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Truck & Coach Technician Apprenticeship


Truck and Coach Technician Apprenticeship
Ontario

Posted On: August 18, 2014
Last Day to Apply: October 03, 2014

** In order to begin your application, we will require a number of pieces of information.  Please have the following information readily available to complete your application.  If you do not have this information, please refer to the FAQ section for further information before proceeding.**

Copy of Resume
Electronic Copy of High School Transcripts
Copy of Ontario Secondary School Diploma
Copy of your Grade 12 Mathematics Code (if you were educated in Ontario)

Position Details

At Hydro One, Truck and Coach Technicians serve an apprenticeship to become a certified Truck and Coach Technician. As a Technician apprentice, you are enrolled in and are expected to complete the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Truck and Coach Technician apprenticeship.

As a member of the Hydro One Team, Truck and Coach Technicians service, maintain, diagnose, repair and modify all off-road and on-road transport and work equipment. This includes determining work and parts required, ensuring equipment is in service when needed and the installation of specialized auxiliary devices and associated equipment.

Apprentices also receive additional training to become a Transport and Work Equipment Journeyperson or a Regional Field Mechanic. This includes Hydro One and Utility Industry specific training. Applicants for this work will be required to travel and work throughout the province and may be stationed at any Hydro One facility throughout the province.

Training & Experience

The apprenticeship for a Truck and Coach Technician is 8000 hours, made up of five 1600 hour terms. First term apprentices earn 40% of the journeyperson wage and progress 10% each term. Each term is approximately 10 months in length. The apprenticeship includes 3 in school training sessions of 8-10 weeks each at a community college.

Applicants for these positions must have successfully completed Grade 12 or the equivalent including Grade 12 Mathematics (or equivalent) and Grade 12 English (or equivalent).

Your success is based on a good work ethic, quality skills and a great attitude. Related work experience is an asset.

Location

Truck and Coach Technician Apprentices are required to travel and work throughout the province.

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship program, you will be encouraged to apply for a Truck and Coach Technician opportunities anywhere in the Hydro One system.

Compensation & Benefits

In addition to enjoying a satisfying career with fellow skilled trade's people, you are paid while learning and enjoy an excellent benefit package. Apprentices start at approximately $25.00/hr which includes benefits, pension and vacation pay, with pay adjustments upon completion of each term.

At Hydro One, fully qualified Truck and Coach Technicians earn a total wage package of approximately $55.00/hr which includes benefits, pension and vacation pay.

Position Demands

This work will appeal to those individuals that enjoy physical work that is primarily outdoors in all types of weather conditions and is performed in shop locations or at field job sites.

Next Steps

Prior to proceeding to the application process, please ensure you have the following information readily available to complete your application. If you do not have this information, please refer to the FAQ section for further information before proceeding.

  • Electronic copy of your personal Resume to be available for copy and paste (mandatory)
  • Electronic copy of your cover letter to be available for copy and paste (optional)
  • Copy of your High School Transcript(s) which includes course codes and marks (mandatory)

We'll keep your application on file for up to one year and contact you if your qualifications match any of our future Truck and Coach Technician opportunities.

For assistance with your job application please refer to Frequently Asked Questions

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