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Sysco Fleet Technician 1 (Apprentice) in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

Fleet Technician 1 (Apprentice)

Reports To

Fleet And Facility Manager




Full-time Hourly

Closing Date


$22.96/hr to $28.00/hr

Company Overview

Sysco connects the world to share food and care for one another. Sysco leads from the heart of food and service to deliver the freshest of foods and ideas to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Our customers can count on us to deliver on-point products and solutions since only Sysco is the global leader, sitting at the heart of innovation supply, delivery, culinary and more.

With over 57,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2022 that ended July 2, 2022, the company generated sales of more than $68 billion USD.

Sysco, one of Canada’s Best Employers 2023, as listed by Forbes, is dedicated to our global corporate social responsibility goals and to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations.

Sysco is more than just a place to work. Our passion for food and our customers has made us the industry leader. To remain on top, we will continue to think bigger, work harder and never give up. Are you ready to drive success?

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To assist Fleet Technician III in providing safe, reliable, and cost-efficient vehicles by learning to perform quality preventive maintenance inspections and basic repairs that include light bulbs, oil/filter changes, minor welding, brake repair, minor electrical and air systems to prevent breakdowns on road, reduce vehicle down time and improve total fleet reliability.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Learn required inspections and preventive maintenance under the guidance of fleet technician III and fleet coordinator on vehicles and equipment to maximize the safety, reliability, and cost efficiency throughout the life cycle of the fleet.

  • Learn to identify commercial vehicle deficiencies through inspections on all fleet vehicles including tractors, trailers, converter dollies, light duty vehicles and any other company owned equipment under the guidance of fleet technician III or fleet coordinator in accordance with all federal, provincial, local legal and regulatory agencies. (Includes all provincial required inspections and frequencies).

  • Address all Driver Vehicle Inspection Report write-ups timely, efficiently, and correctly the first time under the guidance of fleet technician III or fleet coordinator.

  • Diagnose and perform repairs to manufacturer specifications including but not limited to suspension, exhaust systems (including regeneration systems), electrical systems, brake systems, lift-gate hydraulic and electrical systems under the guidance of fleet technician III or fleet coordinator

  • Follow procedures including documenting all work performed on Sysco computer programs using complaint, cause, and correction format under the guidance of fleet coordinator.

  • Responsible for compliance with all Policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) comprising Sysco’s Food Safety Program, specific for the assigned role.

  • Assist Food Safety Program Manager in ensuring compliance to Sysco’s Food Safety Program that leads to compliance with third party certification and customer requirements.

  • Is willing to work safely with minimal environmental impact and understands the importance of reporting all hazards, incidents, and environmental spills immediately to their supervisor.

  • Understands that they play an integral role in their own safety and that of their colleagues and is willing to speak out when hazards are present.

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions under a mechanic shelter

  • Ability to assist in fueling, washing, snow removal and salting the facility lots as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements (About you):

  • 1 year of fleet maintenance and repair preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Medium/Heavy Duty truck/Trailer technical training 2-year school (preferred)

  • Current and valid driver’s license (clean abstract)

  • Technicians must own and provide all basic tools (socket set, wrenches, drills, pliers, wire strippers etc.) necessary to perform all maintenance inspections.

  • Basic knowledge and skill of all vehicle systems and components

  • Basic knowledge and skill in diagnosis and repair of electrical systems on all equipment

  • Basic computer skills

  • The associate works non-traditional business hours including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call

Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now.

External candidates submit cover letter & resume via

Our Purpose:

Connecting the world to share food and care for one another

Our Mission:

Delivering success for our customers through industry-leading people, products and solutions

Our Identity:

Together we define our future of foodservice and supply chain

Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.

Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco colleagues enjoy:

Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Voluntary Optional Insurance • Parental Leave Plan • Company Pension Plan • Group RRSP & TFSA • Employee and Family Assistance • Stock Purchase Plan • Maple Virtual Care • Unlimited on-line learning • Sysco product discounts • Preferred vendor discounts • Colleague Resource Groups

(*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)