BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Heavy Duty Mechanic

$61,096.97 annually

Applicants who do not meet the apprenticeship requirement may be considered as an apprentice.

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

The University Endowment Lands (UEL) is a unique community administered by the province and located between the University of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver. The UEL operates independent of its neighbours and provides similar services to those of municipalities to its approximate 3,000 residents. The UEL is poised for growth as a result of developments proposed within its boundaries. A substantial portion of the UEL comprises the Pacific Spirit Regional Park, operated by Metro Vancouver, making the UEL a truly beautiful place to work.

Under the supervision of the Public Works Superintendent, the Heavy Duty Mechanic carries out journeyman functions in the mechanic service, maintenance and repair of trucks, cars, tractors, hydraulic equipment, punchers, aerators, chainsaws, utility trailers and lawn mowing equipment (including the sharpening, adjusting and rebuilding of reels); makes recommendations as to the most effective means of maintaining/repairing vehicles and equipment and controls cost and quality of work contracted out; establishes and maintains effective preventive maintenance program and instructs equipment operators in proper care and maintenance techniques and practices. If you meet the required qualifications and are looking for a fulfilling career opportunity in one of the most attractive areas in the Lower Mainland, we look forward to receiving your application.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Completion of apprenticeship vocational training in this and/or directly related mechanical repair trade.
  • Completion of a registered apprenticeship in the mechanical repair trade or work experience equivalent to a four-year apprenticeship contract.
  • Hold a current and valid Certificate of Qualification in the trade of Automotive, Heavy Duty or Commercial Mechanic issued by the BC Ministry of Labour.
  • Hold a current valid BC Class 5 Drivers Licence with air endorsement or eligible to obtain same. A Drivers Abstract must be provided.

For more information and to apply online by September 3, 2019, please go to:

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: July 23, 2019, 11:03 am
Expires: September 3, 2019, 4:30 pm