Careers at Dowler-Karn

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Dowler-Karn | St. Marys
1714 Perth County Rd. 163
St. Marys
Ontario
N4X 1C4

Job Description

Dowler-Karn Limited, a leading Southwestern Ontario propane and fuel distributor, has an immediate opening for a permanent, fulltime Licensed Service Technician for its St. Marys branch.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the successful candidate is responsible for installing and servicing complex residential, agricultural and commercial propane related equipment in addition to servicing petroleum dispensing equipment and other fuels applications; inspection of propane appliances and piping systems. The Service Technician will also be accountable for upholding the highest standards for safety in the service and handling of propane & fuels and for conducting regular vehicle inspections and maintenance.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Current holder of a valid G2 license with 3-5 years of experience
  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Liquid propane endorsement, crop dry technician (CDT) and / or petroleum maintenance mechanic certification would be preferred
  • Sound technical knowledge of propane and fuel equipment and plant operations
  • Good knowledge of the B149 code and liquid fuels code 2007 would be an asset
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean abstract
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including overtime and perform call-outs as required (rotating on-call duties)
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills and be a flexible and dependable team player
  • Personable and confident individual with good time management skills, who can work well under pressure in a variety of situations
  • A strong attention to detail and a willingness to learn in a dynamic and ever changing environment is necessary

The successful candidate will be physically fit, able to lift heavy objects on a regular basis and be willing to work in all kinds of weather conditions. A self-directed and safety conscious attitude is a must. Lift truck experience and fall protection training would be considered a benefit but are not required.

Dowler-Karn Limited places great importance in serving our employees and does so by offering competitive pay and incentive potential and a comprehensive benefits package.

As a successful family run business that has been in operation for over 70 years, Dowler-Karn operates based on its core values of service, integrity, and community responsibility.

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To Apply:

 Interested applicants are directed to submit written interest via email to hr@dowlerkarn.com. Please reference “St. Marys Service Tech” in the subject line. This is a full-time dayshift position; weekly hours will fluctuate with seasonal demands. 

The deadline for consideration is 9:00am October 23rd, 2017.

If you want to learn more about Dowler-Karn, please visit our website at www.dowlerkarn.com or connect with us: 

          Facebook:   http://www.facebook.com/DowlerKarn?ref=hl

          You Tube:   http://bit.ly/DowlerKarnCustomers

 

Dowler-Karn is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs throughout all parts of the hiring process.

Please note that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply Today!

Job Type:

Dowler-Karn | Sarnia
1494 Plank Road
Sarnia
Ontario
N7T 7H3

Job Description

Dowler-Karn Limited, a leading Southwestern Ontario propane and fuel distributor, has an immediate opening for a permanent, fulltime Licensed Service Technician for its Sarnia branch.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the successful candidate is responsible for installing and servicing complex residential, agricultural and commercial propane related equipment in addition to servicing petroleum dispensing equipment and other fuels applications; inspection of propane appliances and piping systems. The Service Technician will also be accountable for upholding the highest standards for safety in the service and handling of propane & fuels and for conducting regular vehicle inspections and maintenance.


Minimum qualifications include:

  • Current holder of a valid G2 license with 3-5 years of experience
  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Liquid propane endorsement, crop dry technician (CDT) and / or petroleum maintenance mechanic certification would be preferred
  • Sound technical knowledge of propane and fuel equipment and plant operations
  • Good knowledge of the B149 code and liquid fuels code 2007 would be an asset
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean abstract
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including overtime and perform call-outs as required (rotating on-call duties)
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills and be a flexible and dependable team player
  • Personable and confident individual with good time management skills, who can work well under pressure in a variety of situations
  • A strong attention to detail and a willingness to learn in a dynamic and ever changing environment is necessary

 

The successful candidate will be physically fit, able to lift heavy objects on a regular basis and be willing to work in all kinds of weather conditions. A self-directed and safety conscious attitude is a must. Lift truck experience and fall protection training would be considered a benefit but are not required.

Dowler-Karn Limited places great importance in serving our employees and does so by offering competitive pay and incentive potential and a comprehensive benefits package.

As a successful family run business that has been in operation for over 70 years, Dowler-Karn operates based on its core values of service, integrity, and community responsibility.

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To Apply:

 Interested applicants are directed to submit written interest via email to hr@dowlerkarn.com. Please reference “Sarnia Service Tech” in the subject line. This is a full-time dayshift position; weekly hours will fluctuate with seasonal demands. 

The deadline for consideration is 9:00am October 23rd, 2017.


If you want to learn more about Dowler-Karn, please visit our website at www.dowlerkarn.com or connect with us: 

  Facebook:   http://www.facebook.com/DowlerKarn?ref=hl

  You Tube:   http://bit.ly/DowlerKarnCustomers

 

Dowler-Karn is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs throughout all parts of the hiring process.

 Please note that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply Today!

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Job Description

Dowler-Karn Limited, a leading Southwestern Ontario propane and fuel distributor, has an immediate opening for a permanent, fulltime Customer Account Representative for its Chatham sales territory, as well as support in the Sarnia territory. This position requires working closely with the Branch Manager, Sales Manager, and other key industry and community partners.

The customer account representative is key in the responsibility of building customer relationships with new and existing clients and will work closely with our regional sales team and branch manager to increase sales opportunities, maximize revenue, ensure ongoing customer satisfaction and retain business.

