Location: Stratford

Mechanic – Stratford

Badder has been providing Charter and School Bus Services in Ontario for over 68 years. We take pride in providing care and concern for every passenger on a Badder bus. We also deeply appreciate our employees who are with us for the long haul. We’re committed to the well-being and development of our valued team. Because we care for you, we know you will care for them.

We are looking for a positive and caring individual to fill the position of:

Mechanic (Diesel)

Qualifications:

  • Completion of one of the following Ontario College of Trades Programs:
    • Automotive Service Technician Program (310S) or Provincial/Territorial equivalent with Red Seal Endorsement (RSE)
    • Truck and Coach Technician (310T) or Provincial/Territorial equivalent with Red Seal Endorsement (RSE)
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Mechanic role required; background in transportation industry preferred
  • Ability to work on different manufactured engines (mainly Cummins and Detroit)
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Basic Computer knowledge in MS Office and maintenance software programs
  • A thorough understanding of relevant government and transportation legislation, policies and procedures
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong knowledge of and dedication to safety regulations and best practices

Responsibilities:

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repairs to vehicles in order to ensure the equipment is available, reliable and safe to operate
  • Perform diagnosis of engine, break, electrical components on vehicles using various diagnostic tools
  • Installation of new and added on equipment
  • Recondition and replace parts, such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves and bushings, using engine lathes, boring machines, hand tools and precision measuring tools
  • Review and complete repairs identified in Inspection Reports
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques
  • Assist in preparing preventative and predictive maintenance schedules
  • May weld and cut parts using arc-welding and flame cutting equipment
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant policies, procedures and government regulations
  • Perform in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Performing other duties as required

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; travel to off-site locations may be required; ability to attend meetings; insert hand(s) into confined areas to repair vehicles and equipment; work under vehicles and equipment while they are on a hoist or the shop floor; overtime/shift work/on-call hours may be required; work both indoors and outdoors; hazards associated with the trade. Walking and standing on concrete or asphalt; bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair vehicles and equipment; reach below, at and above shoulder height to repair vehicles and equipment from awkward positions; hand, power and air tool use is required; climb, stand and balance on ladders or the vehicles and equipment to perform repair; ability to lift 50lbs

NOTE: We thank all applicants for applying; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wash Bay Technician – Stratford

Badder has been providing Charter and School Bus Services in Ontario for over 68 years. We take pride in providing care and concern for every passenger on a Badder bus. We also deeply appreciate our employees who are with us for the long haul. We’re committed to the well-being and development of our valued team. Because we care for you, we know you will care for them.

We are looking for an individual to fill the position of: Wash Bay Technician

Qualifications:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • A minimum of a G class license
  • Hold a valid (non-probationary) driver’s license with a very good driving record
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Basic knowledge of cleaning equipment
  • Previous cleaning experience an asset

Responsibilities:

  • Vacuum, Shampoo and Detail Interior of buses (including dashboards and consoles)
  • Wash and Detail Exterior of buses
  • Clean door trim, hinges and windows
  • Empty garbage, sweep and mop floors
  • Maintain fluid levels and handle various chemicals
  • Maintaining Wash Bay equipment and water softening equipment
  • Ensure safe work practices are being followed
  • Follow procedures and complete required paperwork
  • Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Required to stand for long periods of time; kneel, crawl, stoop, bend; move around the facility from one area to another; handle, reach, lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds; visual acuity to perform detailed inspections; manual dexterity (hand held power tools such as: power washer, vacuum hose)

To apply, please submit a resume noting the job title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

To learn more about Badder visit us at: www.badderbus.com

NOTE: We thank all applicants for applying; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.