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  • Full Time
  • Barrie
  • August 31, 2023
  • Hours: 40

Website MVT Canadian Bus, Inc.

About MVT: MVT Canadian Bus, Inc. proudly operates the conventional and specialized transit service for the City of Barrie from a $22M state-of-the-art facility as part of a 20-year operating contract. The team at MVT is committed to being a company that makes a difference in people’s lives by inspiring our employees, treating our customers as part of the family, and making our communities even better places to live.

Our Barrie Transit team is seeking a full-time Bus Wash Technician. The Bus Wash Technician is responsible for the overall interior and external cleanliness of Transit Buses, Specialized Buses, Route Supervisors Vehicles and Service Trucks. The Bus Wash Technician must ensure the availability of clean and fueled vehicles to meet service requirements in accordance with Company and client contract standards.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

The following is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the essential functions of the Bus wash Technician position, but rather a general description of some of the requirements necessary to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this position. The Bus Wash Technician must be able to perform the following tasks, among others:

* Empties and deposits farebox contents
* Dusts, cleans and wipes the driver’s area including the dash
* Cleans interior bus windshield
* Cleans bus floors by sweeping, power washing, mopping and vacuuming
* Gathers and empties trash and recycling
* Cleans, wipes and dusts seats, grab rails, stanchions and fixtures
* Cleans windows and glass/plexiglass partitions using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges and squeegees
* Mixes water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications
* Safely removes and cleans any minor graffiti
* Steam-cleans or shampoos seats
* Fuels vehicles
* Drives vehicles through automated bus wash
* Manually washes bus exterior using power washer, sponges and brushes in the event of equipment failure
* Checks and replenishes all lubricants (e.g. engine oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, windshield washer fluid)
* Checks and replenishes Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)
* Checks tire pressure
* Reports any defects or issues requiring follow up
* Follows procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures
* Requisitions supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and fueling duties
* Maintains a safe work area and a focus on safety to reduce the opportunity for injury to self or other employees
* Accurately maintains proper shift documentation reports, and records
* Demonstrates a cooperative attitude with fellow employees and supervisors while promoting Company values
* Maintains a professional demeanor and appearance including strict adherence to company supplied uniforms, being properly dressed, neatly groomed and with good hygiene according to Company standards
* Demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality in compliance with Company policies
* Attends all required in-service training, Company required safety meetings and training and other required meetings
* All other duties as assigned

Working Conditions:

The Bus wash Technician works in a workshop/garage environment with occasional visits to the field and requires the following physical activities: long periods of standing, walking, crouching and bending, considerable use of arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and moving the whole body such as climbing, lifting, walking, handling of equipment and materials and wearing protective safety harnesses where required. The Bus Wash Technician occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions as well as adverse weather conditions. The Bus Wash Technician at all times must wear protective eye wear, safety gloves, safety shoes and any other PPE deemed necessary.

* High School Diploma or equivalent
* A valid Ontario B or C license with Z (Airbrake) endorsement
* Professional driving experience and an acceptable driving record
* Two (2) years’ relevant experience preferred or any equivalent combination of education and job experience (as determined by the Company)

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
* Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment
* Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
* Ability to read and understand labels and instructions, particularly on the use and application of cleaning chemicals and products
* Ability to safely operate a variety of cleaning equipment
* Ability to safely operate a variety of Company vehicles
* Ability to work a variety of shifts, flexible hours and off days
* Ability to work independently and objectively with little or no supervision
* Effective verbal and listening communication skills
* Detail oriented
* Ability to plan ahead and schedule work

Benefits of Working at MVT:

* An opportunity to work close to home and minimize your commute time
* Challenging and rewarding work providing safe transport to members of the public
* Ability to work independently in a state-of-the-art facility
* A variety of work schedules (we operate 7 days a week)
* Paid training
* Company paid uniforms
* Employee Discounts with local businesses
* RRSP, benefits and paid vacation
* Room for growth/advancement

How to Apply: Interested applicants please apply online: Note: Due to the high volume of applications received, MVT will only contact those applicants who have been shortlisted.

MVT is committed to equity in employment. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources.

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