TRAILER TECHNICIAN/WELDER

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 Trailer Technician / Welder in our Dartmouth Trailer Shop.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, repair and overhaul several types of commercial trailers (e.g., flatbed, enclosed, tank, utility).
  • Adjust equipment, and replace or repair parts and components.
  • Perform extensive welding repairs and fabrication of trailer parts as needed (e.g., bumpers, cross members, suspensions, upper couplers).
  • Interact with shop Foremen on status of jobs, confirm findings and determine repair or replacement of parts. Complete work orders to describe work performed.
  • Follow safety procedures, maintain a clean work area, and care for shop tools and equipment.

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of experience welding aluminum, stainless or steel using various processes.
  • Completion of Grade 12 (or equivalent).
  • Licensed Trailer Technician, or any experience in heavy duty truck repair would be beneficial.
  • Ability to perform basic math measurements and calculations, problem solve, research and learn new repair techniques.
  • Must be capable of performing heavy lifting, and heavy work.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract. Class 1 license would be an asset.
  • Knowledge or workplace safety procedures, including WHMIS and Handling of Dangerous Goods.

Parts for Trucks, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, including a 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
52 Wright Avenue
Dartmouth, NS B3B 1G7
cmaynard@partsfortrucks.com
Phone: 902-468-6133

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