Experienced Apprentice or Licensed Truck Mechanic (310T)
London, Ontario, Canada
2d ago

Envision :

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
  • Team atmosphere
  • 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
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Interested in the transportation industry
  • Safety minded
  • 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
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