Mechanic 3 - Skilled

District of West Vancouver

Mechanic 3 - Skilled

(Permanent Full Time)

West Vancouver is an attractive community on the North Shore! It is home to some of the region’s best parks and recreation locations. At the District of West Vancouver, we're looking for employees that have a passion for public service and strive to make a difference. Our team of dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that make West Vancouver a great place to live.

The West Vancouver Engineering & Transportation Department is currently seeking a permanent full time mechanic to join our highly qualified team. This position will perform duties related to automotive and heavy duty mechanical work at the journeyman level.  This involves overhaul, repair and maintenance on all types of Municipal equipment in the shop or in the field. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Troubleshooting, maintenance and repair work on all types of Municipal vehicles and equipment
  • Carrying out safety inspections and performing preventative maintenance on Municipal equipment 
  • Installing, repairing and adjusting hydraulic systems on Municipal equipment
  • Performing a variety of gas and electrical welding tasks common to mechanical shop work
  • Submitting reports and maintenance records as required
  • May supervise one or more employees in less skilled mechanical repair and maintenance tasks
  • Performing other related duties as required

The preferred candidate will possess or have the ability to obtain and retain the following:

  • Commercial Vehicle Safety & Enforcement Inspection Certificate
  • Valid British Columbia Class 3 Driver's Licence with Air Brake endorsement
  • British Columbia Department of Labour Certification of Qualification in Automotive Mechanical Repair, Heavy Duty Mechanical Repair or Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic    

The successful candidate will hold a Senior Secondary School Graduation, supplemented by technical courses related to mechanical work, completion of a recognized apprenticeship to the trade and considerable general experience in automotive and heavy duty mechanical and electrical work, including oxy-acetylene and electrical welding courses.

The successful candidate will be required to supply a criminal record check, driver’s abstract and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on Westnet. 

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Permanent Full-Time

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:
$38.10 per hour

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Thursday, November 22, 2018

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply via the Career Portal; we do not accept resumes via email or hard copy.

 We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: November 9, 2018, 11:37 am
Expires: November 22, 2018, 11:59 pm

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