Licensed Mechanic

CITY OF BRANTFORD - Brantford, ON (30+ days ago)

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To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at https://brantford.ca and click on Jobs and Volunteering and Current Opportunities.

Closing date for applications: Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.

Working within the Public Works Commission, Fleet Services dept., under the supervision of the Service Centre Coordinator, the Technician will perform routine preventative maintenance inspections and mandatory government safety inspections on all vehicles serviced at the Transit Service Centre located at 400 Grand River Avenue. As part of the inspection, maintenance and repair of all systems on various types of light and heavy duty vehicles and equipment the Technician will be required to maintain a safe and clean work environment and assist in any diagnosis or mechanical or structural repairs. These repairs require the knowledge of hydraulics, electrical, air conditioning and air control systems. The technician will be familiar with various computer and electronic diagnostic equipment, possess keyboarding skills, knowledge of WHIMIS and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. This position requires heavy lifting, various levels of standing, climbing, sitting, twisting, crouching and kneeling.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a valid Truck & Coach Technician License (310T). 310S license or recognized credit towards obtaining a 310S considered an asset. First consideration will be given to applicants who possess both licenses. However, if positions remain available, second consideration will be given to employees who possess a valid Truck and Coach License (310T).
  • The successful applicant(s) will be required to complete the automotive mechanics license (310S) within a prescribed period of time as a condition of employment
  • Must be a reliable self-starter and able to prioritize tasks according to changing demands and work with or without supervision
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with electronic diagnosis equipment
  • Experience working with diesel engines, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems with the flexibility of working various shifts is required.
  • Must possess safe work practices;
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job including lifting up to 70lbs, reaching, squatting, bending, climb step ladders, sitting, standing and walking for long periods of time;
  • Ability to work shifts and weekends may be required.
  • A valid class "DZ" Ontario driver's license in good standing must be obtained within a specified time. (1 year).
  • The successful candidate will provide and maintain all necessary mechanics hand tools.

To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at https://brantford.ca and click on Jobs and Volunteering and Current Opportunities.

Closing date for applications: Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32.04 to $37.12 /hour