Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Mechanic -

Abbotsford East, BRITISH COLUMBIA | 11 days | Deadline: 01 Dec 2020

Job Summary

Abbotsford East

Job Description

Engineering & Regional Utilities
Regular Full Time (3 Positions)
Posting# J1020-1823

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

​​​​​​​Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford’s Fleet Services division is currently seeking experienced journeyman mechanics with a passion for customer service and teamwork to join our skilled team as Trades II, Technicians. With three exciting opportunities available we are searching for both Heavy Duty and Commercial Transport Mechanics.

In this challenging yet rewarding role, you will perform general mechanical overhaul and maintenance work on a wide variety of Automotive and Heavy Duty equipment such as road sweepers, backhoes, motors, graders, trucks and diesel and gas engines.  You will utilize your knowledge of electronic diagnostic equipment for computerized systems to undertake preventative maintenance and inspection and prepare reports of condition and recommendations.

You will have good knowledge of fuel systems and superior mechanical aptitiute as well as an appreciation for proper safety practices and procedures. Your strong communication and organization skills along with your ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment will make you an asset to the team.

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • Grade 12 plus a current British Columbia Trades Qualification in Heavy Duty,  Automotive or Commercial Transport Mechanic;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the trade;
  • BC Certificate of Apprenticeship;
  •  BC Certificate of Qualification;
  • Valid Class 3 B.C. Drivers Licence with Air Endorsement
  • Valid Certificate for Commercial Vehicle Inspection Permits

This position is unionized, C.U.P.E Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $30.78 to $36.20.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Closing Date:  December 1, 2020

To apply, please visit us online at: www.abbotsford.ca/career

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
Rate: $30.78 Hour