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Mechanical Assembly Technician

As a Tri-Star Mechanical Assembly Technician you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic work environment and assemble high quality specialty emergency vehicles.

Main duties of the position include:

  • Stripping of chassis and the proper storage of components

  • Preparing new vehicles for production, including the installation of components onto the chassis before box installation

  • Installation of aluminum boxes on chassis

  • Installation and charging of A/C system/Heat system

  • Complete all documentation required in the construction and preparation of a vehicle in a timely manner

  • Participate in training for new procedures, work instructions, policies.

  • Participate in cross training in other departments and Crews within the company when and where required

  • Assist in helping with training of new employees within your department where required

  • Attend toolbox meetings and discuss status/problems with crews

  • Always apply proper safety procedures

  • Maintain a clean orderly work area and ensure all shop equipment is properly maintained

  • Other duties as assigned by the Crew Leader, Final Assembly Manager, or other Management


  • Mechanically inclined (a red seal trade certificate or diploma would be an asset)

  • Use all personal protective equipment (PPE) when required by the task being completed and apply all proper safety procedures required by Tri-Star.

  • Capable of using mechanical hand tools such as jigsaws, chop saws, drills, air tools, heat guns, wrenches, measuring tapes, etc.

  • Detail oriented and proficient in reading and understanding drawings and written directions such as specifications and instructions, with minimal or no supervision.

  • Capable of lifting and handling heavy components (alone sometimes as well as with a team) and able to work on feet for long periods of time.

  • Capable of the safe handling to prevent damage to material as well as customer supplied products

  • Eager to learn and train for different areas of the ambulance build process as well as keep up with new innovations within the construction industry

  • Experience in the automotive industry would be an asset, but is not a requirement

  • Grade twelve or equivalent, and a trade diploma would be an asset.

  • Experience in the automotive industry would be considered an asset, but is not a requirement.

Upon approval, we may offer additional training to help employees flourish in their position within the company. Successful candidates may be cross trained to work in other areas of production as needed.


Family and individual medical and dental plan, life insurance, earned paid sick leave. Paid 2 weeks vacation available after qualifying period.

If you are interested in this position we would love to hear from you! Please drop off or email your resume to

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