Maintenance Mechanic I

Metro Vancouver

Maintenance Mechanic I

Position Status: Full-Time Temporary (This position to last not later than December 27, 2019)
Department: Liquid Waste Services
Employee Group: GVRDEU
Location: Lake City Operations Centre

Our Liquid Waste Services Department is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic I who will join our Mechanical Maintenance Team at Lake City Operations Centre in Burnaby.

You are: A self-starting individual with good mechanical aptitude, skills and ability, are able to work in various work environments such as confined spaces, focused on good communication and collaborative teamwork. 

This role: (The duties described hereunder are intended to be representative of the position and are not to be considered all inclusive.)
  • Lubrication of equipment as directed or as set out in preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Carries out minor adjustments, repairs and replacement on equipment drives, belts, valves, packing, gaskets, etc.
  • Under the general direction of the Foreman or a qualified mechanic assists in repairs, layout, installation and maintenance of all equipment in the Utility including engines, pumps, compressors, conveyors, valves, meters, gates, etc.Assists in performing minor process piping and leak repairs, valve maintenance and testing, and works on pilot systems for regulating valves.
  • Collects and maintains equipment data and records valve test results.
  • Obtains tools and parts from warehouses.
  • Inventories materials and parts as required for various types of work.
  • Works in confined spaces and conducts safety monitor duties as required.
  • Works in compliance with all District safety policies, procedures and WCB regulations.

To be successful, you have:
  • Grade 12 graduation, or equivalency.
  • A minimum of two (2) years experience in repair, maintenance and overhaul of equipment, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated mechanical skills and ability.
  • Ability to comprehend basic operations and theories, requiring analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of the safe operation and care of hand and power tools.
  • Physically capable of performing duties as outlined.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and demonstrate safety awareness.
  • Must be literate in basic computer skills and able to use applications such as Word and Excel, including an ability to learn, understand and apply Computerized Managed Maintenance System (CMMS) and predictive maintenance technologies.
  • Ability to work shift work as required.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s license.

Our Vision: 
Metro Vancouver embraces collaboration and innovation in providing sustainable regional services that contribute to a livable and resilient region and a healthy natural environment for current and future generations.

Please follow this link to our Careers page where you can submit your application by August 23, 2019.

Organization: Metro Vancouver
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance, Equipment Maintenance
Posted: August 9, 2019, 11:52 am
Expires: August 23, 2019, 4:30 pm

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