Apprentice Mechanic

Competition No.:2018-073
Duration:Temporary Full Time
Salary:$27.70 per hour
Last Updated:4/13/18 8:45 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is semi-skilled and skilled work of considerable variety below the Journeyman level of responsibility, but requiring involvement in and phases of Journeyperson’s work.  An entry level apprentice performs manual and semi-skilled tasks of moderate difficulty in the Commercial Transport Mechanical trade.  Tasks of increasing complexity are assigned as the incumbent progresses successfully through the apprenticeship.  Apprentices are required to attend in-school training as directed by the Industry Training Authority.  The apprentice’s work will be checked while in progress to ensure proficiency, attainment of desired objectives, and that established standards are met.

Grade 12 or equivalent is required for this apprenticeship opportunity. The completion of a pre-apprenticeship or entry-level training program would be an asset.  Preference will also be given to applicants with relevant education, experience and a related background, or those who have some knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools and equipment used in this Trade.  Additional requirements are as follows:

  • Satisfactory attendance, safety, and performance record;
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to maintain effective relationships with coworkers;
  • Ability and aptitude for this work;
  • Knowledge of safety principles for this trade;
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the work;
  • Valid Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia.

Please apply by April 23, 2018.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: April 13, 2018, 3:10 pm
Expires: April 23, 2018, 4:45 pm