements and resolving issues
Good verbal and written communication skills, relationship building and interpersonal skills
Willingness to learn new skills