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Trades II Technician
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

July 24, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-092 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Engineering & Regional Utilities
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

Trades II-Technician
Engineering & Regional Utilities
CUPE, Full Time Posting

Are you a skilled journeyman mechanic with a passion for customer service and teamwork? We have an exciting opportunity for skilled mechanical work at the journeyman level in the maintenance and repair of equipment.

The incumbent performs general mechanical overhaul and maintenance work on a wide variety of construction and maintenance equipment and directs the work of assistants in the overhaul or repair of mobile equipment, using electronic diagnostic equipment for computerized systems. The incumbent works under the general supervision of a supervisor who evaluates performance in terms of quality of service provided and adherence to established standards of performance.

In this role you will:

• Overhaul and maintain a wide variety of Automotive and Heavy Duty equipment such as road sweepers, backhoes, motors, graders, trucks and diesel and gas engines;
• Direct the work of assistants in the overhaul or repair of mobile equipment;
• Use computerized diagnostic equipment for analysis of computerized equipment and systems;
• Undertake preventive maintenance inspection of equipment and prepare written reports of condition and provide recommendations for corrective action.

In order to be considered for this position you must have Grade 12 plus a current British Columbia Trades Qualification in Heavy Duty, Automotive or Commercial Transport Mechanics; a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the trade; BC Certificate of Apprenticeship; BC Certificate of Qualification; a valid Class 3 B.C. Drivers Licence with Air Endorsement, and a valid Certificate for Commercial Vehicle Inspection Permits.

This position is unionized, C.U.P.E Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $28.16 to $33.11 per hour (2015 rates). In addition the City of Abbotsford offers a comprehensive benefits package.

The closing date for this posting is Monday, July 24, 2017

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

Opening Date: July 10, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: July 24, 2017 04:30 PM