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Driver – Roll-Off (Full-time)

2 Night Shifts Available

Duties and Responsibilities

The Duties below include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform daily pre & post-trip inspections of assigned equipment. Document condition and submit the Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR)
  • Responsible to prepare, load & transport large open-top waste and compactor containers to customer, disposal & transfer locations utilizing a company owned roll-off vehicle
  • Safely operate vehicle in accordance with U-Pak rules, Ministry of Transportation requirements on commercial designated routes adhering to Occupational Health & Safety regulations and all local, provincial and federal laws at all times
  • Clean-up loose trash off truck and/or ground around truck and container that spills during dumping process to maintain clean customer site and safety along roads and highways
  • Clear waste from the packer blade and truck body on each landfill or transfer station run to ensure safe & productive equipment operation
  • Partner with Dispatch & Route Supervisor to improve efficiencies, provide excellent customer service, identify unsafe situations or improvement opportunities & follow best practices
  • Participate in scheduled training, briefings and meetings required by U-Pak or supervisors
  • Utilize on-board electronic ticket system (FleetMind) to follow workflow, record work completion and service interruptions such as breakdowns or blocked bins
  • Notify Route Supervisor immediately of any incidents, accidents, injuries or property damage
  • Courteously interact with customers, co-workers and the public throughout the day
  • Maintain and submit daily route/productivity sheet, and vehicle condition report (DVIR)
  • Perform all duties as scheduled by the Route Supervisor or Dispatch and assist other drivers as directed to meet customer requirements

Working Conditions: 

  • Driving customer facilities, alleyways & high traffic roadways
  • Occasionally operate in tight environments with overhead hazards
  • Outdoors environment facing all weather conditions
  • Time sensitive deliveries with deadlines & time pressures

 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Insurable to operate a commercial vehicle
  • Class D Ontario license with Z airbrake endorsement (AZ and asset)
  • Two years work experience operating a commercial vehicle
  • Highly skilled maneuvering and backing required
  • Clean DVOR driver abstract over past 24 month period
  • Able to lift up-to 60 lbs & work in outdoor inclement
  • Strong work ethic with a passion to exceed customer expectations
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend daily assignments & complete reports 

Benefits: 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits program including medical, drug, vision & dental plan
  • Family based working culture
  • Company sponsored events
  • Professional development & advancement opportunities

Driver – Front End (Full-time)

2 Shifts Available

Duties and Responsibilities

The Duties below include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform daily pre & post-trip inspections of assigned equipment. Document condition and submit the Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR)
  • Drives the front-end truck or rear-load truck along designated commercial routes to collect solid waste and transport to the landfill or transfer station for disposal.
  • Open container enclosures or gates to access bins.  When needed, roll 4 yard bins and/or 96 gallon totes into position for dumping
  • Safely operate vehicle in accordance with U-Pak rules, Ministry of Transportation requirements on commercial designated routes adhering to Occupational Health & Safety regulations and all local, provincial and federal laws at all times
  • Clean-up loose trash off truck and/or ground around truck and container that spills during dumping process to maintain clean customer site and safety along roads and highways
  • Clear waste from the packer blade and truck body on each landfill or transfer station run to ensure safe & productive equipment operation
  • Partner and communicate with Dispatch & Route Supervisor to improve efficiencies, provide excellent customer service, identify unsafe situations or improvement opportunities
  • Participate in scheduled training, briefings and meetings required by U-Pak or supervisors
  • Utilize on-board electronic ticket system (FleetMind) to follow workflow, record work completion and service interruptions such as breakdowns or blocked bins
  • Follow route assignments and ensuring route completion each day and complete all documentation at check out for end of route
  • Notify Route Supervisor immediately of any incidents, accidents, injuries or property damage
  • Courteously interact with customers, co-workers and the public throughout the day
  • Maintain and submit daily route/productivity sheet, and vehicle condition report (DVIR)
  • Perform all duties as scheduled by the Route Supervisor or Dispatch and assist other drivers as directed to meet customer requirements

