• Worksperson I (Mechanic)

    Job Location CA-ON-Mississauga
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/12/2018 12:23 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    Worksperson I (Mechanic)



    Primary Responsibilities:

    • The successful applicant must be able to perform a variety of preventative maintenance and diversified repairs on the corporate fleet.
    • Perform maintenance and repairs to the corporate fleet as set forth by the policy of the Fleet Maintenance Section.
    • Complete work assigned on work orders in a timely manner with mandatory consultation with the Supervisor on all items of concern.
    • Competently read electrical schematics and use computers to diagnose electrical and electronic system faults.
    • Work independently with minimum supervision
    • Must be skilled in the use of all tools and equipment related to the trade.
    • Must provide all necessary hand tools to perform required fleet repairs.
    • Must stay current with new technologies and equipment to perform repairs
    • The successful applicant will be placed on a call-out list and must be willing and available to return to work after normal working hours if called upon. 

    Please Note: Candidates who do not possess both the licenses must be willing and able to obtain the second license in a timely manner.


    Physical Demands:

    Exposure to noise, vibration, unpleasant smells etc.

    Must be physically capable of lifting, moving and carrying equipment as required to perform the duties of the job


    Job Specifications:

    • Minimum Grade 12 education along with valid Certificates of Qualification as a Truck & Coach Technician (310T), and Automotive Service Technician (310S) trade licenses from the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities.
    • Technicians with either one (310T or 310S), but not both licenses will be considered; and remunerated as an apprentice as per the collective agreement until both licenses are attained.
    • Six (6) years experience actively pursuing the trade as a Licensed Mechanic with four (4) years experience working in a repair facility performing fleet maintenance on a wide variety of diversified off road equipment, light, medium and heavy duty commercial licensed vehicles.
    • Additional courses in the mechanic's trade will be an asset.
    • Experience in gas and electric (Arc and Mig) welding.
    • Familiarity with computerized work orders and time logging.
    • Must be able to read electrical schematics and have experience in the use of computers to diagnose electrical and electronic system faults.
    • Must be able to work on the corporate fleet under inclement weather conditions from time to time.
    • Knowledge of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, WHMIS and hazardous goods, and the Ministry of Transportation Highway Traffic Act.
    • Natural Gas certificate ICE-NG, and Heavy Duty emission testing certificate are definite assets.
    • Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario, Class 'G' Driver's License, with a driving record in good standing and acceptable to the City.  Class D with Z endorsement preferred, or have the ability to attain a DZ license. A Driver's abstract will be required.

    Please Note:

    • 40 hr/week, Monday to Friday. Normal working shift/days - 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a half hour for lunch.
    • This position requires shift work and occasional over-time.
    • Must be willing to be located in any of the Works Department's repair facilities as directed by the Supervisor
    • This is a Bargaining Unit Position.


    Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

    Hourly Rate: $37.45 as per Collective Agreement

    Closing Date: June 26, 2018

    Number of Openings: 1 Permanent Full-time

    Department/Division/Unit:Transportation&Works/Works Operations&Maintenance/Works&Technical Services

    Work Location:3185 Mavis Road




    A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at the candidate's expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
    We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


     We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        




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