Performs scheduled Inspections, Preventive Maintenance, Repairs, Rebuilds, Tracing and Analysis, Adjustments, etc. on (but not limited to) vehicles, on and off-road equipment, automotive, industrial, agricultural, small tools and equipment, and their related components and systems
Data search, diagnoses and repair of all vehicle systems including electrical, emission, transmission, engine, brakes, steering, suspension, hydraulic, pneumatic, and water systems
Typical systems worked on include: Brakes – air, hydraulic, disc and drum. Engines – gas, diesel, propane. Drive Trains – standard and automatic transmissions with or without PTO, hydrostatic, axles, differentials, gearboxes, and clutches.
Systems – Includes pneumatic, hydraulic, water, electrical. There are also welding and metal repair and some fabrication requirements;
Records entries of activities including work orders, inspection sheets etc. and material usage;
Provides guidance and instructions to students and drivers;
Other duties as assigned.
Secondary school graduation, OSSD, or Ontario recognized equivalent. Valid 310 T Truck and Coach Technician to latest standards certificate and a valid 310 S Automotive Service Technician to latest standards certificate are required.
Minimum of 5 years of related experience in vehicle maintenance.
Minimum of 2 years Municipal or equivalent diversified fleet experience.
Lift truck operations and ICE-P Internal Combustion Alternate Fuel Technician – Propane certificates are definite assets.
Ability to operate all necessary shop equipment including oxyacetylene torches, arc and MIG welders and plasma cutter is required.
Possess own set of mechanic’s basic tools.
Ability to use electronic monitoring and diagnostic equipment is required.
Must be able to function with technical drawings for equipment, electrical, pneumatic, fluid power. Must be competent in the use a computer in a Windows / Network environment.
Understanding of Book 7 Traffic Control, Highway Traffic Act, MSDS, WHMIS, Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act, and other Regulations and Standards as they affect this work.
Demonstrate effective communications, both oral and written, customer service, and problem solving skills. Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties. Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
Must hold and provide a copy of a valid and unrestricted Ontario Driver’s License Class DZ minimum (standard and automatic transmission) with a driving record that demonstrates responsible and safe driving behaviour. Note: Applicants with 6 or more points are ineligible for consideration. The successful applicant, who is a new hire, will be required to provide the Corporation with a current drivers abstract (no older than 30 days) as a condition of employment.