 Working Conditions: 

  • Driving a commercial truck through the yard and picking up vehicles from dealers
  • Occasionally operate in tight environments with overhead hazards
  • Outdoors environment facing all weather conditions
  • Time sensitive pickup and deliveries

 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Insurable to operate a commercial vehicle
  • Class D Ontario license with Z airbrake endorsement (AZ and asset)
  • Two years work experience operating a commercial vehicle
  • Highly skilled maneuvering and backing required
  • Clean DVOR driver abstract over past 24-month period
  • Able to lift up to 60 lbs & work in outdoor inclement
  • Strong work ethic with a passion to exceed customer expectations
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend daily assignments & complete reports

 Benefits: 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits program including medical, drug, vision & dental plan
  • Family based working culture
  • Company sponsored events
  • Professional development & advancement opportunities

Supervisor - Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Mon. to Fri. 3pm – 11:30pm – Overtime Available

Must Have:

310T License

Up-to-Date Diagnostic Skills (After Treatment, Computer Software, JPro, TechTool, etc.)

2 Years Proven Supervisor Experience

5 Years Heavy Equipment Hydraulic Experience

Waste Industry Experience Required

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervise a team of mechanics and mechanic apprentices

Help teach and guide other technicians while performing diagnostics and repairs

Work in a fast-paced environment while troubleshooting equipment issues

Plan and schedule work orders to align with shop priorities and preventative maintenance programs

Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade

Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues

Point of Contact for drivers and administration with respect to equipment issues and issue resolution

 

Is this You?

We are looking for a leader with heavy equipment experience ideally in the Waste industry that can maintain order, lead others by example and apply their own “on-the-job” knowledge.

 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $38.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Etobicoke, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

  • Heavy Equipment Repair: 2 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • 310T License (required)
Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic

Afternoon Shift – Mon. to Fri. 3pm – 11:30pm – Overtime Available

 

The Mechanic role is what helps keep the mechanic shop running. U-Pak is looking for someone who is dedicated, trustworthy and willing to learn. The Mechanic role is what helps keep the mechanic shop running. When it comes to the Waste industry, THERE’S ALWAYS GARBAGE and there will always be work, hence we have the ability to offer overtime pay. Times have changed, dealerships can be monotonous whereas UPak has a wide range of equipment to learn on and make the days go by feeling like you have learned and accomplished something. We mostly run Freightliners and Mack’s along with various yellow iron including CAT 950m loaders, excavators, backhoes and multiple forklifts. We are constantly expanding our fleet expanding within our forward thinking company. This is a job for applicants who want to increase their work experience in the heavy equipment industry and pave their way to becoming a fully licensed mechanic. For candidates that show dedication and eagerness to learn, U-Pak will help candidates to continue to obtain their certificate through schooling and sponsorship.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with a fleet of over 150 vehicles and equipment including trucks, loaders, forklift, etc.
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade
  • Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc.) aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity
  • Maintain current PM’s and schedule future maintenance sessions
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues (e.g. leaks)
  • Keep logs on work and issues using RTA and computer software
  • Maintain company owned equipment and keep tools in neat and proper condition
  • Assist in conducting pre and post vehicle inspections of equipment
  • Reporting any safety or repair issues to the shop supervisor
  • Follow and maintain all safety measures to according to U-Pak company policy and procedures
  • Courteous interaction with fellow employees and supervisors.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience with heavy equipment vehicles
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
  • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
  • Ability to handle various tools and heavy equipment (e.g. lift)
  • Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protections against accidents
  • High school diploma is preferred
  • Certification from a vocational school or completion of apprenticeship is preferred
  • 310T License preferred
  • Must be highly motivated and have the ability to problem solve
  • Must supply own tools

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $24.00-$35.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Etobicoke, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • What Apprenticeship level are you at for your 310T License?

