BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Maintenance Mechanic

Regular Full Time

Work Area:
Public Works

Posting Date:
January 2, 2019

Closing Date:
January 17, 2019

Under the general supervision and direction of the Fleet Supervisor, this position maintains all municipal vehicles, heavy equipment, stationary diesels and small equipment.

KEY Responsibilities:
Customer Service
  • Contributes to the success of our team and creation of our community, by fostering the District of Squamish corporate values in their work: thinking beyond today, working together, acting with courage and enthusiasm, doing the right thing, and striving to do better every day.
  • Follows the District of Squamish’s Customer Service Guidelines to ensure the Delivery of Outstanding Service.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists with scheduling and carries out regular servicing and repairs on municipal mobile equipment, stationary diesels and small equipment in accordance with Federal and Provincial regulations.
  • Directs and instructs mechanics helpers, truck drivers and equipment operators by assigning and checking tasks associated with the maintenance of municipal mobile equipment.
  • Assists with coordination of contract services for maintenance of all municipal mobile equipment, stationary diesels and small equipment.
  • Assists with determination of specifications of new equipment.
  • Fabricates and repairs mechanical equipment and devices as assigned.
  • Provides technical advice to supervisors and managers relating to mobile and small equipment.
  • Assists with maintaining an inventory of parts by checking stock and ordering replacement material.
  • Assists with maintaining all service records and servicing schedules for the equipment preventative maintenance program.
  • Maintains the Public Works fleet maintenance area in a clean and safe condition.
  • Completes maintenance record forms and servicing sheets.
  • Performs the duties of the Fleet Supervisor in regards to fleet maintenance in the absence of the FleetSupervisor.
  • Utilizes vehicle maintenance software (RTA) for tracking and reporting purposes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Thorough knowledge of small equipment, automotive and heavy equipment maintenance.
  • Basic knowledge of record keeping.
  • Familiarity with municipal policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work safely and in compliance with the District of Squamish Health and Safety Policy, WorkSafe BC and WHMIS Guidelines.
  • Practices, participates, and ensures adherence to established safety policies, safe work procedures, regulatory compliance, training and reporting.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to weld using gas or electric equipment.
  • Ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously with deadlines.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret maintenance manuals and schematics.
  • Ability to supervise other staff.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare written reports.
  • Familiarity with, and ability to operate vehicle maintenance management system software.

  • Grade 12
  • Possession of a valid B.C. Class 3 Driver's License with air endorsement
  • Qualified JourneymanMechanic
  • Experience with Vehicle Maintenance Management Systems
  • 5 years experience as a mechanic.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hours of Work:                    
40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Summer hours 7am to 3:30pm, Winter Hours 8am to 4:30pm.
$36.90 per hour
This is a Union position within the Collective Agreement of CUPE Local 2269 and the District of Squamish.

Direct Your Application (Quoting Competition #) To:  #18-78

Human Resources
District of Squamish
37955 Second Avenue, P.O. Box 310, Squamish, B.C., V8B 0A3

Location: Squamish, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: January 2, 2019, 2:38 pm
Expires: January 17, 2019, 4:30 pm