Apprentice Transit Mechanic

City of Mississauga - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

Reporting to Transit Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for learning and carrying out the maintenance and repair of all Transit owned vehicles within the Transit department in accordance with the Apprenticeship Program as set out by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform maintenance and repairs to the Transit fleet as set forth by the policy of the Fleet Maintenance Section under direct supervision of qualified 310T mechanics and supervisors
Must be able to attend all courses and classes at an accredited College as sponsored by MiWay in conjunction with TTC
Must have experience in the use of computers
Must be able to meet reasonable time expectancy in performing assigned duties
Must be able to work on heavy-duty vehicles and buses under inclement weather conditions
Provide necessary hand tools and approved personal safety footwear to perform the necessary repairs
Must be able to work in a unionized environment on various shifts
Undertake road call diagnosis and repair
Completes paperwork, e.g. individual time sheets, record of work performed, etc.
Performs other similar and related duties to this position, as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications

Truck and coach programs typically require an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, which includes a grade 12 English credit. A grade 11 or 12 math credit may also be required.
310S – Automotive Service Technician trade licence is preferred, 2nd and 3rd year 310T and 301S apprentices are also acceptable
Two years minimum experience in the trade
Experience with servicing or repairing heavy trucks or buses is preferred
Additional automotive courses will be an asset
Familiarity with computerized work orders will be an asset
Must have a valid G Driver’s License; Ontario C Driver’s License with a “Z” endorsement is preferred. A clean driver’s license abstract is also required
Must have green patch CSA approved safety boots
Able to work shifts and variable hours.
Able to handle physical demands of the job.
Able to work outside and in all weather conditions.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Able to work as part of a team in a fast paced environment.
Able to wear required personal protective equipment and use appropriate safety equipment to complete job tasks in a safe manner.
Knowledge of the O.H. & S. Act and Regulations, including WHMIS, and the Ministry of Transportation Highway Traffic Act is preferred
Ability and willingness to stay current with new technologies and equipment to perform bus repairs
Working experience in a Unionized environment is an asset

Hourly Rate/Salary: 30.82-41.09
Hours of Work: 40
Work Location: Mississauga Transit
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Mississauga Transit , MT Maintenance
Non-Union/Union: Transit

A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.