OverviewCertified Mechanic – Full Time Regular in Victoria, BC
Branch Victoria BC CA
Certified Mechanic – Full Time Regular
Duty Equipment Technician Red Seal Endorsement Automotive trade qualification with extensive experience… Candidates with an Automotive trade qualification and…
BC Transit is a provincial crown corporation and coordinates the delivery of safe, reliable, cost-efficient and market-focused transit services in British Columbia outside of the Greater Vancouver region. Working in partnership with local governments and private companies, BC Transit provides direct services in fleet acquisition and management, contract administration, transit planning, marketing and financial services.
This position is based in Victoria which is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Victoria (regional population 330,000) is the capital of British Columbia and a community of choice for many, due to our temperate climate, natural beauty and diverse economic opportunities. Victoria is an international resort destination with a transportation network that includes airport, helicopter and seaplane services, buses, ferry, and cruise ships.
General maintenance and repair of Nova, New Flyer, Trident, Dart, and Community Shuttle coaches, which includes brake systems, suspensions, engines, hydraulics, electrical, air conditioning, fuel systems, transmissions and driveline components. Will be required to rebuild and order parts and change off buses needing repairs.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Truck and Transport Red Seal Trade Qualification or Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician Red Seal Endorsement
Automotive trade qualification with extensive experience repairing Transport or Heavy Duty equipment may also be considered
Current BC CVIP inspection certification, or capable of obtaining
Valid BC Class 2 with air driver’s license, or capable, after on the job training, of holding a class 2 license with airbrake endorsement.
A good understanding and working knowledge of electrical, hydraulic and air brake systems is required.
Must hold a valid driver’s license, Class 5 or higher, with a demonstrated record indicating safe and responsible vehicle operation over the past 5 years.
The position may require working a variety of shifts and weekends.
Along with your resume please submit the following:
copy of your trade certification
current 5 year driver’s abstract. For commercial license holders, please include the P (Provincial) abstract as well as the N (National) abstract. If you have lived in more than one province or jurisdictions in the past 5 years, please include driver’s abstracts from all applicable auto insurance providers, such as ICBC
Included a current 5 year claims experience summary. If you have lived in more than one province or jurisdictions in the past 5 years, please include claims experience summaries from all applicable auto insurance providers, such as ICBC
an unaltered copy of your Class 2 Learners permit with air brake restriction. If you already hold a Class 2 license, please include an unaltered copy of your driver’s license with your resume and/or application
Preference will be given to those applicants who hold a Commercial Transport or Heavy Duty Mechanic trade qualification. Candidates with an Automotive trade qualification and experience repairing Transport or Heavy Duty equipment will also be considered.
This position requires the completion of a clear Criminal Record Check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search.
BC Transit Offers:
Competitive compensation: Current rate of pay: $32.69 per hour subject to collective agreement changes
Extensive group benefits (medical, extended health, life insurance) and pension program once eligible
Fitness centre, health and wellness programs, and an employee and family assistance counseling program
Please reply with an accompanying resume and covering letter quoting competition number 2014-002 to:
BC Transit, Human Resources Department
520 Gorge Road East
Victoria, BC V8W 2P3
Fax: (250) 995-5664
Posting is open until filled. An eligibility list may be established.
BC Transit Is Committed To The Principles Of Employment Equity
Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
While BC Transit values all applications we receive; only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Victoria, BC, CA
Posted on: 2014-09-11