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Journeyperson Heavy Duty Mechanic - Transit Fleet Maintenance


Openings 1
Division City Of Regina
Location Name
City of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA
Date Posted Jan 28, 2019
Profession Skilled Trades
Experience Level(s) Not Specified
Desired Employment Status Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s) College - Technical Certificate
Job ID job-3766
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Position Summary

This job belongs to the Skilled Trades occupation group. Please ensure you create & submit a

resume associated with the Skilled Trades occupation skills matrix.

The City of Regina contributes to its citizens’ quality of life by providing services & infrastructure at a level and of a quality that is sustainable. Our more than 2000 employees are proud to support a vision to be Canada’s most vibrant, inclusive, attractive & sustainable community.

A Heavy Duty Mechanic in the Transit Fleet Department plays an integral role in the effective & efficient

delivery of transit services to the residents of Regina. This is a fast-paced environment where safety of

employees, operators and citizens are of the utmost importance. Work in the Transit Fleet garage involves

maintenance and overhaul of bus engines, transmissions, differentials, brakes, suspensions, steering, air

conditioning and all auxiliary equipment, including electrical components. Due to the high degree of impact

Transit Fleet operation has on the delivery of transit services, this shop operates a 7-day per week shift.

Our hard working & valued employees are guaranteed to have two consecutive weekends off, which helps to

maintain a healthy and positive work/life balance.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a Journeyperson’s Certificate in the Truck & Transport Trade or Heavy Duty Mechanic Trade or Agriculture Machinery Technician certificate
  • two (2) years trade experience
  • class 1A driver's license (or ability to obtain)
  • a standard set of hand tools

Special Note for Apprentices - If we are unable to secure a qualified Journeyperson, the City may consider Apprentices at the 2nd, 3rd & 4th level. Apprentices will be supported in completing the trade certification program. The City of Regina Apprentice Program offers tuition reimbursement & a paid leave of absence of 95% of salary to attend each level of trade school.

 Additionally, our ideal candidate will be one who enjoys multi-tasking, is results-oriented and is committed to safe work practices. He/She will have the ability to work independently while demonstrating sound judgement, decision-making and accountability.

The City of Regina provides excellent working conditions where safety is the number one priority. Our employees enjoy no travel outside the city limits. Work-life balance is very important and highly encouraged. Opportunities for overtime do exist but are monitored and approved on an “as needed” basis. As well, the City offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health & dental coverage, a defined-benefit pension plan, life insurance and much more.

*Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

*Note: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

*Note: In accordance with the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires that the successful candidate provice, a satisfactory Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.

Division: Citizen Services
Department: Transit & Fleet
Salary Grade:  Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 588 - Schedule B

Journeyperson Rate:

$36.65 - $38.79/hour (Includes $6.00/Hour Market Supplement)  (2018 Rates)

Apprentice Rates: 
2nd Year $30.68/Hour (Includes $1.50/Hour Market Supplement) (2018 Rates)
3rd Year $32.18/Hour (Includes $3.00/Hour Market Supplement) (2018 Rates)
4th Year $33.68/Hour (Includes $4.50/Hour Market Supplement) (2018 Rates)

The City of Regina values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all qualified Employment Equity candidates.

This competition will remain open until filled.

Applications are being accepted until December 30, 2019

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