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Now Hiring – Maintenance Technician

As we prepare to move into a brand-new facility with 4 drive through truck-bays, indoor washing bay and on-site fitness center, Seafood Express (P.E.I.) Ltd. is recruiting a Maintenance Technician to join our team! If you have 3-5 years of experience as a technician please apply by email to

This is a full-time permanent position. Our Technicians can expect to rotate between an early shift and a late shift, finishing between 5-9 pm depending on operational needs. There are also rotating weekends, rotating after hours support phone service and occasional overtime. Travel to off-site and remote locations may be required.

Our Maintenance Technicians troubleshoot major and minor mechanical problems, perform inspections and routine maintenance, repair and adjust mechanical components, maintain parts inventory and ensure the workplace is a safe and clean environment. You can expect to:  

  • Work with late model power units (2015 and newer)
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of commercial transport truck systems including chassis, frame, cab, body, engine and drive train, air brakes, steering, and fuel, hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems
  • Inspect motors in operation, perform road tests, or use computerized diagnostic devices to diagnose and isolate faults and determine whether to repair or replace components
  • Clean, lubricate and perform routine maintenance work on equipment such as oil changes, lubrications, tune ups and tire changes
  • Perform incidental welding operations and body work


  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Certification as automotive service technician
  • Certification as Transport Trailer Technician or Truck and Transport Mechanic would be an asset
  • Driver’s license and access to reliable transportation 


  • Working in long-haul transportation environment
  • Red seal endorsement as automotive service technician
  • Knowledge of North American geography
  • Knowledge of inventory control and inventory systems for parts management
  • Experience in the use of Logistics Software
  • Class 1 driver’s license

About us:

Seafood Express (P.E.I.) Ltd. is a premier transportation company based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. With brand new modern facilities, a fleet of late model power units, a multi-cultural, inclusive workplace and attractive benefit plans, we are a Company committed to our employees. We specialize in temperature control shipping between Eastern Canada, the United States East Coast and Central Canada.

Please apply with your resume to

As part of the hiring process you will also be asked to provide:

  • Copy of Class 1 Driver’s License with Air Brakes
  • Driver’s Abstract for previous 5 years
  • Criminal Record check
  • Copies of current certifications
  • Documentation of Canadian citizenship, Permanent Resident status or a valid work permit

Excellence in Business Award Nominee

We are very excited to announce that we’ve been nominated for the Excellence in Business Award by the Greater Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce. We are proud to be shortlisted for this great award with two other prominent business within our community, Cavendish Beach Music Festival and Centennial Auto Group.

The winner will be announced at this years President’s Awards Dinner and Gala on November 14th.

For more information on the awards ceremony or about the Greater Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce, please click here.

Now Hiring – U.S. Long Haul Class 1A Drivers

We are currently looking for U.S. long haul Class 1A drivers.  If you meet the following criteria, and are interested in working for a great company that provides a professional and safety conscious atmosphere, competitive pay, health benefits, vacation pay, paid statutory holidays and much more.

Please contact Suzanne Gray at for further information.

  • Minimum 2 years experience;
  • Class 1A or AZ license;
  • Safe driving record;
  • Good attitude;
  • Passport or FAST Card.

Trucks for Change newest member!

We are so happy to announce that we are now members of the Trucks for Change network, which is a non-profit group of leading highway carriers across Canada who believe in supporting communities with in-kind transportation services.

New Phone System

Seafood Express has recently updated their phone system!

Now, before you dial the extension, you must dial 9. For example, if you’d like to reach Fleet Maintenance, you must dial 9, and then 228.

Iron Apple Certified!

Seafood Express is very excited to say we are now Iron Apple certified! We are now recognized in both Canada and United States as an approved Preventive Controls Plan HACCP based food safety program for transportation and storage. Seafood Express also met all the minimum training requirements for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Regulation requirements. Food Safety and Sanitary Food Handling is at the top of our list when it comes to transporting products between pick up and delivery.

Drivers Lounge now Open 24/7!

Over the last few months we’ve been working hard at building up our new drivers lounge. Located next door to our main terminal, the newly renovated drivers lounge features 24/7 access for all of our company drivers. Along with free wi-fi, cable TV, the new lounge has a kitchenette equipped with a fridge, microwave and coffee machine, a small gym/workout room, and a full bathroom with a shower.

So whether you are laid over for a night in town, or are waiting for your load paperwork, the drivers lounge is for all our company drivers to relax in a comfortable, safe setting. Enjoy!

Drivers Lounge open 24/7

Drivers Lounge open 24/7



Drivers Lounge

Drivers Lounge


Drivers Lounge Kitchenette

Drivers Lounge Kitchenette

Drivers Lounge Bathroom

Drivers Lounge Bathroom

Drivers Lounge Shower

Drivers Lounge Shower

Drivers Lounge Gym

Drivers Lounge Gym

Philip Ramsay named APTA’s Driver of the Month: June 2016

We would like to congratulate Philip Ramsay (Unit #375) on being named the APTA’s Driver of the Month for June 2016. Philip has been driving with us for 30 years and he’s showed his professionalism and dedication to this industry by his safe driving record and the 3,000,000 miles he’s put on the road as a  Seafood Express driver.

From all of us at Seafood Express (PEI) Ltd., congratulations Philip!

APTA_Atlantic Road of Fame_JUNE

2015 Driver of the Year – Dale Scott


On behalf of all of the staff and drivers at Seafood Express (PEI) Ltd., we would like to congratulate Dale Scott (Unit #383) on receiving the 2015 Driver of the Year Award! Dale came to Seafood Express after he graduated JVI Driving School in 2012. In his first year, he received our Rookie of the Year award and he’s kept up the great work ever since. Through Dale’s positive attitude, hard work ethic and professional driving experience/skills he’s become a true role model and a leading example for all young drivers getting involved in the trucking industry.

Keep up the great work Dale, and from all of us at Seafood Express (PEI) Ltd. – Congratulations!

2016 Freightliner Cascadia Evolutions!

cascadia-evolutionWe are pleased to announce that we are now a fleet consisting of automatic power units! As of Feburary 8th, 2016 we are happy to say that we are the proud owner of three new automatic DT-12 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution power units!

With the emergence of these new automatic rigs, we are helping our fleet lower our overall fuel economy, tire wear and emissions. So far, our drivers are enjoying the new automatic gear box and are seeing the benefits of not having to shift gears. They are reporting back that they feel less-tired at the end of their full driving day and find it easier to focus on the road ahead of them.

All of us at Seafood Express (P.E.I.) Ltd. are happy to have some automatic power units in our fleet and definitely see them as a way of the future.