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A. Girardin Inc.

Mechanical technician

22 Airport Road, PO Box 785, Station Main, Brantford,ON
  • 30.26 to 32.96 $ per hour according to experience
  • 40.00 h - Full time

  • Permanent job

  • Day

  • 1 position to fill as soon as possible


Reporting fo the Foreperson, the Mechanical technician will be responsible for maintaining, tuning up, verify inspecting, reparing and adjusting the various systems and components on a variety of heavy-duty vehicules. They will help carry out the company's mission and keeping with its approach, values and objectives.


  • Group insurance after 3 months of continuous service : this includes medical, vision, long-term salary insurance, life insurance, travel insurance, telemedicine and employee assitance group
  • Group RRSP
  • pay 200$ per year for sports activites
  • pay 300$ peur year for tools
  • pay 250$ per year for safety boots and 125$ per year for work pants.
  • 3 weeks on vacation

  • Review work orders and discuss the work required with service advisors or supervisors.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace parts and components of bus systems, including the chassis, frame, cab, body, engine and powertrain, fuel system, air brakes and hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace parts and components of heavy-duty truck systems, including structural, electrical and brake systems.
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer’s performance specifications.
  • Inspect and test mechanical units, including engines, transmissions, axles and brake systems, to locate faults and malfunctions.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit.
  • Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicle, and test automotive systems and components using computerized diagnostic and other testing devices to diagnose and isolate faults.
  • Test (check for and detect faults) and adjust units to specifications to ensure proper performance.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service, such as oil changes, lubrications and tune ups
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed.
  • Perform pre-delivery inspections (PDI) of new vehicles.
  • Share ideas for improvement with department personnel
  • Help meet departmental profit targets
  • Support the collective efforts of the department and the company as a whole
  • The incumbent may be required to take on other responsibilities within their skill set as needed or at the request of their immediate supervisor.

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Requested skills

  • Completion of vocational program or certificate in diesel mechanics or on-road heavy-duty vehicle mechanics. Certificate 310T
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in diesel mechanics or on-road heavy-duty vehicle mechanics

  • Independent, versatile and motivated worker
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Customer service oriented

  • Knowledge of diesel vehicle mechanics
  • Ability to read technical documents
  • Certification to handle refrigerants

Equal Opportunity Employer

This employer is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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Written languages

En : Advanced

Spoken languages

En : Advanced