BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Mechanical Technician

Competition #19CU23

The City of Nelson is currently recruiting a Mechanical Technician to assist our team of professionals in the Garage and Transit Department.  

Under the supervision of the Fleet and Transit Supervisor and/or direction of the Lead Hand, the Mechanical Technician is responsible for ensuring the safety of fleet by providing top level maintenance and repair to all City of Nelson’s vehicles and equipment.  This supports the City of Nelson’s goal in being the number one Municipality in Canada based on value for service.

  • Grade 12 or GED (General Equivalency Diploma)
  • British Columbia Commercial Vehicle Inspectors Certificate with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Pressure Fuel Certificate able to repair propane operated vehicles and equipment.
  • Red Seal Certified as an Automotive Technician, Heavy Duty Technician, or Commercial Transport Technician
  • Valid Class 3 BC Drivers License with air brake endorsement
  • 1 year recent experience in gas, electric and wire feed welding
  • 1 years recent related experience with computerized diagnostic equipment
  • Experience with operating heavy trucks and equipment

Preference will be given to applicants with the following:
  • Red Seal Commercial Transport Mechanic
  • Experience with Cummins INSITE diagnostic software
  • Experience with International Truck diagnostics 
  • Transit or Coach Bus experience
  • Pressure Fuel Certificate able to repair propane operated vehicles and equipment.

In return, the City of Nelson offers a rate of pay of $33.61 (July 2018 rates) plus an additional 3% trade pay and a comprehensive benefits package.  The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the CUPE Collective.

This posting along with a detailed job description can be found on our website at Interested applicants should reference #19CU23 and submit their cover letter and resume by May 31st, 2019 to:

Human Resources
City of Nelson
101-310 Ward Street
Nelson, BC V1L 5S4

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted. The City of Nelson is committed to employment equity.  We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Location: Nelson, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: May 13, 2019, 1:57 pm
Expires: May 31, 2019, 4:30 pm