Automotived Heavy Duty Mechanic

National Defence - Kingston, ON (30+ days ago)

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National Defence - Logistics Support Squadron
Kingston (Ontario)
GL-VHE-10
$30.81 to $33.47 per hour
Closing date: 8 August 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Important messages
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

You will be required to show how you demonstrate the essential qualifications (i.e. Education and Experience) for the initial screening through your resume and in answering online screening questions. It is NOT sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Rather you must clearly demonstrate HOW, WHEN, and WHERE the qualification was met through substantiation by examples. Information on your described skills, experience, etc. provided in screening questions should be supported by your resume. Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process.

Work environment
Did you know the Department of National Defence (DND) is the largest federal government employer, offering over 70 different types of civilian career opportunities? Indeed.com has ranked DND as one of the best places to work in Canada.

As a top employer in Canada we are committed to:
  • Providing support and tools that contribute to the physical and mental health of our employees;
  • Offering a career’s worth of opportunities all in one place, to gain experience in a multitude of positions and build the career that is right for you;
  • Making a difference in Canada and in operations throughout the world; and
  • Creating meaningful work that has a positive impact on Canada’s security both at home and abroad.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION:
OC1-1: Possession of a valid 310T Truck and Coach Technician license, a 310S Automotive Service Technician license and, a 421 A Heavy licence issued by the Province of Ontario OR Interprovincial Journeyperson Certificates equivalent to the 310T Truck and Coach Technician license, a 310S Automotive Service Technician license and, a 421 A Heavy licence

OR

OC1-2: Possession of a valid 310T Truck and Coach Technician license and, a 421 A Heavy licence issued by the Province of Ontario or Interprovincial Journeyperson Certificates equivalent to the 310T Truck and Coach Technician license and, a 421 A Heavy licence.

Depending on the position to be staffed, one of the following will be required:

OC2-1: Possession of a valid and un restricted driver’s license issued by the Province of Ontario for Class “A” vehicles with airbrake endorsement (Z) or other provincial or territorial equivalent
OC2-2: Possession of a valid and unrestricted driver’s license issued by the Province of Ontario for Class “G” vehicles or other provincial or territorial equivalent

EXPERIENCE:
Depending on the position to be staffed, one or more of the following will be required:
EX1: Experience in the maintenance, inspection and repair of gas and diesel engines and components (e.g. gas and diesel fuel injection systems, etc.)
EX2: Experience in the maintenance, inspection and repair of diverse Heavy Duty Equipment such as equipment from Caterpillar, Volvo, Case, etc.
EX3: Experience in diagnosing problems on Hydraulic systems, highway tractors, and trailers.
EX4: At least 1 year of continuous experience in the maintenance, inspection and repair of automotive, heavy equipment or truck and coach at the journeyperson proficiency level.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

ABILITIES:
A1: Ability to communicate effectively orally

PERSONAL SUITABILITY:
PS1: Effective interpersonal relationships
PS2: Dependability
PS3: Judgment
PS4: Initiative

For some positions:
PS5: Flexibility

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION:
AQ1: Additional endorsement, certification or license as Small Engine Technician, Marine Engine/Service Technician or Heavy Duty Equipment Technician.
AQ2: Possession of certification or completion of acceptable training in one or more of the following:
First Aid and CPR
WHMIS
Safe Lifting

EXPERIENCE:
AQ3: Experience inspecting or repairing one or more of the following: graders, highway plows, front-end loaders, aircraft refueling vehicles, cargo loading vehicles, runway sweepers and fire trucks.
AQ4: Experience mentoring technicians during on-the-job training
AQ5: Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
AQ6 Experience using DRMIS or Fleet Management Software.
AQ7: Recent* experience as a mechanic servicing Heavy Duty Equipment in a licensed garage or dealership.
  • Within the last two years
AQ8: Experience working on materials handling equipment and earth movers.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
OR1: May be required to work overtime
OR2: May be required to work standby duties on a rotating basis
OR3: Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment as required

Conditions of employment
Security/Reliability: Various security requirements including Reliability Status and Level II Secret

Other Conditions of Employment:
Eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain current membership at the Ontario College of Trades as a fully licenced 310T Truck and Coach Technician and a 310S Automotive Service Technician
OR
Eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain current membership at the Ontario College of Trades as a fully licenced as 310T Truck and Coach Technician.
Eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain Departmental Driver’s Licence (DND 404)
Ability to safely perform a variety of physically demanding tasks including lifting up to 50lbs

For some positions:
Must maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license issued by the Province of Ontario for Class “A” vehicles with airbrake endorsement (Z) or other provincial or territorial equivalent

Other information
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Preference
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.