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Autobody Repair Technician/ Bodyman

Req ID: 1690
Vacancy Type: Permanent 
Number of Positions: 2  
Closing Date: 08/23/2019

Job Summary

Join an amazing team and earn $80,000+ a year with full benefits, a pension, and so much more!

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Body Shop Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate will:

  • Perform body repairs on MiWay transit buses and non-revenue fleet
  • Perform preparation and paint transit fleet using various methods, including the use of a painter's suit
  • Perform quality repairs using welding, forming, and fabricating techniques using MIG TIG welders and other related equipment
  • Read blue prints and engineering drawings
  • Provide estimates on bus repairs and meet reasonable expectancy in performing assigned duties
  • Provide all necessary hand tools to perform bus body repairs
  • Drive buses on the property and work on large, heavy-duty vehicles and buses under all types of weather conditions
  • Perform all related duties as assigned

Note: This is an ATU bargaining unit position. All shifts are assigned according to union seniority, and new hires may be expected to work night shifts or at satellite locations. Nine (9) month probationary period.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum grade 12 education required, with additional post-secondary education an asset
  • Must have a current Certificate of Qualification (310 B) from the Ontario Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities in the Body Repair Trade
  • Minimum 3-5 experience as a licensed Body Repairman
  • Experience with and ability to use MIG/TIG welders and other related equipment
  • Experience with Fiberglass repair
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, Ministry of Transportation (HTA), Ministry of the Environment and Labour legislated requirements
  • Must be proficient in paint and hazardous materials handling and storage (WHMIS).
  • Must be able to work independently, with minimum supervision in a safe manner
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, with strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Ability and willingness to stay current with new technologies and equipment to perform fleet repairs, as well as paint and prep
  • Must have a valid Ontario Driver's License (D with a Z endorsement is preferred), along with a clean driving record acceptable to the City. Must be eligible and able to secure all legislated standards for Z endorsement. A drivers' abstract will be required to verify a driving record in good standing. 


Hourly Rate/Salary: 41.09 
Work Location: Transit Body Shop 
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Mississauga Transit , MT Maintenance 
Non-Union/Union: Transit 


A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.


We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     



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