Experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic – Greater Montreal

By | August 3, 2021

Job Description

Experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic

Transco is now hiring an experienced diesel truck or bus mechanic who will travel to all its Greater Montreal locations as needed (North shore and Montreal Island).

We are proud to offer:

  • $27 per hour based on experience (full time, 40-hour work weeks)
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Health benefits, including medication coverage of up to 80%
  • $150 prescription glasses allowance (for safety glasses)
  • Annual tool and boot allowances

Diesel Mechanic/Technician Responsibilities:

  • Ensure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers by performing repairs with minimal supervision on both basic and complex maintenance such as replacement of light bulbs, fuses, lenses, wiper blades, belts, hoses, batteries, checking fluid levels, changing fluids and filters and lubricating components.
  • Perform mechanical repairs under minimal supervision including the repair of brakes and brake inspections, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches and other repairs.
  • Maintain records of all maintenance work completed on vehicles including parts and supplies used. Ensure that work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain parts usage records and order repair parts from designated suppliers.
  • Diagnose and performs accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair under minimal supervision. May perform diagnostic tests utilizing a computer and manufacturer’s software to determine mechanical defects.
  • Lead preventative maintenance (PMs), safety maintenance inspections and annual maintenance inspections.
  • Remove, overhaul and reinstall mechanical components with minimal supervision.
  • Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken.
  • Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek approval where required.
  • Lead road calls and emergency services as necessary.
  • Adhere to FirstGroup standards, policies and procedures.
  • Moves vehicles safely between job and work area.
  • Perform other responsibilities as requested or required.

Diesel Mechanic/Technician Qualifications: 

  • 6+ years of automotive or diesel vehicle repair experience; truck or school bus experience is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Possess adequate mechanic tool inventory to complete all assigned duties.
  • Diploma of Vocational Studies (DEP), Red Seal Certification, or PEP card preferred (certification in preventive maintenance of heavy trucks)
  • Advanced problem-solving ability.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain an organized shop and clean work environment.
  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Making sure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers is required.
  • Flexibility in schedule and ability to travel to Greater Montreal locations

Transco is an equal opportunity employer by recruiting a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal people and visible minorities.


Job ID: 22368505
First Student Canada-Transco
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