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Truck and Coach Technician


Truck and Coach Technician

Reporting directly to the Vehicle Shop Manager, the Truck and Coach Technician will diagnose, troubleshoot, repair and maintain machinery, in both lifesaving Armor and Defence applications.


(Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following)


  • Consistently meet all specifications and standards in production
  • Perform visual inspections to ensure quality standards are met
  • Read and interpret drawings, specifications and assembly instructions
  • Operate machinery and use tools safely
  • Report broken or damaged machinery promptly


  • Ensure work is performed safely and efficiently, with minimal waste
  • Meet the productivity standards as established in the shop
  • Responsible for assisting the supervisor in meeting all production schedules and deadlines
  • Work with the supervisor to resolve any technical, productivity, safety or schedule problems

General Duties:

  • Electrical assembly performed to Industry standards
  • Mechanics perform work to required standards
  • Perform general shop duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • Review work instruction, procedures and checklists and ensure materials and equipment needed for production are ready and the work area is prepared
  • May act as a team leader for small groups of employees
  • Assist in any work area and aid other team members when assigned
  • Clean work areas as required
  • Do maintenance on equipment and keep maintenance records
  • Wear and use appropriate safety equipment
  • Ensure all required certificates are current


  • Travel as required
  • Adhere to all environmental, health and safety regulations and follow the environmental and quality management systems
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/ Professional Certification:

  • Must have valid Truck and Coach Technician License -310T
  • Must have or be willing/able to attain Heavy Duty Equipment Technician License – 421A


  • Previous experience working in a high-volume production facility
  • Experience operating a variety of equipment and machines


  • Hard working and highly motivated
  • Able to work in a team or independently with minimal supervision
  • Capable of performing physically demanding tasks
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to lead a team
  • Strong problem solving skills


While we thank all those who apply, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

DEW is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

DEW strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, DEW will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact our Human Resources. For assistance in applying for positions in Ottawa email and in Miramichi email


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