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Mechanic, Transit

Req ID: 21510
Vacancy Type: Permanent 
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: 07/29/2022

Job Summary

Under the supervision of Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate must be able to perform quality mechanical and electrical repairs on transit buses and non-revenue fleet vehicles

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance and repairs to the Transit fleet as set forth by the policy of the Fleet Maintenance Section
  • Must be able to read electrical schematics
  • Must have experience in the use of lap top computers to diagnose electrical and electronic system faults
  • Must be proficient in the use of electronic diagnostic readers
  • Must be able to able to meet reasonable time expectancy in performing assigned duties
  • Must be able to work on heavy-duty vehicles and buses under inclement weather conditions
  • Provide all necessary hand tools and personal protective equipment to perform the necessary repairs
  • Work independently with minimum supervision
  • Undertake road call diagnosis and repair 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum grade 12 education along with valid Certificates of Qualification (310T- Truck and Coach) trade licences from the Ontario College of Trades
  • 310S – Automotive Service Technician trade licence is an asset
  • Five years experience in the trade as a licensed technician following an accredited apprenticeship program
  • Experience with electronic multiplexed Heavy Duty diesel engine and automatic transmission vehicles is preferred
  • Additional courses in the mechanic’s trade will be an asset
  • Familiarity with computerized work orders preferred
  • Must have a valid G Driver’s License; D or C Ontario Driver’s License with a “Z” endorsement is preferred. A clean driver’s license abstract is also required  
  • Must have green patch CSA approved safety boots
  • Knowledge of the O.H. & S. Act and Regulations, including WHMIS, and the Ministry of Transportation Highway Traffic Act is preferred
  • Ability and willingness to stay current with new technologies and equipment to perform bus repairs
  • Working experience in a Unionized environment is an asset

Hourly Rate/Salary: 43.61 
Hours of Work: 40 
Work Location: Mississauga Transit 
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Mississauga Transit , MT Maintenance 
Non-Union/Union: Transit 


COVID-19 Update: As per the City’s Employee and Volunteer COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all external candidates (including previously employed individuals) must show their Fully Vaccinated Confirmation or apply for and receive confirmation of a creed or medical exemption from the City before their first day.

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at 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. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

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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