BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Trades Foreman 1 (Mechanic)

Competition No.: 2019-074
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $41.67 per hour
Last Updated: 3/13/19 8:13 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services 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!

Reporting to the Trades Foreman 2, this is skilled trades work of a working supervisory nature involving the direction of a small group of skilled and semi-skilled subordinates engaged in applying specific trade skills to the mechanical trade. The Trades Foreman 1 is responsible for allocating, checking and reviewing the work performed by subordinates and may act for a supervisor, within defined limits, in the latter's absence. Oral and written assignments, which may be accompanied by plans and sketches, are received from a supervisor, who reviews work in terms of the effectiveness of supervisory assistance rendered and the attainment of desired results. Duties include planning, allocating, checking, reviewing and participating in the work of a group of skilled and semi-skilled subordinates engaged in trades work such as mechanical. The Trades Foreman 1 also requisitions supplies, parts and tools; reviews work records; prepares and maintains timesheets, records and reports. Assists a supervisor in planning, scheduling and estimating material and manpower requirements for projects; assists in developing and implementing work methods and may act for the supervisor, within defined limits, in the latter's absence. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of grade 12 supplemented by completion of a recognized Trade Certificate of Qualification program, plus some experience at the journeyman level or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Requirements include all the knowledge, abilities and skills applicable to the Tradesman 2 work under supervision; the ability to plan, allocate, check and review the work of a group of subordinates engaged in skilled and semi-skilled trades work and to requisition supplies and to maintain and view records using the City’s electronic systems, as required, as well as some knowledge of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), SAP and Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Extensive truck and heavy equipment maintenance and repair experience is an asset. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please submit your application by Friday March 22, 2019.

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: Construction,Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: March 13, 2019, 3:59 pm
Expires: March 22, 2019, 4:45 pm