Mechanic – City of Selkirk – Selkirk, MB

Position Title: Mechanic II

Competition No: 2019-40 REPOST

Duration: Permanent

Close Date: October 14, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Probation/Trial Rate: $24.23

Regular Rate: $25.50

Department: Operations

Hours of Work: 40 hours/week

Located 20 minutes from Winnipeg, Selkirk is a vibrant small city with a hometown feel. Our close-knit community loves to celebrate, learn and explore in the company of good neighbours. All through the year, there are many opportunities to enjoy local talent, learn about our past and seek out new interests. The City of Selkirk is currently in search of Mechanic II to join our team.

Under the general direction of the Manager of Buildings and Fleet, the Mechanic II is responsible for servicing, preventative maintenance and repairs for all small equipment, vehicles and heavy equipment for the Corporation including the Operations Department, Selkirk Transit and Fire Department.

YOUR JOB DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:

1. Mechanical

  • Schedule and perform servicing, preventative maintenance and repairs for all small equipment, vehicles and heavy equipment for the Corporation including Selkirk Transit and the Fire Department.
  • Complete vehicle safety inspections under the Manitoba Provincial Vehicle Inspection Program

2. Administrative

  • Ensure that all necessary records of servicing, preventative maintenance and repairs are updated on a regular basis
  • Ensure an inventory of regularly used parts for equipment and vehicles is maintained.
  • Provide necessary information for reports and recommendations to the Manager of Buildings and Fleet for extensive repairs required by vehicles and equipment.
  • Contact outside repair companies for price quotes on work that cannot be handled internally by the Division.
  • Purchase parts and supplies for vehicle and equipment maintenance purposes under the direction of the Manager of Buildings and Fleet

3. Perform other duties as assigned.

SPECIFICATIONS/QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Knowledge and Experience
Minimum Requirements shall include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Journeyman Mechanic’s Certificate (Light duty Red Seal Mechanic)
  • Certified to carry out Provincial Vehicle Inspections up to 4500 gvwr
  • Possession of a Valid Class 3 Manitoba Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement.
  • Ability to use electric and gas welding and cutting equipment.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment as well as other designated equipment.
  • Ability to maintain records and establish a preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Must be familiar with hydraulic systems, electronic diagnostics and computerized systems.
  • Must have strong trouble shootings skills for equipment and vehicles.
  • Must be familiar with fuel injection systems and electronic controls.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. This includes the ability to understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with a minimum of supervision.
  • Must be physically able to perform all the laboring aspects or other duties associated with the position.

COMMENTS:

This permanent unionized position is being advertised both internally and externally. Preference will be given to established (as outlined within the Collective Agreement) members of CUPE Local 336 who have successfully completed a 180-day probationary period and who meet the listed minimum requirements. Applications will be accepted until Monday, October 14, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Interested individuals are to specify position being applied for and attach their resume/application and cover letter listing how they meet the minimum qualifications/requirements of position.

The City of Selkirk is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an inclusive work environment. Applicants who require accommodation during the hiring process are encouraged to contact the City’s Human Resources Division.

Contact Information: Human Resources, City of Selkirk, 200 Eaton Avenue, Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 0W6 FAX #: 1-204-482-5448

Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Journeyman’s Mechanic (Preferred)

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