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The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 98,000. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Permanent Full-Time

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic

(Competition 19-110)

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Fleet Maintenance Mechanic. Reporting to the Fleet Maintenance Foreman or Sub-Foreman, the incumbent performs major overhauls, minor repairs, and welding to various equipment, repairs or overhauls engine and power train component parts, carries out road tests, performs preventative maintenance inspections, signs off work as a Commercial Vehicle Inspector, services the various vehicles and equipment, and writes repair orders and parts order requests.

Qualifications
Applicants must have completed Grade 12 or equivalent, possess a valid BC Trade Qualification or inter-provincial Heavy Duty Mechanic, Commercial Transport Mechanic Qualification and have a minimum of 2 years’ related experience.

A valid BC Provincial Commercial Vehicle Inspectors Certificate as well as a valid Class 3 Driver’s Licence with Air Endorsement is required.

Additional Information
This is a unionized position.  $39.88 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2019 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to employment.opportunities@nanaimo.ca referencing the specific competition 19-110 by the application deadline.

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at www.nanaimo.ca.

Posting Date
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Application Deadline
Thursday, October 31, 2019
4:30 p.m.

Contact Information
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: October 9, 2019, 1:07 pm
Expires: October 31, 2019, 4:30 pm