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Vancouver Island University Toolroom Attendant and Instructional Assistant Temporary in Nanaimo, BC

Vancouver Island University

Branch Nanaimo BC CA

Position:
Toolroom Attendant and Instructional Assistant
Location:
Nanaimo, BC

Valid BC Driver’s License with an Air Brake Endorsement and have a satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island Universities policies and…

Maintain all aspects of the tool room for the Heavy Mechanical Trades Programs. Maintain and issue tools and equipment, inspect shop equipment for safe operation and receive supplies. Repair and/or arrange for repair of tools, equipment and diagnostic equipment. Under the direction of the instructor, supervise repairs performed by students. Liaise with instructors and customers to schedule trucks and equipment for repairs, and monitor repair process. Determine requirements, ensure availability of parts and meet with suppliers and manufacturers’ representatives. Maintain and develop systems to account for tools and equipment. Maintain shop data computer and associated software. Maintain material safety data sheets. Monitor budgets and submit daily revenues. Implement and maintain proper safety standards by demonstrating and ensuring students follow safe use of tools and equipment. Operate forklift on occasion.

Required Qualifications:
Heavy Duty Mechanic and/or Commercial Transport Mechanic Interprovincial Certification. Working knowledge of safety standards including WCB Regulations. Seven or more years of varied industrial experience. Experience in maintaining tools, equipment and supplies. Familiarity with service manuals and computer-based service information systems. Some bookkeeping and organizational skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to successfully resolve conflict. Demonstrated computer literacy. Forklift certification (or obtain with 30 days).

Valid OFA Level 1 Certificate required (or obtain as per CUPE Letter of Agreement #3).

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to work in and maintain a Heavy Mechanical Trades tool room. Supervisory skills, conflict resolution and budget management courses. Valid BC Driver’s License with an Air Brake Endorsement and have a satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island Universities policies and procedures).

Please Submit:
CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.

Posting Period:
May 21, 2015 – June 03, 2015

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Nanaimo, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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