Ryder System Apprentice Technician in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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For almost 100 years, Ryder has provided customers around the world with integrated transportation, logistics, and supply chain management solutions that enhance the way they do business. Building and maintaining a fleet takes time, resources, and expertise few companies can spare.
We are a Fortune 500 company with 800+ locations and over 40,000 employees across the US and Canada! Employee satisfaction is part of our culture.
Under close supervision, the Heavy Duty Apprentice Technician performs minor to average routine maintenance and repair services on different types of vehicles. Works with the assistance of a Licensed Technician, Shop Supervisor and Manager, when performing highly technical and superior diagnostic type repairs. Task assignments are directed by shop management to encourage development in a productive manner. The Apprentice Technician performs minor to average repairs and routine maintenance under limited supervision. The Apprentice Technician may be assigned to work/train directly with a Senior Technician or Licensed Technician.
Type: Full-time, Perm
Wage : $21 - $28 per hour
Signing Bonus: $1,500
Shifts: 2-week rotation shift, Days: 6:30am to 3:00pm, Afternoons: 3:00pm 12:00am
Excellent benefits package after 30 days.
10 days of Paid Time Off in your first year (on top of your regular vacation pay!)
Retirement Pension Plans.
A safe, friendly and respectful working environment.
Room for growth.
Lots of learning opportunities
Performs standard vehicle maintenance.
Performs standard component inspections and repairs.
Performs preventive maintenance.
Diagnoses standard mechanical and electronic problems, utilizing diagnostic computer when applicable.
Identifies root cause of basic failures/conditions and perform repairs as required
Replace defective components as instructed.
Utilizes key functions of Shop Management System and electronic documentation available
Interacts with customers/drivers to properly determine nature of complaint once assigned a task
Performs facility maintenance duties
Works in accordance with all federal/ provincial and corporate compliance guidelines (i.e., safety, DOT, MOT)
H.S. diploma/GED required
Associate's degree preferred in related field
One (1) year or more combination of classroom training and work experience of mechanical repairs on heavy duty and medium duty equipment.
Valid Driver’s License required (Class G2 or above).
Highly thorough and dependable
Work shift work and weekend as required
Perform all entry level tasks
Ability to read and/or listen and understand information and ideas communicated
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong mechanical skills
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices.
Should you have any questions about this job, application process etc., please feel free to contact our recruiter according to the information below:
Recruiter: Kathy Zhang:
Phone:+1 819 412 4813 ( this phone number can only receive text message or voicemail, we will respond to your questions asap)
Business Hours: M to F, 8:00am to 5:00pm EST
Job Category: Technicians
Ryder is an equal opportunity employer. We value Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace and encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, visible minorities, aboriginals and persons with disabilities.
In accordance with our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Ryder welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment, selection, and assessment process. Should you require an accommodation, please inform the Human Resources representative of the nature of the accommodation requested so that we may discuss your needs with you. If you require assistance in order to apply please contact us at 226-213-4040.
Ryder est un employeur offrant l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous valorisons la diversité et l’inclusion en milieu de travail et nous encourageons tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler, y compris les femmes, les minorités visibles, les autochtones et les personnes avec un handicap. (L'emploi du genre masculin dans ce texte ne se veut pas discriminatoire et n'a pour but que de l'alléger)
Conformément à son engagement envers la diversité et l'inclusion, Ryder accueille et encourage les candidatures de personnes handicapées. Des accommodements peuvent être proposés sur demande pour les candidats qui participent à toutes les sphères du processus de recrutement, de sélection et d'évaluation. Si vous nécessitez un accommodement, veuillez informer le représentant des ressources humaines de la nature de l'accommodement souhaité afin que nous puissions discuter de vos besoins avec vous. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance pour postuler, veuillez nous appeler au 226-213-4040.