Parts for Trucks, Inc. is Atlantic Canada’s leading distributor of heavy duty truck and trailer parts, operating 15 sales outlets and 4 service centres located throughout the region. We supply parts, truck-mounted equipment and repair service to customers across all areas of the trucking industry. We have an opening for a Shop Foreman (evening shift) at our Dartmouth service centre.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The Shop Foreman plays a key role in scheduling, assigning and overseeing mechanical work performed by a team of eight technicians.
  • Serve as a central point of communication between Service Department staff and customers, from independent operators to large fleets, to ensure optimal customer service.
  • Monitor job progress, and adjust workload as needed to meet timelines. Help with troubleshooting and problem solving on complicated repairs.
  • Use mechanical expertise to estimate labour requirements and job costs. Review completed repair orders to ensure proper description and accurate coding of work performed.
  • Administer relevant company policies and procedures. Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the shop, as well as the safety of employees, tools, equipment and procedures.
  • Hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.


  • Licensed Truck & Transport or Trailer Technician with at least 2-3 years of experience in the trade.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory or foreman position would be an asset.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and diagnostic skills covering the full scope of heavy truck repair. Able to work hands-on in order to mentor and provide guidance to technicians.
  • Excellent communication skills and versatility for balancing responsibilities of the position.
  • Experience opening and editing work orders in a computerized environment, and extensive use of email correspondence for customer communication.

Parts for Trucks, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, including shift premium (for licensed truck & transport or licensed trailer), tool allowance, safety boot allowance, group benefits and a registered pension plan. Contact our Service Manager for further information, to provide your resume or complete an application form:

Parts for Trucks, Inc.
Cameron Maynard, Service Manager

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.