Certified Mechanic

One Regular Full Time Position and
One Temporary Full Time Position
(for 11 months - up to 2 years)

Working in the Fleet Section of the Public Works Division, the Certified Mechanic performs tradesperson work at the journey-level demanding skill and ability in the application of trade practices in a variety of tasks. Duties include specific tasks which require journey-level skills in heavy duty, automotive and diesel mechanics, as well as welding, maintenance, electrical and body refinishing work on a wide variety of vehicles and equipment.
Requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent; Trades Qualification Certificate and Certificate of Apprenticeship in commercial transport, automotive or heavy duty mechanics; four years of related experience including the apprenticeship experience; BC Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program Inspector’s Authorization Certificate; Certificate of Attendance from a vocational/technical school for ARC and MIG welding and/or equivalent experience; valid Class 3 Driver’s Licence with an air brake endorsement. 
In addition, the ideal candidates will have the required knowledge to perform diagnostics on a variety of equipment using computerized scan tools; extensive knowledge of WCB regulations, WHMIS, and the Motor Vehicle Act; a willingness to attend in-service training programs offered at Saanich or other authorized agencies.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  The successful candidates will be required to work Monday to Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; 40 hours per week.
These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions with a wage of $34.30 per hour. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018 quoting competition 144.18 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.
Important:  Please clearly indicate in your application whether you are applying for the regular full time position, the temporary full time position or both positions. 

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: July 6, 2018, 9:26 am
Expires: July 19, 2018, 11:45 pm