Experience:

  • Heavy Equipment Repair: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • enrollment in Ontario College of Trades 310T License program (required)
Heavy Equipment Mechanic (310T)

2 Shifts Available

AM SHIFT – Mon. to Fri. 6am – 3:00pm – Overtime Available

PM SHIFT – Mon. to Fri. 3pm – 11:30pm – Overtime Available

 

The Mechanic role is what helps keep the mechanic shop running. U-Pak is looking for someone who is dedicated, trustworthy and willing to learn. When it comes to the Waste industry, THERE’S ALWAYS GARBAGE and there will always be work, hence we have the ability to offer overtime pay. Times have changed, dealerships can be monotonous whereas UPak has a wide range of equipment to learn on and make the days go by feeling like you have learned and accomplished something. We mostly run Freightliners and Mack’s along with various yellow iron including CAT 950m loaders, excavators, backhoes and multiple forklifts. We are constantly expanding our fleet expanding within our forward thinking company. For candidates that show dedication and eagerness to learn, U-Pak will help them continue to obtain your certificate through schooling and sponsorship.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with a fleet of over 150 vehicles and equipment including trucks, loaders, forklift, etc.
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade
  • Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc.) aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity
  • Maintain current PM’s and schedule future maintenance sessions
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues (e.g. leaks)
  • Keep logs on work and issues using RTA and computer software
  • Maintain company owned equipment and keep tools in neat and proper condition
  • Assist in conducting pre and post vehicle inspections of equipment
  • Reporting any safety or repair issues to the shop supervisor
  • Follow and maintain all safety measures to according to U-Pak company policy and procedures
  • Courteous interaction with fellow employees and supervisors.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience as heavy equipment mechanic
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
  • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
  • High school diploma is preferred
  • Certification from a vocational school or completion of apprenticeship is preferred (3rd year Apprentice Level and Up)
  • 310T License preferred
  • Must be highly motivated and have the ability to problem solve
  • Must supply own tools

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $36.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Etobicoke, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Education:

  • Secondary School (preferred)

Experience:

  • Heavy Equipment: 2 years (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • 310T license (required)
Shunting Driver /Truck Jockey (Full-time)

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Duties below include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Perform daily pre & post-trip inspections of assigned equipment. Document condition and submit the Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR)
  • Transporting all commercial vehicles from the dealer to the yard and vice versa
  • Coordinate with interior dock employees to ensure completed trailers are released from the dock.
  • Backs trailers into designated loading/unloading dock doors and secures trailers.
  • Safely operate vehicle in accordance with U-Pak rules, Ministry of Transportation requirements on commercial designated routes adhering to Occupational Health & Safety regulations and all local, provincial, and federal laws always
  • Clean-up loose trash from the trailers and tractors
  • Maintaining daily shunt log and required paperwork for trailer movements.
  • Conduct a daily yard inspection to verify trailer contents
  • Partner and communicate with Dispatch & Route Supervisor to improve efficiencies, provide excellent service, identify unsafe situations or improvement opportunities
  • Participate in scheduled training, briefings and meetings required by U-Pak or supervisors
  • Notify Route Supervisor immediately of any incidents, accidents, injuries, or property damage
  • Perform all duties as scheduled by the Route Supervisor or Dispatch as directed to requirements

 

Working Conditions:

  • Driving a commercial truck through the yard and picking up vehicles from dealers
  • Occasionally operate in tight environments with overhead hazards
  • Outdoors environment facing all weather conditions
  • Time sensitive pickup and deliveries

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Insurable to operate a commercial vehicle
  • Class AZ Ontario license with airbrake endorsement
  • Three years work experience operating a commercial vehicle and shunting
  • Skilled maneuvering and backing required. With manual /Automatic shifting
  • Clean Driver abstracts and CVOR over past 24-month period
  • Able to lift and push up-to 60 lbs & work in outdoor inclement
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in a professional manner
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend daily assignments & complete reports

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits program including medical, drug, vision & dental plan
  • Family based working culture
  • Company sponsored events
  • Professional development & advancement opportunities

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