City of Brampton TRANSIT MECHANIC A (4) Full Time in Brampton, ON

City of Brampton

Branch Brampton ON CA

Brampton, ON

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service. Performs service calls, repairing vehicles on-site as needed to…

Under the direction of the Vehicle Maintenance Foreperson,

  • Repairs all Transit owned vehicles including, diesel and gasoline engines, brakes, transmissions, tires, etc. Performs minor body and glass repairs as needed.
  • Operates computerized diagnostic equipment including printer and conducts road tests to determine vehicle repairs required. Transports vehicles to/from outside repair facilities, streets and roads, etc.
  • Performs daily running repairs and scheduled maintenance inspections.
  • Performs service calls, repairing vehicles on-site as needed to transport to garage.
  • Operates cutting and welding equipment as needed.
  • Familiar with air systems, hydraulic systems (transmissions, fluid fans).
  • Diagnoses and repairs hydraulic equipment on transit vehicles; checks, repairs, and replaces pumps, valves, oil and related parts.
  • Cleans vehicle body and engines to facilitate repairs. Installs decals, mats, safety and first aid equipment, etc.
  • Prepares list of required repair parts for the foreman.
  • Modifies or fabricates equipment according to user Department specifications.
  • Completes paperwork, e.g. individual time sheets, record of work performed, inspection certificates, etc.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of equipment & procedures. Attends training sessions, reviews manuals, etc.
  • Performs preventative maintenance/seasonal overhauls on all vehicles.
  • Performs semi annual and annual inspections as per the Ministry of Transportation Motor Vehicle Inspection Station Guidelines.
  • Performs other similar and related duties to this position, as assigned.


  • Grade 12 education or equivalent secondary education as established by the Ontario Ministry of Education.
  • 5 years experience repairing heavy trucks and/or buses.
  • Experience with Transit buses and highway coaches would be an asset.
  • Experience working with Detroit Diesel and Allison Transmission power packages, DDEC, ATEC, Cummins and Voith electronic controls and Cummins and Voith power packages.
  • A valid Ontario Truck & Coach Certificate 310T in good standing
  • A current class CZ licence in good standing, or the ability to upgrade an existing class G driver’s licence to a class CZ licence.
  • A current forklift operator’s certificate, or the ability to obtain a forklift operator’s certificate.
  • Must own a full complement of hand tools.
  • Able to work shifts and variable hours.
  • Able to handle physical demands of the job.
  • Able to work outside and in all weather conditions.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to wear required personal protective equipment and use appropriate safety equipment to complete job tasks in a safe manner

** Various tests and/or exams may be required as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Permanent

Job Type: Bargaining Unit

Applications must be received by October 2nd, 2015

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online quoting reference #101756 by October 2, 2015, and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Brampton, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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