Competition number 265-2018-EXT-FES

Fleet Services Technician


Position

Permanent Full-Time

Closing date

Nov. 11, 2018

Competition status

  • Active: Accepting applications until 11:59 pm MST on the closing date.
  • Screening: Applications are under review.
  • Interviewing: Applicants have been selected for interviews.
  • Closed: A candidate has been selected and/or competition has closed.
  • Ongoing: Accepting applications, which will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.
  • Cancelled: The competition has been cancelled.

Interviewing

Department

Fleet Services

Hours

40 (Shift work and overtime may be required)

Pay range

$41.42 to $44.55 (according to the AUPE Collective Agreement)

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated Heavy Duty Mechanic or Heavy Equipment Technician?  If so, we have an exciting opportunity in our Fleet Services department.

Responsibilities

  • Apply the standard knowledge, skills and practices of the Heavy Duty Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Technician trade.
  • Perform all maintenance, service and repair work on all transit buses/coaches, vehicles and equipment used within Strathcona County.
  • Capable of working independently and with limited immediate supervision.
  • Submit detailed documentation upon completion of vehicle, equipment and bus repairs.
  • Complete all assigned work within assigned time standards.

Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of transit buses/coaches and related equipment repair practices, procedures, and preventative maintenance requirements would be an asset but is not required
  • Knowledge of current electronic diagnostic programs for chassis and body systems.
  • Ability to work with a large group and train apprentices with limited supervision.
  • Ability to perform written or oral instructions.
  • Knowledge and experience with working in a Fleet Management Program.

Qualifications

  • Completion of an approved apprenticeship in the trade and possession of a Heavy Duty Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Technician Journeyman certificate.
  • Experience working on Nova Bus, Alexander Dennis Double Deck and Prevost Highway Coach is considered an asset.
  • Possession of a valid Class 3 Alberta driver’s license.
  • Q endorsement (air brakes).
  • Ability to achieve Provincial Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP) status.
  • Basic computer experience.
  • Condition of Employment:
    • Successful candidates are required to provide a driver’s abstract with less than 7 demerits and an acceptable criminal record check.

Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. In addition to providing a dynamic working environment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies for similar positions within the next 6 months.

Competition #265-2018-EXT-FES closes November 11, 2018

Thank you for your interest in Strathcona County. We only contact candidates selected for interviews.

A cover letter must be submitted along with a resume describing the interest in this position.

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