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District of West Vancouver

Transit Mechanic

Full Time
A month ago
Transit Mechanic 'A' (Replacement Temporary, Full-time)

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community.

West Vancouver Transit (Blue Bus) has an immediate opening for a Replacement Temporary Full-Time Transit Mechanic "A". This is mechanical work at the journeyman level.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, this position will be responsible for: performing mechanical overhaul, repair, and maintenance tasks on transit vehicles in the shop or in the field, completing a variety of complex mechanical assessments; diagnosing various electronic components by performing diagnostic testing and troubleshooting using relevant computer software; submitting reports and maintaining records; performing a variety of gas and electrical welding tasks; and other related work as required.

The successful candidate will possess:
  • Certificate of Trades Qualification in Commercial Transport Mechanics or Heavy Duty
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certificate
  • Class 3 Driver's License with Air Brake Endorsement

Additional requirements for this position include a minimum of five years' relevant experience; current knowledge of diesel engine and transmission electronic control systems; possession of own hand tools; air conditioning courses; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The successful candidate is required to supply a Police Information Check and a copy of their credentials. The successful candidate is also required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.

Position Status:Union (ATU) - Replacement Temporary, Full-time
Hours of Work:40 hours per week
4 days on/3 consecutive days off (consistent workweek and schedule)
Rate of Pay:$42.61 per hour * Plus tool allowance
Plus: $1.95/hr shift differential for afternoon shifts and Sunday pay premiums
Closing Date:11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2022
To Apply: Please visit the District of West Vancouver's Career Portal at to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.