Current Postings

Trades 2 - Mechanic


Competition No: 2023-302

Duration: Regular Full Time

Salary: $45.79/hour

Schedule: 80 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 2:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Last Updated: 1/16/24

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is skilled mechanical work at the journeyman level in the maintenance and repair of automotive and heavy duty equipment. An incumbent performs general mechanical overhaul and maintenance work on a wide variety of automotive, construction and maintenance equipment such as backhoe-loaders, motors, graders, trucks, and diesel and gas engines; troubleshoots and repairs hydraulic, electrical and brake systems; may occasionally supervise the work of equipment operators or assistants engaged in the overhaul or repair of mobile equipment; uses standard tune-up equipment for internal combustion engines. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by the completion of a recognized Trade Certificate of Qualification plus considerable general experience at the Journeyman level; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of automotive and heavy duty equipment; considerable knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Ability to perform a variety of skilled tasks in the overhaul, repair and adjustment of a variety of automotive and related equipment; to lay out, assign and check the work of assistants performing unskilled and semi-skilled mechanical tasks. Skill in the use and care of equipment and tools employed in repairing and adjusting automotive equipment. A valid Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia, Class 3 with Air Brake Endorsement, Certificate of Qualification – Mechanic, and Authorized Inspector License Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) are all required for this position.

Special Notes: Subject to Note ‘H’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Outside Division Collective Agreement, LOU dated August 11, 2011 and LOU dated September 25, 2019.

The closing date for this competition has been extended until it is filled. New applications are welcome! 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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