Electronic Technician - TransLink (South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority)
Job ID: 20210681
Location: Greater Vancouver Area
Full/Part Time: Full-time
As the largest operating company in the integrated TransLink enterprise, Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) operates a fleet of clean-fuel conventional and community shuttle buses, zero-emission trolley buses, and passenger ferry Sea Buses in Metro Vancouver, the largest single transit service area in Canada.
At CMBC, one of BC’s Top Employers, we're committed to providing an innovative, healthy, and engaging workforce. This is reflected in our workforce of over 5,500 employees performing over 400 unique jobs, who are committed and empowered to deliver service that attracts nearly 1.1 million passengers daily and connects people, businesses, and communities in the Metro Vancouver region.
We have the important job of helping our passengers get to work, appointments, visiting with family and friends, and back again every day. Metro Vancouver relies on us, and we take that as a point of pride.
Performs general troubleshooting, electrical component installation, overhaul and repair of complex electronic devices as well as general automotive and heavy vehicle electrical work on 6, 12, 24 and 600 volt systems. Works on, but not limited to solid state control systems, CCTV camera systems, radio systems, navigation systems, automated fare collection equipment and data processing equipment. Installs and removes associated electrical/electronic systems as directed. Work includes preventative and scheduled maintenance of bus electrical/electronic systems, calibration of components and test equipment, maintenance of computer hardware and peripherals.
Graduate from a two-year diploma program in electronics technology from a recognized technical institute (BCIT or equivalent) with documented education in power electrical/electronic and solid-state applications with a working knowledge of computer-controlled power systems, or possession of an Industrial Electrician (Red Seal), or equivalent military experience and qualifications (QL5). Two or more years’ experience in a related field along with one year of direct DC repair experience on transportation electrical systems (e.g., heavy truck/marine systems/bus/aerospace systems). Familiar with modern electronic laboratory diagnostic equipment and electrical schematics. The ability, after training, to hold a class 2 drivers’ license with air endorsement is required. Must be prepared to work various shifts at various locations.
An up-to-date driver’s abstract must accompany applications. Maximum 6 points in the past 3 years, no impaired convictions, roadside suspensions or prohibitions in the past 5 years. Will be required to undergo a comprehensive medical examination.”
Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.
COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy
To support public health, and protect the health and safety of our employees, customers, and their families, Coast Mountain Bus Company employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19 and will need to provide proof of full vaccination status in compliance with the employer’s COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy.
Accommodations may be applicable under the BC Human Rights Code. Should an applicant be unable to provide proof of full vaccination, and should an accommodation be requested, additional information will be required to determine whether the individual is entitled to be accommodated.
37.50 hours per week.
Rate of Pay
$47.72 per hour
The Total Compensation Package includes Extended Health, Dental, Transit Pass and enrollment in the Public Service Pension Plan. Focus on your development through tuition reimbursement, training, and mentorship programs. Enjoy a variety of health and wellness programs, including access to gym facilities. Speak to us to know more about what we offer.
How to Apply
Please click the 'Apply' button at the top right corner or go to https://www.translink.ca/about-us/careers to apply for this position and view instructions on the process.
INSTRUCTIONS: Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.
Posting Date: December 3, 2021
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.
Having trouble applying? Please view the System Requirements & FAQ's by going to http://www.translink.ca/careers.Weare an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds, skills, and perspectives.
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