Trailer Technician 1

McCain Foods Somerville, MA
The Day & Ross Transportation Group is currently seeking a full-time Trailer Technicians in Somerville, NB.

Please note: Candidates must be willing to work night shift and weekend night shift.

Our Trailer Technicians work in a large maintenance facility and are responsible for completing preventative maintenance, pre-inspection maintenance and repairs on break down of all trailers in the Day & Ross fleet. The fleet consists of van trailer/chassis and converters. The opportunity to troubleshoot/perform maintenance on diesel Shunt trucks is also available. Attention to safety is vital.

To be successful in this role, you will effectively complete the following (not an exhaustive list of responsibilities):

* Conducts inspections of trailers, documents and records the findings and reports back to the supervisor.

* Operation of company owned yard equipment - tractor trailer combination – license not required.

* Typically completes 5-6 work orders per shift.

* Repair van-type trailers:

* Suspension

* Tires Trailer axle

* Lighting systems

* Rear walls and doors

* Trailer frame and support

* Trailer body

* Trailer bay and work area cleanup, washing the vehicles, sweeping, etc.

* Will be required to wash any trailers needed for the day to day operation of line haul.

* Should have sufficient hand tools by end of probation period.

To be qualified for this role, please ensure your resume clearly displays some or all of the following:

* Minimum grade 12 education

* Must demonstrate good written and verbal English

* Experience in maintenance department

* Ability to maintain an open line of communication with the shift foreman/supervisor

* Experience in maintenance shop is preferred

* Experience in truck repair, trailer repair is preferred

* Basic computer skills is considered an asset

* English and French required

The working environment can include warehouse/dock setting, garage atmosphere with loud tools, outdoor work in a variety of weather conditions, physical labour including crouching and lifting.

Please apply directly on our website at or send your resume to and note the job title in the subject line.

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment.

We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

With a focus on quality customer service that extends to our valued employees, Day & Ross has been continuously recognized as an honored recipient of Canada's Best Managed Companies since 2005. We offer our full-time employees a generous Benefits package and a company matched Pension plan.

As a federally regulated employer, The Day & Ross Transportation Group fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply. Function Transportation Administration Country Canada State/Province/Region New Brunswick City/Town Somerville