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Service Technician,CUPE- Afternoon Shift

City of Mississauga
Mavis Yard: Common Building, Mississauga, Ontario
Hourly Rate/Salary: 40.15 
Closing date
Mar 23, 2023
Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate must be able to perform various mechanical, electrical and diagnotic repairs on our diverse fleet of City vehicles and equipment. The City hires Apprentices who will be paid a percentage of the rate paid to Service Technician/Welders depending on level of Apprenticeship.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The successful applicant must be able to perform a variety of preventative maintenance and diversified repairs on the corporate fleet.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs to the corporate fleet as set forth by the policy of the Fleet Maintenance Section.
  • Complete work assigned on work orders in a timely manner with mandatory consultation with the Supervisor on all items of concern.
  • Competently read electrical schematics and use computers to diagnose electrical and electronic system faults.
  • Work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Must be skilled in the use of all tools and equipment related to the trade.
  • Must provide all necessary hand tools to perform required fleet repairs.
  • Must stay current with new technologies and equipment to perform repairs
  • The successful applicant will be placed on a call-out list and must be willing and available to return to work after normal working hours if called upon.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12 education along with valid Certificates of Qualification as a Truck & Coach Technician(310T), and Automotive Service Technician (310S) trade licenses from the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities.
  • Technicians holding both 310T and 310S licenses will be remunerated as a Service Technician/Welder as per the collective agreement.
  • Technicians holding a 310T will be considered as an Apprentice and remunerated as an Apprentice as per the collective agreement until the 310S is attained.
  • Technicians holding a 310S will be considered as an Apprentice and remunerated as an Apprentice as per the collective agreement until the 310T is attained.
  • Five (5) years experience actively pursuing the trade as a Licensed Mechanic with four (4) years experience working in a repair facility performing fleet maintenance on a wide variety of diversified off road equipment, light, medium and heavy duty commercial licensed vehicles.
  • Additional courses in the mechanic's trade will be an asset.
  • Experience in gas and electric (Arc and Mig) welding.
  • Familiarity with computerized work orders and time logging.
  • Must be able to read electrical schematics and have experience in the use of computers to diagnose electrical and electronic system faults.
  • Must be able to work on the corporate fleet under inclement weather conditions from time to time.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, WHMIS and hazardous goods, and the Ministry of Transportation Highway Traffic Act.
  • Natural Gas certificate ICE-NG is an asset.
  • Must act with integrity and demonstrate sound moral and ethical principles.
  • Accepts and follows directions from others; complies with requests and respects authority.
  • Utilizes feedback in a positive and constructive manner.
  • Exceptional customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively deal with staff and clients.
  • Ability to exercise critical thinking, independent judgement and make sound decisions including solving complex problems.
  • Promote and contribute to a supportive team environment.
  • Excellent time management skills to effectively prioritize and organize work.
  • Strives for continuous improvement through innovation and enhancement of processes.
  • Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario, Class 'G' Driver's License, with a driving record in good standing and acceptable to the City. Class D with Z endorsement preferred, or have the ability to attain a DZ license. A Driver's abstract will be required

Hourly Rate/Salary:40.15
Hours of Work:40
Work Location:Mavis Yard: Common Building
Department/Division/Section:T&W/Transportation&Works Dept,T&W/Works Operations & Mntce Division,Service Centre
Non-Union/Union: CUPE

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has notbeen granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can alsocheck your application status in your candidate profile online.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with theAccessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005and the OntarioHuman Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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