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Ryder System Service Employee in St Catharines, Ontario

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Ryder is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a Service Employee I. The position works with the Maintenance Team to ensure that vehicles are prepped and transferred to the appropriate location within the facility. This role assists the team to organize the Shop and ensure that vehicles are presentable and ready for customers. Joining Ryder as a Service Employee is a great way to get your career started, with opportunities to move into Lube Technician roles and work toward our Heavy Duty Apprentice Mechanic training program. Ryder supports top performers to complete academic and practical requirements for becoming a Licensed Heavy Duty Mechanic.

Shifts: Monday to Friday, 6:00am to 2:30pm

Signing Bonus: $1,500

Pay Rate: $17 per hour

Work Type: Full-time Permanent

Why Ryder:

  • Weekly pay.

  • Excellent benefits package after 30 days.

  • Retirement Pension Plans.

  • Education Assistance

  • RRSP

  • Stock options

  • Boot allowance

  • A safe, friendly and respectful working environment.

  • Room for growth.

  • Lots of learning opportunities


  • Move heavy-duty vehicles into or out of yard, wash bay, service shop, or delivered to rental shop.

  • Wash and detail vehicles manually or using automated equipment.

  • Fuel diesel, natural gas, and hybrid vehicles properly while adhering to all shop safety policies and procedures.

  • Record fuel activity and maintain proper fuel and DEF inventories and reconciliation. This includes using hand held devices to properly identify customer and required services.

  • Perform multi-point inspection on inbound units as required by company policies and procedures. This includes checking vehicle tire pressure and thread, fluid levels, lights, washing vehicle windows, changing tires, inspecting refrigeration units on trucks, and reporting service or driver issues to shop.

  • Maintain fuel island area to Six Sigma standards and policies.

  • Perform some facility maintenance.

  • Perform minor maintenance tasks as assigned by supervisor.


  • H.S. diploma/GED required

  • No prior mechanical experience required

  • One (1) year mechanical experience working with and maintaining primarily diesel engines preferred

  • Valid Class G or G2 license required.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrates customer service skills

  • Possesses strong technical aptitude.

  • Ability to learn to use and maintain equipment and machinery (preferred)

  • Quickly troubleshoot and resolve problems (preferred)

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills

  • Must have track record of performance and good attendance

  • Strong sense of personal accountability and a proven track record of achieving desired results

  • Ability to professionally represent Ryder and competently engage both Ryder employees as well as customers

Job Category: Maintenance Support

Ryder is an equal opportunity employer. We value Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace and encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, visible minorities, aboriginals and persons with disabilities.

In accordance with our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Ryder welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment, selection, and assessment process. Should you require an accommodation, please inform the Human Resources representative of the nature of the accommodation requested so that we may discuss your needs with you. If you require assistance in order to apply please contact us at 226-213-4040.

Ryder est un employeur offrant l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous valorisons la diversité et l’inclusion en milieu de travail et nous encourageons tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler, y compris les femmes, les minorités visibles, les autochtones et les personnes avec un handicap. (L'emploi du genre masculin dans ce texte ne se veut pas discriminatoire et n'a pour but que de l'alléger)

Conformément à son engagement envers la diversité et l'inclusion, Ryder accueille et encourage les candidatures de personnes handicapées. Des accommodements peuvent être proposés sur demande pour les candidats qui participent à toutes les sphères du processus de recrutement, de sélection et d'évaluation. Si vous nécessitez un accommodement, veuillez informer le représentant des ressources humaines de la nature de l'accommodement souhaité afin que nous puissions discuter de vos besoins avec vous. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance pour postuler, veuillez nous appeler au 226-213-4040.

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