EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Mechanic

Permanent Full-Time / External
Transportation Services
Competition No.: 2019-086


ABOUT THE ROLE
The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Mechanic in the Transportation Services department.

The successful candidate will be responsible for vehicle and equipment repairs, including diagnosis and road testing, responding to roads calls for breakdowns or accidents, and the maintenance of records related to those repairs and servicing. Duties also include welding and fabricating building, plant or equipment modifications, performing building maintenance, repairs and clean up duties.   

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must possess a high school diploma, plus a trade’s qualification in heavy duty or commercial transport mechanics, a valid BC Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program certificate, plus over 5 years prior job-related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A working knowledge of WHMIS and Survival First Aid courses, good working knowledge of hydraulics, mobile equipment, standard bus electrical systems, air conditioning and multiplex wiring systems, as well as knowledge of safe and proper operation of equipment and work procedures is also required. Familiarization with wheelchair lift/ramp and restraint system vehicles, as well as, CNG Certification, would also be assets.  The incumbent must possess excellent communications skills with the ability to work under stress and make quick judgement calls. In addition, the incumbent must possess a valid Class 2 BC Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement.  

POSITION DETAILS
This is a Permanent full-time (40 hours per week) Union Position. The (2019) rate of pay is $34.57 to $36.39. The position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the collective agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.

SKILLS/EDUCATION
  • High school diploma, plus a trade’s qualification in heavy duty or commercial transport mechanics  
  • Valid BC Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program certificate 
  • Over 5 years prior job-related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience   

APPLICATION DETAILS
Please quote competition 2019-086 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position, as well as a Drivers Abstract, and submit via email to rdncareers@rdn.bc.ca.

Applications can also be faxed to 250-390-4163 or mailed to:
Attention: Human Resources 
Main Reception, Administration Building
Regional District of Nanaimo
6300 Hammond Bay Road Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2

Applications will be accepted until: 4:00 pm, on August 21, 2019

Visit the RDN website at www.rdn.bc.ca for more information on the Regional District of Nanaimo.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

Organization: Regional District of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: August 7, 2019, 9:41 am
Expires: August 21, 2019, 4:00 pm

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