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Commercial Transport Mechanic

Full Time
7 days ago
39.140 per hour
  • Live and work in Cranbrook where city amenities meet backcountry adventures within minutes, ideal for mountain biking and snowboarding enthusiasts
  • Become a key part of a forward-thinking, inclusive, and diverse team that values work-life balance
  • Earn a competitive wage of $39.14 per hour and comprehensive benefits! 
About the City of Cranbrook

The City of Cranbrook is in the southeast corner of British Columbia amongst the majestic Rockies and Purcell mountains, near Alberta and the Canada/USA border. With a population of approximately 20,000, Cranbrook is the largest community in East Kootenay. Known as the “Basecamp of the Kootenays”, Cranbrook provides an inviting lifestyle in a beautiful setting that has made our City a welcoming and growing place in which to live, work and play.

Cranbrook offers 28 citywide parks encompassing approximately 160.5 ha (401.5 acres), three indoor arenas, two outdoor rink facilities, a disc golf course, an extensive trail system, and numerous outdoor sports venues including Moir Centennial Athletic Park.  The City also has a major multi-purpose facility in Western Financial Place, with an aquatic centre, NHL size ice surface, squash court, restaurant and meeting rooms. 

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About the Opportunity

The City of Cranbrook has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Commercial Transport Mechanic, based in Cranbrook, BC.

Working in the City shop alongside other mechanics, you will be responsible for repairing and maintaining company vehicles and at times, this position will also perform the duties of a Truck Driver/Labourer.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting regular maintenance on all sorts of vehicles, including emergency ones
  • Ensuring our tools and equipment are in top-notch condition for all our mechanic duties
  • Using advanced fleet maintenance software to keep everything running smoothly
  • Diving into the intricacies of electric/electronic systems and performing maintenance on brake systems (both air and hydraulic)
  • Handling a diverse fleet (everything from fixing lawnmowers to working on Zambonis)
  • Getting involved in various city projects
  • Learning new skills and facing fresh challenges on the job
  • Dealing with a wide range of machines, from excavators to garbage trucks
  • Fostering positive vibes with a collaborative spirit among colleagues in different departments
  • Enjoying the variety that comes with working on different types of equipment, making every day unique
More About You

To qualify for this role, you must have a Grade 12 Diploma or GED, as well as a minimum of 2 years of mechanic trades experience. A valid Class 3 BC Driver’s License with Air Endorsement is required (a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with Air Endorsement will also be considered).

The following skills and experience will be strong assets:

  • Heavy Duty Mechanic Certification or Truck and Transport Mechanic Certification (formerly Commercial Transport)
  • Proven expertise in repairing and maintaining electric/electronic systems and brake systems (air/hydraulic)
  • Extensive experience in the routine maintenance of motor vehicles, including emergency vehicles
  • Diligent upkeep of tools and equipment essential for mechanic duties
  • Proficiency in using computers, including familiarity with fleet maintenance software
  • Must provide a complete set of mechanic hand tools for the job
  • Ability to attain RCMP Enhanced Security Clearance
  • Seeks work-life balance, prioritizing family over extended stays in challenging work environments like mines
  • Easygoing, reliable, and possesses excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates a long-term career perspective and commitment to professional goals
  • Automotive mechanic with specialized experience in commercial transport
About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive wage of $39.14 per hour (Pay Grade 9 - Schedule “B” Outside Employees), plus, additional pay per hour for the following qualifications:

  • $1.00 per hour for Commercial Vehicle Inspector 
  • $1.50 per hour for Emergency Vehicle Level 1 
  • $1.50 per hour for Emergency Vehicle Level 2 

You will also enjoy a great host of benefits, including:

  • Competitive benefits package per C.U.P.E. Collective Agreement
  • Health, dental, and vision care coverage
  • Short and long-term disability, life insurance, and AD&D
  • Defined pension plan for long-term financial goals
  • $500/yr. health and wellness benefits
  • $400/yr. tool allowance, $300/yr. footwear allowance
  • Festive celebrations such as Christmas parties and group barbecues

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

This Policy provides the foundation for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (“DEI”) at the City of Cranbrook to ensure a safe, respectful, and inclusive community and workplace. The City of Cranbrook will work towards becoming a community that supports and fosters a diversity of perspectives and provides equal opportunities for its residents. The aim is for the City to provide programs and services that meet the diverse needs of the community. The City of Cranbrook is equally committed to an inclusive workplace that welcomes, respects, and values a diverse workforce that reflects the qualities and differences of the broader population it serves. Policy No. 50-15 

If you have the skills necessary to bring success to the role, then we invite you to apply today!

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