 

Key accountabilities include:

  • Generate new business by pursuing sales leads and following up on referrals.
  • As a front-line representative, this individual will support existing clients to ensure ongoing satisfaction and retain business.
  • Interact and respond to customer inquiries in an effective manner to meet their needs, including proving strong support and guidance.
  • Work closely with our service and customer support staff to ensure that we continue to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse range of customers.
  • Maintain accurate reports with respect to sales activities.
  • Participate in industry, charity or community functions / events on behalf of the company, occasionally during evenings or weekends.

 

To be considered for this excellent career opportunity within a successful and growing third generation owned family business, interested candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education or significant industry expertise.
  • Sales experience required; rural, agricultural and / or industrial exposure would be beneficial.
  • Familiarity with propane, fuels and lubricants along with knowledge of the industry’s regulatory and safety requirements would be beneficial.
  • Possess strong organizational and business related skills and will be tasked with promoting a multi-product line.
  • Self-directed and possess excellent time management skills. This includes the ability to work independently with a strong sense of motivation to succeed in a competitive marketplace.
  • Strong communication and customer service abilities to effectively build positive relations with customers and peers is essential.
  • Possess specific or technical expertise is preferred but training is available.
  • Computer literate, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel; willingness to learn other computer systems.
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Willingness to work in both office and more often, external environments. By extension, a clean driving record is a necessity.
  • Professional, responsive and positive work attitude is essential.
  • Able to work flexible hours. Hours of work are based on the needs of the business in relation to the hours of branch operation, customer specific needs and seasonal variations.

Dowler-Karn Limited places great importance on serving our employees and customers. As a successful family run business that has been in operation for over 70 years, Dowler-Karn operates based on the core values of service, integrity, and community responsibility. We offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package including a vehicle allowance in this role.

  

To Apply:

 Interested applicants are directed to submit a resume and covering letter to HR@dowlerkarn.com. The deadline for consideration is 9:00 a.m., Monday, October 23rd, 2017.


If you want to learn more about Dowler-Karn, please visit our website at www.dowlerkarn.com or connect with us: 

     Facebook:   http://www.facebook.com/DowlerKarn?ref=hl

     You Tube:   http://bit.ly/DowlerKarnCustomers

 

Dowler-Karn is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs throughout all parts of the hiring process.

 Please note that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply Today!

Find Out More About Dowler-Karn

We thrive on collaboration, shared values and mutual trust. This means you’ll have the opportunity to dive into a range of experiences, allowing you to take leadership and accountability for your own work. You’ll be working with and learning from great people and continually adding to your skills and knowledge base.

Among the many positions that we have within the company are the following:

  • Tandem delivery drivers (Fuels and Propane) – DZ
  • Tractor Trailer Drivers (Fuels and Propane) – AZ
  • Licensed Service Technicians
  • Customer Service and Office Administration Staff
  • Customer Account Representatives
  • Yard Support Staff
  • Truck Mechanics
  • No matter where you choose to join us, you’ll feel challenged and supported, valued and rewarded, because we know mutual growth is the key to long term success.

When vacancies are available, we utilize a number of different tools to communicate the opportunity. This will include our Facebook page, Linked-in, and a variety of online job boards in addition to this website. Details on the open position will be provided along with an explanation of the minimum qualifications and any applicable deadline for applying.

As an interested candidate, you are encouraged to check back often to see if we have a position of interest for you. Maybe you should join our Facebook page too! You can also submit a resume and covering letter at any time to hr@dowlerkarn.com. Please detail what type of position you are interested in.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted when we are recruiting to fill a position.

As a third generation company, family has always been at the core of how we do business. A tradition of giving within the communities that we serve is a source of pride for all employees of Dowler-Karn. While we have been fortunate as a company to have enjoyed recognition and success through awards and accolades from our peers, it is the culture of teamwork that is evident amongst our great staff that brings the most satisfaction. That high level of employee satisfaction is evidenced in the high average length of service in our staff and the resulting low turnover rate. It is only through our continued success that we are experiencing growth and as a result, opportunities for new employees to join our organization.

As a company, we are fortunate to be able to continue to grow and invest in our future. This has allowed us to make investments in improved facilities while ensuring that we are able to provide industry leading service to our valued customers. We have always worked hard to be seen as leaders in terms of safety, equipment and technology. We are focused on achieving a leadership position within our industry both in terms of our customer service but also in terms of our commitment to the environment. We continue to strive for environmental leadership in safety, product handling and storage. This is re-enforced in our strong belief and commitment to training and education. This is evidenced by the partnerships that we have forged with our local emergency services personnel.

We recognize that Dowler-Karn would not be where it is today without the efforts of a great team of dedicated employees. While we may be separated by geography across our many branch locations, we are collectively connected by a sense of family and community within the company. From a one man, one truck operation to today, the Karn family has never forgotten its core values of honesty, integrity, and community responsibility.

Dowler-Karn is here to serve our customers. That attention to detail and knowledge of the needs of our many valued customers is what sets us apart. Neighbourly service from our drivers and service staff right through to the customer service staff and our Managers and Owners is what we strive for. When you call Dowler-Karn, you will get a live voice not a menu of choices. It is that personal touch and connection to our customers that we thrive on. With branch locations throughout Southwestern Ontario along with a network of 24 hour key lock locations, Dowler-Karn can meet your personalized needs in achieving excellent customer service and value for your hard earned dollar.

Dowler-Karn offers a great working environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package, including an RRSP match program. Within our industry, we strive to be an employer of choice. We are proud to offer great equipment, training and development opportunities, a safe and healthy working environment, an open door approach to management, personally rewarding work, and job security. When we hire, we do so for the long term. In order to achieve that goal, we have to ensure that the work environment promotes it.