Truck and Coach Technician

City of Kawartha Lakes - Kawartha Lakes, ON (9 months ago)

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Inspect, service, maintain and repair engines, transmissions, transaxles, and differentials, fuel injected and carbureted fuel systems and related emission components, machine brake systems and components and electrical circuits
Install emergency lighting, sound equipment and install additional accessories as required perform inspection and repair of automotive, light truck, heavy-duty truck, and light and heavy off road equipment suspensions and components, hydraulic systems and components
Diagnosis and repair of equipment’s on board computer management systems
Ability to operate various City owned equipment for the purpose of testing and diagnosing repairs
Operate and maintain shop equipment and machine tools such as pedestal grinders, power hacksaws, drill presses, battery and charging system testers, emission analyzers, welding and cutting equipment, and other common automotive shop equipment
Observe and comply with toxic waste and hazardous material handling and disposal as set forth by local, and federal health agencies
Work safely in compliance with safe work practices in keeping with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, corporate policy, procedures and applicable legislation
Perform all duties applying customer service techniques in support of departmental objectives
Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills/Education Required

Secondary School Diploma
Possess and maintain a 310T Truck and Coach Technician Licence
Possess and maintain a 310S Automotive Service Technician Licence, or willingness to obtain
Minimum 5 years of related progressive experience as an automotive or heavy-duty truck or equipment mechanic
Ability to obtain Emission Control Licence, Propane Licence, or other Licence, as may be required in performance of job functions
Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS and safe work practices in a mechanic-shop environment
Must have legible and accurate writing ability
Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions
Ability to work independently or as an effective member of a team
Effective oral communication and strong interpersonal skills to deal with members of the public, council and all levels of staff
Ability to demonstrate initiative consistently with commitment to quality improvement, sharing process improvement initiatives with management
Demonstrated time-management skills with the ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
Possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class “D” Driver’s Licence with “Z” endorsement and acceptable driving record
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and any other related software
Upon a conditional offer of employment, a Criminal Record Check will be required

Applicants must be prepared for skill testing.