310T 310J Trailer Technician - Independent Contractor

Kitchener, ON

A leader in trailer rental, leasing and maintenance solutions we are currently hiring an Independent Contractor Mechanic at our Southwestern Ontario locations: Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo. 

Responsible for the maintenance of Trailcon and Customer equipment as follows:

  • Inspecting, diagnosing and repairing: electrical systems; landing gear assemblies and trailer frames; hitching/coupling systems; trailer bodies; suspensions systems; tires, wheels, hubs and axles; air and auxiliary systems; braking systems; heating and refrigeration systems as well as ventilation devices and hydraulic systems
  • Using hand tools and various specialized diagnostic equipment to diagnose, isolate and repair faults
  • Reviewing work orders and discussing work to be performed with the supervisor
  • Testing and adjusting repaired systems to manufacturer's performance specifications
  • Performing scheduled maintenance service
  • Advising customers on work performed, general trailer condition and future work required
  • Communicating effectively with co-workers, customers and service managers
  • Reading and interpreting owner/operator/manufacturer operating manuals and service specifications
  • Keeping up-to-date on technology and upgrading skills as required
  • Parts charge out accuracy is required
  • Accurately entering and updating information through the maintenance tablet in the Maintenance software system
  • May be required to operate a mobile service truck when and as required
  • Responsible for obtaining and maintaining all require certifications related to the trade
  • Other duties as required
  • Ensure maintenance and repairs are completed in a timely manner
  • Must work in a safe and efficient manner


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • Previous experience in a similar role or equivalent
  • Must be able to work independently and also engage in a Team atmosphere
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Well organized
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent command of written English with copy accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines

Must meet the following:

  • Licensed Trailer 310J / 310T or equivalent Provincial license
  • Requires a minimum of Grade 12 or equivalent
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Trailer, Truck & Coach, Welding Fabricating, Electrical, Mechanical experience preferred
  • Ability to lift heavy parts up to 50 lbs
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams, training documents and repair procedures
  • Must be able to complete repairs in accordance with Ministry of Transportation repair requirements
  • Ability to apply common sense to understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form

Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment can be moderate to high. The job is performed in the office and out of doors so the employee is subject to variable weather conditions.


Our company is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to employing a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

If you are interested in being considered as a candidate for this position, please submit your resume.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent



Trailcon Leasing Inc.

Trailcon Leasing Inc.


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