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Apprentice Reefer

Thermo King Eastern Canada

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted July 21, 2017.

The Company

Thermo King is the world leader in transport temperature control systems for trucks, trailers, buses, rail cars and shipboard containers. Thermo King Eastern Canada sells services and reconditions all major brands of transport equipment to manage temperature control environments for food and other perishables. We are a fast growing company looking to add an additional, and exceptional, mechanic to join our winning team. 

Position: Apprentice Reefer Mechanic

Location:  Thermo King Eastern Canada – Ottawa

Reports to:  Service Manager




Thermo King Eastern Canada is recruiting for Apprentice Reefer Technicians for our busy repair facility.   We have unlimited opportunities for individuals who are looking to train and develop their skill set as an apprentice reefer.

This role is perfect for excited and self-driven candidates that have a knack for solving and repairing technical and hands-on problems.  The ideal candidate will eat, sleep, and breathe the mechanical process. We have unlimited opportunities for skilled workers with quality workmanship who would like to take their career to the next level. 


Note: Evening Shift (1:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.)


Responsibilities would include:

 Troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair of components on truck and trailer refrigeration units. Maintaining transport refrigeration unit on trucks and trailers by performing diagnostics using scanners, electronic test equipment, and on-board computers, completing preventive maintenance, component replacement, and service to refrigeration equipment. Maintains transport truck and trailer refrigeration units and truck apu’s  by reviewing shop orders; listening to operator complaints; repairing failures; removing, replacing, testing for Freon leaks, assembling, and installing parts and components involving soldering , welding and the use of refrigeration equipment. Installing various new units on trailers, trucks, vans



The successful candidate will have …

Experience in transport refrigeration (Thermo King or Carrier reefers) is preferred, but similar/related experience will also be considered Tools with tool storage Valid driver’s license The ability to relate well with peers in a team environment

At Thermo King we take pride in knowing that our progress begins with our team members. We provide a supportive working atmosphere with training and career advancement opportunities.

Please email resumes to:

ThermoKing is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants selected for an interview.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


Salary: N/D