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2017-62 - Journeyperson Mechanic (without tools)

2017-62 - Journeyperson Mechanic (without tools)

Status: Position Filled


Posting #: 2017-62
Title: Journeyperson Mechanic (without tools)
Department: Operations
Duties: The incumbent in this class assists management to achieve an efficient operation within the maintenance section of the Public Works Department through reliable performance of mechanical functions as assigned; ensuring all municipal vehicles and equipment are maintained in an acceptable and operational condition, observing and complying with municipal policies and safety practices.

The incumbent in this class is responsible for all maintenance and repair requirements of all municipal vehicles and equipment as assigned; overhauling, repairing and maintaining a wide variety of automotive, mobile and stationary equipment; rebuilding and replacing transmissions; installing and repairing motors, front and rear assemblies and steering and braking systems. The incumbent will be required to perform welding and fabricating work. The incumbent will organize routine work and assist drivers/operators in regard to the maintenance of equipment and vehicles on which they work. The incumbent will be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Assignments and responsibilities are performed under general supervision in accordance with established routine and performance is subject to review, inspection and evaluation by the Mechanic Foreman.
Education: -Must have successfully completed a registered apprentice program in heavy duty mechanics as sponsored by the Department of Labour;

-Must hold a valid Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certificate;

-Hold or able to obtain B.C. Pressure Fuel Certification;

-Hold or able to obtain Fire Apparatus Certifications.
Skills: -Superior knowledge of the standard methods, practices, tools and equipment used in the automotive/heavy duty mechanic trade;

-Superior knowledge of the practices, procedures, methods and principles used in vehicle/equipment maintenance;

-Sound knowledge of National Safety Code regulations as apply to vehicles over 5000 kgs;

-Sound knowledge of alternative fuels as related to a mixed fleet environment;

-Able to understand verbal and written instructions in English, maintain schedules, preventive maintenance programs and complete appropriate records, reports, etc.;

-Able to operate or understand the principles of operation of all municipal equipment to perform road tests as necessary and be in possession of a valid Class 3 B.C. Driver's Licence with air endorsement;

-Able to recognize and rectify and/or report upon actual or potential safety hazards;

-Have working knowledge of computer applications as related to the duties of Journeyman Mechanic;

-Thorough understanding of the duties of Automotive Service Technician, Commercial Transport Mechanic, Heavy Duty off-road equipment, and Emergency Response Fire Fighting equipment;

-Able to perform welding and fabricating work;

-Able to demonstrate the proper procedures in the use and care of tools and equipment used in the work place;

-Able to establish and maintain effective work schedules and preventive maintenance programs;

-Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with all departments and members of staff.
Salary: $29.67 - 34.91/hr (2017 rates)
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2017-07-26 04:30 PM
Posted: 2017-07-12
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