Website City of Saskatoon

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Mechanical Shop Supervisor, this position maintains and repairs transit vehicles, facilities and shop and service equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Uses tools, shop equipment and materials safely,effectively and economically.
  • Performs vehicle changeovers in accordance with established procedures.
  • Reports observed defects and potential problem areas encountered while performing duties.
  • Locates and diagnoses equipment defects;maintains and repairs transit vehicles and associated equipment, machinery and buildings in an effective, efficient manner.
  • Performs required checks, routines and procedures to assure compliance with transit standards, applicable laws and safety regulations and government vehicle safety inspections.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Provides and participates in on-the-job training as required by maintenance staff to ensure that work is performed in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Provides reports and other data as required to record properly the work performed and the condition of the vehicle or component.
  • Makes minor repair and replacement decisions in accordance with transit preventive maintenance program.

Job Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 5A Driver’s Licence (1A would be an asset).
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned duties.
  • Possession of own tools appropriate for the work.
  • Ability to successfully pass a mechanical skills assessment.
  • Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe driving record.
  • Grade 12 education.
  • Three (3) years’ journeyperson experience in heavy equipment maintenance.
  • Demonstrated ability to work courteously and effectively with Transit and other civic employees, the public and suppliers.
  • Possession of a Saskatchewan Journeyperson Truck and Transport Mechanic or Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Certificate.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Considerable knowledge of methods, procedures, equipment and materials used in transit vehicle repair and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of air brakes, air control and air systems.

Job Details:

Company: City of Saskatoon

Job Category: Cities And States

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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