Job# 1000413 (310T Truck & Coach Mechanic - Vac Truck):

310T Truck & Coach Mechanic - Vac Truck
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Expires On
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Operations Manager
Thunder Bay ON



Works under limited supervision and selects from written instructions and established procedures to accomplish assigned tasks. Performs preventive maintenance services; inspect diagnosis and repair vehicles and equipment. Work is performed in an open automotive shop environment and may be exposed to the elements, the noise of machinery and vehicles, fumes, exhaust emissions, grease, engine oils, solvents, chemicals, dust, electrical hazards, mechanical hazards, vehicle hazards and vibrations.


  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services

  • Performs inspection, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment

  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs

  • Estimates time and material costs on vehicle repairs and requisitions new parts

  • Performs all work within Standard Repair Times (SRTs)

  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns

  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment

  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times 

  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports

  • Performs maintenance related work as required

  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards

  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures


  • Works under minimal supervision. May periodically assist in orienting and training lower apprentices.

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in automotive/truck, light or heavy equipment maintenance and repair or completion of accredited vocational technical school program.

  • 310T Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

  • Vehicle driver’s license

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.

  • Working knowledge of fuel, ignition, cooling, mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and air brake systems.

  • Knowledge of safety procedures and practices necessary while operating or repairing vehicles and equipment.

  • Skill in operating tools equipment, parts and procedures utilized during the repair and servicing of vehicles and equipment.

  • Skill in repair of special purpose equipment.

  • Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks.

  • Ability to diagnose defects in and repair a variety of equipment and vehicles.

  • Ability to perform minor and moderately complex mechanical repair on a variety of equipment and vehicles.

  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems and ability to read hydraulic schematic.

  • Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.

  • Ability to utilize fleet maintenance software program.

  • Ability to complete required paperwork to accurately document repairs, utilization of parts and associated repair times.



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