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Truck & Coach Technician and/or 3rd & 4th Year Truck and Coach Apprentice

Maintains and repairs on a day to day basis all Grand River Transit (GRT) buses and vehicles, including diesel, gasoline powered vans, and related service trucks.
Ability to follow/knowledge of, corporate policies/procedures and legislation related to vehicle servicing (e.g., Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, Highway Traffic Act).

Knowledge of on-board vehicle computerized equipment and associated test equipment, as well as Voith, ZF and Allison transmission diagnostics and repair.


You have a valid Ontario Certificate of Qualification,or registered apprentice, are skilled in using a laptop to perform systems diagnostics on coaches, and possess all hand tools applicable to the trade. In addition to Grade 12, you have 2 years of related experience repairing DDEC and Cummins engines and WTEC and ZF/Voith transmissions, as well as welding with gas and MIG. 
Ability to read and follow maintenance manuals, parts books, wiring diagrams, and inspection procedures. Ability to write MTO and preventive maintenance inspection reports, and maintain hand tools in safe operating condition is essential.

Must hold a valid Class DZ driver's license and acceptable driving record to operate Regional vehicles.

Must provide an acceptable Police Information Check (Level 2) for bondability.

For this role, you should be prepared to work straight shifts, including days, afternoons, nights and weekends, as well as transfer to other transit locations


 

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.

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The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3

 
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